Thursday, April 7

Apr 7

Walk/Run Groups

Hot Topics Facilitators Rounds B & C Check-In Breakfast
April 7 at 7:30 am - 8:15 am
Hot Topics Facilitators for Rounds B and C are required to attend the Check-in Breakfast to pick up their supplies.

EXHIBITS OPEN - Breakfast Snacks until 9:30 am

Registration/Information Center Open

Host Y Hospitality Center Open

Hot Topics-Round B

Hot Topics Round C

Bridging the Gap-Inspiring Members to Become Donors Post Pandemic
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Annual Support Track NFD,PM,EX,FV,SMY Barbara O'Reilly, Windmill Hill Consulting Alexandra Moore, CFRE, YMCA of Greater Richmond “Membership has its privileges.” There’s something special about the word “membership” and the access to ...

Capital Fundraising Success: Leading Beyond Crisis
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Capital Track (Camp) SFD,EX,BD,FV Carrie Rossman, YMCA of the Rockies Julie Watkins, YMCA of the Rockies In spite of the pandemic and wildfire challenges that arose in 2020, YMCA of the Rockies has been able to successfully exceed the fundraising goal for its camp capital c...

Federal Grants: How to Find, Apply, and Make the Case
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Interest Track-Intermediate Level NFD,SFD,EX,FV,SMY Kelly Kennai, YMCA of the USA Samuel Chasin, YMCA of the USA Kevin Hogan, YMCA of Metropolitan Washington YMCAs can be important partners in helping government agencies provide serv...

How to Structure a Successful Bequest Campaign
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Major & Planned Gifts Track NFD,SFD,MC,FV Suzanne Nunn (VIP), YMCA of Greater Long Beach Alfredo Velasco, YMCA of Greater Long Beach Most planned gifts are bequests this session will provide information on how to set up a campaign to encourage Y members to have an estat...

Nonprofit Videos (on a Budget) that Engage and Retain Donors
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marketing & Communications Track MC,EX,SMY Steven Shattuck, Bloomerang Up until recently, high-quality video production has been a luxury available only to the largest nonprofits. Now, even the smallest YMCA on a budget can create a compelling and authentic video that moves the ...

Philanthropy Live! Part 2-The Anti-Racist Y: How We Fund the Work
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsor: The Redwoods Group Community Benefit Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Kevin Trapani, Moderator, The Redwoods Group Panel TBD The Y has a unique role to play in the fight against systemic racism. While others will rightly hold political debates about how an...

What We Learned Raising $25 Million: A YMCA Case Study
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Board/Volunteer Development Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Debbie Sontupe, Match Nonprofit Consulting/YMCA Alumni Zane Moore, YMCA of Bucks County More than ever, YMCAs need to rely on philanthropic support to sustain their strategic priorities, annual campaign, and capital d...

Impact Report Strategy and Tactics
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Special Interest Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM Lynne Wester, Donor Relations Guru Group Impact reporting is a core function of any Donor Relations and Stewardship team. These days impact reports take the form of traditional mail pieces, social media platforms, personalized web pages, ...

How to RE-BOOT Your Annual Campaign for Success!
April 7 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Annual Support Track-All Levels NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Tony Penn, PENEX Consulting/YMCA Alumni As your Y recovers membership strength, now is the time to restart, reset, and re-boot the annual support campaign. The Y has weathered the worst of the sto...

Luncheon & Keynote General Session featuring Simon T. Bailey
April 7 at 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Sponsor: Daxko "Find Your Spark: Create Donors and Members with Love for Life" In the post-pandemic world, there’s no place for lackluster performance, half-brilliant contributions, or low-level service. When you find your SPARK, you shine brilliantly and realize your purpose i...

EXHIBITS OPEN -Raffle Winners Announced at 4 pm Cash Bar Opens

A Small Y's Capital Success Story: Always Forward, Never Straight
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Capital Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Marcia Drozdowski, Carlisle Family YMCA Cate Mellen, Carlisle Family YMCA In late 2016 the Carlisle Family YMCA launched an $8.5 million capital campaign, after several aborted attempts in the previous decade. Prior to this, th...

Building Synergy Between Association Development and Overnight Camp
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Special Interest Track (Camp) NFD,SFD,MC,EX Elizabeth Cochran, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Alison Hansen, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Elizabeth Day, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati   The Association Office CAN work together effectively with their overnight camp staff! Cam...

Facebook Fundraisers: A Case Study
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Marketing & Communications Track NFD,SFD,MC,EX,FV,SMY Adam Clevenger, CFRE, Loring Sternberg/YMCA Alumni Social fundraising and online giving continue to increase every year. More people are raising money for causes than ever before through Facebook. So how can you maximize ...

