The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

December 12, 2017  |  EveryAction Team

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar is live! Check it out here!

We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from:

  • Fundraising & Grants
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Nonprofit Technology, and more!


It doesn't just stop here! Throughout the year we'll be updating this calendar with even more conferences, updated ticket prices, and event hashtags.

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Best Nonprofit 
Conferences Calendar 2018

Name (A-Z) State (A-Z) Focus Date

Alliance Management Institute (AMI)

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance / Kansas City, MO/ $625


The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) is a capstone experience for students seeking the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential. The purpose of the conference is to expose future social sector leaders to a vibrant learning experience that promotes best practices, innovative thinking and awareness of the full scope of the sector.

Nonprofit Management / #AMI2018 / @NPL_Alliance

MO Nonprofit Management 1/3/2018

Planned Giving Primer

Participants will acquire a foundational understanding of this increasingly important component of fundraising strategy and will be able to identify and distinguish between the most common planned giving vehicles.

Fundraising & Grants/ @CASEAdvance

PA Fundraising & Grants 1/10/2018

2018 Nonprofit Organizations Institute

Philanthropy Southwest / Austin, TX / $125


The program provides focused attention on key compliance issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations, plus practical walk-throughs of an IRS audit and an Attorney General Investigation. It also offers an interactive opportunity to discuss key forms and governing documents(Form 1023 and Forms 990 and 990-PF.)

Finance / @southwestfdns

TX Finance 1/17/2018

40th Annual FAE Nonprofit Conference

NYSSCPA / New York, NY / $480


Learn about new and proposed accounting and auditing standards and how they will impact not-for-profit entities and their auditors.

Finance / @nysscpa

NY Finance 1/18/2018

Creating Change Conference

National LGBTQ Task Force / Washington, DC / $475


The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2018 Creating Change Conference convenes in Washington, DC, January 24-28, 2018. We are excited to host our national movement gathering in the Capital. We invite you to join in this extraordinary conference experience and community in the spirit of love, curiosity, and respect for each other and our LGBTQ family.

General/ #CreatingChange18 / @thetaskforce

DC General 1/24/2018

14th Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium

Governing well is one of the most profound ways to help our communities. And when it's exceptional, it has the biggest reach of all. Join us to find out how we can grow exceptional boards, engage our communities and use "What Can I Do?" to support our work.

Nonprofit Management / @usdsoles

CA Nonprofit Management 1/25/2018

Denver Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Denver, CO / $90


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

CO Nonprofit Management 1/31/2018

The Value Proposition - Purposeful Action in a Changing World

As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. How will CSR practitioners uphold the values inherent in our social responsibility and community engagement work regardless of which way the winds may blow?

Fundraising & Grants / #CPI2018 / @NorCalGrant

CA Fundraising & Grants 2/12/2018

Agents of Change Summit

Rescue Agency / San Diego, CA / $599


The Agents of Change Summit’s vision is to establish the field of behavior change marketing as a catalyst for positive social change.

General / #AOCS18 / @AOCSummit

CA General 2/12/2018

Data on Purpose | Do Good Data

Stanford Social Innovation Review / Stanford, CA / $800


Join other data experts, academics, practitioners, and social sector leaders for two days of skillfully-led sessions on topics ranging from aligning practice with policy to creating a culture of data, and how Silicon Valley is facilitating data practices in civil society.

Research / @SSIReview

CA Research 2/15/2018

The Corps Network National Conference

The Corps Network / Washington, DC / $875


The Corps Network National Conference is an annual gathering of national, state, and local leaders in the fields of youth development, community service, and the environment. Attendees include approximately 200 Directors and senior staff from Service and Conservation Corps across the country; officials from federal agencies; representatives from philanthropic foundations; and friends and supporters of the Corps movement.

General / @TheCorpsNetwork

DC General 2/11/2018

2018 Washington Nonprofit Conference

DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / $789


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.

State/Local / #DCNP2018 / @DMANF

DC State/Local 2/21/2018

Digital Strategy Innovation Summit

Innovation Enterprise / New York, NY / $1,495


This summit will gather the world’s most dynamic and high level executives operating in digital strategy.

