NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

Advance Your Skills in Fundraising, Social Media, Board Development and Nonprofit Marketing

Madison, WI

April 23, 2021* | 9:00 am - 3:45 pm 

Goodman Ironworks building: 149 Waubesa Street, Madison, WI 53704.

Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development, and management. Hear what past participants have to say about our training. Our attendees are Executive Directors, Development Directors, Marketing Managers, Program Directors, and Board Members. 75% of our attendees have 10–12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. 

DAY INCLUDES

  • Welcome and Coffee

  • Morning Workshops 

  • Networking Lunch

  • Consulting Cafe

  • Afternoon Workshops

  • Networking Opportunities 

Check out the program schedule. More sessions will be added by end of February. 

Our interactive Nonprofit Labs are taught at an intermediate to advanced level. We offer a wide range of topics for nonprofit professionals. 

REGISTER FOR THE LAB

Advertise your programs, products and services with nonprofit professionals attending the Lab. Exhibitor prospectus available for download here.

ADVERTISE AT THE LAB

Do you have innovative workshop idea to share and do you like to train others? We are seeking interactive workshops. Submit a workshop idea

SUBMIT A WORKSHOP IDEA

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

We offer early bird pricing. If you received an email with a price, it was valid until the early bird date indicated in the email.

If you attended the 2019 Madison lab, slides can be found here.

Scholarships Available

Limited budget? We have partial scholarships available.

Email info@nonprofitlearninglab.org for details. 

Group Registration

Register as a group and save: If you are sending three or more staff people from one organization, register as a group and save $5 per person.

WHY JOIN US FOR A NONPROFIT LAB?

Practical Strategies: The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management.

Leaders in the Room: Our attendees are Executive Directors, Development Directors, Marketing Managers, Program Directors, and Board Members—75% of our attendees have 10-12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.

201 Level: Intermediate through advanced level training by experienced facilitators and nonprofit practitioners. 

Networking: Build relationships with influential nonprofit professionals, community leaders and nonprofit experts during our networking lunch.

One of the Best Nonprofit Conferences to Attend: Classy.org acknowledged our Nonprofit Labs in their List of 8 Nonprofit Conferences Nonprofit Professionals Need to Attend in 2019 and 2018.

 
 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Check-In and Coffee | 9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome | 9:15 – 9:25 am

Morning Workshops  | 9:35 – 10:45 am

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Melanie Schmidt | Timpano Group

Engaging Your Board in Fundraising: It Is Possible!

Trainer: Martha Collins | LEAD 180 Consulting

Advancing Your Organization's Mission through Public Policy

Morning Workshops  | 10:55 am – 12:05 pm

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Colleen Campbell | Firefly Partners

Let Your Data Do the Driving: Google Analytics and Optimization for Nonprofits

Trainers: Hannah Wente and Jim Denham | Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

Social Media for All: Making Content Accessible & Inclusive

Networking Lunch | 12:10 – 1:10 pm 

  • Network and connect with colleagues, and institute participants

  • Consulting Cafe: Have specific questions that you want to have answered? Meet one-on-one for 15 minutes with a nonprofit expert. Sign up will be available at the registration desk when you check-in at the start of the day!

Afternoon Workshops | 1:15 – 2:25 pm

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Katherine DeFoyd | Growth for Good

Engaging and Building Your Board of Directors – Effective Meetings and Structures

Trainer: Andrea Hubbert | Hub+company

Emotional Intelligence: A Rising Advantage for Nonprofits

Afternoon Workshops  | 2:35 pm – 3:45 pm

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Jeffrey Prottas | Nonprofit-360 Consulting, LLC

$how me the Money? $how me the Relation$hip!

Trainer: Samantha Peddicord | Candid

How to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships with Grantmakers

Thank you to our sponsors and program partners:

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Have a question? 

303-549-2764

info@nonprofitlearninglab.org

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We offer CAE & CFRE credits for all trainings

As nonprofit leaders, it is important to engage in deep dialogue, continual learning, reflection and conversation on diversity, equity and inclusion within your own organization and the ways in which your serve. Looking for resources on diversity, equity and inclusion?  Check out resources here