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The 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The EveryAction Team
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  • Fundraising & Grants
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Nonprofit Technology, and more!

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Best Nonprofit 
Conferences Calendar 2017

Name (a-z) State (A-Z) Focus Date

Alliance Management Institute (AMI)

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Denver, CO / $525

2017

The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) is a capstone experience for students seeking the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. The purpose of the conference is to expose future social sector leaders to a vibrant learning experience that promotes best practices, innovative thinking and awareness of the full scope of the sector.

Nonprofit Management / #AMI2017 / @NPL_Alliance

CO Nonprofit Management 1/3/2017

2017 Nonprofit Organizations Institute

Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $125

2017

The program provides focused attention on key compliance issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations, plus practical walk-throughs of an IRS audit and an Attorney General Investigation. It also offers an interactive opportunity to discuss key forms and governing documents(Form 1023 and Forms 990 and 990-PF.)

Finance / @southwestfdns

TX Finance 1/11/2017

39th Annual FAE Nonprofit Conference

NYSSCPA / New York, NY / $510

2017

Learn about new and proposed accounting and auditing standards and how they will impact not-for-profit entities and their auditors.

Finance / @nysscpa

NY Finance 1/12/2017

13th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium

Governing well is one of the most profound ways to help our communities. And when it's exceptional, it has the biggest reach of all. Join us January, 12th, 13th, and 14th, 2017, to find out how we can grow exceptional boards, engage our communities and use "What Can I Do?" to support our work.

Nonprofit Management / @usdsoles

CA Nonprofit Management 1/12/2017

Nonprofit BoardCon

New York Nonprofit Media / New York, NY / $25

2017

On Wednesday, January 18th, New York Nonprofit Media will host Nonprofit BoardCon which will bring together board members, executive directors and other senior leaders from nonprofits across New York to discuss methods and strategies to collaborate and work together. - See more at: http://nynmedia.com/news/nonprofit-boardcon#sthash.GaRbvdoR.dpuf

Nonprofit Management / #NYNBoardCon / @NYN_media

NY Nonprofit Management 1/18/2017

Annual Conference for Development Researchers

As development research, prospect management and development analytics professionals, we provide the information and analysis that ensure our organizations focus on our most essential prospective donors. This conference will examine our role from multiple perspectives, focusing not only on the skills we bring to the fundraising process, but also the importance of the internal relationships that make certain those skills are used, and valued.

Fundraising & Grants / #casedevr / @CASEAdvance

FL Fundraising & Grants 1/18/2017

2017 Creating Change Conference

National LGBT Task Force / Philadelphia, PA / $325

2017

The Creating Change Conference convenes and welcomes people of varying, diverse, and divergent political opinions and views and strategic focus. Our individual and collective capacity to hold multiple perspectives, even when we disagree, is a valuable movement-building tool. The Task Force invites you to join, with compassion and kindness, our conference community of activists, organizers, and advocates as we work to build the strongest possible LGBTQ and allied movement. We believe that we need each other to make progress.

General / #cc17 / @TheTaskForce

PA General 1/18/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - CO

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Denver, CO / $90

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

CO General 1/31/2017

International Advancement Conference

Whether your institution is public or private, large or small in size, secondary, college or post-graduate, each of us has a compelling reason to pursue advancement activities abroad. Discover strategies and techniques that can help increase the effectiveness of your international development program.

Fundraising & Grants / #caseifr / @CASEAdvance

NY Fundraising & Grants 2/1/2017

Data on Purpose | Do Good Data

Stanford Social Innovation Review / Stanford, CA / $800

2017

Join other data experts, academics, practitioners, and social sector leaders for two days of skillfully-led sessions on topics ranging from aligning practice with policy to creating a culture of data, and how Silicon Valley is facilitating data practices in civil society.

Research / @SSIReview

CA Research 2/7/2017

The Corps Network National Conference

The Corps Network / Washington, DC / $700

2017

The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of youth development, community service, and the environment. Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement.

General / @TheCorpsNetwork

DC General 2/12/2017

The IMPACT Conference

The IMPACT Conference / St. Louis, MO / Not available

2017

The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. This event continues and builds on the legacy of the COOL National Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 32+ year history.

General / @impactconf

MO General 2/16/2017

AIDF Africa Summit

Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) / Addis Ababa, (Int.) Ethiopia / $50

2017

Gathering 300+ senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector, Aid & Development Africa Summit looks at how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa..

General / #AIDFAfrica / @FollowAIDF

za(Int.) Ethiopia General 2/21/2017

2017 Washington Nonprofit Conference

DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789

2017

Join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at the Washington Nonprofit Conference, a two-day event where you will exchange innovative marketing and fundraising ideas, generate insightful solutions and think creatively to help you make the relationship with your donors even stronger.

State/Local / #DCNP2017 / @DMANF

DC State/Local 2/22/2017

Social Capital 2017

Feb 28 - Mar 2

Social Capital Partnerships / Alexandria, VA / By invitation

2017

Social Capital 2017 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships.

