Detroit Nonprofit Day is a one day conference preparing your nonprofit for sustainable growth.
Managing a successful nonprofit or social enterprise is about possessing the right combination of skills, knowledge, and resources to grow your operations and meet the critical needs of those you serve.
Join us on June 15th, 2019 at the University of Detroit Mercy, where more than 200 individuals will assemble to gain first-hand insights from experts at the nation’s top philanthropic and capacity building organizations.
Whether you’re an emerging leader looking to network, or an experienced professional seeking new strategies to expand your revenue portfolio and learn future trends of your industry, this conference is for you!
The Future of Nonprofit Leaders: Collaborate, Elevate & Innovate
Tonya Allen, President & CEO of the Skillman Foundation
Tonya Allen is the president & CEO of The Skillman Foundation. Her two-decade-long career has centered on pursuing, executing and investing in ideas that improve her hometown of Detroit and reduce the plight of people, especially children, who live in under-resourced communities.
Agenda for the Conference
Evening Pre-Conference Soiree at Co.act Detroit
Friday, June 14th
Evening soiree hosted by Co.act Detroit, a first-of-its kind nonprofit support and innovation center.
Meet some of our speakers, leaders, and up-and-coming innovators at this exclusive Detroit Nonprofit Day social.
Conference Day at University of Detroit Mercy
Saturday, June 15th
9a-9:45a -Breakfast and Registration
9:45a-10:00am - Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:a-10:45a: Fireside Chat with Keynote Speaker Tonya Allen, President & CEO of the Skillman Foundation
10:50a-11:20a: Networking Exercise
11:45a-12:45p: 1st Track Session Begins
12:45p-1:30p: Lunch Served
1:30p-2:30p: 2nd Track Session Begins
2:30p-3:30p: 3rd & Final Track Session Begin
3:30p-3:50p: Audience Reflections of the Day
3:50p-4p: Closing Remarks, Thanks, and Dismissal
Please note: Early conference ticket purchases also include the pre-event social on Friday night. The social is limited to the first 100 tickets. You may also purchase a ticket exclusively for the social on Friday night.
Collaborate, Elevate & Innovate: 3 Tracks to Choose From
Collaborate: Importance, benefits and power of collaboration in the sector
Workshop 1: The Power, Purpose, and Necessity of Collaboration - Larry Johnson, Founder of LifeBuilders
Workshop 2: Using Collaboration to Address Pain Points in the Nonprofit Sector - Cindy Eggleton, CEO & Founder Brilliant Detroit
Workshop 3: How to Leverage Strategic Partners - Chanel Hampton, Founder & CEO of Strategic Community Partners
Innovate: Program design and creating innovative solutions for the sector’s most pressing challenges
Workshop 1: Concepts and Best Practices of Program Design
Workshop 2: Designing Fundable (and Sustainable) Programs - Edward Foxworth III, Executive Director, The Center for Entrepreneurship Innovation
Workshop 3: Innovative Program Design - Alicia Moon, Director, Innovation Team-City of Detroit
Elevate: Data-driven impact for long-term sustainability
Workshop 1: Revenue Diversification Models for Long-term Fiscal Solvency - Lolita Nunn, Chief Development Officer of NEW
Workshop 2: Tools and Tactics to Measure Impact from a CQI Perspective
Workshop 3: Building and Maintaining Relationships with Funders - Katie Brisson, Vice President of Programs, Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
Directions & Parking
Please join us at the University of Detroit Mercy, Presidential Ballroom, 4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221.
Complimentary Parking is available.
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!
Thank you to our organizing committee partners.