Friday, April 8

Apr 8
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CFRE-Requirements to Become a Certified Fund Raising Executive
April 8 at 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Professional Development Series Sheri Noer, CFRE, YMCA of the USA Michelle Curtis, CFRE, YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Get an overview of the CFRE application process and criteria along with tips for preparing for the cerification exam. CFRE is well worth the effort to stand out as a phi...

Interested in Serving on the NAYDO 2023 Conference Committee?
April 8 at 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Professional Development Series Mary Zoller, NAYDO Operations & Conference Director Greg Coop, YMCA of Greater Houston Kim Lagunas, YMCA of Greater Houston If you'd like to serve on the 2023 Planning Committee, come to the NAYDO 2023 Committee Meeting and learn more. &...

Building Relationships with Government Officials: An Essential Skill for Development Professionals
April 8 at 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Professional Development Series Kelly Kennai, YMCA of the USA Kristin Hurdle, YMCA of the USA Telling our story, showing our impact, and building relationships are cornerstones of good fundraising and strong advocacy on behalf of the Y cause. Not only are the skill sets of these t...

Asking Rights: The Secret to Raising More Money
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Board & Volunteer Development Track NFD,SFD,MC,EX,BD,FV,SMY Tom Ralser, Convergent Nonprofit Solutions This session will focus on the transformational process used to move YMCAs from a charity mindset to one of sustainable investment. Nonprofit sustainability...

"Igniting a Healthy Legacy"-Sustainability/Endowment/Capital in One Campaign
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Capital Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Andrew Fisher, YMCA of the Okobojis Nick Zimmer, American City Bureau/YMCA Alumni John Biggins, American City Bureau Conference attendees the opportunity to learn and ask questions about this remarkable $6.5 million dollar sustainab...

Donor Segmenting & Strategies for Annual Campaigns at Camps
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Special Interest (Camp) Track NFD,SFD,EX,FV,SMY Jeff Pereles, CPA, CFRE, Camp Manito-wish YMCA, Inc. Beth Rondello, Camp Manito-wish YMCA, Inc. Through the use of segmenting and applying specific strategies to your donor base for your annual campaign for support will provid...

Transformational Gifts That Forever Change Communities
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Major & Planned Gifts Track-Intermediate Level NFD,EX,BD,FV,SMY Robbie Gill, YMCA of the Chesapeake   With a comical reputation for rolling down the car window and money blowing in, learn about how a small Y on the Eastern Shore of Maryland has been blessed wit...

Understanding Donor Motivation & Decision Making
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Special Interest Track-Advanced Level SFD,EX,BD,FV,SMY Susan Waschler, Valley of the Sun YMCA Bryan Madden, Valley of the Sun YMCA Let’s be honest. You work hard to get to know your donors. You remember their birthdays, you know their spouse’s name, and yo...

Funding for YMCA Capital Projects
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Supplemental and Alternative Funding Capital Track-Advanced Level SFD,EX,BD,FV Rod Grozier, Gro   Ed Crouch, Not For Profit Strategic Planning Liz Shephard, LifeCity, L3C For capital development projects in a post-2020 era, YMCAs ar...

Transformation from Fundraising to Philanthropy: A Lifer's Awakening
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Annual Support Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Wendy Bart, Olympic Peninsula YMCA This workshop will share a career Y professional's journey in understanding the power of philanthropy done right. Fundraising represents the tactical, transactional elements of campaign; p...

Creating a Case That Counts
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Community Benefit Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX, BD,FV,SMY Angie Peters, Gateway Region YMCA Creating a (clear and concise) Campaign Case for Support that counts is critical to your philanthropic efforts. We will walk through how to bring your Case to life from start to finish. Def...

Discovering Data That Drives Donors
April 8 at 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Marketing & Communications Track NFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,SMY Rob Totaro, Alliance of New York State YMCAs There is a wealth of opportunity in the data collected at YMCAs every day. The challenge is utilizing it efficiently, and effectively to connect with members and prospects. ...

A Mid-Size Y Comprehensive Campaign Story-It CAN Be Done!
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Capital Track NFD,EX,BD,FV,SMY Nat Auten, YMCA of Catawba Valley Gerry Knox, YMCA of Catawba Valley Rick Kiernan, Convergent Nonprofit Solutions Pandemic? Countrywide shutdown? Stock market nosedive? Each of these crises could have derailed the YM...

Running and Completing a Camp Capital Campaign
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Special Interest (Camp) Track NFD,SFD,MC,EX,BD,FV,SMY Zach Klipsch, Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center Carrie Hybels, Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center   In February of 2020, the Board of Directors at Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center publicly announced the 25th Annive...

Critical Partners: Finance & Financial Development
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Special Interest Track NFD,SFD,EX,BD Brian Keel, DBD Group/YMCA Alumni Bruce Berglund, CFRE, DBD Group/YMCA Alumni Panel TBD Two key departments in creating stability and growth in Ys often find themselves at apparent odds with each other ... usually due to ...

Member to Donor 2022: Engaging & Communicating Impact
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Marketing & Communications Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,SMY Mary Kay Polston, CFRE, Alliance of New York State YMCAs The pandemic saw an unprecedented number of Y members convert their monthly membership to a donation as "sustaining members." In this workshop, ...