General

VA General 2/28/2017

frank 2017

Feb 28 - Mar 3

Three days to connect with the movement builders and changemakers who use strategic communications to drive positive social change. You will hear talks filled with deep scientific and psychological insights, the latest communication strategies and have countless opportunities to ask questions and learn from one another.

Marketing & Communications / #frank2017 / @frankgathering

FL Marketing & Communications 2/28/2017

2017 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum / Atlanta, GA / Not available

2017

Whether you’re new to peer-to-peer fundraising or a veteran, the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum conference will connect you with the big ideas, practical information and connections you need to run more successful campaigns.

Fundraising & Grants / #P2PForum17 / @P2PForum

GA Fundraising & Grants 3/1/2017

The Great Ideas Conference

ASAE / Orlando, FL / $999

2017

ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference is the place for association executives and directors to gather from around the globe to connect, learn, and collaborate.Designed to advance new ideas by working together, the Great Ideas features a diverse range of learning content such as keynotes, master classes, Associations Ignite, and preconference sessions, covering topics from all angles of association management—such as leadership, governance, technology, marketing, membership and more.

Associations / #ideas17 / @GreatIdeasConf

FL Associations 3/5/2017

South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit

South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector. Whether you have a staff of one or 100, you will find benefit in taking time away to attend.

State/Local / #NPSummit17 / @SCANPO

SC State/Local 3/6/2017

Digital Strategy Innovation Summit

Innovation Enterprise / New York, NY / $1,495

2017

This summit will gather the world’s most dynamic and high level executives operating in digital strategy.

Marketing & Communications / #DigiStratNY / @IEGroup

NY Marketing & Communications 3/8/2017

SXSW

Mar 10 - 19

SXSW / Austin, TX / Price varies

2017

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences + Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.

General / #SXSW / @sxsw

TX General 3/10/2017

ACCP: The Conference

ACCP / San Antonio, TX / $2,795

2017

ACCP: The Conference features General Sessions, Learning Labs, Workshops, and The Masters’ Series. You can expect that The Conference General Sessions will have broad appeal and will be an opportunity to hear from speakers of note. Be prepared to be inspired!

General / #accp2017 / @accprof

TX General 3/12/2017

21/64 Annual Multigenerational Training - NYC

21/64 / New York, NY / $2,400

2017

It takes a combination of hard skills and soft skills to relate to family philanthropy and private wealth clients, and to help them navigate successfully across generations. The most effective advisors are adding new tools to their toolbox to enhance their relationships with donors, particularly as Millennials and Generation Z play increasing roles in family enterprise. 21/64 provides interactive, small group trainings where advisors deepen their personal skills, technical tools, and generational awareness. Following the program, you’ll be certified to facilitate 21/64 tools and methodology, receive discounts on 21/64 tools, client referrals, and have access to a large alumni network for peer support and continued professional development.

General / @2164buzz

NY General 3/13/2017

5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference

The Diversity Network / Minneapolis, MN / Not available

2017

The 2017 Diversity Abroad conference marks the 10 year anniversary of Diversity Abroad! This milestone provides an opportunity for the international education community to both celebrate the progress we’ve made in expanding access and support for diverse and underrepresented students and chart a path forward toward inclusive excellence in global education. The annual Diversity Abroad Conference — along with the Global Student Leadership Summit & the MSI Global Education Summit — constitutes the most comprehensive national forum on issues of access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in global education.

General / #DAC17 / @diversityntwk

MN General 3/19/2017

Grant Managers Network Annual Conference

Grant Managers Network / Hollywood, CA / Not available

2017

From effective streamlining to data analysis and knowledge management, grants managers are doing the work that defines grantmaking. GMN is thrilled to welcome all philanthropy staff to Hollywood in March 2017 for a conference focused on giving grants managers top billing in their organizations and across the sector.

Fundraising & Grants / #GMN2017 / @grantsmanagers

CA Fundraising & Grants 3/20/2017

Annual Washington Nonprofit Legal & Tax Conference

2017

The Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference® is dedicated to educating those in the nonprofit world responsible for all legal and accounting aspects as they pertain to exempt organizations. At the conference, you will receive up-to-date information from top experts in the nonprofit sector on vital issues affecting exempt organizations as well as indispensable written and digital resources to take with you.

Finance

DC Finance 3/23/2017

2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN / Washington, DC / $850

2017

Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2017 will be no different. The NTC brings together the best and brightest nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness with technology.

Technology / #17NTC / @NTENorg

DC Technology 3/23/2017

Modern Congress: Modern Advocacy

Advocacy Leaders Network / Washington, DC / $75

2017

This event will explore what ‘Congress 3.0’ looks like, and how MoCs prefer to be reached. A panel of Capitol Hill staffers will shed their light on the inner workings of their office and constituent communications and by the same turn, a panel of practitioners will share the most creative ways they’ve reached Capitol Hill. Join us in learning how to meet this paradigm shift of the political world with a new approach to advocacy.

