2018 National Philanthropy Day

12th Annual National Philanthropy Day

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel | Poughkeepsie, NY

Keynote Speaker:
Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang

"The Current State of Donor Retention, and What Fundraisers Can do About it"

Schedule of events: 
Registration - 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast & Keynote Speaker - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Awards Presentation - 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Education Sessions: 
Track 1: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Track 2: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch with Panel Presentation - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Education Sessions
"Exceptional Leadership: Take Your Team to the Next Level"
Colonel Tony Burgess (U.S. Army, Retired)
Founder of Cornwall Leadership Institute

"How to Motivate Support with Your Messaging"
Kate Rabe, Owner
Kate Rabe Consulting & Managing Partner, Marketing Inbound

"Getting Your Major Gifts Program off the Ground"
Tonya Addy, CFRE, Senior Vice President
The Munshine Group, LLC

"How to Put the SPECIAL Back in Your Special Event: Tips to Make Every Event Stand Out"
Tricia O'Malley, CFRE, Chief Advancement Officer
Greystone Programs, Inc.

Lunch & Panel
"Tax Reform: Ethics, Compliance, and Best Practices"
Presented by:
Jacqueline Lieske, Communications Manager
Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
Davide Di Genova, Partner, RBT CPAs LLP
Susan Diamond, New York Life
Moderated by:
Nicholas Shannon, Executive Director
The Chamber Foundation

Full Day for Members: $75.00
Full Day for Nonmembers: $85.00
Half Day (includes breakfast & keynote): $45.00
BEST VALUE! $300.00: Special Combination Ticket and New Membership Offer through Oct. 31 ONLY!
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2018 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropists
Randi & David Petrovits

Innovation in Philanthropy
Mount St. Mary College - Medici Program

Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy
Bonura Hospitality Group, LLC

Outstanding Fundraising Professional 
Kathi Webber
Cornell Cooperative Extension

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer
Steve Dolce
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Hudson Valley Chapter

Rising Star Fundraiser 
Mayra Hidalgo Salazar

Youth in Philanthropy
Jaden Smernaos
American Cancer Society
Logan Eisenberg
Community Volunteer