Scoring State and Local Grant Funding
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Community Benefit Track NFD,SFD,EX,BD,SMY Marisa Fink, Ed.D., Oregon Alliance of YMCAs COVID-19 presented nonprofit organizations like the YMCA with access to unprecedented sources of government grants. Learn how one YMCA Alliance was successful in securing government grant fund...

Things I Wish I Had Known About Nonprofit Fundraising
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Annual Support Track NFD,EX Randy Klassen, Global Philanthropic/YMCA Alumni Dean Dodge, YMCA Saskatoon We will look at what I wish I had known as a Y professional, along with a perspective from a CEO working at implementing a comprehensive philanthropy program in a small YM...

Staff/Volunteer Synergy: Making the Partnership Work For Your Y
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Board/Volunteer Development Track-Intermediate Level NFD,SFD,EX,BD,FV Shelly McTighe-Rippengale, YMCA of San Diego County Michael Hood (VIP), YMCA of San Diego County YMCAs are most successful when staff and board are aligned and roles ar...

Grow Your Monthly Giving Program from Good to Great
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Annual Support Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX Erica Waasdorp, A Direct Solution Grow Your Monthly Giving Program from Good to Great is for those NAYDO members with an active monthly donor program, even if it’s still small. It is focused on bringing monthly donors to higher lev...

7 Steps to Planning a Successful Capital (or Comprehensive) Campaign
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Capital Track SFD,EX,BD,FV Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, Capital Campaign Toolkit If there is a capital (or comprehensive) campaign in your future, this session is for you! A capital campaign is likely the largest amount your YMCA has ever tried to raise … often even 10 time...

Latest Trends in Endowment Development and Planned Giving
April 7 at 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Major & Planned Gifts Track- Advanced Level NFD,SFD,MC,EX,FV,SMY Robyn Furness-Fallin, CFRE, DBD Group/YMCA Alumni As our national demographics and financial landscape continue to change, savvy donors – and organizations – are finding new ways to enga...

Creating Partnerships & Collaborations for New Programs & Facilities
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Special Interest Track-Intermediate Level PM,EX,SMY Kimberly Armitage, YMCA of Metropolitan Denver In this workshop, you will learn how to work with communities on a master plan that will help your Y serve families with other organizations' facilities, but you have...

Funding Equity in Outdoors Initiatives
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Special Interest (Camp) Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Anthony Taylor, Y of the North Jeanna Nesbitt, Y of the North/Camp Warren Y of the North will present on their path towards equity in the outdoors and the unique funding opportunities that have been used. From...

Me+3, An Easy Framework for Engaging Campaigners
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Board & Volunteer Development Track NFD,PM,EX,SMY Kristen Aquino, YMCA of Western North Carolina Volunteer TBD Engaging volunteers and staff at all levels of the organization is a key ingredient to a strong culture of philanthropy, and campaigning can be fun and rewardi...

Positioning the Y for Collective Impact
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Community Benefit Track-Intermediate Level SFD,PM,EX.BD Jorge Perez, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati “Collective impact” is an intentional strategy of working together and sharing information to solve a complex problem. The collective impact approach has demonstrated sign...

Small Y with "Big Y" Mentality
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Special Interest Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Kelly Millington, CFRE, Eastern Carolina YMCA Erin Langley, Eastern Carolina YMCA Sometimes one-size does not fit all and smaller Ys are left wondering how they can grow with limited resources. Join 2020 Communications Small Bud...

Stay With Us-Donor Navigation as Capital Campaign Projects Change
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Capital Track-Advanced Level SFD,EX,FV Darlene Hepburn, YMCA of Greater Vancouver Volunteer TBD, YMCA of Greater Vancouver   In this session you will learn from Y staff and volunteer experience how to operate your capital campaign when capital project timelines and scope ch...

The Multi-Million Dollar Case for Support
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Major & Planned Gifts Track-Intermediate Level SFD,MC,EX,BD,FV Brad Toft, YMCA of Greater Toledo John Biggins, American City Bureau   Over the past few years, the YMCA of Greater Toledo reduced its debt by nearly 50%, doubled its annual campaign, and launc...

The Lucrative Art of Donor Stewardship, Storytelling & Reporting
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Marketing & Communications Track NFD,MC Rachel Muir, CFRE, Makeover My Fundraising We treat donor stewardship as a luxury, an afterthought or worse yet, a cost center. But good donor services can add thousands to hundreds of thousands to your bottom line. See throug...

Developing a 10-Year Annual Campaign Vision Plan
April 7 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Annual Support Track-Intermediate Level SFD,EX,BD,FV Sallie Ransom, YMCA of the Triangle Financial resources are critical to delivering our mission and to supporting identified long-term strategic priorities. Your annual campaign case must intentionally reflect these p...

Dinner Cruise on Tampa Bay
April 7 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fee: $77.35 Register directly with Yacht StarShip using this link: Requires advance sign-up and payment 6:30–9:30 pm (boarding time through return to hotel)  Sip, savor, and sail your way through dow...

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