Advocacy / #ALNDC / @AdvocacyLeaders

DC Advocacy 3/24/2017

Cause Camp 2017

Mar 27 - 28

Nonprofit Hub / Lincoln, NE / $199

2017

Cause Camp isn’t just another nonprofit conference to get you out of the office for a couple days. It’s an experience. The Cause Camp equation is simple and foolproof. It’s designed to spark inspiration and education from some of the biggest names in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, causing organizations to truly change the sector and evolve the way they organization run. Attendees will leave with more than just field notes, as we’ll equip them with the tools needed to create change – immediately.

General / #CauseCamp17 / @NPhub

NE General 3/27/2017

NCRC Annual Conference

NCRC’s Annual Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.

General / #JustEconomy / @NCRC

DC General 3/28/2017

Skoll World Forum

Skoll World Forum / Oxford, (Int.) England / By invitation

2017

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

General / #skollwf / @SkollFoundation

za(Int.) England General 4/4/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - WI

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Madison, WI / $75

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

WI General 4/5/2017

2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit

Nonprofit HR / Washington, DC / $450

2017

The 2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit is a transformational three-day event where forward-thinking nonprofit and association leaders exchange fresh ideas and collaborate on new ways to advance their missions and goals through talent.

Nonprofit Management / #NPTCS17 /@nonprofit_hr

DC Nonprofit Management 4/5/2017

2017 Nonprofit Finance & Sustainability Conference

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits / Brooklyn Center, MN / Not available

2017

Join the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and Nonprofits Assistance Fund for this sixth annual day-long conference will offer insights, strategies and tools for staff and board members looking at your organization’s financial sustainability from diverse perspectives – from strategy and oversight to implementation and evaluation.

Finance / #npfinance17 / @SmartNonprofits

MN Finance 4/13/2017

DIGIMARCON Cruise 2017

2017

DIGIMARCON CRUISE 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONCruise / @DIGIMARCON

FL Marketing & Communications 4/16/2017

Create Good 2017

Apr 17 - 18

BC/DC Ideas / Cary, NC / $90

2017

The purpose of this conference is to offer a creative space where nonprofit communications professionals can “get the tools to get to work.” It’s a mix of practical and inspiration, with a dash of roll-up-your-sleeves and get a little dirty thrown in for good measure.

Marketing & Communications / #CreateGood17 / @creategoodcon

NC Marketing & Communications 4/17/2017

Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership

CASE and African American Development Officers Network (AADO) will conduct the fifth conference on diverse philanthropy and leadership to meet the great demand for professional development at all levels of advancement. The conference concentrates on emerging philanthropic markets (i.e., ethnic, LGBT, young alumni) in advancement, while exploring minority wealth, philanthropic behaviors and diverse engagement strategies. The program also features sessions on enhancing management and leadership skills for advancement professionals of diverse backgrounds.

General / #casedpl / @CASEAdvance

GA General 4/19/2017

Council on Foundations 2017 Annual Conference: Leading Together

Council on Foundations / Dallas, TX / Not available

2017

Leading Together is the premier conference for the philanthropic community and will take place over four energizing days filled with dynamic keynotes, sessions, and networking events. It’s a rich, immersive, thought-provoking experience dedicated to exploring the essential role that philanthropy — and you — plays in society and in creating transformational change. You’ll benefit from the diversity of thought that comes from a convening with individuals of all backgrounds and foundation of all types.

General / #COFannual / @COF_

TX General 4/23/2017

Board Boot Camp

Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management / Feasterville, PA / $35

2017

The Board Boot Camp program has been designed for both new and experienced board members to learn or refresh their skills on being an effective nonprofit board member. This does not happen by accident, but rather by thoughtful and consistent attention to the role of board members in your organization. We focus on skills effective board members possess. By structuring the evening into two tracks, we are able to direct the discussion at the appropriate level for each group.

Nonprofit Management

PA Nonprofit Management 4/25/2017

36th Annual NAYDO Conference on YMCA Philanthropy

Experience a Sea of Support - come ride the wave of knowledge! Transformative keynote speakers, compelling educational sessions and unbeatable networking opportunities will leave your Y awash in experiences to inspire and strengthen the philanthropic culture of your YMCA.

General / #NAYDO2017 / @YMCA_NAYDO

CA General 4/26/2017

#NonprofitSTRONG Summit

YNPN Triangle NC / Durham, NC / $25 - $36

2017

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Triangle NC #NonprofitSTRONG Summit is an annual conference that brings together nonprofit professionals from across the region for a full day of networking and professional development. It in exciting opportunity for emerging leaders to meet, learn, and grow.

General / #NonprofitSTRONG / @YNPNTriangleNC

NC General 4/28/2017

International Fundraising Conference

AFP / San Francisco, CA / Not available

2017

The world’s brightest fundraisers and philanthropic minds will drop anchor in the booming home of the Golden Gate Bridge, Levi’s and Twitter - where old school meets new school and the vibe is California cool. No better place to take the next step in fundraising, where face-to-face now meets technology to create a deeper impact on the philanthropic world than ever before. Let’s take the next step together.

Fundraising & Grants / #afpfc / @AFPIHQ

CA Fundraising & Grants 4/30/2017

ASAE Marketing, Membership, and Communications Conference

ASAE / Washington, DC / $1,199

2017

At this year’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), content leaders, keynotes, and solution providers will guide your thinking and provide you with tools to develop strategies that incorporate the idea of "going viral."