Marketing & Communications / #DigiStratNY / @IEGroup

NY Marketing & Communications 2/27/2018

2018 Convening - Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Our 2018 convening will be an opportunity to gather with local, state, and national foundations with diverse interests to discuss emerging challenges and opportunities for newcomers and receiving communities. Running from February 27 through March 1, 2018, the conference will explore a wide range of issues facing immigrants and refugees at this critical juncture—and how diverse grantmakers across the country are responding. Participants will consider the promising practices, strategies, and approaches being pursued in the field and in philanthropy.

Fundraising& Grants / @GCIRtweets

CA Fundraising& Grants 2/27/2018

Social Capital 2018

Feb 27 - Mar 1

Social Capital Partnerships / Alexandria, VA / By invitation


Social Capital 2018 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships.


VA General 2/27/2018

2018 Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum / Miami, FL / $945


Whether you’re new to peer-to-peer fundraising or a veteran, the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum conference will connect you with the big ideas, practical information and connections you need to run more successful campaigns.

Fundraising & Grants / #P2PForum18 / @P2PForum

FL Fundraising & Grants 3/1/2018

The IMPACT Conference

The IMPACT Conference / Dayton, OH / TBD


The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, politics, advocacy, and other socially responsible work. This event continues and builds on the legacy of the COOL National Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, spanning an incredible 32+ year history.

General / #ImpactConference / @ImpactConf

OH General 3/1/2018

South Carolina's Nonprofit Summit

Together SC / Hilton Head, SC / $375


South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit is the state’s largest and most comprehensive conference designed specifically by and for leaders in the nonprofit sector. Whether you have a staff of one or 100, you will find benefit in taking time away to attend.

State/Local / #NPSummit18 / @TogetherSC

SC State/Local 3/5/2018

Virginia Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Newport News, VA / $85


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

VA Nonprofit Management 3/7/2018


Mar 9 - 18

SXSW / Austin, TX / Price varies


The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences + Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.

General / #SXSW / @sxsw

TX General 3/9/2018

The Great Ideas Conference

ASAE / Colorado Springs, CO/ $1500


ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference is the place for association executives and directors to gather from around the globe to connect, learn, and collaborate.Designed to advance new ideas by working together, the Great Ideas features a diverse range of learning content such as keynotes, master classes, Associations Ignite, and preconference sessions, covering topics from all angles of association management—such as leadership, governance, technology, marketing, membership and more.

Associations / #ideas18 / @GreatIdeasConf

CO Associations 3/11/2018

Nonprofit FundCon

New York Nonprofit Media / New York, NY / $150


Fundraising is all about creating trust and building relationships that lead logically to donating, giving and other support. If you want to hone your direct response fundraising skills and stay apprised of the latest trends in nonprofit membership development. The 3rd annual Nonprofit FundCon will bring together fundraising and development executives from nonprofits across New York to discuss how to create a campaign and raise money.

Fundraising / @NYN_media

NY Fundraising & Grants 3/15/2018

ACCP: The Conference

Mar 18 - 21

ACCP / Portland, OR / TBD


ACCP: The Conference features General Sessions, Learning Labs, Workshops, and The Masters’ Series. You can expect that The Conference General Sessions will have broad appeal and will be an opportunity to hear from speakers of note. Be prepared to be inspired!

General / #accp2018 / @accprof

OR General 3/18/2018

Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Las Vegas, NV / $95


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

NV Nonprofit Management 3/12/2018

PEAK Grant Managers Network Annual Conference

PEAK Grantmaking / Orlando, FL / $1075


Our conference committee is working to develop a three-day conference experience that will advance the grants management field and exceed the expectations of the leaders and change agents that attend our annual conference. With more than 50+ breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, short talks, and plenaries on the program agenda, there’s sure to be knowledge-sharing, career-building, networking, and solutions that you can take home with you.

Fundraising & Grants / #PEAK2018 / @peakgrantmaking

FL Fundraising & Grants 3/19/2018

Nonprofit Communications and Technology Conference

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits / Minneapolis, MN / $209


This is a fast-paced world where media cycles are the speed of a Tweet and innovations are outdated before they have reached the masses. With robots in warehouses, bots on social media, and algorithms thinking for us - it's sometimes hard to figure out the place for people.

