NEW DATE: NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo

Please note: The NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo, originally scheduled for May 11, has been moved to a new date of September 16. 
 

NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo

 

The NH Nonprofit Conference & Expo is designed to help nonprofits invest in their most valuable asset: their staff. Whether you are an experienced executive, seasoned practitioner, or emerging leader, this conference will provide you with the skills and tools needed to succeed at every stage of your career.

This professional development and networking event brings together nonprofit staff, board, volunteers, supporters, and funders to inspire and be inspired, share ideas, and discuss solutions to strengthen their work in the communities they serve.

29 workshops will be presented in a variety of topics including governance, fundraising, finance, marketing and operation. Preview the current list below.

Workshops

 

Lead Sponsor

Bank of New Hampshire

Learning Track Sponsors

Finance Track Sponsor

BerryDunn

Fundraising Track Sponsor

Little Green Light

Human Resources Track Sponsor

Delta Dental

Leadership & Governance Track Sponsor

Sheehan Phinney

Technology & Operations Track Sponsor

Comcast NBCUniversal

Sponsors

E&S Insurance Services

NHPR

Have a product or service to share with the sector? Review our sponsor and exhibitor opportunities.

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:45 pm
Location: Grappone Conference Center
70 Constitution Avenue
Concord, NH 03301
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Fees: Early Bird pricing through July 31: Member - $125, Not-yet-member - $250; Regular price: Member - $150, Not-yet-member - $300; Additional people from the same organization receive a $25 discount

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Have a product or service to share with the sector? Review our sponsor and exhibitor opportunities.

Lead Sponsor

Bank of New Hampshire

Learning Track Sponsors

Finance Track Sponsor

BerryDunn

Fundraising & Marketing Track Sponsor

Little Green Light

Leadership & Governance Track Sponsor

Sheehan Phinney

Technology & Operations Track Sponsor

Comcast NBCUniversal

Human Resources Track Sponsor

Sponsors

E&S Insurance Services

Exhibitors

Association of Fundraising Professionals of Northern New England

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Northern New England Chapter represents fundraising professionals from Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont and provides ethical expertise and guidance to practitioners of philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, networking, and advocacy.


BerryDunn

A team of not-for-profit CPAs helping you find your way forward.


Franklin Savings Bank

At Franklin Savings Bank, we focus on building lasting relationships within the communities we serve. Yes, we offer competitive products with great rates and terms, but our primary focus is to make banking easy and convenient for you or your nonprofit so that you can accomplish your goals.


Granite State College

All graduate programs are available 100% online and most students earn their degree while working in full-time jobs.

Our Master’s degrees in Leadership is top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to offer you a high-quality education that’s recognized among the nation’s best!


Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA

Leone, McDonnell & Roberts delivers a dynamic suite of tax and accounting solutions designed to serve individuals, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit businesses. Our certified public accountants are client-centered.


New Hampshire Humanities

New Hampshire Humanities offers essential opportunities for discovery, self-reflection, and lifelong learning by fostering civil discourse and bringing ideas from the humanities to the people of New Hampshire. We connect people with ideas.


Secured Network Services

SNS is a full-service IT company dedicated to providing top-tier, customized solutions to fit your business's needs. SNS is a uniquely flexible service provider, and our goal is to provide you with a level of service that is just right for you and your business.


This End Up Furniture Company

We strive to provide our customers with stylish yet practical furniture that is exceptionally durable and sustainable in a variety of settings at an economical price. We provide our customers with the best pricing, customer service, and support, all backed by our superior warranty!


Trivantus

Trivantus, Inc. is a locally owned and family operated payroll company in downtown Manchester. We help small to medium-sized organizations with their payroll and tax filing needs. Whether you are a 1 employee group new to payroll or have hundreds of employees, Trivantus has a solution for you.


Who Will Be There?

