May 6 Session Details

8:15 - 9:15 a.m.     Keynote

Robert Swanson: Fundraising Success Anywhere

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.   Breakout  Sessions 

  • Travis Pearson: Planned Giving
  • Matt Vainer: Digitial Marketing/Communications
  • Tom Borrego: Capital Campaigns
  • Monica Tiffany: Writing Without Fear
  • Shelly Prichard: 
  • Lisa Dodson: Grant Writing

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Cindy Elifrits Peterson: Annual Fund
  • Merritt Neil, Merrigan & Co: Triggered Communications
  • Ed Shafer & Tanja Heinen: The Value of a Development Assessment and Report
  • Katie Hatfield Gunzelman: Revamping your annual campaign
  • Paul Strawhecker: The role of lead gifts in a Capital Campaign
  • Emma DeVos, Jona Schmidt, Jill Ruhd: The Power of the Purse: Women and Philanthropy

Noon - 1:15 p.m.   Keynote

Gail Perry

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.     Breakout Sessions

  • Gail Perry
  • Tom Borrego: Capital Campaigns
  • Ed Shafer & Tanja Heinen: Value of Outsourcing Development/Fundraising Activities and When You Should Consider It
  • Mike Lamb: Planned Giving
  • Judy Frick and Betsy Redler, BoardSource consultants: Board's Role in Fundraising
  • Andy Suther and Ryan Strawhecker

3:15 - 4: 15 p.m.    Breakout Sessions

  • Matt Vainer: Digital Marketing/Communications
  • Cindy Miles: Defining your personal mission
  • Cherian Koshy: Coaching Your Fundraising Team to Excellence
  • Bonnie Bing Honeyman: Lessons from a Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Lynne Wester
  • Emma DeVos, Jona Schmidt, Jill RuhdThe 4 Rs of Major Gift Fundraising and Stewardship

Thank You to Our Major Sponsors

  • Don and Lora Barry