Wednesday, April 12

Apr 12

Exhibits Open (Not staffed during General Session Luncheon)

Registration/Information Center Open

Host Y Hospitality Center Open

Fuel Up at the Continental Breakfast in Exhibits Level 4 with Seating Available for a More Relaxing Experience or Grab & Go on Level 2 for Express Service

Hot Topics Round A

Philanthropy Alliance Meeting (Invitation Only)

Hot Topics Round B

How a Vision Plan Changed Our Philanthropy Program

Engaged Boards Will Fundraise

Growing Your Grants Program: Cultivating Success

Look, Swim, and Quack Like a Mission-Driven Organization

Shared Services for Smaller Ys - Multiple Models at Work to Support Sustainability
April 12, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Angie Lassley, YMCA of Salina, Kansas
Dr. Matt Thompson, Kansas Wesleyan University

The Role of Philanthropy in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion-Belonging Landscape
April 12, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenters: Les Peters, Sally Lew (VIP), Milton Smith (VIP)
YMCA of Greater Long Beach/Community Development YMCA

Ten Strategies to Grow Annual Giving in 2023

How to Write Better Fundraising Copy

Round 1 Workshops

One Step Back, Three Steps Forward ... Using Data to Chart Your Campaign Pathway
April 12, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dan Haynes, Nishna Family YMCA
Mario Trescone, Greater Than > Analytics Business Intelligence Specialists
John Biggins, American City Bureau

General Session Luncheon featuring Keynote Suzanne McCormick on Strengthening the Y's Culture of Philanthropy (Doors Open at Noon)

Donor Retention Magic

Being an Effective YMCA Board Member (Board Members Only Workshop)

Maximizing Dollars Raised and Your Y's Impact: The Comprehensive Campaign

Innovation in Capital Financing: Leveraging New Strategies

“You don’t have fundraising experience”: Addressing Inequities in Philanthropic Staff Development

Essential Ingredients to a Powerful Fundraising Strategy
April 12, 2023 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenters: Lauren Sanchez Gilbert, Ed.D., Damon Johnson, and Sasha Trosch, BellXcel

YMCA Leadership Leads the Way in Planned Giving

Break-Through Growth: Rising to New Heights as a Smaller Y

Round 2 Workshops

Between Shakespeare & The Wall Street Journal: Embracing the Art of Successful Grant Writing

Afternoon Beverage Break in Exhibits Galaxy Levels 4 & 2

Monthly Donors are Mighty – Taking it to the Next Level

Aligning Board Giving with Self-Accountability

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy at Camp

Managing Complex Capital Stacks – Turning Fears and Tears into Cheers!

Creating a Cooperative Fundraising Model to Respond to Local or International Crisis
April 12, 2023 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Moderator: Stephen Ives, YMCA of Greater Houston
Mehgna Goswami, Houston Endowment
Patra Brannon-Isaac, Kinder Foundation

Grant Writing for Urban/Underserved Communities
April 12, 2023 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Pam Bailey, YMCA of Greater Flint
Ali Hollenbeck, Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA
Dawn Palmer-Van Camp, Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA

The Role Social Media Plays in Fundraising Strategy and Results

Moving from Time, Talent, Treasure to Philanthropy Model of Inform, Involve, Invest

A Cautionary Tale: Why You Need a Year-Round Major Gifts Program
April 12, 2023 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Helene Weir, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit
Robin Jordan-Repokis, DBD Group/YMCA Alumni

Round 3 Workshops

Philanthropy Live! Appreciation Reception for Offsite Project Volunteers

Day of Giving Meeting (Invitation Only)

LACA Meeting (Invitation Only)

Dinner at J-Bar-M Barbecue (Optional)

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