Communications & Technology / @smartnonprofits

MN Communications & Technology 3/21/2018

Leading Forward 2018

Mar 21 - 23

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy / San Antonio, TX / TBD


Learn strategies, tools and techniques to enhance your individual leadership style and talents. Collaborate with peers from across North America who understand your challenges. Tackle critical topics with thought leaders and industry experts."

General / @AHPIntl

TX General 3/21/2018

Annual Washington Nonprofit Legal & Tax Conference


The Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference® is dedicated to educating those in the nonprofit world responsible for all legal and accounting aspects as they pertain to exempt organizations. At the conference, you will receive up-to-date information from top experts in the nonprofit sector on vital issues affecting exempt organizations as well as indispensable written and digital resources to take with you.


DC Finance 3/22/2018

Cause Camp 2018

Mar 26 - 27

Nonprofit Hub / Lincoln, NE / $299


Cause Camp isn’t just another nonprofit conference to get you out of the office for a couple days. It’s an experience. The Cause Camp equation is simple and foolproof. It’s designed to spark inspiration and education from some of the biggest names in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, causing organizations to truly change the sector and evolve the way they organization run. Attendees will leave with more than just field notes, as we’ll equip them with the tools needed to create change – immediately.

General / #CauseCamp18 / @NPhub

NE General 3/26/2018

NCRC Annual Conference

NCRC’s Annual Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.

General / #NCRC2018 / @NCRC

DC General 4/9/2018

2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN / New Orleans, LA / $899


Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2018 will be no different. The NTC brings together the best and brightest nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness with technology.

Technology / #18NTC / @NTENorg

LA Technology 4/11/2018

Madison Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Madison, WI / $75


The Nonprofit Learning Lab presents Institutes nationwide that showcase interactive workshops focusing on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing, event planning, communications, social media, and more! Our expert trainers offer information, guidance, and practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

General / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

WI General 4/11/2018

Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership

This conference concentrates on emerging philanthropic markets (i.e., ethnic, LGBT, young alumni) in advancement, while exploring minority wealth, philanthropic behaviors and diverse engagement strategies. The program also features sessions on enhancing management and leadership skills for advancement professionals of diverse backgrounds. Presented in collaboration with African American Development Officers Network (AADO).

General / #casedpl / @CASEAdvance

DC Fundraising 4/12/2018

International Fundraising Conference

AFP / New Orleans, LA/ $1299


The world’s brightest fundraisers and philanthropic minds will drop anchor in the booming home of the Golden Gate Bridge, Levi’s and Twitter - where old school meets new school and the vibe is California cool. No better place to take the next step in fundraising, where face-to-face now meets technology to create a deeper impact on the philanthropic world than ever before. Let’s take the next step together.

Fundraising & Grants / #afpfc / @AFPIHQ

LA Fundraising & Grants 4/15/2018

2018 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit

Nonprofit HR / Washington, DC / $995


The 2018 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit is a transformational three-day event where forward-thinking nonprofit and association leaders exchange fresh ideas and collaborate on new ways to advance their missions and goals through talent.

Nonprofit Management / #NPTCS18 /@nonprofit_hr

DC Nonprofit Management 4/18/2018

Xperience Design Project

ASAE / National Harbor, MD / TBD


The Xperience Design Project (XDP) is a two-day, business-focused experience for association professionals and partners. Think of it as an “events hackathon” for the association industry. If you plan, build, or support association events, you cannot miss XDP.

Associations / @XDPbyASAE

MD Associations 4/19/2018

Council on Foundations Public Policy Summit

Council on Foundations / Philadelphia,PA / $799


Philanthropy is a driver of civil society. It fuels the programs and movements that shape our culture across communities. In this role, foundations are uniquely situated with the experience and expertise to lead the way forward on issues that affect people throughout our nation and across the globe. As leaders in philanthropy, it is our civic duty to extend this leadership to provide expert input in the policymaking process.

Fundraising / @COF_

PA Fundraising 4/11/2018

DIGIMARCON Cruise 2018

Apr 22 - 29


DIGIMARCON CRUISE 2018 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONCruise / @DIGIMARCON

FL Marketing & Communications 4/22/2018

37th Annual NAYDO Conference on YMCA Philanthropy

Experience a Sea of Support - come ride the wave of knowledge! Transformative keynote speakers, compelling educational sessions and unbeatable networking opportunities will leave you awash in experiences to inspire and strengthen the philanthropic culture of your YMCA.

