Join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at the Washington 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.

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2017 Schedule

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8:00AM – 9:00AM
Continental Breakfast

(Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees Only)

Direct Marketing: Tips and Techniques from the Experts

Not only does this program provide some basic knowledge, but it then goes beyond the basics and principals of the “whats” and the “ifs”, to explore the details and metrics of ongoing successful direct marketing programs. Utilizing plans, programs, data, and results gathered from actual client programs, you will learn the answers to questions and issues such as:

(Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees Only)

Mara Liasson
Correspondent, National Politics, Washington Desk

+ Disrupting your Acquisition Program — 12 ideas in 60 minutes that will disrupt your thinking and are nearly guaranteed to improve your Acquisition results
+ Dial-Moving Multichannel Membership Renewal Strategies
+ Models, models, and more models! I’m going crazy keeping track of all these models… do I have too many???
+ Build A Better Brainstorm

+ Ads are Wild!
+ The Great Donorcentricity Debate
+ The Web as a Living Laboratory: What We Learned About What Works (and What Doesn’t) From Over 600 Online Experiments
+ Baby Boomer Breakthrough: The Next-Gen Fundraising Model

+ Say Goodbye to the Status Quo: Getting More out of the Coops
+ Stuck in the Middle with You – Elevating Your Mid-Level Donor Program
+ DMANF Presents: “Legal Jeopardy!”
+ Is It Time To Tip The “Sacred Cows” In Your Program?

+ The Giving Movement – Why It’s Not Just About Tuesday
+ Are We Doing it Right? A Deep Dive into Membership Renewal
+ Big Questions for Big Growth
+ Behavioral Science: Turning Insight into Action

+ Making mobile work for fundraising
+ Give Monthly or Go Home! How to Transition to a “Monthly First” Program
+ Truth or Consequences
+ Disrupt your BAU fundraising controls with 10 radical ideas that work!

+ Finding the Sweet Spot
+ Are You Paying Enough Attention To Your Mid-Level Donors?
+ Digital Attribution: Short-Term and Long-Term Investment Modeling for the Future
+ Fishing For the Big Fish: Donor-Advised Funds

+ Face-2-Face-Off
+ Moves Management a guide to identify and engage Mid-Level, Major, and Legacy Givers
+ Turning Aircraft Carriers on a Dime and Other Investment Tips
+ Catching Fire : Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, and Beyond

+ Sustainers: So Hot Right Now
+ Indicators of the Planned Gift Donor
+ Getting to Know You- A New View of Your Donors
+ Storytelling with Data

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors!

To sponsor the 2018 Washington Nonprofit Conferences, please contact Jocelyn Argarin by email at or call her direct at 202.861.2429.


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Prices below are for Nonprofit Federation Members, full pricing information coming soon.

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