DonorPerfect | 2024

Community Conference | June 4 & 5


The 2024 DonorPerfect Community Conference will offer an engaging platform for any fundraiser wanting to excel in donor management, program innovation, community engagement, and organizational growth. Join us June 4th & 5th, 2024 to keep our vibrant fundraising community burning bright.


Conference Overview

Nonprofit professionals are known for their incredible ability to ignite passion, not only for the advancement of their organizations but also for the greater good of society. But in a world often plagued by indifference, how can we better equip them to fuel the fires of meaningful change?

Remember, every powerful blaze begins with a single spark. Your expertise is that spark.

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Fundraising coach and SPARK keynote speaker Kishshana Palmer is known for meeting nonprofit professionals where they are and helping them move forward. She admits to losing passion for her work over the years and will share how she reignited that spark. Join us June 4th and 5th to regain creativity with help from today’s vibrant nonprofit community.

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June 4

10:30-11:10 EST
7:30-8:10 PST
Opening Session

Igniting Donor Motivation and Engagement

Mallory Erickson
The Fundraising Innovation StageThe Fundraising Efficiency Stage
11:15-11:55 EST
8:15-8:55 PST
Fundraising Ethics: Why They Should Matter To You and Your Organization 

Robbe Healey
Nonprofit Spark Plug: Energizing Engagement with Constant Contact’s Latest Offerings

Matt Montoya
12:05-12:45 EST
9:05-9:45 PST
How To Successfully Launch A Digital Fundraising Campaign For Your Nonprofit

Julia Campbell
Surprising Alchemy: How Corporate Partners Can Empower New Donor Growth

Chris Barlow
12:50-1:30 EST
9:50-10:30 PST
Spark the Journey: Igniting Donor Passions for Lifelong Engagement

Cherian Koshy
AI and the Future of Fundraising

Scott Rosenkrans
1:35-2:20 EST
10:35-11:20 PST
Four Pillars of Donor Retention: Techniques and Strategies to Retain Donors and Grow Revenue

Lynne Wester
How to Spark Online Donor Relationships Built on Trust

Josh Bloomfield
2:25-3:05 EST
11:25-12:05 PST
Centering Humans in Nonprofit AI and Personalization

Meena Das
Coming Soon
3:10-3:50 EST
12:10-12:50 PST
Spark A Recurring-First Mentality With Your Supporters

Dana Snyder
Spark Synergy: Aligning Fundraising and Finance to Ignite Mission Impact

Natalie Anderson
4:00-5:00 EST
1:00-2:00 PST

Ignite the SPARK of Leadership at Your Nonprofit

Kishshana Palmer

June 5

10:30-11:00 EST
7:30-8:00 PST
Welcome Back

Lauren Sheehan – President of Softerware/DonorPerfect
The Fundraising Innovation StageThe Fundraising Efficiency Stage
11:05-11:45 EST
8:05-8:45 PST
Spark Stronger Relationships with Your Prospects and Donors

Janet Carroll
Spark Productivity: Streamline Your Communication Processes

Donna Mitchell
11:50-12:30 EST
8:50-9:30 PST
Spark More Donations Through Timely Connections

Arlene Lesse
Spark Better Results Using Powerful Reporting Features

Amanda Tadrzynski
12:35-1:15 EST
9:35-10:15 PST
Spark Loyalty By Creating a Culture of Gratitude for Your Supporters

Sean Potero
Spark Retention with Prompt, Personalized Thank Yous

Sarah Lalonde
1:20-2:00 EST
10:20-11:00 PST
Spark Informed Exchanges Using Donor Data and Insights

Donna Mitchell
Expanding Our Reach and Technologies

Brandon Lyons
2:05-2:45 EST
11:05-11:45 PST
Share Your Story & Segment Your Donors to Spark Lasting Engagement

Sarah Lalonde
Spark Healthier Decision-Making and Data Management

Sean McClellan
2:45-3:05 EST
11:45-12:05 PST
Closing Remarks

Mallory Erickson
Mallory Erickson

Mallory Erickson – Host & Emcee

Mallory Erickson is an executive coach, fundraising consultant, and host of the podcast What the Fundraising, aimed at supporting nonprofit leaders to fundamentally change the way they lead and fundraise. Through her signature framework™ – Mallory provides unique tools to help nonprofits fundraise more from foundations, corporate partners, and individuals.