Associations / #MMCCon / @MMCconf

DC Associations 5/2/2017

Planned Giving Primer

Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles.

Fundraising & Grants / #caseadvdean / @CASEAdvance

LA Fundraising & Grants 5/3/2017

Structuring Major Gifts Conference

Examine major gift planning in the context of current economic conditions, changes in donor populations and increased competition for the charitable dollar. Discover how these and other factors are irrevocably changing the ways donors structure their largest gifts of a lifetime.

Fundraising & Grants / #casesmg / @CASEAdvance

LA Fundraising & Grants 5/3/2017

YTH Live

May 7 - 9

YTH / San Francisco, CA / Not available

2017

YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that advances youth health and wellness. Each year the brightest minds in youth advocacy, health, and technology gather at YTH Live to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations.

Technology / #YTHLive / @YTHorg

CA Technology 5/7/2017

DIGIMARCON East 2017

2017

DIGIMARCON EAST 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONEast / @DIGIMARCON

NY Marketing & Communications 5/8/2017

21/64 Annual Multigenerational Training - Boston

21/64 / Boston, MA / $2,400

2017

It takes a combination of hard skills and soft skills to relate to family philanthropy and private wealth clients, and to help them navigate successfully across generations. The most effective advisors are adding new tools to their toolbox to enhance their relationships with donors, particularly as Millennials and Generation Z play increasing roles in family enterprise. 21/64 provides interactive, small group trainings where advisors deepen their personal skills, technical tools, and generational awareness. Following the program, you’ll be certified to facilitate 21/64 tools and methodology, receive discounts on 21/64 tools, client referrals, and have access to a large alumni network for peer support and continued professional development.

General / @2164buzz

MA General 5/8/2017

NZ Philanthropy Summit 2017

Philanthropy New Zealand / Wellington, (Int.) New Zealand / Not available

2017

The Summit will explore global and local perspectives on innovation in philanthropy and provide unique networking and professional development opportunities. Innovate for Impact will bring together global and local thought leaders from philanthropy, business, iwi, government, investment and the community sector along with innovators for the two-day summit that will inform, inspire and challenge you.

General / #PNZSummit2017 / @PhilanthropyNZ

za(Int.) New Zealand General 5/11/2017

Advocacy on the Cheap: Changing the World on Any Budget

Advocacy Leaders Network / Washington, DC / $75

2017

This event will represent the more ‘DIY’ approach to advocacy. While smaller budgets often necessitate a larger time investment, the best practices and tips from our panel of experienced DIY-ers will help you maximize your man-hours. And it turns out, some issues and communities do better with this more hands-on, authentic, grassroots-oriented approach than a flashy, all-encompassing, Madison Avenue-style campaign.

Advocacy / #ALNDC / @AdvocacyLeaders

DC Advocacy 5/12/2017

World Social Marketing Conference

World Social Marketing Conference / Washington, DC / $635

2017

The mission of the World Social Marketing Conference is to act as a vehicle to help build a global movement dedicated to capturing, spreading and nurturing good practice in Social Marketing, as well as increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Social Marketing practice at both operational and strategic levels.

Marketing & Communications / #WSMC17 / @wsmconference

DC Marketing & Communications 5/16/2017

2017 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

AFP, Ft. Worth Metro / Irving, TX / $210

2017

The 2017 Philanthropy in Action Conference serves more than 600 fundraising professionals from a four- state region and representing more than 200 organizations. Jointly hosted by the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philanthropy in Action is one of the 5 largest conferences of its kind in the nation. The Conference itself includes philanthropy classes ranging from individual donors, planned giving, and marketing/social media subjects.

Fundraising & Grants / @dfwphilcon

TX Fundraising & Grants 5/19/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - AZ

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Phoenix, AZ / $80

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

AZ General 5/23/2017

Xperience Design Project

ASAE / National Harbor, MD / Not available

2017

The Xperience Design Project (XDP) is a two-day, business-focused experience for association professionals and partners. Think of it as an “events hackathon” for the association industry. If you plan, build, or support association events, you cannot miss XDP.

Associations / @XDPbyASAE

MD Associations 5/23/2017

Thought for Food Global Summit

Thought for Food / Amsterdam, (Int.) Netherlands / $292

2017

At this year’s TFF Global Summit, we’re going all-in to explore some of the important trends and disruptions affecting #whatsnext in the world. Our movement brings together bold, unconventional thinkers and doers from all disciplines and parts of the globe, who are dedicated to developing breakthrough solutions to one of the biggest questions facing our future: how do we feed 9+ billion people by 2050?

General / #whatsnext / @tffchallenge

za(Int.) Netherlands General 5/26/2017

The Learning Conference 2017

2017

The Learning Conference 2017 will offer a range of perspectives and new ideas for participants to go beyond the basics, and think critically about the changes they can make by focusing on learning and evaluation as a tool to generate stronger decisions and performance.

Fundraising & Grants / #GEOLearn / @GEOfunders

IL Fundraising & Grants 5/31/2017

2017 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference

Interactive workshops, techniques you can use at work immediately, and peer networking are among the many benefits that help strengthen individuals, teams, and organizations that attend and support this conference.

