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Arizona Nonprofit Conference 2022

Join us in-person on August 25th as we bring our highly-anticipated annual conference back to Phoenix!

After convening the annual conference virtually in 2020 and 2021, the Alliance is excited to announce that the 2022 ENGAGE Nonprofit Conference will be back in-person at the Desert Willow Conference Center. This year's 1-day conference will feature two keynotes as well as 17 workshops! Additionally, we are pleased to announce that Arizona Grantmakers Forum will be hosting a learning track for philanthropic organizations.

Date and Time

August 25th

7:30am - 4:00pm

Conference Location

Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E Cotton Center Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85040

Conference
About Us

The 2022 ENGAGE 1-day conference will feature two keynotes as well as 18 workshops! Additionally, we are pleased to announce that Arizona Grantmakers Forum will be hosting a learning track for philanthropic organizations. 

We are also happy to announce that we will continue with an additional attendee rate.

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Strengthen

Broaden your knowledge and network with other nonprofit professionals to strengthen Arizona’s sector.

Discover

We offer educational sessions for everyone: from EDs/CEOs, to development teams, to program staff, and even board members.

Connect

Mix and mingle with fellow nonprofit professionals and exhibitors.

28+ Hours
of Content!

Scholarships

The Alliance strives to ensure this conference is accessible to all nonprofits.  

We are able to provide full scholarships to attend the event for free, courtesy of our generous friends at Vitalyst Health Foundation, Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture and Abbett Family Foundation

Unfortunately, at this time, we have awarded the maximum number of scholarships. 

Scholarships were available on a first come, first serve basis. Organizations could receive a scholarship for a maximum of 2 attendees. Applications are now closed.

Sustainability & Accessibility Matter To Us

We will be providing digital materials unless requested by attendees in an effort to promote sustainability, which aligns with our IDEA(s) values. 

We have ASL Interpretation services available upon request and have ensured table clearance at the conference is 28 inches to accommodate any wheelchairs or mobility devices. 

Gender neutral bathrooms, as well as a pop-up lactation and prayer room, will be available.

We also want you to enjoy this conference worry-free, so if you have additional special accommodations, please contact us.

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Our
Speakers

Kristen Merrifield

Kristen Merrifield

CAE – Chief Executive Officer, Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

Preserving the Charitable Deduction: How We Got Here & Where We Go From Here

Carolyn Sechler

Carolyn Sechler

CPA, Sechler Morgan CPAs, LLC

Ten Real Estate Rules Every Nonprofit Should Know

Kathy Foster

Kathy Foster

Sr. VP, Colliers

The Workplace as an Engagement Tool

Bianca Buliga

Bianca Buliga

Digital Marketing Manager, SEED SPOT

How to Crush Nonprofit Marketing with Limited Staff, Budget, and Time

Jeff McGee

Dr. Jeff McGee

CEO, Cross-Cultural Dynamics

Community Cultural Wealth

Michael Barry

Michael Barry

CEO, ONE - Organization of Nonprofit Executives

Executive Roundtable

Laura Dillingham

Laura Dillingham

Senior Strategic Partner, HPISolutions

Engaging Through Team Dynamics

Beth Zietzer

Beth Jo Zietzer

President/Designated Broker, ROI Properties

Ten Real Estate Rules Every Nonprofit Should Know

Terri Shoemaker

Terri Shoemaker

Marketing Director, Association of Arizona Food Banks

Create and Successfully Present Your Giving Season Plan

Keith Yaskin

Keith Yaskin

President, The Flip Side Communications LLC

How to Master Media Interviews

Torrie Taj

Torrie Taj

CEO, Child Crisis Arizona

Leadership for the Roaring (20) 20’s: C-Suite Discussion & Panel

Laurie Liles

Laurie Liles

President & CEO, Arizona Grantmakers Forum

Preserving the Charitable Deduction: How We Got Here & Where We Go From Here

Claire Louge

Claire Louge

Training Director, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona

Stress, Trauma, and the Trauma‐Informed Approach

Keith Perske

Keith Perske

Sr. VP, Workplace Innovation, Colliers International

The Workplace as an Engagement Tool

Tiffanie Dillard

Tiffanie Dillard

Founder/Principal, Avenir Consulting Partners

Moving From Exhausted Leadership to Effective Leadership

Ellis Carter

Ellis Carter

President, Caritas Law Group, PC

Creating and Managing an Endowment Fund

David Martinez

David Martinez

Director, Capacity Building & Community Engagement, Vitalyst Health Foundation

Advocacy Roadmap: Making “Cents” of Your Advocacy Plan

John Scola

John Scola

Chief Development Officer, Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix

Dirty Money ‐ Ethics In Nonprofits

Jennifer Bonnett

Jennifer Bonnett

Associate Director, Nonprofit Lifecycle Institute

Building the Capacity Ecosystem

Laura Ingalls

Laura Ingalls

CEO, Abeja Solutions

How to Spot and Solve Nonprofit Burnout

Darline Newsom

Darlene Newsom

CEO, UMOM New Day Centers

Leadership for the Roaring (20) 20’s: C-Suite Discussion & Panel

Brandy Petrone

Brandy Petrone

Senior Associate, Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs

Preserving the Charitable Deduction: How We Got Here & Where We Go From Here

Christopher Sower

Chris Sower

Founder & Managing Member, Andlosa Education

Understanding the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Kristiana Fox

