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

We look forward to seeing you at the Nonprofit Institute on November 1, 2019, from 9:00 am - 4:25 pm at the FPWA offices located at 40 Broad Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Please note: the nearest train stops are the Broad Street Station or the Wall Street Station. 

The Nonprofit Learning Lab approaches all our nonprofit training with an understanding that nonprofit professionals have a base of knowledge and are seeking out additional information and guidance to more effectively operate in their roles. We provide nonprofit workshops that offer practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management. Hear what past participants have to say about our training. 


  • Morning Coffee

  • Morning workshops 

  • Networking lunch

  • Consulting Cafe

  • Afternoon workshops

  • 6.0 CEUs through CFRE


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


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


Deadline to submit a workshop proposal is 6/15/2019. We are looking for interactive workshops taught at the intermediate to advanced level. 

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.

*Register as a group (3 or more people) and save on registration. 

If you attended the 5/2/2019 NY Institute and want to see slides, CLICK HERE.

Scholarships Available
Limited budget? We have partial scholarships. Email for details. This is for nonprofits with budgets under $500,000.
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.
Limited budget? Volunteer at the Event
Does your organization have a limited budget for professional development? We provide 10 volunteer slots at each institute for nonprofit professionals. Volunteers must arrive at 8:00 am and stay until 4:00 pm. As a volunteer, you can attend all the workshops. Please email to inquire about volunteer. Please share with us the following: a) position within your organization, b) name of organization and website & c) why you are interested in volunteering.  


Check-In and Coffee | 9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome  | 9:15 am - 9:25 am 

MORNING WORKSHOPS | 9:35 am - 10:45 am |Program participants choose one workshop during each time block


Trainer: Farra Trompeter| Big Duck 

Creating a Powerful Case for a Capital Campaign (or other large campaign)

Trainer: Marti Fischer | Marti Fischer Group

Building Trusting Teams

MORNING WORKSHOPS | 10:55 am - 12:05 pm | Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Nick Sollog| The Sollog Group

Data Driven Strategies for Annual Giving

Trainer: Aubrie Fennecken |Opportunity Kitchen

Well at Work(shop) - Moving Beyond Burnout

NETWORKING LUNCH | 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm 

  • Network and connect with colleagues, and institute participants

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

LUNCH & LEARN | 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm | Eat lunch while you gain valuable knowledge!

The 4 Tools to Change Your Work and Life Relationships

Trainer:  Shibani Gambhir | Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS | 1:15 pm - 2:25 pm | Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer:  George Hsieh | Community Resource Exchange


Innovation in Times of Change

Trainer:  Caity Craver|Donor Trends & Katherine DeFoyd | Growth for Good

Using Big Data to Improve Fundraising Outcomes from Individual Donors

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS | 2:35 pm - 3:45 pm Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Geoff Ledet & Claudia Zeldin | LETTER 7 Brands

Motivating Donors

Trainer: Dr. Shantell Malachi | Dress for Success Central Virginia

Nonprofit Launchpad: Starting, Scaling, and Sustaining a Philanthropic Brand

Thank you to our partners and sponsors: 

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