Post Pandemic Grantwriting for New or Continuing Funding
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Special Interest Track NFD,SFD,EX,SMY Erin Laumer, LMSW (YPP Alumni), Moderator, YMCA of the USA Kevin Hogan, YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Steve Conrad, Valley of the Sun YMCA Shane Nelson, YMCA of Moore County Whether you are a one-person development dep...

Setting Up a Successful Mid-Level Giving Program
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Major & Planned Gifts Track-Intermediate Level NFD,PM,EX,BD,SMY Barbara O'Reilly, Windmill Hill Consulting LLC   Middle. Middle age. Middle seat on the plane. Middle child. The word “middle” has developed a negative connotation. Even in fundraising, &ld...

Transformational Storytelling
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Marketing & Communications Track MC Jorge Perez, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Jeff Saunders, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati How do we tell our story? What techniques can you learn to move the heart to then move the mind in to action for our great cause? Transformational storytellin...

Fearless Fundraising for Nonprofit Boards
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Board & Volunteer Development Track NFD,SFD,EX,BD,FV,SMY Dave Sternberg, CFRM, Loring Sternberg & Associates   Hear from Dave Sternberg, author of Fearless Fundraising for Boards, on that very important topic. Fundraisin...

Create a Culture of Philanthropy: Become a Workplace Influencer
April 8 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Special Interest Track NFD,SFD,MC,PM,EX,BD,FV,SMY Tec Clark, Tec Clark, Inc./YMCA Alumni It is often thought that workplace culture is solely established by the top leaders of a business, company, or organization, when in actuality every employee can shape a cu...

Luncheon & Impact Awards Luncheon with NAYDO 2023 Preview
April 8 at 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Sponsor: Gro "Recognizing and Promoting Excellence in Fundraising" The Impact Awards General Session features the best in YMCA fundraising through NAYDO’s Eagle Awards for Excellence in Fundraising and the Communications Awards that highlight success in communicating the YM...

Philanthropy Forum: Smaller YMCAs (Under $4M) Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Angie Lassley, YMCA of Salina KS Paul Andresen, NAYDO Alumni/Retiree Team Shane Nelson, Moore County YMCA Nobody gets a small Y like a small Y, so join in discussion and networking with other Y associations under $4M.  Learning makes an impact once it is implemented and that is why ...

Philanthropy Forum: Camp Professionals Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beth Rondello, Camp Manito-wish YMCA, Inc. Cory Harrison, YMCA of Greenville Sallie Ransom, YMCA of the Triangle Philanthropy Forums were designed as large group facilitated discussion sessions to explore ways for network members to implement what they learned during the conference when the...

Philanthropy Forum: International/Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In the past, the Global Philanthropy Forum provided a facilitated discussion among international attendees related to implemented what they learned during the conference when they returned to their country. With the likely absence of international attendees due to pandemic travel restrictions, this ...

Philanthropy Forum: Program & Membership Staff Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sarah Grai, YMCA Alumni  Leslie Bryant, YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas Rachel Bowman, YMCA of Coastal Georgia Learning makes an impact once it is implemented  and  that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion o...

Philanthropy Forum: VIP (Volunteer in Philanthropy) Board Members Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mke Hood (VIP), YMCA of San Diego County Rick Callebs, YMCA of Greater Spartanburg Learning makes an impact once it is implemented and that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion on ways members of the Volunteers in Phil...

Philanthropy Forum: Staff New to Leading Development at Your Y Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pam Hearn, CFRE, YMCA of Monmouth County Darlene Hepburn, YMCA of Greater Vancouver Learning makes an impact once it is implemented  and  that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion on ways members of the Staff N...

Philanthropy Forum: Operations Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bill Powell, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Greg Coop, YMCA of Greater Houston Learning makes an impact once it is implemented and that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion on ways members of the Operations Network can imple...

Philanthropy Forum: MarCom Professionals Network
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrie Collins, CFRE, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Beth Casper, Eugene YMCA Learning makes an impact once it is implemented  and  that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion on ways members of the Marketing &...

Philanthropy Forum: Young Professionals Class of 2022
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Required session for the Class of 2022 who were pre-selected for this program. Bruce Ham, YMCA of the Triangle Courtney Cordero (YPP Alumni), YMCA of San Diego County Abby Waeiss, YMCA of the North This session is required for the NAYDO Young Professionals Class of 2022 to complete...

Philanthropy Forum: Grant Writers Group
April 8 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Erin Laumer, LMSW (YPP Alumni), YMCA of the USA Kathe Elwell, CFRE, YMCA of the USA Learning makes an impact once it is implemented and that is why Philanthropy Forums were created. This Philanthropy Forum is a large group facilitated discussion on ways members of the Grant Writers...

Under the Sea Soiree Closing Party at The Florida Aquarium
April 8 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sponsor: Daxko Includes enough food for a light dinner, beverages, cash bar and entertainment The Florida Aquarium is within walking distance from the NAYDO hotels, but you can take the streetcar or water taxi if you prefer. NAYDO will provide one bus on a continuous loop for those with mobility or...


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