NONPROFIT CONFERENCE

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

Newport News, Virginia

March 4, 2020  |  9:00 am - 3:45 pm

Community Education & Health Resource Center located at 2 Bernardine Dr, Newport News, VA 23602

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 booklet

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

Our Nonprofit Lab is a deep dive day of learning focused on skills building and networking. Participants can choose 1 workshop per time block.  

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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.

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: Jeanne Allen| Jeanne Allen Consulting

Machine Learning & Biased Algorithms: How to Remove Bias from Decision Making

Trainer: Dr. Shantell J.M. Chambliss| Dress for Success® Central Virginia and Nonprofitability

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

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

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Barbra Kavanaugh | Brighter Strategies

Build the Right Board: Nominating Committees that Work

Trainer: Nick Sollog | The Sollog Group

Fear Not the Campaign: Raising More for a Focused Fundraising Campaign

Trainers: Katherine DeFoyd | Growth for Good & Caity Craver | DonorTrends, a division of EveryAction

The Analytic Clinic: How to Use Data to Cure Your Fundraising Pains

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!

Conversation With Community Leades | 12:30 – 12:55 pm 

Executive Director and CEO | Central Virginia Dress for Success

Dr. Shantell Malachi

Director of Community Engagement | Williamsburg Health Foundation

Allison Brody

Afternoon Workshops | 1:15 pm – 2:25 pm

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Jane Stein | JPS Consulting

Got a Fundraising Plan? How Can You Get Where You’re Goin’ If You Don’t Have A Great Road Map?

Trainer: Teri Beckman | Higol

50% Growth Plan: Aligning Your Vision, Team and Board for Dramatic Revenue Growth in 12 months.

Trainer: Payal Martin | Brighter Strategies

Simplifying Program Evaluation to Measure Exactly What You Need to Know

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

Program participants choose one workshop during each time block

Trainer: Monica Malmgren | Firefly Partners

Get Out the Map: Email Journeys that Return Results

Trainer: Anna Finkelstein | ActBlue

Building a People-Powered Movement: Digital Fundraising

Thank you to our sponsors: 

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Have a question? 

720.432.9107

info@nonprofitlearninglab.org

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