Sessions

2017 AFP MA Conference on Philanthropy


Key to Session Tracks (AF) Annual Fund, (CF) Corporate and Foundation Relations, (LM) Leadership and Management, (MC) Marketing and Communications, (MG) Major Gifts/Campaigns, (PG) Planned Giving, (RA) Research & Analytics, (SE) Special Events, (TM) Talent Management and Professional Development

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9:15 AM

(AF) The Right Insights for the Right Outreach at the Right Time, Brent Grinna, EverTrue Read More>>
(MG) Campaigns as a Tool to Level Up and Change Organizational Culture: A Case Study, Erik Kiernan, CCS Fundraising and Adam Dawkins, Trinity Church Read more>>; View Slides>>
(TM) Proactively Managing Your Career, Panel Moderated by Libby Roberts, Lois L. Lindauer Searches Read More>>; Panel discussion
(LM) Inside the CEO/CDO Relationship, Robert Brown and Scott Nichols, Boston University and David Woodruff, MIT (Moderator) Read More>>; Panel discussion
(CF) How to Level Up Foundation Support, Kate Neubauer, Intertidal Ventures and Neubauer Consulting Group Read More>>; Check back later for slides
(PG) Your Greatest Fundraising Fears: Legacy Gifts, Judy Sager, Whitehead Institute Read More>>; View Slides>>
(RA) Segmenting by Success: Identifying Wealth and Philanthropy in YOUR Database, Melissa Bank Stepno, Target Analytics at Blackbaud Read More>>; View Slides>>
(SE) Tips from the Trenches, Special Events Planning & Execution, Nina Jung Gasparrini, BSO (Moderator), Courtney Hough, Bentley University and Marion Kassler, MGH Read More>>; View Slides>>
 

10:30 AM

(AF) Building an Ongoing Culture of Philanthropy through Annual Giving, Hilary Smiley, Boston Children's Hospital Trust and Stephen Rodriguez, Phillips Academy Read More>>; View Slides>>
(MG) Pivoting - The Secret to Successfully Handling Difficult Donor Conversations, Anne Melvin, Harvard University Read More>>View Slides>>
(TM) Building Your Career by Successfully Transitioning Between Sectors, Panel Moderated by Bill Weber, Development Guild DDI Read More>>; Panel discussion
(LM) Tools for Success, Norman Stein, Boston Medical Center Read More>>; View Slides>>
(LM) Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial Women: do they give differently?, Abbie Von Schlegell, A. Von Schlegell Co. Read More>>; View Slides>>
(LM) Yes, You Need a Business Plan! Panel Moderated by Victoria Jones, Development Guild DDI Read More>>, View Slides>>
(CF) But How Do You Know It's Working? Outcome Measurement and Evaluation, Mary Hanifin, MGH and Labrini Nelligan, Lunder-Dinneen Health Education Alliance Read More>>; View Slides>>
(RA) Prospecting for Peak Performance, Adam Martel, Gravyty and Ian T. Wells, Ian T. Wells & Associates Read More>>; View Slides>>


2:00 PM

(AF) How to Raise More Money with Multi-Channel Marketing, Marybeth Oskowski, Boston Latin School Association and Benjamin Schools, Simmons College Read More>>; View Slides>>
(MG) Moves Management, Seth Rosenzweig, Team IMPACT Inc. Read More>>; View Slides>>
(TM) HR Recruiters Perspective: What Are They Looking For?  Panel Moderated by Amy Bronson, Boston University Read More>>; Panel discussion
(LM) Trends in Fundraising, Brian Nevins, CCS Fundraising Read More>>; Panel discussion
(LM) *This session was cancelled* (Shifting Cultural Paradigms in the Practice of Philanthropy, Bithiah Carter)
(CF) How to Attract New Sponsors and Make Existing Relationships Work Harder for Your Nonprofit, Bill Alfano, Pan Mass Challenge Read More>>Check back later for slides
(PG) Donor-Advised Funds: Panel Discussion from Various Perspectives, Amy Goldman, MIT (Moderator), Charlie Glassenberg, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Kara Morin, Harvard University, Fiona Stephenson, TIAA Charitable Read More>>; Panel discussion
(MC) Can Crowdfunding Jumpstart My Non-Profit’s Fundraising? David Wang, Bamboo Bicycles Beijing and Beyond Read More>>Check back later for slides


3:30 PM

(AF) Fundraising Success for Organizations with No Alumni or Grateful Patients, A Panel Moderated by Julie Rafferty, Rafferty Communications Strategies Read More>>; Panel discussion
(AF) The Use of Technology to Engage Every Generation, Greg McHale, Serial Social Entrepreneur, LetsAllDoGood (and Founder of BiddingForGood) Read More>>View Slides>>
(MG) Making the Ask: Wait-what? You say that's the easy part? Christopher Thomas, American Cancer Society Read More>>; View Slides>>
(TM) Managing and Motivating Employees to Achieve the Goals, Panel Moderated by Maureen Peña, The Peña Network Read More>>; View Slides>>
(LM) The Ethics Game, Mary Doorley Simboski, CareDimensions Read More>>; View Slides>>
(LM) Partnering with CEOs, Boards, and Fundraising Volunteers, Kate Villa, CCS Fundraising Read More>>; View Slides>>Handout 1>>, Handout 2>>
(CF) Meet the Funders - A Panel Discussion, Carla Cataldo, Proposals, Etc. (Moderator), Amy Hampe, Smith Family Foundation, Stephanie Guidry, The Boston Foundation, Laura Kurzrok, Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Read More>>; Panel discussion
(MC) Storytelling for Nonprofits, Rachel Jellinek, Reflections Films and Jim May, Elizabeth Stone House Read More>>; View Slides>>
 