Emily Aborn
She Built This
Trip Anderson
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Sarah Andrews
Sarah J. Andrews Consulting
Pamela Auer
Bridges: Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Services
Katharine Balukus
BerryDunn
Bianka Beaudoin
The Way Home
Courtney Benevides
Southern District YMCA
Jane Bizeur
Bridges: Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Services
Rebecca Boisvert
New Hampshire Humanities
Meghan Bolton
Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
Thomas Burack
Sheehan Phinney
Alan Cantor
Alan Cantor Consulting, LLC
Heather Capraro
Franklin Savings Bank
Liz Chipman
Keene Housing Kids Collaborative
Chris Conroy
Heartwood Media
Michael Conway
Means-of-Production
Jaime Corwin
Riverbend Community Mental Health
Sharon Cowen
Plan NH
Anna Crosby
Keene Housing Kids Collaborative
Erika Cross MacDonald
Janet Davis
Clarkson Davis
Wyatt Davis
Clarkson Davis
Kathy DesRoches
Granite State College
Lynn Douillette
New Hampshire Humanities
Sylvia Dow
Visions for Creative Housing Solutions
William Dunn
Mascoma Bank
Julie Eades
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Kathy Eneguess
Animal Rescue League of NH
Bruce Freeman
Seacoast Science Center
Michelle Gaudet
Lamprey Health Care
Gina Genest
The Mindful Zone
Holly Gibson
MoCo Arts
DaQuall Graham
Insource Services, Inc.
Katie Grazier
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Russ Grazier
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Elizabeth Green
The Way Home
Amy Greenlaw
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Melissa Grenier
Alzheimer's Association - NH/MA Chapter
John Hamilton
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
David Harris
Interim Executive Solutions, LLC
Phil Harrison
Hershey Hirschkop
Molly Hodgson
GoodWork
Amy Hollingworth
NH Musculoskeletal Institute
Betsy Houde
Southern NH Health System
Mary Ellen Jackson
Mary Ellen Jackson Consulting
Nancy Jackson
Gammy Bird Consulting
Marianne Jones
Animal Rescue League of NH
Sara Kobylenski
Kristen Landau
Growing Places
Barbara Laros
Franklin Savings Bank
Claire Larrabee
Empower Success Corps, Northern New England
Michele Levy
ML Brand Strategy Consulting
Lauw Liang
Crisis Center of Central NH
Maryann Lindberg
Philanthropy Resource Group
Sondra Lintelmann-Dellaripa
Harvest Development Group
Stuart Lord
NH LAKES
Melanie Luce
White Mountain Trail Collective
Melissa Magoon
BerryDunn
Colleen Manzi
MoCo Arts
Deborah Mashibini-Prior
Visions for Creative Housing Solutions
Susan McAtavey
New Hampshire Public Broadcasting
Duncan McGovern
Pedal Lucid
Caitlin Meaney
Lakes Region Community Developers
Faithe Miller Lakowicz
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Makiyah Moody
La Piana Consulting
Shanna Moody
Shining Success
Kelly Moore
Riverbend Community Mental Health
Alison Morgan
Grafton County Senior Citizens Council
Chuck Mosca
Broadleaf Services
Amity Ollis
Lifeboat Accounting, PLLC
Emma Ortiz
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
Kevin Peterson
NH Community Development Finance Authority
Jeff Photiades
Northwestern Mutual
Jennifer Pierson
Crisis Center of Central NH
Judy Pinkham
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Anthony Poole
Trivantus
Lynn Post
Empower Success Corps, Northern New England
Karen Provazza
Seacoast Science Center
Dawn Reams
Bridges: Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Services
Frank Reece
Interim Executive Solutions, LLC
Michael Reinke
Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
Karen Rose
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of NH
Susan Ryan
Spaulding Youth Center
Sareen Sarna
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
Beth Saunders
Beth Saunders Associates
Eve Scarcello
Animal Rescue League of NH
Robin Schell
Jackson Jackson & Wagner
Scott Selig
Harvest Development Group
Donna Shappy
Southern District YMCA
Tina Sharby
Easterseals NH
Maria Sillari
GoodWork
Jayme Simoes
Louis Karno & Company Communications
Greg Smith
Curtis Strategy
Mat Solso
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Katelyn Souphakhot
Lamprey Health Care
Paul Staller
Waypoint
Naomi Stevens
Animal Rescue League of NH
Amanda Storace
Animal Rescue League of NH
Jessica Sugrue
YWCA New Hampshire
Jeanine Tousignant
Jeanine & Company
Steve Varnum
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Ann Walsh
This End Up Furniture Company
Saleha Walsh
Insource Services, Inc.
Mary Ellen Warren
Visions for Creative Housing Solutions
Carol Weeks
Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
Kristen Welch
Association of Fundraising Professionals of Northern New England
Kristi Whitten
Keller Williams Realty
Charlotte Williams
Animal Rescue League of NH
Terrence Williams
The Keene Sentinel
Lisa Woody
Southern District YMCA
Alyssa Wright
Alyssa F. Wright Consulting
Angela Zakon
Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA
Molly Zirillo
St. Vincent de Paul Exeter

