Conference Events

2024 NAYDO Conference Schedule

Philanthropy School Fundamentals 


Sponsor: DBD Group     

Wednesday, April 3, 1:00–3:00 pm


Be better prepared for the conference and your Y responsibilities by experiencing Philanthropy School. If your role has changed or you need a refresher, the fundamentals are for you. Each session provides an overview of that financial development area and is geared toward staff and volunteers new to financial development including frontline, program, membership, and branch operations staff.


Each fundamental session earns 2 hours of CFRE certification credit.

Annual Support Fundamentals
Andrew Powers YMCA of Greater Rochester

Courtney Weiland, CFRE DBD Group/YMCA Alumni

Board Development Fundamentals 
Brian Saber Asking Matters

Endowment and Planned Giving Fundamentals

Wendy Cornett-Marquitz, CFRE Gateway Region YMCA
Robyn Furness-Fallin, CFRE DBD Group/YMCA Alumni

Culture of Philanthropy Fundamentals
Pam Havlick-Hearn, CFRE YMCA of Greater Monmouth County

Susan Waschler Valley of the Sun YMCA