JANUARY 26, 2018 | TELUS GARDEN (5th Floor), VANCOUVER | 8:30AM – 5PM  

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Capacity Building Never Stops. After the conference, join us for drinks, networking and a special keynote message from Dr. Sydney Scott. Join us from 5:15PM - 8PM at ArtStarts (808 Richards Street, Vancouver BC)

Want to build up your nonprofit’s capacity? Here’s what we’ll be talking about.

Building the Nonprofit Story

Learn about how the best nonprofits are telling their stories and engaging donors from the top of the funnel. Industry experts and seasoned nonprofit professionals will share their knowledge and best practices in these interactive sessions.

Strategic Funding

There are tons of funding opportunities out there. In these sessions, you will hear from fund development pros, teaching you how to be meaningful about your funding strategy. You’ll learn the answers to these questions: What funding sources are right for me? How do I get individuals to give more than one gift?

Donor Engagement

Donor relationships fuel your nonprofit. With the advance of nonprofit technology, and smarter ways of doing business, there are tons of ways to know your donors better. Join some of the brightest minds in the #npTech space to learn about how you can level up your donor engagement.

Impact and Sustainability

One of the most important things that you can do is share your impact with your donors. Our groups of speakers will help you get excited about data and the possibilities technology can unlock for your small but mighty team.

Meet your Capacity Builders! Here are some of the speakers!

Vanessa Chase Lockshin

President, The Storytelling Non-profit

John Bromley

CEO + Founder, CHIMP

Leigh Schumann

Principal, Fawkes + Holly

Don Shafer

CEO, Roundhouse Radio

Dr. Sydney Scott

Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Nejeed Kassam

CEO + Founder, Keela

Megan Rendell

Senior Market Manager, TELUS

Praveen Varshney

Director, Varshney Capital Corp.

Tessica Truong

Co-founder and Co-director, CityHive

Krista Thompson

Executive Director, Covenant House BC

Philip Manzano

Head of Marketing & Communications, Keela

Navida Nuraney

Executive Director, ArtStarts in Schools