Join us for our 2014 Silicon Valley and San Francisco conferences. Once again, these will be the largest nonprofit gatherings of the year in the Bay Area and our last Boot Camp in Silicon Valley sold out, so hurry be sure to sign up early! Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for more updates. Both the SV and SF programs will take place the day before Social Media for Nonprofits, the only conference series in the country dedicated to social media for social good, is year, at the same venue and you save 25% if you register to attend both conferences. Click here to access our most recent 2013 San Francisco conference program, which featured insightful keynotes, workshops, seminars, and panels from a variety of dynamic experts, all sharing practical tips and tools for nonprofit leaders, or see below.

Conference Program

8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome & Introduction Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Co-Founder, Social Media for Nonprofits Sponsor Remarks Marc Blakeman, Regional Vice President- External Affairs, ATT Lesley Mansford, CEO, Razoo Pamela Davis, President & CEO, Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group Ann Ratilainen, Senior Regional Sales Consultant, Trinet Twitter Handles: @dheyman, @LesleyMansford, @AnnRatilainen
9:50 am Morning Keynote:  Helping Your Nonprofit Operate at Peak Performance Chip Conley, Best-Selling Author Thriving nonprofits require effective leaders.  And while there’s no magic recipe that creates an amazing leader, Chip will talk about how he used psychologist Abraham Maslow’s iconic Hierarchy of Needs as a means of creating peak experiences in his business, and especially how he’s used this model with many of his favorite nonprofits. Discover how your nonprofit can reconnect with its purpose and hear Chip’s thoughts on why nonprofits actually enjoy advantages over today’s for-profits. Twitter Handles: @ChipConley
10:35 am Coffee Break
11:10 am Breakout Session One

  • Nonprofit Basics: Top Ten Employment Law Myths
  • Fundraising: Integrated Fundraising Strategies
  • Marketing & Communications: Your Communications Game Plan
  • Technology: Going Ga Ga Over Google: How to use Google Grants and Apps for Your Org
12:25 am Break for Lunch, Emails, & Fresh Air
1:40 pm Breakout Session Two

  • Nonprofit Basics: Creating Value through Employee Development
  • Fundraising: Jumpstart your Individual Giving
  • Marketing & Communications: A New Approach to Newsletters: Stop Interrupting your Supporters & Start Attracting Them
  • Technology: Trends in Event Technology

2:55 pm Break for Stretching, Emails, & Exhibit Area
3:30 pm Breakout Session Three

  • Nonprofit Basics: Strategic Board Recruitment
  • Fundraising: Reality Grant Making
  • Marketing & Communications: Searching for Good
  • Technology: Creating Great Work With Design Studios
4:50 pm Closing Remarks Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Co-Founder, Social Media for Nonprofits Twitter Handle: @dheyman
  • sponsors

    • Mobile
    • Media Cause
    • The James Irvine Foundation
    • Net Suite
    • Bong Hillberg Lewis Fischesser LLP
    • Cascade Data Solutions