Each year, the nonprofit sector receives extensive data describing philanthropy in the United States. In this session, Laura MacDonald, Chair of the Giving USA Foundation and Founder of Benefactor Group, will discuss data and trends from 2020, a year in which the environment for giving was certainly uncommon. Laura will examine the sources of generosity, the causes that donors cared about, and factors that influence both. In addition to helping you understand what happened in 2020, Laura will show you—philanthropic leaders, fundraisers, volunteers—how to use this information to plan your own fundraising strategy. She will provide insights into trends about who [...]
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No longer a fringe fundraising offering...cryptocurrency is here and is making impact at more and more nonprofit organizations. Is it for you? Join this live session where your host, Amy DeVita of TopNonprofits will pose your burning questions surrounding cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain to experts Wendy Feher and Rebecca Stokes of DoinGud and founders of The Giving Block. Participate in this brief survey, and your question may be asked to our experts during the event!
What can we accomplish with three virtual days together? The answer might surprise you. The Upswell summit brings together thousands of changemakers, hundreds of speakers, brilliant thought leaders, inspired innovators, and powerful creators to unleash civil society's potential. We’ll draw on everything we’ve learned throughout the year – in Pop-Ups, through new collaborations and connections, in consideration of our rapidly changing world – to focus on creating a just and healthier future. Expect big announcements throughout year. And, until then, open your imagination and ask yourself: what’s possible?