General / #NAYDO2018 / @YMCA_NAYDO

LA General 4/24/2018

2018 National Conference

Apr 30 - May 2

Grantmakers for Effective Organizing (GEO) / San Francisco, CA / $1,350


We rely on our peers for fresh ideas and new ways of thinking about tough challenges. That’s why GEO’s 2018 National Conference is the perfect opportunity for grantmakers of all backgrounds to come together, explore the most relevant topics in the field and problem solve with like-minded peers.

Fundraising & Grants / #GEOLearn / @GEOfunders

CA Fundraising & Grants 4/30/2018

Create Good Conference

Create Good Conference / Durham, NC / $175


Create Good is a conference for nonprofit communicators with the goal of sharing insights, strategies and tactics from the best and brightest in our field so we all can create successful campaigns and movements. Our aim is to inspire and share knowledge so attendees leave recharged and ready to fight harder for their mission. This year we're featuring speakers from ACLU, MIT, American Cancer Society, Global Health Corps, Knight Foundation, and a fantastic workshop on creativity.

General / #CreateGood18 / @creategoodcon

NC General 5/3/2018

YTH Live

May 6 - 7

YTH / San Francisco, CA / $460


YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that advances youth health and wellness. Each year the brightest minds in youth advocacy, health, and technology gather at YTH Live to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations.

Technology / #YTHLive / @YTHorg

CA Technology 5/6/2018

Phoenix Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Phoenix, AZ / $80


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

AZ Nonprofit Management 5/9/2018


May 10 - 11


DIGIMARCON EAST 2018 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONEast / @DIGIMARCON

NY Marketing & Communications 5/10/2018

Structuring Major Gifts Conference

Examine major gift planning in the context of current economic conditions, changes in donor populations and increased competition for the charitable dollar. Discover how these and other factors are irrevocably changing the ways donors structure their largest gifts of a lifetime.

Fundraising & Grants / #casesmg / @CASEAdvance

DC Fundraising & Grants 5/14/2018

#NonprofitSTRONG Summit

YNPN Triangle NC / Raleigh, NC / $25 - $36


The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Triangle NC #NonprofitSTRONG Summit is an annual conference that brings together nonprofit professionals from across the region for a full day of networking and professional development. It in exciting opportunity for emerging leaders to meet, learn, and grow.

General / #NonprofitSTRONG / @YNPNTriangleNC

NC General 5/18/2018

ASAE Marketing, Membership, and Communications Conference

ASAE / Washington, DC / $1,699


At this year’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), content leaders, keynotes, and solution providers will guide your thinking and provide you with tools to develop strategies that incorporate the idea of "going viral."

Associations / #MMCCon / @MMCconf

DC Associations 5/22/2018

Engage for Good 2018

May 23 - May 24

Engage for Good / Chicago, IL / $995


Engage for Good is an annual gathering of corporate social impact professionals from top corporate and nonprofit brands sharing trends, best practices and practical execution tactics for building a better world and the bottom line together. With a focus on consumer and employee engagement, 2018 marks the 16th annual conference and will be held May 23-24 in Chicago. This year’s theme is ‘Creating Change in Changing Times’ and will feature trends and tactics for creating strategic brand purpose in today’s environment of rising consumer and employee expectations.

General / #EFG2018 / @EngageforGood

IL General 5/23/2018

2018 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference

Interactive workshops, techniques you can use at work immediately, and peer networking are among the many benefits that help strengthen individuals, teams, and organizations that attend and support this conference.

Fundraising & Grants / #nonprofitsconf / @UWSoHE

WI Fundraising & Grants 5/30/2018

Western Canada Fundraising Conference

Fundraising Pharmacy / Vancouver, Canada / TBD


WCFC offers a unique and incredibly affordable opportunity for you to connect with up to 250 leading fundraising professionals working with charities and not-for-profit organizations in the lower mainland, throughout the province and around Western Canada.

Fundraising & Grants / #WCFC2018 / @FundraisingRx

Canada Fundraising & Grants 5/30/2018

Annual Conference on Marketing and Branding

Building a strong brand for your institution has never been more important. Balancing the reality of your campus with the overwhelming nature of being a marketer today, this conference will help participants identify, explain and integrate the key ingredients to creating, sustaining and measuring the impact of a successful brand strategy and market position.