Sessions - Listed by Track

 

Annual Fund (AF)

The Right Insights for the Right Outreach at the Right Time, Brent Grinna, EverTrue Read More>>
Building an Ongoing Culture of Philanthropy through Annual Giving, Hilary Smiley, Boston Children's Hospital Trust and Stephen Rodriguez, Phillips Academy Read More>>
How to Raise More Money with Multi-Channel Marketing, Marybeth Oskowski, Boston Latin School Association and Benjamin Schools, Simmons College Read More>>
Fundraising Success for Organizations with No Alumni or Grateful Patients, A Panel Moderated by Julie Rafferty, Rafferty Communications Strategies Read More>>
The Use of Technology to Engage Every Generation, Greg McHale, Serial Social Entrepreneur, LetsAllDoGood (and Founder of BiddingForGood) Read More>>
 

Major Gifts/Campaigns (MG)

Campaigns as a Tool to Level Up and Change Organizational Culture: A Case Study, Erik Kiernan, CCS Fundraising and Adam Dawkins, Trinity Church Read more>>
Pivoting - The Secret to Successfully Handling Difficult Donor Conversations, Anne Melvin, Harvard University Read More>>
Moves Management, Seth Rosenzweig, Team IMPACT Inc. Read More>>
Making the Ask: Wait-what? You say that's the easy part? Christopher Thomas, American Cancer Society Read More>>
 

Leadership and Management (LM)

Inside the CEO/CDO Relationship, Robert Brown and Scott Nichols, Boston University and David Woodruff, MIT (Moderator) Read More>>
Trends in Fundraising, Brian Nevins, CCS Fundraising Read More>>
Yes, You Need a Business Plan! Panel Moderated by Victoria Jones, Development Guild DDI Read More>>
Boomer, Gen X, and Millennial Women: do they give differently?, Abbie Von Schlegell, A. Von Schlegell Co. Read More>>
Tools for Success, Norman Stein, Boston Medical Center Read More>>
Shifting Cultural Paradigms in the Practice of Philanthropy, Bithiah Carter, New England Blacks in Philanthropy Read More>>
The Ethics Game, Mary Doorley Simboski, ACFRE, CareDimensions Read More>>
Partnering with CEOs, Boards, and Fundraising Volunteers, Kate Villa, CCS Fundraising Read More>>
 

Talent Management and Professional Development (TM)

Proactively Managing Your Career, Panel Moderated by Libby Roberts, Lois L. Lindauer Searches Read More>>
Building Your Career by Successfully Transitioning Between Sectors, Panel Moderated by Bill Weber, Development Guild DDI Read More>>
HR Recruiters Perspective: What Are They Looking For?, Panel Moderated by Amy Bronson, Boston University Read More>>
Managing and Motivating Employees to Achieve the Goals, Panel Moderated by Maureen Peña, The Peña Network Read More>>
 

Corporate and Foundation Relations (CF)

How to Level Up Foundation Support, Kate Neubauer, Intertidal Ventures & Neubauer Consulting Group Read More>>
But How Do You Know It's Working? Outcome Measurement and Evaluation, Mary Hanifin, MGH and Labrini Nelligan, Lunder-Dinneen Health Education Alliance Read More>>
How to Attract New Sponsors and Make Existing Relationships Work Harder for Your Nonprofit, Bill Alfano, Pan Mass Challenge Read More>>
Meet the Funders - A Panel Discussion, Carla Cataldo, Proposals, Etc. (Moderator), Amy Hampe, Smith Family Foundation, Stephanie Guidry, The Boston Foundation, Laura Kurzrok, Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Read More>>
 

Marketing and Communications (MC)

Can Crowdfunding Jumpstart My Non-Profit’s Fundraising? David Wang, Bamboo Bicycles Beijing and Beyond Read More>>
Storytelling for Nonprofits, Rachel Jellinek, Reflections Films and Jim May, Elizabeth Stone House Read More>>
 

Planned Giving (PG)

Your Greatest Fundraising Fears: Legacy Gifts, Judy Sager, Whitehead Institute Read More>>
Donor-Advised Funds: Panel Discussion from Various Perspectives, Amy Goldman, MIT (Moderator), Charlie Glassenberg, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Kara Morin, Harvard University, Fiona Stephenson, TIAA Charitable Read More>>
 

Research and Analytics

Prospecting for Peak Performance, Adam Martel, Gravyty and Ian T. Wells, Ian T. Wells & Associates Read More>>
Segmenting by Success: Identifying Wealth and Philanthropy in YOUR Database, Melissa Bank Stepno, Target Analytics at Blackbaud Read More>>
 

Special Events (SE)

Tips from the Trenches, Special Events Planning & Execution, Panel with Nina Jung Gasparrini, BSO (Moderator), Courtney Hough, Bentley University and Marion Kassler, MGH Read More>>
 

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