The morning starts at 9 am with a 30-minute networking opportunity. 9:30 - 10:30 - Fundraising and Artificial Intelligence. In this session, we will explore how Chat GPT, Google Bard and other AI platforms can be leveraged to accelerate fundraising and engagement for your organization. Understand the benefits, opportunities and challenges that exist in using these platforms. Bring your mobile phone, tablet or laptop as we create real-time applications of fundraising and AI for your organization.10:45 - 11:45 - Milestones III: Driven by a Dream Campaign In this session, we explore a case study of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s $200 million dollar major and planned giving multiyear campaign. Discover how small shops and large organizations can learn from the successes and failures of this real-world example still unfolding in its third year of fundraising in 2023. Presented by Patrick J. Feeley, MBA, CFRE
Pat Feeley has been fundraising in the nonprofit sector for more than 25 years. He is the Chief Development Officer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - the largest organization in the world dedicated to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis. In 2022 alone the organization surpassed more than $100 million in annual net revenue from fundraising. In addition, the Foundation recently launched the multi-year Milestones III Driven by a Dream Campaign securing more than $126 million in major and planned gifts to advance the mission.