Marketing / #caseacmb / @CASEAdvance

CO Marketing 6/4/2018

InterAction Forum 2018

InterAction / Washington, DC / TBD


For the past three decades, InterAction's Forum has convened leaders from a variety of sectors, becoming one of the largest gatherings of international development and humanitarian professionals. With diverse workshops, high-level plenary sessions, and an awards banquet, InterAction’s 2017 Forum creates a stimulating environment for participants to engage with colleagues and partners from a variety of sectors to forge common solutions to pressing global challenges.

General / #InterActionForum / @interactionorg

DC General 6/12/2018


Jun 13 - 14


DIGIMARCON WEST 2018 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns.

Marketing & Communications / #DIGIMARCONWest / @DIGIMARCON

CA Marketing & Communications 6/13/2018

Disruptive Leadership: Maximizing Inclusion, Innovation and Invention in Human Services


The Annual Management Conference is uniquely positioned to bring together social work and human services leaders, international experts, researchers, and practitioners in an informative event, resulting in attendees at all levels leaving with cutting-edge social service management strategies.

Nonprofit Management / #NSWM29/ @TheNSWM

CA Nonprofit Management 6/14/2018

501(c)onference 2018

Jun 14 - 15

Center for Nonprofit Management / Los Angeles, CA / TBD


The Center for Nonprofit Management’s annual 501(c)onference is the only nonprofit sector conference of its kind in Southern California, bringing together nearly 400 nonprofit, philanthropic, and civic leaders to share knowledge and connect with others. This year, against the backdrop of uncertainty and dizzying levels of change, it’s more important than ever to come together and share bold solutions for a new world. The 501(c)onference is the place to share successes, discover new approaches, draw strength from diverse viewpoints, unite around common goals, and transform dialogue into meaningful change. From big picture best practices to concrete examples, the 501(c)onference will leave you feeling inspired – and armed with the tools you need to put strategy into action and accelerate impact. Don’t miss your chance to tap into the power of this commUNITY!

General / #501conference / @CNMsocal

CA General 6/14/2018

2018 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

AFP, Ft. Worth Metro / Irving, TX / $210


The 2018 Philanthropy in Action Conference serves more than 600 fundraising professionals from a four- state region and representing more than 200 organizations. Jointly hosted by the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philanthropy in Action is one of the 5 largest conferences of its kind in the nation. The Conference itself includes philanthropy classes ranging from individual donors, planned giving, and marketing/social media subjects.

Fundraising & Grants / @dfwphilcon

TX Fundraising & Grants 6/15/2018

Planet Philanthropy 2018

AFP Florida Caucus / Fort Lauderdale, FL / Not available


Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus.

State/Local / #AFP18PP / @AFPFL

FL State/Local 6/17/2018

ServiceUnites: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Points of Light / Atlanta, GA / TBD


Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service is the largest service-related convening of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders in the world. Each year, thousands of people who really care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place - to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another- to work together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do.

General / #ServiceUnites / @POLConference

GA General 6/18/2018

AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference

AICPA / National Harbor, MD / $1,445


The AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Industry Conference is the event that unites CPAs and finance professionals across the spectrum of innovation, from pioneer to novice. Within the wide-ranging program, structured by experience levels and topical areas, you can tailor a learning program specific to your interests. And paired with accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters, the knowledge from this conference will shed new light on how to reach your organization’s goals.

Finance / #AICPAnfp / @AICPAconfs

MD Finance 6/18/2018

Annual Conference for Donor Relations Professionals

Great stewardship happens when your leadership, your development officers and your donor relations team work together. Join us for a conference experience that unites members of these groups to encourage you to think more creatively, strategically and collaboratively about how best to steward your institution's donors.

Fundraising / #casedrp / @CASEAdvance

DC Fundraising 6/25/2018

The Giving Institute Summer Symposium

The Giving Institute / Charleston, SC/ TBD


The Giving Institute (formerly The American Association of Fundraising Counsel) began planning the first Summer Institute for Consulting Professionals in 1991

Marketing & Assocation / @GivingInst

SC Association 7/12/2018

2018 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference

American Marketing Association / Washington, DC / $899


At the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference, we’ll teach you how to reach a bigger audience on a smaller budget, and transform your marketing dollars into maximum impact. Help your organization become greater than you thought possible. Gain insight and expertise from some of the top minds in the nonprofit community. Learn the latest best practices and technologies that can make the most effective use of your time and money. This is the community that shares your passion.

