One of the top nonprofit resources is Nonprofit Pro. One of the reasons my team and I love them so much is because they provide organizations with real, relevant and engaging information that is essential to today’s fundraising environment. money. In other words, they don’t provide the same old, tired solutions to nonprofit challenges.

From November 12-14 in Philadelphia, the Nonprofit Pro Peer to Peer Conference (also known as NonProfit PRO P2P 201: Redefining Peer to Peer Conference) will take place. There is still time for you or a member of your team to register for this important event.

Why should I attend the P2P 201 conference?

  1. Peer-to-peer fundraising (P2P) is an essential part of many fundraising programs. For example, charities dealing with health and wellness or education have already realized that getting their champions to apply for fundraising dollars is a winning formula. The conference will provide participants with best practices around P2P.
  2. You will have the opportunity to network and mingle with other people just like you who are starting a peer fundraising program or have a successful track record of doing so. You will also have the opportunity to hear from opinion leaders on the topic, attend panel discussions, and much more.
  3. One of the great features of this particular conference is that Nonprofit Pro wants to provide its participants with a lively, interactive and also intimate event so that people can have meaningful discussions. Those are easy-to-use and critical features for conference attendees.
  4. The conference will feature excellent thought leadership. For example, some of the featured speakers include Lisa Bowman, CMO, United Way Worldwide; Courtney Bugler, Race for the Cure series director, Susan G. Komen; DJ Hampton II, Senior Vice President of Market Leadership and Director of Development, March of Dimes; and Krystn Kuckelman, vice president of event development for the National Kidney Foundation.

Sponsors for this important event include Turnkey P2P Solutions, Blackbaud, DonorDrive, and Cathexis.

The cost of the conference is $ 695, which will give you access to the two days of case studies, participation in the roundtables, questions and answers and discussions, as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can learn more about the agenda by taking a look at the Nonprofit Pro P2P 201 Conference.

How can I afford to go to this conference?

Let me close this article on the P2P 201 Conference by saying this about fees. I recognize that many organizations operate on limited budgets. However, I think that if you follow my blog you are someone who believes in growth and sustainability, as it is something I write about often on my blog.

I’ve been in your shoes. When I started the nonprofit organization that I founded years ago, I was working with my team from the kitchen table. But, we also knew that growing the organization at scale was crucial in our vision for broad impact. That means you need to think creatively about raising funds for the things that matter, like attending professional development conferences that will help you gain the skills you need to grow your organization by getting more fundraising dollars in the business. door.

Ask a major donor to personally fund this aspect of your work and demonstrate the impact of your donation by showing the increased fundraising dollars you will raise through peer fundraising. You can also simply budget money from your general operating funds or ask a foundation to award you a professional development grant. Whatever you decide to do, make it a priority.

With us now falling, if you are looking for conferences to attend during the year, this would be one of them.

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