Kishana Palmer

Kishshana Palmer – Keynote

Kishshana Palmer is an international speaker, trainer, and coach with a 20+ year background in fundraising, marketing, and talent management who helps leaders create high performing teams. Kishshana is CEO of ManageMint, Inc., an organizational development firm focused on helping everyday leaders live well and lead well. Her firm’s work centers on equity and social justice and practical solutions for today’s organizations. She is also the founder of The Rooted Collaborative – a global community focused on the growth and development of women leaders of color in the social sector. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), and an AFP Master Trainer, among many other accolades.

Dana Snyder

Dana Snyder

Dana Snyder is the founder of Positive Equation and the host of Missions to Movements. As a digital marketing strategist, she’s supported organizations like Movember, Dress for Success, American Idol, and USTA by leveraging the latest digital innovation tools and strategies. Dana frequently gives presentations to help nonprofits use social media ads to transform their online experiences and retain donors with their monthly giving programs.

Cherian Koshy

Cherian Koshy

Cherian Koshy, CFRE and CAP® is a pioneering leader in the social impact sector with over 25 years of experience. As a member of the global board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, he’s shaped global philanthropic standards. Cherian also received the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Award for his work as chair of Volunteer Iowa. His NonprofitOS, an AI-driven platform, revolutionized the sector, leading to its acquisition by Kindsight. As Kindsight’s VP of Product Strategy, Koshy melds technology with strategic impact, offering insights that transcend industries. An international speaker, LinkedIn Top Voice, and Forbes Nonprofit Council member, his expertise is recognized globally, making him a valued thought leader for those in social impact, business, and technology sectors.

Julia Campbell

Named as a top thought leader and one to follow by Forbes and LinkedIn for Nonprofits, Julia Campbell is a nonprofit digital consultant, speaker, and author on a mission to make the digital world a better place. Host of the acclaimed Nonprofit Nation podcast, she’s written two books for nonprofits on social media and storytelling, and her online courses, webinars, and talks have helped hundreds of nonprofits shift to digital thinking.

Lynne Wester

Lynne Wester strongly believes that donor relations are the key to unlocking fundraising success and that organizations should be as dedicated to the donor experience as they are to the ask itself.

Lynne regularly lends her fundraising expertise to national publications and co-hosts the number-one nonprofit podcast in the world, Fundraising is Funny. Known for positively disrupting the status quo, Lynne helps organizations when they need it the most – when a crisis or opportunity arrives. Lynne and her teammates at The DRG Group partners with nonprofits large and small to develop sound strategies and create meaningful donor engagements to impact their bottom line. 

In addition, she is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, access, justice, and belonging — especially in the fundraising and nonprofit sector.

Meena Das

Meena Das (she/her) is the CEO, consultant, and facilitator of NamasteData and Data Is For Everyone. Namaste Data focuses on advancing data equity for nonprofits and social impact agencies, while Data Is For Everyone provides tools and resources to help people learn how to navigate the world of data. Meena specializes in designing and teaching equitable research tools and analyzing engagement. She supports nonprofits in three critical areas: data collection assessments, community surveys, and staff workshops on improving data equity and human-centric algorithms. To learn more about her work, connect with her on LinkedIn:

Robbe A. Healey MBA, NHA, ACFRE, FAF

Roberta (Robbe) A. Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE, Founding Member of Aurora Philanthropic Consulting, brings more than four decades of diverse experience, insight, and success to philanthropic fundraising consulting, strategic planning, board governance, and nonprofit organization management. Highly regarded and sought after, she has worked with more than 150 organizations.

As a sector leader, she has served on the Board of Directors and Global Ethics Committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), working to keep the AFP Code of Ethics current. Also committed to community service, she has served on several nonprofit boards, and these days, you will find her outdoors serving with the Natural Lands Force of Nature team every chance she gets.

Chris Barlow

Chris Barlow

As Founder and Customer Happiness Director of Beeline, Chris Barlow is thankful to help nonprofits grow their mission and donor base through digital marketing, specifically Google Grants, Bing, and Facebook Ads. Most of all, he’s thankful to be the dad to seven kids and to help them learn to live generously.

I already wish that this was a week-long event from Monday through Friday! There is so much useful information. I have been fundraising for 20+ years and it is always exciting to learn and apply new information and also to have refreshers!!!”

– Black Doctors Consortium

WOW. WOW. WOW so much great stuff. Hardest part will be figuring out where to start tomorrow in implementing all the improvements we can make!”

– Jennifer, Disability Resource Association

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