Marketing & Communications / #AMANP / @AMA_Marketing

DC Marketing & Communications 7/16/2018

International Literary Association 2018 Conference


Join us at ILA 2018 in Austin to learn how to break through the challenges of shifting practices, advocate for all students, and make a difference in and out of the classroom. You’ll leave feeling motivated and ready to change the quality of instruction in your school district or community!

General / @ILAToday

TX General 7/20/2018

YNPN National Conference and Leaders Institute


The YNPN National Conference & Leaders Institute connects young nonprofit leaders from across the country providing them with the space to spark inspiration, enhance their skillsets, and learn new tools to strengthen their communities

General / @YNPN

IN General 7/27/2018

Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference


Bridge 2018 is the premier conference of, by and for fundraising professionals. It's a vast, immersive uniquely comprehensive experience for the latest strategies, techniques and innovations in direct response marketing and fundraising. This year, more than 2,000 of the brightest, boldest and most creative fundraising professionals from every sector of our industry will gather for three energizing days of dynamic keynotes, panels, workshops, networking and more.

Marketing & Communications / #bridge18 / @BridgeConf

MD Marketing & Communications 8/2/2018

National Urban League Annual Conference

National Urban League / Columbus,OH / Not available


TThe National Urban League Annual Conference hosts the nation's leading political, business and community leaders to enable you to convene, share ideas and discover solutions to issues that have historically plagued underserved urban communities across the country.  The goal of Annual Conference is to arm each participant with real-world solutions to urban challenges and empower you to be a change-leader in your respective community.

General / @NatUrbanLeague

OH General 8/1/2018

Netroots Nation 2018

Netroots Nation / New Orleans, LA / $465


For more than a decade, Netroots Nation has hosted the largest annual conference for progressives, drawing nearly 3,000 attendees from around the country and beyond. Our attendees are online organizers, grassroots activists and independent media makers. Some are professionals who work at advocacy organizations, progressive companies or labor unions, while others do activism in their spare time. Attendees can choose from 80+ panels, 40+ training sessions, inspiring keynotes, caucuses, film screenings and lots of networking and social events.

General / #NN18 / @Netroots_Nation

LA General 8/2/2018

ASAE Annual Conference & Expo

ASAE / Chicago, IL / Not available


The ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is where thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. Over three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the association industry.

Associations / #ASAE18 / @ASAEcenter

IL Associations 8/18/2018

Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits

North Carolina Center for Nonprofits / Concord, NC / Not available



State/Local / @ncnonprofits

NC State/Local 9/12/2018

Philadelphia Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Philadelphia, PA / $95


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

PA Nonprofit Management 9/13/2018

2018 National Conference

Exponent Philanthropy / Philadelphia, PA / $1395


Exponent Philanthropy’s biennial National Conference is the largest gathering of foundations, families, and individuals who give with few or no staff. Our national conferences have a strong reputation for engaging the head and heart, providing meaningful opportunities to connect and learn collaboratively, and radiating a welcoming culture that makes everyone feel part of a supportive community.

General / @exponentphil

PA General 9/28/2018

Tech Forward Conference

Sept 30 - Oct 2

Tech Impact / Austin, TX / $599


Tech Forward is creating a forum to bring a larger conversation to our sector, one that looks past methodical day-to-day IT and towards mission-focused, transformative applications of technology. Join the nonprofit community and elevate the conversation around how technology can change the way we work as mission-focused organizations.

Technology / #TechForward18 / @Tech_Impact

TX Technology 9/30/2018

Annual ADRP International Conference


Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. The largest international conference dedicated to Donor Relations and Stewardship, your knowledge will help other professionals, whether just starting in the field or experienced in several areas of philanthropy.

Fundraising & Grants / #ADRPConf / @ADRPtweets

MO Fundraising & Grants 10/3/2018

TechNow Conference

TechNow is a one-day regional conference that connects nonprofits with the technology resources, information and people they need to succeed!

