Simply titled the Not for
More than 1,400 are expected to attend, including the heads of many non-profit agencies from throughout the
The workshop is hosted by retired surgeon
Some of the hottest topics of the day include donor cultivation and fundraising, said
"They both are huge philanthropists in this area and have given millions to charity," Robbins said. "They support 23 nonprofit organizations and are in a position to give back hugely to the community. And they do. It is all about how to make a nonprofit successful. They did this 21 times in mini workshops with individual groups and decided there was a need to have something like this" on a larger scale.
The only thing Lansky and Rodgers get out of this, Robbins said, is the satisfaction of knowing they are helping others to help their community. "When they retired, this is what they wanted to do."
"It's just really an inspiration," said
Philanthropy, How to Build a Successful Web Site, Leadership, Corporate Giving, E-Philanthropy and Volunteers are among the topics for the day.
"They have topics on marketing, on volunteers and how to inspire and keep them, all kinds of things people involved with charities may not even have thought of," Farrell said.
"People can walk away with bucketloads of information about non-profits," she said. "The keynote speakers are all CEOs." They'll tell stories about their own successes and how to optimize social media to work to their advantage.
"Through a series of trial and error, and by analyzing the feedback from the post workshop surveys, over the last four years we have been fine-tuning the format and now believe we've finally got it right," the couple says on its web site. "The Fourth Annual
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