 

Time What's Happening
8:30 AM Registration and networking
9:00 AM Welcome and opening remarks
9:15 - 10:30 AM Workshop sessions 
10:30 - 11:00 AM Break - Visit the Exhibitors!
11: 00 - 12:15 PM Workshop sessions
12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch - Visit the Exhibitors!
Lunch will be a buffet and will include gluten free and vegan choices.
1:00 - 2:15 PM Workshop sessions
2:15 - 2:30 PM Break - Visit the Exhibitors!
2:30 - 3:30 PM Workshop sessions
3:30  - 3:45 PM Break - Visit the Exhibitors!
3:45 - 4:45 PM Workshop sessions
   

 

Workshop Title Presenter(s) Organization(s) Tracksort descending
“So what exactly do you do all day?” Reconfiguring your development program for greater effectiveness, efficiency, and happiness
Alan Cantor
Alan Cantor Consulting LLC
Fundraising
Storytelling to Fundraise in an Election Year: How to craft messages that will raise big money and resonate with your donors in the current political climate
Alyssa Wright
Alyssa F Wright Consulting
Fundraising
Profitable Partnerships: Creating & Expanding Your Corporate Giving Program
Sarah Andrews
Sarah J. Andrews Coaching & Consulting
Fundraising
The Woodstock Effect
Sondra Lintelmann-Dellaripa and Scott Selig
Harvest Development Group
Fundraising
Fundraising Isn’t about Money! Creating a Human-Centered Development Program
Maryann LaCroix Lindberg, CFRE
Philanthropy Resource Group
Fundraising
PR + Blogging: The New Odd Couple and Your New Hub
Jayme H Simoes & Michael Conway
Louis Karno & Company & Means of Production
Marketing
Let Your Clients Sell Your Story
Steve Varnum & Mat Solso
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Marketing
Recipe for Designing the Marketing Plan that Sets You Apart from the Crowd
Jayme H. Simões & Robin Schell
Louis Karno & Company & Jackson Jackson & Wagner
Marketing
Amplify Your Brand: Practical Advice for Creating Engaged, Effective Brand Ambassadors
Michele Levy
ML Brand Strategy Consulting
Marketing
Get your Message Straight! Communicating to Nonprofit Audiences
Lynn Post & Claire Larrabee
Empower Success Corps, Northern New England Office
Marketing
Scenario Planning: Guiding the Future with Imagination
Thomas S. Burack
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA
Leadership & Governance
Managing Through Crises and Preparing for the Unexpected
David Harris & Frank Reece
Interim Executive Solutions
Leadership & Governance
Proven Methods for Enhancing Board Engagement
Greg Smith
Curtis Strategy
Leadership & Governance
Change for Good: When and How to Grow or Adjust the Service Model of a Nonprofit Organization
Janet Davis & Wyatt Davis
Clarkson Davis
Leadership & Governance
Rocking it as Board Chair: A workshop for Executive Directors, Board Chairs and Future Board Chairs
Mary Ellen Jackson
Mary Ellen Jackson Consulting
Leadership & Governance
Before You Hit Send: Responding vs. Reacting
Gina C. Genest
The Mindful Zone
Human Resources
Sabbaticals as Leadership Development
Juliana Eades
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Human Resources
Employee Retention: How to Create Whole-Life Approach to Leadership
Kathy DesRoches & Tina Sharby
Granite State College & Easterseals
Human Resources
Unconscious Bias
Saleha Walsh & DaQuall Graham
Insource Services, Inc
Human Resources
Living and Working in a Multigenerational World
Sharon Cowen
Sharon Cowen
Human Resources
Shooting Your Own Video
Chris Conroy
Heartwood Media, Inc
Operations & Technology
Arming Nonprofits Against Cyber Warfare
Chuck Mosca
Broadleaf Services, Inc
Operations & Technology
Why Do You Want that Data? Are You Sure?!
Beth Saunders & Duncan McGovern
Beth Saunders Associates & Pedal Lucid
Operations & Technology
Crossing the Threshold: Getting Your Organization Ready
Nancy N Jackson
Eos Transition Partners
Operations & Technology
Navigating Change through the Power of an Adaptive Culture
Makiyah Moody
La Piana Consulting
Operations & Technology
Tax Update for Nonprofits: What’s the Latest?   
Katharine Balukas & Melissa Magoon
BerryDunn
Finance
Creating Customized and Engaging Financial Dashboards for your Organization
Amity Ollis
Lifeboat Accounting, PLLC
Finance
Take the Fear out of Finances While Staying Focused on Mission
Angela Zakon
Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA
Finance
Leveraging Your Balance Sheet – Using Established Finance Tools to Advance Your Organization's Mission and Increase Impact
Kevin Peterson & John Hamilton
NH Community Development Finance Authority & NH Community Loan Fund
Finance

 

 

During registration, you will be selecting the workshops that you will attend on May 11. Workshop session will be filled on a first come, first served basis and options may become unavailable as capacity is reached. Attendees will receive a list of the workshops they will be attending when they check in at the event.

