11th Annual Statewide Nonprofit Conference

Save the date! September 23-24, 2014, Boise State University

The Idaho Statewide Nonprofit Conference is the event for leaders committed to strengthening our nonprofits, our sector and our communities in Idaho. Details on the 2014 Conference coming soon! 


last year's Schedule

We celebrated our 10th Anniversary—a decade of connecting, strengthening, and promoting nonprofit organizations around Idaho! Featuring Keynote Speaker Penelope Burk, author, researcher and mentor celebrated for some of the most important innovations in modern-day fundraising. 

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Boise State University

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New!  Choose from Five Tracks:

Lessons from the Trenches - Interactive panel discussions. Learn from your peers about challenging situations in their organizations, what they’ve done to find solutions, and what they are doing differently now. 

Maximizing the Ask - Presentations by fundraising experts. The “new normal” in fundraising is lean and resourceful. Learn creative strategies to lead successful campaigns in this environment.

The Next 10 Years - Discussions and presentations about what’s on the horizon that will affect the way nonprofits operate and are funded. 

And Now for Something Completely Different - Get ready to be out of your chairs and interacting with your fellow workshop participants to learn some new skills and have fun!

Harnessing Technology Tools - Presentations by experts on using technology and ensuring that it doesn’t use you. 

10am - 4pm Becoming a Leader Others Will Follow - Jan Salisbury - pre-conference intensive
1pm - 4pm Re-Engineering the Role of Fund Development - Penelope Burk - pre-conference intensive

4:30pm - 5:30pm

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New!  Idaho Gives Awards & Celebration - Open to all. Join us for a celebration of the great achievement we shared on May 2, 2013! Michelle Edmonds of Journal Broadcast Group will emcee this special event, where we will recognize those who helped make the first Idaho Gives a success.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - Boise State University
8am - 9:15am Keynote Address: What a Difference a Decade Makes - Penelope Burk
9:15am -10:30am Breakout Sessions
10:45am -12pm Breakout Sessions
12pm - 1:15pm

Lunch and Exhibitors Fair

New!  Chat ‘n Chew Lunch Sessions - grab lunch and join one of the discussions:
- The Idaho Nonprofit Center’s Sustainability Initiative
- Idaho Gives
- How the Idaho Healthcare Exchange affects nonprofits

1:15pm - 2:30pm Breakout Sessions
2:30pm - 3pm Exhibitor's Fair and Prizes
3pm - 4pm

New!  Speed Date Your Funders - this closing session is a chance to interact directly with funders in an informal setting. 

Breakout Sessions

Choose from Five Tracks 9:15am -10:30am 10:45am -12pm 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Lessons from the Trenches Idaho Gives Success Stories - moderated by Laura Schultz  Managing Executive Transitions: Board Leader Perspectives -moderated by Monica Revoczi The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: Leading Through Challenging Times - moderated by Beth Markley
Maximizing the Ask Donor Retention - Rates are Plummeting! What Every Fundraiser Can Do to Reverse the Trend! - Jay Love Donor Retention - Rates are Plummeting! What Every Fundraiser Can Do to Reverse the Trend! - Jay Love (repeat session) Beyond the Donate Button: Fundraising Best Practices Today - Richard Dietz
The Next 10 Years Crowdfunding for a Cause - Garrett Goldberg News from the Hill - David L. Thompson Brand Building in a Digital Age - Sally Bock
And Now for Something Completely Different Body Talk: Enhancing Your Message with Powerful Body Language - Nancy Buffington Think Like an Artist - Dwayne Blackaller Who Dat? - Randy Reese
Harnessing Technology Tools The Role of Legal Counsel in Nonprofit Social Media Strategy - Lisa McGrath

Getting Started in the Nonprofit Cloud - Richard Dietz

Effective Social Media Strategies - Molly Killien

Thank you

       Presenting Sponsor:                        Gold Sponsor:                       Idaho Gives Awards Sponsor:   

          Idaho Community Foundation                   Harris & Co              Cambia Health Foundation

  Silver Sponsors:     Century Link           Idaho Business Review           Idaho Central Credit Union            US Bank