Fundraising & Grants / #nonprofitsconf / @UWSoHE

WI Fundraising & Grants 5/31/2017

Western Canada Fundraising Conference

Fundraising Pharmacy / Winnipeg, Manitoba, (Int.) Canada / $369

2017

WCFC 2017 offers a unique opportunity to connect with up to 250 leading fundraising professionals working with charities and not-for-profit organizations throughout the province and around Western Canada. No matter if you work in a ‘big-shop’ or are a fundraising Swiss Army knife, WCFC will deliver value to your organization and your career. Our promise is compelling content for every professional: brand new go-getter, mid-career star and accomplished leader.

Fundraising & Grants/ #WCFC2017 / @FundraisingRx

za(Int.) Canada Fundraising & Grants 5/31/2017

NCTech4Good Conference

NCTech4Good / Durham, NC / Not available

2017

The NCTech4Good Conference brings together nonprofit professionals, businesses, and volunteers to collaborate, innovate, and explore ways to use technology to advance the mission of nonprofit organizations.

Technology / #17NCT4G / @NCTech4Good

NC Technology 6/6/2017

501(c)onference 2017

Center for Nonprofit Management / Los Angeles, CA / Not available

2017

The Center for Nonprofit Management’s annual 501(c)onference is the only nonprofit sector conference of its kind in Southern California, bringing together nearly 400 nonprofit, philanthropic, and civic leaders to share knowledge and connect with others. This year, against the backdrop of uncertainty and dizzying levels of change, it’s more important than ever to come together and share bold solutions for a new world. The 501(c)onference is the place to share successes, discover new approaches, draw strength from diverse viewpoints, unite around common goals, and transform dialogue into meaningful change. From big picture best practices to concrete examples, the 501(c)onference will leave you feeling inspired – and armed with the tools you need to put strategy into action and accelerate impact. Don’t miss your chance to tap into the power of this commUNITY!

General / #501conference / @CNMsocal

CA General 6/13/2017

RDI Conference

Jun 13 - 14

Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network / Sydney, (Int.) Australia / Not available

2017

This conference promises to offer international development practitioners, academics, students, consultants and private sector representatives a unique opportunity to explore and develop opportunities for cross-sector collaboration and partnership. The theme for 2017, Partnering for Impact on Sustainable Development: collaboration, coordination and solidarity, builds upon the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and will combine data, innovation, and expertise in analysing development impact.

Fundraising & Grants / #RDIconf2017 / @RDINetwork

za(Int.) Australia Fundraising & Grants 6/13/2017

DIGIMARCON West 2017

Digital Marketing Conferences (DIGIMARCON) / Santa Monica, CA / $595

2017

DIGIMARCON WEST 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONWest / @DIGIMARCON

CA Marketing & Communications 6/14/2017

Annual Foundation, Endowment and Not for Profit Investment Summit West

Strategy Institute / Vancouver, (Int.) Canada / Not available

2017

At this exclusive and top event in Canada, source strategies to help you diversify your investments and navigate a rapidly shifting economic landscape. Develop a blueprint to help your foundation, endowment or nonprofit continue to achieve its mandate and benefit generations to come!

Fundraising & Grants

za(Int.) Canada Fundraising & Grants 6/14/2017

28th Annual Management Conference

2017

The Annual Management Conference is uniquely positioned to bring together social work and human services leaders, international experts, researchers, and practitioners in an informative event, resulting in attendees at all levels leaving with cutting-edge social service management strategies.

Nonprofit Management / #NSWM28/ @TheNSWM

NY Nonprofit Management 6/15/2017

ServiceUnites: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Points of Light / Seattle, WA / $450

2017

Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest service-related convening of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders in the world. Each year, thousands of people who really care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place - to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another- to work together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do.

General / #ServiceUnites / @POLConference

WA General 6/19/2017

InterAction Forum 2017

InterAction / Washington, DC / $795

2017

For the past three decades, InterAction's Forum has convened leaders from a variety of sectors, becoming one of the largest gatherings of international development and humanitarian professionals. With diverse workshops, high-level plenary sessions, and an awards banquet, InterAction’s 2017 Forum creates a stimulating environment for participants to engage with colleagues and partners from a variety of sectors to forge common solutions to pressing global challenges./p>

General / #InterActionForum / @interactionorg

DC General 6/20/2017

AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference

AICPA / National Harbor, MD / $1,275

2017

The AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Industry Conference is the event that unites CPAs and finance professionals across the spectrum of innovation, from pioneer to novice. Within the wide-ranging program, structured by experience levels and topical areas, you can tailor a learning program specific to your interests. And paired with accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters, the knowledge from this conference will shed new light on how to reach your organization’s goals.

Finance / #AICPAnfp / @AICPAconfs

MD Finance 6/21/2017

Fundraising Day in New York

AFP NYC / New York, NY / $480

2017

On June 23, people in the nonprofit sector come together at Fundraising Day in New York. They are fundraisers, managers, grant-makers, board members, volunteers, and CEOs. Some travel long distances. They all share a desire to learn new strategies, to strengthen personal and organizational performance, and to be amongst 1,800 other people working to make our world a better place.