11:00 - 12:15 PM
Workshop Title Presenter/Organization Track
“So what exactly do you do all day?” Reconfiguring your development program for greater effectiveness, efficiency, and happiness
Alan Cantor
Alan Cantor Consulting LLC
Fundraising
Recipe for Designing the Marketing Plan that Sets You Apart from the Crowd
Jayme H. Simões & Robin Schell
Louis Karno & Company & Jackson Jackson & Wagner
Marketing
Managing Through Crises and Preparing for the Unexpected
David Harris & Frank Reece
Interim Executive Solutions
Leadership & Governance
Employee Retention: How to Create Whole-Life Approach to Leadership
Kathy DesRoches & Tina Sharby
Granite State College & Easterseals
Human Resources
Arming Nonprofits Against Cyber Warfare
Chuck Mosca
Broadleaf Services, Inc
Operations & Technology
Leveraging Your Balance Sheet – Using Established Finance Tools to Advance Your Organization's Mission and Increase Impact
Kevin Peterson & John Hamilton
NH Community Development Finance Authority & NH Community Loan Fund
Finance
9:15 - 10:30 AM
Workshop Title Presenter/Organization Track
Storytelling to Fundraise in an Election Year: How to craft messages that will raise big money and resonate with your donors in the current political climate
Alyssa Wright
Alyssa F Wright Consulting
Fundraising
Get your Message Straight! Communicating to Nonprofit Audiences
Lynn Post & Claire Larrabee
Empower Success Corps, Northern New England Office
Marketing
Change for Good: When and How to Grow or Adjust the Service Model of a Nonprofit Organization
Janet Davis & Wyatt Davis
Clarkson Davis
Leadership & Governance
Living and Working in a Multigenerational World
Sharon Cowen
Human Resources
Shooting Your Own Video
Chris Conroy
Heartwood Media, Inc
Operations & Technology
Tax Update for Nonprofits: What’s the Latest?   
Katharine Balukas & Melissa Magoon
BerryDunn
Finance
3:45 - 4:45 PM
Workshop Title Presenter/Organization Track
Profitable Partnerships: Creating & Expanding Your Corporate Giving Program
Sarah Andrews
Sarah J. Andrews Coaching & Consulting
Fundraising
Let Your Clients Sell Your Story
Steve Varnum & Mat Solso
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Marketing
Rocking it as Board Chair: A workshop for Executive Directors, Board Chairs and Future Board Chairs
Mary Ellen Jackson
Mary Ellen Jackson Consulting
Leadership & Governance
Sabbaticals as Leadership Development
Juliana Eades
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
Human Resources
Crossing the Threshold: Getting Your Organization Ready
Nancy N Jackson
Eos Transition Partners
Operations & Technology
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Workshop Title Presenter/Organization Track
The Woodstock Effect
Sondra Lintelmann-Dellaripa and Scott Selig
Harvest Development Group
Fundraising
PR + Blogging: The New Odd Couple and Your New Hub
