Refreshing Nonprofit Innovation: Overcoming Obstacles and Igniting Impact
2023 | Mallory Erickson
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.
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 nonprofit fundraise more from foundations, corporate partners, and individuals.
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 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.
With 20+ years of experience, Cherian Koshy (CFRE & AFP Master Trainer) is an accomplished consultant and speaker in the nonprofit sector. He is the Director of Development for Des Moines Performing Arts, Chair of Volunteer Iowa, and on the global board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He’s led several successful multi-million dollar capital campaigns and worked with a wide variety of nonprofits, including the arts, human services, faith-based, and education. He’s led several successful multi-million dollar capital campaigns and worked with a wide variety of nonprofits, including the arts, human services, faith-based, and education.
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.
This session was very compelling and enlightening. It truly spoke to my heart and what I’ve been struggling with in this profession. The session gave me hope, a sense of direction, and a reminder to never give up on yourself and what you believe you can achieve.”
– LaShaundra, Palm Beach County Food Bank
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