A one-day, skills-building and networking conference focused on the social good sector—nonprofit professionals, volunteers, graduating students, social entrepreneurs, community advocates, public servants, and others. It's volunteer-driven, cross-sector, cross-discipline, collaborative conference that brings together over 650 local and regional professionals.
Take over Monona Terrace. Join a small army of activists and advocates for social good, as they grow their passion, share their experience, and learn the skills needed to do good, better. It'll be you, your crew, and 600+ social and civic leaders. Awesome.
Listen to, converse with, and be inspired by more than 30 fascinating civic and social good leaders and your fellow attendees.
We've got engagement levels for you— from the basic Q&A; to participatory; to the roll-up your sleeves and get to work— your engagement style is covered.
Meet, greet, and hangout with 600+ new friends, allies, and collaborators. Make connections, self-driven or through our ambassador program.
We all need a break. The Conference offers respite from your daily grind; but the conference activities offer a mental break from the conference.
The Madison Nonprofit Day Conference is a roll-up your sleeves, dig-in, and hold-on conference. It brings civic and social 'do-gooders' from around the midwest to learn, connect, and grow in a single, exhausting, invigorating, inspiring, and awesome day.
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It's early yet, but we've already started gathering cross-sector leaders to share and engage with you— their skills, expertise, and the secrets of their success. Here's a small taste of what's to come. We'll be confirming and adding new workshops and presenters all July, and the full schedule will be announced in August. The Conference offers 3-4 pre-conference workshops, and between 25-30 conference workshops across six time slots to select from.
Technology has changed the way we work. Discover how to better use technology to engage your team and achieve your mission.
We all know fundraising is an essential to nonprofits. This session will provide you with tools to engage all levels of your organization in fundraising.
Loyal, long-term volunteers are out there— you just have to find them! Learn to recruit and manage volunteers who do good work and increase your agency's capacity.
Unconscious bias impacts our daily lives— the ways that our organizations function from the board to staff. Combat the role of has unconscious bias in your workplace.
While the stress of life takes its toll on many of us, there is a pathway to strengthening our capacities for dealing with life’s uncertainties.
"Engagement" is one of the hottest topics in the nonprofit world. How do we engage board members, volunteers, community members and program participants?
Decipher the difference between created vs curated posts and learn how to use each to effectively.
Discover a new take on networking. This session illustrates the importance of connecting with others and how to use a giving mindset when doing so.
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Early Registration is open. These tickets offer a $25 discount off our normal ticket price. Join a small army of activists and advocates for social good, as they grow their passion, share their experience, and learn the skills needed to do good, better. Limited scholarships are available.
Without the support of our sponsors and partners, an event like Madison Nonprofit Day is nearly impossible to accomplish. Our sponsors and partners expand our insight, access, and ability to attract and engage with a diverse community of change-makers from the nonprofit sector to the start-up world. Their financial support makes the Madison Nonprofit Day Conference one of the most affordable skills-building conferences in the country—regardless of sector.