Jayme H Simoes & Michael Conway
Louis Karno & Company & Means of Production
Marketing
Proven Methods for Enhancing Board Engagement
Greg Smith
Curtis Strategy
Leadership & Governance
Unconscious Bias
Saleha Walsh & DaQuall Graham
Insource Services, Inc
Human Resources
Navigating Change through the Power of an Adaptive Culture
Makiyah Moody
La Piana Consulting
Operations & Technology
Take the Fear out of Finances While Staying Focused on Mission
Angela Zakon
Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA
Finance
1:00 - 2:15 PM
Workshop Title Presenter/Organization Track
Fundraising Isn’t about Money! Creating a Human-Centered Development Program
Maryann LaCroix Lindberg, CFRE
Philanthropy Resource Group
Fundraising
Amplify Your Brand: Practical Advice for Creating Engaged, Effective Brand Ambassadors
Michele Levy
ML Brand Strategy Consulting
Marketing
Scenario Planning: Guiding the Future with Imagination
Thomas S. Burack
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA
Leadership & Governance
Before You Hit Send: Responding vs. Reacting
Gina C. Genest
The Mindful Zone
Human Resources
Why Do You Want that Data? Are You Sure?!
Beth Saunders & Duncan McGovern
Beth Saunders Associates & Pedal Lucid
Operations & Technology
Creating Customized and Engaging Financial Dashboards for your Organization
Amity Ollis
Lifeboat Accounting, PLLC
Finance

Workshop Selection

During registration, you will be selecting the workshops that you will attend on May 11. Please review the workshop schedule and descriptions prior to registering. Please get workshop choices from individuals you will be registering. You can ask them to fill out this form for you to use when registering them.

Workshop session will be filled on a first come, first served basis and options may become unavailable as capacity is reached. Attendees will receive a list of the workshops they selected during registration when they check in at the event.

Fees

An "early bird" discount is in effect through April 10th. Fees during this time are $125 for Center Members and $250 for Not-Yet-Members. Additional registrants from the same organization get a $25 discount.

Regular pricing will take effect April 11th. Fees  will be $150 for Center Members and $300 for Not-Yet-Members. Additional registrants from the same organization get a $25 discount.

 

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Updates to the Registration Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the conference, sending an alternate registrant is encouraged. Please let us know of any alternates as soon as possible. Registrants must provide notice of cancellation by May 1st, 2020 to receive a refund. The Center requests cancellation notices in writing by e‐mail to registration@nhnonprofits.org

Read the full Registration Policy

 

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