Fundraising & Grants / #FRDNY / @NYCAFP

NY Fundraising & Grants 6/23/2017

Planet Philanthropy 2017

AFP Florida Caucus / Tampa, FL / Not available

2017

Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus.

State/Local / #AFP17PP / @AFPFL

FL State/Local 6/25/2017

Annual Conference for Donor Relations Professionals

Join us for a conference experience that unites members of these groups to encourage you to think more creatively, strategically and collaboratively about how best to steward your institution's donors.

Marketing & Communications / #casedrp / @CASEAdvance

LA Marketing & Communications 6/30/2017

2017 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference

American Marketing Association / Washington, DC / $900

2017

At the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference, we’ll teach you how to reach a bigger audience on a smaller budget, and transform your marketing dollars into maximum impact. Help your organization become greater than you thought possible. Gain insight and expertise from some of the top minds in the nonprofit community. Learn the latest best practices and technologies that can make the most effective use of your time and money. This is the community that shares your passion.

Marketing & Communications / #AMANP / @AMA_Marketing

DC Marketing & Communications 7/10/2017

National Urban League Annual Conference

National Urban League / St. Louis, MO / Not available

2017

The National Urban League Annual Conference is the nation’s largest civil rights and social justice conference, which features the nation’s most influential community leaders, together with top policy-makers, academicians, business leaders and artists. Sessions and workshops during the four-day event at the America's Center in St. Louis, MO will focus on business, the economy, health, education and justice. The N.U.L. Experience Hall is free, open to the public, and includes a Volunteer Zone, Health Zone, exhibits and entertainment.

General / @NatUrbanLeague

M0 General 7/26/2017

Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference

2017

Bridge 2017 is the premier conference of, by and for fundraising professionals. It's a vast, immersive uniquely comprehensive experience for the latest strategies, techniques and innovations in direct response marketing and fundraising. This year, more than 2,000 of the brightest, boldest and most creative fundraising professionals from every sector of our industry will gather for three energizing days of dynamic keynotes, panels, workshops, networking and more.

Marketing & Communications / #bridge17 / @BridgeConf

MD Marketing & Communications 8/2/2017

Netroots Nation 2017

Netroots Nation / Atlanta, GA / $465

2017

For more than a decade, Netroots Nation has hosted the largest annual conference for progressives, drawing nearly 3,000 attendees from around the country and beyond. Our attendees are online organizers, grassroots activists and independent media makers. Some are professionals who work at advocacy organizations, progressive companies or labor unions, while others do activism in their spare time. Attendees can choose from 80+ panels, 40+ training sessions, inspiring keynotes, caucuses, film screenings and lots of networking and social events.

General / #NN17 / @Netroots_Nation

GA General 8/10/2017

YNPN National Conference 2017

YNPN / Atlanta, GA / $165

2017

The YNPN National Conference & Leaders Institute connects young nonprofit leaders from across the country providing them with space to rekindle inspiration, grow their own leadership, and learn new tools to improve their communities.

General / #YNPN17 / @ynpn

GA General 8/11/2017

ASAE Annual Conference & Expo

ASAE / Toronto, (Int.) Canada / Not available

2017

The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is where thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. Over three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the association industry.

Associations / #ASAE17 / @ASAEcenter

za(Int.) Canada Associations 8/12/2017

2017 Chicago Nonprofit Conference

DMA Nonprofit Federation / Chicago, IL / $559

2017

Make your plans now to join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at the Chicago Nonprofit Conference, where you will exchange innovative marketing and fundraising ideas, generate insightful solutions and think creatively to help you make the relationship with your donors even stronger. This conference will be the platform for improving public awareness and receptivity to direct and interactive market driven philanthropy.

State/Local / @DMANF

IL State/Local 8/29/2017

Annual Nonprofit Management Institute

Stanford Social Innovation Review / Stanford, CA / $1,250

2017

Coming soon!

Nonprofit Management / #SSIRinstitute / @SSIReview

CA Nonprofit Management 9/12/2017

Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits

North Carolina Center for Nonprofits / Concord, NC / Not available

2017

Coming soon!

State/Local / @ncnonprofits

NC State/Local 9/13/2017

Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute

AFP, Colorado Chapter / Breckenridge, CO / Not available

2017

For over 25 years, the AFP Colorado Chapter has organized RMPI, an engaging and informative conference for over 100 nonprofit leaders and development professionals from the Rocky Mountain region. Activities Planned: Interactive Exhibitor Village, Advanced Practitioner Coursework, Introduction to Fundraising Coursework, Professional Development & Networking Reception, Special content for your Board Members and those new to Fundraising, and deep dive into Ask Without Fear!, authored by our keynote speaker Marc Pitman.

State/Local / @AFPIHQ

CO State/Local 9/14/2017

Annual ADRP International Conference

2017

Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. The largest international conference dedicated to Donor Relations and Stewardship, your knowledge will help other professionals, whether just starting in the field or experienced in several areas of philanthropy.

