2015 DIY Fundraising Summit

A chance to network with and learn from peers in organizations capitalizing on participant-led, independent fundraising events.


3:45 to 4:00 pm
The DIY Opportunity
How important is DIY to your group’s future? Charity Dynamics’ President Donna Wilkins forecasts where this field is going.

4:00 to 4:30 pm
Networking exercise
DIY your own network of like-minded peers who understand your challenges

4:30 to 4:50  pm
Program Profile: The ALS Association
red-ALSEight years before there was an ice bucket challenge, The ALSA launched its first DIY honor/memorial program. ALSA’s Katie Walters offers lessons learned from this evolving program.

4:50 to 5:00 pm
Q&A/Group Discussion

5:00 to 5:20 pm
Making the Case for DIY Investment
Facing a DIY budget request, few execs will back an “if we build it they will come” approach. Learn to make persuasive projections for new and existing programs from Charity Dynamics’ Donna Wilkins.
5:20 to 5:30 pm
Q&A/Group Discussion

5:30 to 5:50 pm
ShatterproofLogoProgram Profile: Shatterproof
Shatterproof is simultaneously building DIY and traditional peer-to-peer programs. Shatterproof’s Nancy Palo shares their strategy.

5:50 to 6:00 pm
Q&A/Group Discussion

6:00 to 6:25
PandaNation_mainlogo-320pxProgram Profile: World Wildlife Fund
WWF’s Jonathan Cass describes how enabling supporters to honor species and other tactics power Panda Nation.

6:25 to 6:30 pm
Closing Remarks

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