Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar 2020

It's finally here! If you loved our 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2020 calendar!

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. 

For easy access you can download all these incredible conferences to your Gmail, ICal or outlook click here.

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January

  • Los Angeles Nonprofit Lab

    Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Tuesday, January 7 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Los Angeles, California

    Cost: $75

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • 2020 Nonprofit Organizations Institute

    Don’t miss the 37th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute featuring nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.

    Conference Details

    Date: Thursday, January 23 2020 to Friday, January 24 2020

    Sponsored by: Philanthropy Southwest

    Location: Austin, Texas

    Cost: $645

    @southwestfdns

February

  • Sacramento Nonprofit Lab

    Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Thursday, February 6 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Sacramento, California

    Cost: $115

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • 2020 ANA Nonprofit Conference

    At the 2020 ANA D.C. Nonprofit Conference, you’ll hear innovative marketing, fundraising, and collaboration ideas, to help you expand your donor base and strengthen the bonds with your existing donor. Make your plans to join us and hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at this 3-day event. You will have more marketing tools at your disposal than ever before. Additionally, more companies are instituting purpose-driven initiatives, creating a huge opportunity for your nonprofit organization. If you want to expand your donor base and advance your mission, you need to keep up.

    Conference Details

    Date: Wednesday, February 19 2020 to Friday, February 21 2020

    Sponsored by: ANA Nonprofit Federation

    Location: Washington, District of Columbia

    Cost: $879

    @ANAmarketers

  • Guiding More Good Conference

    This day-long event hosts a number of expert speakers to provide informative talks and interactive workshops alongside opportunities for networking. The 2020 conference will include eighteen sessions that cover a wide scope of topics such as fund development, financial accountability, organizational and board development, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Conference Details

    Date: Saturday, February 29 2020

    Sponsored by: Center for Nonprofit Stewardship

    Location: Corvallis, Oregon

    Cost: $165

    @NA

March

  • Newport News Nonprofit Lab

    Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development and management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Wednesday, March 4 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Newport News, Virginia

    Cost: $115

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • PEAK2020 Annual Conference

    Tie Practices to Values. Narrow the power gap. Drive equity. Learn, share, evolve. Steward responsively. Across three days in Seattle, join the grantmaking community to move these ideas to the front lines of philanthropy. Together, we’ll delve into how we can put the five Principles for Peak Grantmaking into practice—transforming how grants get made.

    Conference Details

    Date: Monday, March 9 2020 to Wednesday, March 11 2020

    Sponsored by: PEAK Grantmaking

    Location: Seattle, Washington

    Cost: $1,370

    @PEAKgrantmaking | #PEAK2020

  • Las Vegas Nonprofit Lab

    The Nonprofit Learning Lab approaches all our trainings with an understanding that nonprofit professionals have a base of knowledge and are seeking out additional information and guidance to more effectively operate in their roles. We provide trainings that offer practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in their overall management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Wednesday, March 11 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

    Cost: $115

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference

    The Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference was established in 1964 as an annual gathering of experts dedicated to educating individuals from exempt organizations on legal and tax issues affecting nonprofits. It is considered the preeminent conference of its kind and a vital resource.

    Conference Details

    Date: Thursday, March 19 2020 to Friday, March 20 2020

    Sponsored by: Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference

    Location: Washington, District of Columbia

    Cost: $1,299

    @WNTC_Conference

  • Association of Fundraising Philanthropy: International Fundraising Conference

    The world’s largest conference for fundraising professionals returns to the east coast in 2020. Baltimore, Maryland—Charm City—awaits with more than 100 sector-shifting sessions covering the most important topics in fundraising and countless ways to grow your network.

    Conference Details

    Date: Sunday, March 29 2020 to Tuesday, March 31 2020

    Sponsored by: AFP

    Location: Baltimore, Maryland

    Cost: $1,899

    @AFPIHQ | #afpicon

April

  • Madison Nonprofit Lab

    Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep-dive day filled with networking and learning the best practices to bring back to your nonprofit. The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development, and management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Thursday, April 2 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Madison, Wisconsin

    Cost: $99

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • Cause Camp 2020

    Cause Camp draws in the best of the best when it comes to nonprofit thought leaders. And we wouldn't dare make you choose one speaker over another. We’re proud to put on a one-track, complete conference so you’re not missing out on anyone—or anything.

    Conference Details

    Date: Monday, April 20 2020 to Tuesday, April 21 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Hub

    Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

    Cost: $375

    @NPhub | #causethechange

May

  • Phoenix Nonprofit Lab

    Our Nonprofit Labs are a deep dive day filled with networking and learning best practices to bring back to your nonprofit.  The day is focused on providing practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in fundraising, communications, board development, and management.

    Conference Details

    Date: Thursday, May 7 2020

    Sponsored by: Nonprofit Learning Institute

    Location: Phoenix, Arizona

    Cost: $99

    @nonprofitll | #nonprofitlabs

  • Engage for Good 2020

    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.

    Conference Details

    Date: Wednesday, May 27 2020 to Thursday, May 28 2020

    Sponsored by: Engage for Good

    Location: Austin, Texas

    Cost: $1,295

    @EngageForGood | #EFG2020

June

  • Fundraising Day in New York

    Sponsored by the New York City Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP-NYC), Fundraising Day in New York is the largest, single-day conference on philanthropy. Whether attending for the first time or the fortieth, you’ll find an amazing array of session topics covering every current and emerging aspect of fundraising, presented by leaders and seasoned experts in the field you’ll want to hear from and meet. Almost 2000 fundraisers are present to share ideas, network, and learn from each other.

    Conference Details

    Date: Friday, June 5 2020

    Sponsored by: AFP-NYC

    Location: New York, New York

    Cost: $575

    @NYCAFP

  • Not-For-Profit Industry Conference

    It’s all too easy to get distracted by ambiguity in these disruptive times. The AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference will provide the clarity you need to optimize your core strategies and refine your planning — reinforced by accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters — so that the organization you serve can navigate with confidence.

    Conference Details

    Date: Monday, June 8 2020 to Wednesday, June 10 2020

    Sponsored by: AICPA

    Location: Washington, District of Columbia

    Cost: $1,675

    @AICPA

July

  • Public Media Development and Marketing Conference

    The PMDMC is the one time each year when more than 1,000 public media leaders and revenue-generating professionals from organizations of all sizes join together to dream big, stay energized, and build a more sustainable future for public media. This event delivers innovative, future-focused content and highlights the most high-potential strategies that drive awareness and revenue. Best of all, the relationships formed with colleagues at the conference are often called upon throughout the year to solve problems, commiserate, and implement change.

    Conference Details

    Date: Tuesday, July 21 2020 to Friday, July 24 2020

    Sponsored by: Great Public & PBS Development Services

    Location: Atlanta, Georgia

    @GreaterPublic | #PMDMC20

August