Nonprofit Conferences

For the Love of Fundraising: I Wish I’d Thought of That in the Time of Coronavirus

If 2020 showed us anything, it’s that fundraising isn’t easy. Raising money for a non-profit can be stressful at the best of times, but lately it’s been even more challenging.  When coronavirus arrived, an unwelcome visitor on all our shores, lockdowns quickly followed. We were all afraid for ourselves and [...]

Why The Nonprofit Sector Needs to Talk About Sexual Harassment

On November 26, 2020, the second annual National Day of Conversation (NDOC) took place in Canada. This virtual day of conversation was founded in 2019 by me and my co-founder Wanda Deschamps to raise awareness about sexual harassment of fundraisers in the charitable sector.  In 2018, the Association of Fundraising [...]

9 Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Virtual Conference

Professional conferences are different in 2020. For those of us used to attending in-person events, a virtual conference can feel like a poor substitute. However, virtual conferences existed before the current pandemic, and will be ever more popular even when we emerge on the other side. I do miss some [...]

Fundraising Conferences Need More Practitioner Presentations – Why Not You?

At many fundraising conferences, attendees say they would like to hear more from their peers sharing what works for them on the ground, in the trenches. The voices of practitioners are often under-represented on the roster. As a practitioner who has spoken many times at fundraising conferences and events, I’d [...]

By |2021-09-13T13:11:09-04:00September 4th, 2020|Nonprofit Careers, Nonprofit Conferences, Nonprofit Sector|

4 Ideas for How to Do that Fundraising Event Online

Are you wondering what to do since your event had to be cancelled because of COVID-19? You're not alone.  I have created, marketed and directed online events for 10 years, from virtual career conferences to virtual leadership summits, masterclass series and both free and paid webinars. I’ve made thousands of [...]

Want to Speak at a Nonprofit Conference? 8 Things I Wish I’d Known:

Have you ever wondered who these ‘expert’ speakers are that you see presenting at nonprofit conferences? How did they get in that position and how, when you’re ready to push yourself out of your comfort zone, can you get there? It’s not just about testing yourself and doing something different. [...]

3 Reasons To Attend Cause Camp 2018

There's no shortage of learning opportunities for fundraisers: blog posts, webinars, seminars and conferences. It can be a full time job keeping up with all of them, let alone identifying the ones that are most appropriate for your current role. Conferences are particularly tough since they often require travel expenses [...]

By |2021-09-08T11:17:58-04:00January 26th, 2018|Nonprofit Conferences|
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