Kristiana Fox

Founder/CEO, Think Outside the Box LLC

How to Build a Social Enterprise or Earned Revenue Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Tara Bethell

Tara Bethell

Practice Leader, Avenir Consulting Partners

Moving From Exhausted Leadership to Effective Leadership

Lisa Deane

Lisa Deane

Chief Member Services Officer, State Bar of Arizona

Envision, Establish and Execute: Engaging Your Stakeholders to Create and Achieve Your Strategic Plan

Jeffrey Wilcox

Jeffrey Wilcox

President, Third Sector Company, Inc.

Nonprofit Succession Planning ‐ Creating a Continuity of Leadership to Advance Your Mission

Juilie Euber

Julie Euber

Vice President, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Phoenix

What Young Nonprofit Professionals Need to Engage Fully In the Sector

Kay McDonald

Kay McDonald

Founder/CEO, Charity Charms

How to Build a Social Enterprise or Earned Revenue Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Tom Ralser

Tom Ralser

Principal Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

ROI & True Sustainability: Moving Beyond the 3 G's (Golf, Galas, and Giveaways)

Tom Egan

Tom Egan

Foundation for Senior Living

Leadership for the Roaring (20) 20’s: C-Suite Discussion & Panel

Penny Taylor

Penny Allee-Taylor

Chief Public Policy Officer, Valley of the Sun United Way

Preserving the Charitable Deduction: How We Got Here & Where We Go From Here

Beverly Browning

Beverly Browning

Senior Consultant, Bev Browning, LLC

Taking the Right Steps Toward Nonprofit Sustainability

Donita Douglas

Donita Douglas

Executive Vice President, InReach

Envision, Establish and Execute: Engaging Your Stakeholders to Create and Achieve Your Strategic Plan

Steven Browning

Steve Browning

Co-presenter, Nonprofit Succession Planning

Nonprofit Succession Planning ‐ Creating a Continuity of Leadership to Advance Your Mission

Jerry Houston

Jerry Houston

CEO, HPISolutions

Engaging Through Team Dynamics

George Heiler

George Heiler

Nerd, Nerds on Site

3 Things All Nonprofits Should Know About Cyber Security To Avoid Scams, Threats and Disasters

Briana Klink

Brianna Klink

Chief Operations, Officer Abeja Solutions

Create and Successfully Present Your Giving Season Plan

Todd Vigil

Todd Vigil

Chief Marketing Officer, The Phoenix Symphony

The Road to 100% Digital Marketing

Michael Barry

Michael Barry

Executive Director, ONE – Organization of Nonprofit Executives

Leadership for the Roaring (20) 20’s: C-Suite Discussion & Panel

Conference
Schedule

Check-in begins at 7:30am and programming begins at 8:30am. Breakfast and lunch will be included. 

Times for each session will be announced as we near the conference date. 

 

Conference
Pricing

Days until the big event

INDIVIDUAL

$119

(1 person)

Admission to All Sessions & Keynotes
Breakfast and Lunch
Networking
Early Bird Pricing (ends June 1) - $109

EACH ADDITIONAL REGISTRANT

$109

(for organizations registering multiple people)

Admission to All Sessions & Keynotes
Breakfast and Lunch
Networking
Early Bird Pricing (ends June 1) - $99

 

Interested in sending 5 or more staff or board members to this conference? Contact us for a custom quote.

*Only Alliance members qualify for discounts. Interested in becoming a member? Click here.

Thank you to Vitalyst Health Foundation, Abbett Family Foundation, and Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture for providing scholarships the the conference.  

Important Notes on Registration:

  • Registrants who are unable to attend the 2022 ENGAGE conference may substitute someone to attend in their place; please submit the change via email to our Events Team. Substitutions must be received by August 5.
  • Cancellations received by August 5 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be provided after August 6.

Conference
Sponsors

Virtual Conference Orientation Sponsor  0/1 available – $5,000 (SOLD)

Nonprofit Networking Sponsor0/1 available – $5,000 (SOLD)

Keynote Introduction Sponsor – 2/4 available – $2,500

Commercial Break Sponsor – 1/1 available – $2,500

Session/Speaker Introduction Sponsor – 12/16 available – $1,000

Conference Supporter – $500

Member Scholarship Supporter – $500 (supports 5 attendees)

ENGAGE 2022 offers a unique opportunity for you to get your brand in front of Arizona’s nonprofit audience. Connect with nonprofit professionals in a way you never have before with our sponsorship opportunities!

If you have any questions about these or other sponsorship, exhibiting, or advertising opportunities, please contact Jennifer Purcell, Senior VP and Director of Development, at JenniferP@arizonanonprofits.org or call 602-279-9166.

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!