ACT's 6th Annual Nonprofit Excellence Forum
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)
ACT’s 6th Annual Nonprofit Excellence Forum
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
First Baptist Church Meeting Center
2932 King Street • Alexandria, VA
Join us for this FREE half day forum as we gather nonprofit and board leaders to discuss innovations in philanthropy and strategies for building the capacity of nonprofit organizations.
NETWORKING & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Jean Case
Jean Case is an actively engaged philanthropist who, together with her husband Steve Case, created the Case Foundation. The Case Foundation's purpose is to expand giving, promote everyday philanthropy, deepen civic engagement, and broaden the use of new technologies to make giving more informed, efficient, and effective.
10:00 am – 11:15 am
CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS - please select one session to attend
“Marketing - Telling Your Organization's Story"
Find out innovative ways to market your organization and create and implement key messages that will draw people to your organization.
Panel includes: Nancy Belmont - Belmont, Inc., Kathy Jankowski - The Catalogue for Philanthropy, Brooks Kenny - Promoting Public Causes, and Anne Schaffer and Edwin Taylor - Capital One. Panel moderated by David Markley, Northwestern Financial Mutual Network & ACT Board Member.
"Fundraising - Everybody Can Play a Role!"
This is a great session for board members. Join us as we hear from various fundraising perspectives including Kim Fiske - Fiske & Harvey, LLC (board chair and former resource development chair), Mary-Frances Wain - MFW Consulting, Inc. (development consultant and former executive director), and Casey Golden - Small Act (entrepreneur, author, and social media expert). Panel moderated by Lyles Carr - The McCormick Group & ACT Board Member.
Please note: this session has reached capacity.
"Community Building & Citizen Engagement - ACTion Alexandria”
Learn how you can use ACTion Alexandria, a new social media platform, to empower citizens to address community challenges and to take collective action to benefit your nonprofit and the community.
Panel includes: Bonnie Baxley - Community Lodgings, Tony Castrilli - City of Alexandria, Chris Lewis - ACTion Alexandria, and Tracy Viselli - ACTion Alexandria. Panel moderated by Shayna Englin - Englin Consulting, LLC.
NETWORKING LUNCH and ACT Capacity Building Grant Training
Network with your colleagues and learn about ACT’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Grant program which supports excellence in nonprofit management through investments in consultants, operations and infrastructure.
Please note: Nonprofits interested in applying for funding from ACT must attend the grant training session.
This event is sponsored by Capital One.
When & Where
ACT for Alexandria
ACT for Alexandria seeks to raise the level and effectiveness of community engagement and giving for the benefit of all Alexandria.
ACT...when you absolutely want to improve Alexandria.
To learn more about ACT, visit: www.actforalexandria.org.