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non-profit summit

Looking to grow your non-profit? Join us on May 2nd at Wayne Community College, Walnut Building for non-profit professional development followed by a housing roundtable. This Summit will offer breakout sessions covering various topics related to non-profit development facilitated by some of the best in the business! 

There is no cost to attend this event, but be sure to register as there is limited seating availability!

Please only sign up for one breakout session per time slot

when registering for the event.

Breakout session information

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8:30 AM Session 1
capacity building: Expanding your organization's impact

Delve deeper than ever before into how sharing and growing your mission can redefine the landscape of impact. This talk goes beyond storytelling—it’s a testament to the power of proof in your work’s value, engaging a broader community of supporters. Discover data-driven strategies that not only measure impact but guide your organization toward smarter, more strategic decisions. We’ll explore how technology and innovation can streamline operations, enhance communication, and magnify your reach. Learn about forging strategic partnerships and the symbiosis of collaboration, amplifying impact through shared visions and resources. We'll address the essential components of sustainability and resilience, preparing your organization to thrive amidst challenges and change. Leadership’s role in cultivating a culture of innovation, accountability, and empowerment will also take center stage, alongside the critical legal and ethical considerations that safeguard your mission’s integrity.

Enhance your organization’s capacity for making a difference, with every step grounded in a vision of abundance. Let’s embark on this journey together, crafting a future where every resource is maximized, and every action is impactful.

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8:30 AM session 2
Grant Writing for nonprofits


Are you new to grant writing? Are you wondering where to start? How do you know what information you will need? How can you find the right grant funder? These tips and tricks will help you get started on your grant writing journey!

Collecting Money

10:00 AM Session 1
building a diverse
& sustainable fundraising pipeline

Fundraising is not for the faint of heart but it is the lifeblood of an organization because it fuels your mission.  How can we change our revenue by changing how we think about it in the first place?  Join us as we work backwards from mission to money and understand how both impact the other.  

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10:00 AM Session 2
Recruit, engage,
& retain your volunteers

Volunteer recruitment, engagement, and retention looks different now than it did just a few years ago. With trends showing a national decline in volunteering and giving, nonprofits need to experiment with new strategies for recruitment and retention. In this interactive workshop, we’ll cover the basics of outcomes-focused volunteer recruitment, discuss current trends and their implications on volunteer management, and exchange new ideas for engaging volunteers in deeply impactful ways. Participants will leave this workshop with an understanding of volunteer recruitment basics with a focus on impactful learning and engagement, current trends and their implications for volunteer recruitment and retention in the modern era, and strategies to improve volunteer retention and help volunteers move into deeper roles with your organization.

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lunch & learn: Enhancing intercultural belonging: Tips for Client Interactions

Join us for an engaging session focused on how to interact effectively with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Decode the power of body language, appreciate the impact of names, and enhance your cultural understanding to foster a culture of belonging. After this session, you will walk away with three practical tips to create spaces that foster inclusivity and belonging.

meet the facilitators

To learn more about these experts, click their names to access their Bio's!

Executive Director, CURAMERICAS

Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness/Chief of Staff,

Wayne Community College

Founder/Executive Director,

Activate Good

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