Washington, April 27, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The economic crisis is shaking up the nonprofit world in ways that are making it more difficult for young workers to find jobs but could also present them with new and unusual opportunities to advance, said speakers and participants at a conference here that wrapped up on Saturday.
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April 27, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — When roughly 5,000 museum professionals from across the country descend on Philadelphia this week for two conventions, they will represent institutions that exhibit everything from Old Masters to old rocks.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2009 — Convio, Inc. – the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations – today issued a call for presentations for Convio Summit 2009, its fourth annual conference. The conference, which will be held November 16-18 in Austin, TX, is an information-packed gathering of Convio clients, partners, industry experts and other invited guests.
Philadelphia, PA, April 13, 2009 — Corporate sponsorship specialist Gail Bower advises nonprofit organizations and events that rely on sponsorship revenue to take a series of steps to safeguard those relationships and dollars.
CHICAGO, IL, April 2, 2009 — North Park University announced today that registration is now available for its 10th Annual Axelson Center Symposium, one of the largest gatherings of nonprofit professionals and volunteers in the greater Chicago area. The event, which will take place May 13 - 14 at North Park University, includes more than 30 regional and national speakers and will provide free nonprofit consulting services at various times throughout both days.
March 29, 2009, Chronicle of Philanthropy — The number of fund raisers attending the annual meeting of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has dropped by about 20 percent from 2008 — a drop that organizers attribute to the recession.
Grizzard Communications Group recently held a conference, Winning Strategies in Challenging Times, focusing on effective and efficient ways of communicating to donors during difficult economic times. The conference was held February 24th – 26th and featured a live panel discussion presented in the online virtual world of Second Life. Major George Hood, National Community Relations Secretary of The Salvation Army, along with other IT communications associates from Alexandria, VA and Reston, PA participated in a panel discussion as animated “Avatars.”