Trade Associations/Trade Shows

Independent Sector Gathering Opens With Sense ofUrgency
November 5, 2009

Detroit, November 4, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — With a mix of urgency, excitement — and at times, frustration — speakers here at the opening session of Independent Sector’s annual meeting called on nonprofit leaders to find new ways to work together in response to the nation’s problems.

Recession Has Varying Effects on Charities Across Europe
October 26, 2009

October 23, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The recession has had a widely varying effect on charities in Europe, said speakers at this week’s International Fundraising Congress in Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands.

Dont Waste Volunteers Time
October 20, 2009

October 18, 2009, STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS —Volunteering remains a bright spot at a time when philanthropic giving is down and nonprofit groups are stressed by the economic slump. Yet, many nonprofit organizations fail to use their volunteers effectively and need to become more proactive in managing their volunteer talent, speakers told the audience at the annual Nonprofit Management Institute at Stanford.

Sage North America Marketing Executive to Discuss Customer Experience at DMA09 Nonprofit Day
October 16, 2009

AUSTIN, TX, October 15, 2009 -- Sage North America today announced that Bridget Brandt, a senior marketing manager for the Sage Nonprofit Solutions business, will present an education session on creating loyalty through an exceptional customer experience at the Direct Marketing Association's DMA09 Nonprofit Day in San Diego on October 19. Presented in conjunction with the Nonprofit Federation, DMA09 Nonprofit Day focuses on issues most important to nonprofit direct marketers and fundraisers. Sage develops software products, including Sage Fundraising 50, Sage MIP Fund Accounting, and Sage Millennium, used by thousands of nonprofit and government organizations across North America.

Nonprofit Harnesses Virtual World for Real Troop Support
October 14, 2009

LAS VEGAS, October 13, 2009 — Internet-based military support nonprofit Soldiers' Angels will be exhibiting at BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2009 in the Las Vegas Convention Center this weekend to draw attention to its vast online network of volunteers and the importance of ensuring "No Soldier Go Unloved."

In Hard Times, Charities Urged to Do More to Recruit Minority Workers and Volunteers
September 25, 2009

Washington, September 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - With 9.7 percent of American workers unemployed—a figure that will probably hit 10 percent “and linger there until sometime next year“—demand for the services charities provide will continue to increase, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, Democratic of Missouri, told an audience today at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference, here.

Less Money to Be Pledged at Bill Clinton's Summit
September 23, 2009

NEW YORK, September 21, 2009, Reuters — The international financial crisis will result in less money pledged to tackle global problems at former U.S. President Bill Clinton's philanthropic summit this week and there will likely be more U.S.-focused plans because of the recession, organizers say.

Call for Papers for 2010 Bridge Conference
September 18, 2009

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Washington DC Metro Area Chapter and the Direct Marketing Association of Washington are calling for papers for the 5th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference.

Tri-State Summit on Philanthropy
September 14, 2009

The AFP, Greater New York Chapter and New Jersey Chapter are combining forces to present the first AFP Tri-State Summit on Philanthropy.

Tides Hosts Country's Leading Social Changemakers and Philanthropists at "Momentum" Thought Leader Conference
September 4, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, September 3, 2009 — 300 of the country's top philanthropists, thought leaders and social entrepreneurs will focus on how to drive innovation and change in these challenging economic times at Momentum (, Tides’ annual thought leader conference for progressive social changemakers and philanthropists taking place September 7 – 9 at the W Hotel.