Fundraising & Grants / #ADRPConf / @ADRPtweets

NV Fundraising & Grants 9/26/2017

The Communications Network Annual Conference

The Communications Network / Miami Beach, FL / $819

2017

The Communications Network annual conference is the premier global leadership gathering for foundation and nonprofit leaders committed to building a better world through the smart and deliberate use of strategic communications. It's your opportunity to join 650 of your colleagues from influential and consequential organizations around the world to connect, learn and share.

Marketing & Communications / #ComNet17 / @TheComNetwork

FL Marketing & Communications 9/27/2017

The National Catholic Development Conference & Exposition

National Catholic Development Conference / San Diego, CA / $1,325

2017

The National Catholic Development Conference & Exposition is the largest conference for Catholic fundraisers. Attendees include development directors, executives, department directors, and staff from religious organizations from around the United States and the world. Their development efforts support the ministries of religious communities of men and women, social service agencies, shrines, schools, parishes, dioceses, seminaries, and international relief agencies.

Fundraising & Grants / #ncdc2017 / @NCDCorg

CA Fundraising & Grants 9/27/2017

Maryland Nonprofits' 24th Annual Conference

Maryland Nonprofits / Baltimore, MD / Not available

2017

Coming soon!

State/Local / @mdnonprofits

MD State/Local 10/3/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - CA

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Los Angeles, CA / $80

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

CA General 10/4/2017

2017 NSPA Conference

The National Scholarship Providers Association (NPSA) is dedicated to the needs of professionals administering scholarships in colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses. Our Annual Conference is the convergence of our profession, the intersection between diverse scholarship funders, including institutions, foundations, public charities, and corporations. It unites over 400 scholarship providers from across the United States and Canada for two and a half days of learning, networking, and sharing about a wide range of topics in the scholarship industry. See event website for member pricing and deadlines.

Associations / @NSPA_Tweets

WA Association 10/9/2017

2017 CONNECT

Oct 15 - 17

Exponent Philanthropy / Denver, CO / Not available

2017

Whether you’re looking to challenge your assumptions or take part in deep learning around a given topic, CONNECT offers you the unique learning environment you’ve been looking for. Designed specifically for those who work with few or no staff, this conference offers the opportunity to hear from experts and others in the field on topics ranging from philanthropic Leadership to foundation management.

General / @exponentphil

CO General 10/15/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - Dallas

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Dallas, TX / $75

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

TX General 10/17/2017

2017 National Forum on Family Philanthropy

National Center for Family Philanthropy / Washington, DC / $1,150

2017

The National Forum for Family Philanthropy is the premier gathering for giving families. Join us October 18-20 in Washington, DC, for three days of world-class speakers, intimate networking, and candid conversations that will help your family make a lasting impact through philanthropy.

General / @familygiving

DC General 10/18/2017

TechNow Conference

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management / Monroeville, PA / $150

2017

TechNow is a one-day regional conference that connects nonprofits with the technology resources, information and people it needs to succeed!

Technology / #TechNow17 / @technowconf

PA Technology 10/19/2017

21/64 Annual Multigenerational Training - NYC

21/64 / New York, NY / $2,400

2017

It takes a combination of hard skills and soft skills to relate to family philanthropy and private wealth clients, and to help them navigate successfully across generations. The most effective advisors are adding new tools to their toolbox to enhance their relationships with donors, particularly as Millennials and Generation Z play increasing roles in family enterprise. 21/64 provides interactive, small group trainings where advisors deepen their personal skills, technical tools, and generational awareness. Following the program, you’ll be certified to facilitate 21/64 tools and methodology, receive discounts on 21/64 tools, client referrals, and have access to a large alumni network for peer support and continued professional development.

General / @2164buzz

NY General 10/23/2017

Iowa Nonprofit Summit

Volunteer Iowa / Altoona, IA / Approx. $130

2017

This biennial conference offers essential learning opportunities for Iowa nonprofit and volunteer management professionals and features outstanding keynote presentations, dozens of break-out sessions, networking opportunities, and exhibitors demonstrating the latest resources available to help nonprofits and volunteer programs excel.

State/Local / #ianpsummit / @VolunteerIowa

IA State/Local 10/24/2017

Nonprofit Day 2017

The Nonprofit Partnership / Erie, PA / $175

2017

Our theme for 2017, The Power of People, will explore numerous opportunities to increase the capacity of the people who dedicate their lives and careers to helping others. On October 24th, we will discuss what it means to maximize The Power of People while providing real, practical information and tools related to fundraising, communications, management, and governance. Attendees will not only be inspired to advance the sector, and the people within, but will also take with them actionable ideas to advance their work.

General / #NPDay2017 / @npp_erie

PA General 10/24/2017

Our Common Future

Indepedent Sector / Detriot, MI / $845

2017

In 2017, Independent Sector is proud to partner with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Michigan Nonprofit Association for an incredible event that will harness the creativity, inspiration, and energy of the entire charitable sector.

General / #CommonFuture17 / @IndSector

MI General 10/25/2017

Net Impact Conference

Net Impact / Atlanta, GA / $295

2017

Many people want to make a difference, but turning good intentions into tangible impact can be hard. The 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta from October 26-28 is your accelerator. It can give you the skills, experiences and connections so that you can have the greatest impact now and throughout your career.