Technology / #TechNow18 / @TechNowConf

PA Technology 10/3/2018

Los Angeles Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Los Angeles, CA / $85 - $140


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

CA Nonprofit Management 10/3/2018

The Communications Network Annual Conference

The Communications Network / San Francisco, CA / $1200


The Communications Network annual conference is the premier global leadership gathering for foundation and nonprofit leaders committed to building a better world through the smart and deliberate use of strategic communications. It's your opportunity to join 650 of your colleagues from influential and consequential organizations around the world to connect, learn and share.

Marketing & Communications / #ComNet18 / @TheComNetwork

CA Marketing & Communications 10/10/2018

The 2018 Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Capacity Builder's Conference


The 2018 Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Capacity Builder's Conference is a one-of-a-kind, opportunity for capacity builders of every kind: consultants, coaches, funders, academics, executives, you name it, to come together. The conference provides the chance to convene, dialogue, learn, shape and advance our field for the good of the nonprofits and communities we serve.

General / @AllianceforNPM

CT General 10/10/2018

Iowa Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Des Moines, IA / $85 - $110


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

IA Nonprofit Management 10/11/2018

Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

Nonprofit Storytelling Conference / Orlando, FL / $695


The Nonprofit Storytelling Conference is unlike any conference you've ever attended. Your job is hard enough. You are busy taking care of everyone else. Let us take care of you. Our goal is to create a space where you'll feel nurtured and cared for. As you dive deep into the world of storytelling and connecting with donors, we also want you to have a great time and feel inspired when you leave.

General / @501videos

FL General 10/15/2018

Dallas Nonprofit Institute

Nonprofit Learning Lab / Dallas,TX / $85 - $110


Our institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals, volunteers, board members, and community leaders. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations.

Nonprofit Management / #npinstitute / @nonprofitll

TX Nonprofit Management 10/16/2018

Collective Giving Grantmaker National Conferences


Every 18 months WCGN convenes an exciting educational conference and celebration of women’s collective giving grantmaking hosted by a member organization in its own hometown. Beyond providing plenty of opportunities for face-to-face networking, our Collective Giving National Conferences feature inspirational speakers in the field of philanthropy, educational workshops, and panel discussions covering front-and-center issues in collective giving. Speakers include outside experts and our own members.

General / #wcgn2018 / @wcgn_powered

FL General 10/15/2018

Nonprofit Day 2018

The Nonprofit Partnership / Erie, PA / $155-$175


Please save the day for Nonprofit Day 2018 - Thursday, October 18th at the Bayfront Convention Center. More details and registration coming soon!

General / @npp_erie

PA General 10/18/2018

The Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference

International Dyslexia Association (IDA) / Mashantucket, Connecticut / TBD


The Annual Reading, Literacy & Learning conference is a source of information for anyone affected by dyslexia and other learning based challenges. Teachers, researchers, therapists, parents, and advocates are invited to grow beyond diagnosis by absorbing innovative content, expanding their existing network, and gaining fresh tools they need to positively impact those with dyslexia to lead successful, productive lives.

General/ @DyslexiaIDA

CT General 10/24/2018

2018 GPA Annual Conference

Grant Professionals Association / Chicago, IL / TBD


At the GPA Annual Conference, meet your peers from across the country, network with over 600 other professionals in the field, learn from top experts by attending some of the 80 workshops geared towards your skill level and expertise, and gain access to resources and discussions specifically for those who work with grants.

Fundraising & Grants / #GPAConf18 / @GPANational

IL Fundraising & Grants 11/7/2018

Conference for Community Arts Education


The Conference for Community Arts Education addresses the specific needs of nonprofit arts education organizations and provides support for expanding equitable access to arts learning opportunities in communities across the country. Featuring more than four dozen workshops, roundtables, plenary sessions, site visits, and social events—plus full-day preconference institutes—delegates develop new skills, share effective practices, build relationships with colleagues, and return home inspired with new ideas about how to advance their organization and better serve their community.

General / @communityartsed

MD General 11/14/2018

2018 Annual ARNOVA Conference

ARNOVA / Austin, TX / TBD


The 2018 ARNOVA conference theme explores the roles that nonprofits and philanthropic organizations take when they attempt to strengthen local communities.

Research / @ARNOVA

TX Research 11/15/2018


*A note on prices: we want anyone to be able to use this resource, so the registration prices listed reflect the full conference rates for non-members at the time of posting.