Bold thinking in an unpredictable world.

Make your plans now to join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at the Chicago Nonprofit Conference, a two-day event where you will exchange innovative marketing and fundraising ideas, generate insightful solutions and think creatively to help you make the relationship with your donors even stronger.

This conference will be the platform for improving public awareness and receptivity to direct and interactive market driven philanthropy.

You’ll also hear case studies from your colleagues which will offer you a more realistic view of the issues, challenges, and successes that you face every day!




Agenda at a Glance

For a full overview at all of the session and speakers, check out the program page

+ Disrupting your Acquisition Program: 12 ideas in 60 Minutes that will Disrupt your Thinking and are Nearly Guaranteed to Improve your Acquisition Results
+ Data-Fueled Fundraising: Finding Donors that Drive Growth/Designing Experiences That Inspire Donor Loyalty/Engagement
+ Rebuilding a Middle Donor Program:  A Case Study
+ From Demographics to Psychographics: How to Grow Revenue

+ Secrets to Making Monthly Giving Perform
+ Reviving Donor Zombies/The Secret Recipe for Integrated Brandraising Campaigns
+ Fixer Upper - Make Your Donors Feel at Home!
+ What We Learned from Over 600 Online Fundraising Experiments

+ Not All Gifts Are Created Equal
+ Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Sustainers!
+ Making the Most of Your Digital Program
+ Building Your Brand

+ Experts with Crystal Balls: How to face your biggest fundraising challenges now and in the future
+ Mid-Level Benchmarking: How Does Your Program Stack-Up?/The Mid-Level Donor Crisis
+ Digital Agency Panel
+ Engaging Voices into Action/Staying Culturally Relevant in Times of Change

+ All about F2F/Is the Best Path to Monthly Giving Staring Us In The Face?
+ PG-13 – 13 Data Driven Techniques to Identify and Cultivate
+ Next Generation Session - DMFA Session
+ Put New Online Supporters on the Donation Fast Track

+ Was It a Winner or a Loser?  Why Testing is Critical.
+ Is There Anybody Out There:  Managing Remote Employees
+ Why do donors give? Answers from science.
+ Are You Shortchanging Your Program with Google Grant?

+ Fundraising Power: Giving Days & Rapid Response
+ Is Your "Donor Journey" for the Donor, or for You?
+ DMANF Presents: Legal Jeopardy
+ From Great to Awesome: How Analytics, Testing and Donor-centricity Can Take Your Program to the Next Level

+ Mission+Fundraising: Where Search Lives in the Donor Journey
+ Database Conversion: Expert Advice
+ Taking the Junk out of Junk Mail!
+ Turning Action into Money

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Early Bird ends 7/14/2017
Prices below are for Nonprofit Federation Members, for full pricing info check out our pricing page.

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  • Day One & Two Networking Events
  • Keynote Presentation
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