General / #NI17 / @netimpact

GA General 10/26/2017

Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute - Nashville

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Nashville, TN / $75

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

TN General 10/26/2017

Nonprofit of Influence 25th Fall Conference & Exhibition

Colorado Nonprofit Association / Denver, CO / $425

2017

Influence is the power to make change and shape the future. In 2017, nonprofits across the country are taking a stand for their mission and engaging those they serve - making their voices heard. Join more than 1,000 Colorado nonprofit professionals and those serving the nonprofit community to experience NONPROFIT OF INFLUENCE: 25th Fall Conference & Exhibition. Engage, build skills and share ideas – and collectively leverage the power and influence of the nonprofits sector.

Nonprofit Association / #fallconf17 / @co_nonprofits

CO Nonprofit Association 10/30/2017

Annual Conference of Grant Professionals

Grant Professionals Association / San Diego, CA / $715

2017

At the GPA Annual Conference, meet your peers from across the country, network with over 600 other professionals in the field, learn from top experts by attending some of the 80 workshops geared towards your skill level and expertise, and gain access to resources and discussions specifically for those who work with grants.

Fundraising & Grants / #GPAConf17 / @GPANational

CA Fundraising & Grants 11/8/2017

Nonprofit Learning Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Oakland, CA / $115

2017

The Nonprofit Learning Lab approaches all our trainings with an understanding that nonprofit professionals have a base of knowledge and are seeking out additional information to more effectively operate in their roles.

Nonprofit Management / @Nonprofitll

CA Nonprofit Management 11/8/2017

Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

Nonprofit Storytelling Conference / San Diego, CA / $795

2017

The Nonprofit Storytelling Conference is unlike any conference you've ever attended. Your job is hard enough. You are busy taking care of everyone else. Let us take care of you. Our goal is to create a space where you'll feel nurtured and cared for. As you dive deep into the world of storytelling and connecting with donors, we also want you to have a great time and feel inspired when you leave.

General / #GPAConf17 / @501videos

CA General 11/9/2017

Leading Change Conference

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) / Pittsburgh, PA / Not available

2017

Through our Leading Change in Philanthropy initiative, our community is exploring what it takes to influence change inside their organizations in ways that strengthen nonprofits. Our fall 2017 conference will provide an opportunity for participants to learn what works so they can become stronger advocates for and leaders of change.

Fundraising & Grants / @GEOfunders

PA Fundraising & Grants 11/13/2017

2017 NYS Funders Conference

NYS Funders Alliance / Buffalo, NY / Not available

2017

The NY State Funders Conference is the signature program of the NY Funders Alliance. The biennial event brings together funders and philanthropic advisors throughout New York State to network, learn from each other, and consider new approaches to their work that ultimately will improve communities throughout our region.

Fundraising & Grants

NY Fundraising & Grants 11/13/2017

Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Capacity Builders Conference

2017

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Capacity Builder’s Conference is a one-of-a-kind, opportunity for capacity builders of every kind (consultants, program officers, researchers, professors, advisors, administrators etc.) to convene, dialogue, learn, shape and advance our field for the good of the nonprofits and communities we serve. This year's conference will be held in partnership with the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Conference.

Nonprofit Management / @AllianceforNPM

MI Nonprofit Management 11/15/2017

2017 Annual ARNOVA Conference

ARNOVA / Grand Rapids, MI / $340

2017

The 2017 ARNOVA conference theme explores the roles that nonprofits and philanthropic organizations take when they attempt to strengthen local communities.

Research / @ARNOVA

MI Research 11/16/2017

Writing Messages That Matter

Advocacy Leaders Network / Washington, DC / $75

2017

This event will represent the more ‘DIY’ approach to advocacy. While smaller budgets often necessitate a larger time investment, the best practices and tips from our panel of experienced DIY-ers will help you maximize your man-hours. And it turns out, some issues and communities do better with this more hands-on, authentic, grassroots-oriented approach than a flashy, all-encompassing, Madison Avenue-style campaign.

Advocacy / #ALNDC / @AdvocacyLeaders

DC Advocacy 11/17/2017

29th Annual Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium

Greater Washington Society of CPAs / Washington, DC / $845

2017

Updates on the changing landscape from regulations to technology. Obtain tools to help make transformational and strategic business decisions. Gain unique networking opportunities through strong peer and professional resource communities you can top into for years.

Finance / @thegwscpa

Washington, DC Finance 11/27/2017

ASAE Technology Conference & Expo

ASAE / National Harbor, MD / $1,399

2017

ASAE's Technology Conference & Expo is tailored to the needs of an ever-increasingly technology driven community. CIOs, CEOs, technology professionals, and other professionals with roles or interest in digital and mobile solutions can all find the education, solutions, and connections they’re looking for. Your colleagues at the Technology Conference may come with different experiences and expertise, but they also bring similar challenges and goals. Join us for the exchange of intelligent insights and bright ideas to take back and share with your organization.

Associations / #TECH17 / @ASAEcenter

MD Associations 12/12/2017

 

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