11th Annual Statewide Nonprofit Conference


Thursday, September 23, 2014 - Boise State University

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Choose from 6 Tracks

Fundraising and Sustainability - description

Sponsorships! - description

Professional Development - description

Business Tools - description

Inspiration - description

Technology You Need - description



7:30 - 8:45am Registration and Exhibitor Fair 
9:00 - 9:45 am

Welcome & Conference Kick-off, Nora Carpenter, CEO, United Way of the Treasure Valley and Chair of the Board, Idaho Nonprofit Center

Idaho Economic Impact Report of Idaho Nonprofit Sector, Janice Fulkerson, Executive Director, Idaho Nonprofit Center & Stephen Peterson, Research Economist, University of Idaho

10:00 - 11:00 am


The Essential Ingredients for Moving Policy Forward: Education and Advocacy, A panel of Idaho Legislators facilitated by Laurel Sayer, Board Member, Idaho Nonprofit Center

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

You think you Have a Story? Panel Presentation with media leaders and journalist, facilitated by Brian Cronin, Strategies360 

12:15 - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break and Exhibitors Fair 

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Boards on Fire - Authentic Leadership in Strategic Fundraising, Susan Howlett, Author, Consultant

Susan Howlett has been raising money joyfully for over 40 years, as a board member, development director, executive director, and – for the last 25 years – as a consultant to over 1000 nonprofits nationwide. Author of two acclaimed books and leader of several regional professional associations, Susan has taught fundraising at the University of Washington for 20 years. She is known for her liberal use of stories, humor, practical suggestions, and chocolate.

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Exhibitor Fair - Meet them all!

6:00 - 8:30 pm  

Idaho Nonprofit Excellence Awards Celebration

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Boise State University
7:15 - 8:00 am Registration and Exhibitor Fair 
8:00 - 9:00 am

Key Note Speaker Vu Le 

Happy Hour, a Tool for Social Justice

9:15 - 10:30 am Concurrent workshops - see below
10:45 am - 12:00 Noon

Concurrent workshops - see below

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch and Exhibitors Fair
1:15 - 2:30 pm Concurrent workshops - see below
2:30 pm

Closing Remarks and Raffle Prize Give-away

Concurrent Workshops

Choose from Six Tracks 9:15am -10:30am 10:45am -12pm 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Fundraising and Sustainability Endowment Fundamentals, Darin DeAngeli, P.C., Partner How Every Fundraiser Can Stop Falling Retention Rates with Recurring Gifts,  Wayne Robbins, Bloomerang Developing & Managing a Fantastic Fundraising Team, Beth Markley, Principal Counsel, Markley, LLC
Sponsorships! New Rules: Engaging Corporate Sponsors in Today’s Competitive Market, Barbara Harrington, Founder of Sponsorship Plus New Rules: Engaging Corporate Sponsors in Today’s Competitive Market, Barbara Harrington, Founder of Sponsorship Plus Idaho Corporate Sponsors: What They Need from You, A Panel Discussion with Leading Corporate Foundations  
Professional Development Great Leaders, Allison Dunn, ActionCoach Productivity Tools & Strategies for Connection and Collaboration, Daphne Mallory, Esq., Speaker/Trainer  Forging Community Connections, Gundy Kaupins, Ph.D., SPHR and Caile Spear, Ph.D, MCHES, FAAHE, Boise State University
Business Tools Build a Strong Team Culture & Retain Staff With Limited Resources,  Connie Miller CEO, ICON Credit Union 

Flipping the Iceberg, Riding the Hedgehog & Other Concepts for the Nonprofit Toolbox, Vu Le

What is Brand?  Jane Naillon, Founder,  See Jane Brand Strategy
Inspiration  RESET!  Define Your Own Success, Don Reiman, President & Founder, Echelon Group, Author

500 Miles of Inspiration, Kurt Koontz, Author/Speaker

(Title TBD)  Nancy Buffington, PhD, Owner, Boise SpeakWell 
Technology You Need What They See, Is What You Get: Using visual storytelling to engage, connect and motivate your donors, Rich Dietz, Founder, Nonprofit R+D

Experience Mapping: A tool for evaluating the experiences of your members, donors and partners with your organization, Marlene Mussler-Wright, Creative Director at Access Idaho

Demystifying the Cloud and IT on a Budget, Jim Merritt, General Manager, Corporate Technologies 

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