From Emerging Leader to Prepared Leader

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 • 12:40 - 1:00 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

More than ever before, nonprofit professionals need increasingly sophisticated knowledge and skills to make a lasting and meaningful impact. The academic and executive education programs available from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy provide an array of options for advancing your knowledge and skills. Upon completing our programs, alumni experience increased confidence in their […]

Looking for an Innovative Cash Management Solution? Learn about the New Prepaid Expense Card

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 • 1:10 - 1:30 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

“The Commerce Prepaid Expense Card is a reloadable, prepaid Visa® card that provides complete spending control and an easier way for volunteers and staff to access funds as needed. It’s perfect for per diem, petty cash, emergency expenditures and a wide range of other purchasing needs, including: employee travel, camp & special event expenses, fundraising […]

Organizations Can Help Their Communities Thrive

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 • 1:35 - 1:55 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

How can your organization become a catalyst for social change? According to Karen Schuler, Managing Director of Search, Transition & Planning Services, companies that encourage their employees to strengthen and support their communities are the champions of social values and sustainability. Karen will explain how Raffa, a woman-owned, professional services firm in the Washington, DC […]

“Metrics Matter – Successfully Collecting & Modeling a Nonprofit’s Economic Impact Data”

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 • 3:35 - 3:55 PM
Innovations Pavilion Presentation

Nonprofit organizations are increasingly tasked with the quantification of measurable metrics and outcomes. Funding sources and stakeholders including government officials, the media, the general public, and others want up-to-date proof of organizational economic impact. This session will explore why and how you should collect economic impact data. We will identify and review the tools and […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Organizations: Using the Performance Imperative to Drive Learning & Improvement

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 8:15 - 8:35 AM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

In this session, Lowell Weiss and Mary Winkler will provide a user-friendly introduction to the Performance Imperative (PI), the Leap Ambassadors Community’s rigorous effort to define “high-performance organization” and the core disciplines/competencies for achieving high performance. They will focus on how you can put the PI to use in your organization to help you “get […]

Post-Election Power Shift

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 9:35 - 9:55 AM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

When power shifts . . . opportunities are created. Who are the new new Members of the 115th Congress? What are the five things new Members of Congress want to know about your organization? Which ten U.S. regions that will play an outsize role in the new Congress? Christopher Kush, MPP, CEO, Soapbox Consulting, will […]

Assessing Your Private Foundation’s Minimum Distribution Requirement (MDR) Environment

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 11:05 - 11:25 AM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

How are you managing your minimum distribution requirements? Do you know what it will take to reduce your excise tax burden to the lower 1% rate? Join us as we demonstrate our Private Foundation Planning Analysis tool which is capable of peering up to 20 years in the future to help you better manage MDR […]

Achieve Your Mission with an HR Solution for Nonprofits

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 1:10 - 1:30 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

Just like for-profit companies, many nonprofits face the challenges of raising funding, tight budgets and employee turnover―all without a full-time HR department. Learn how TriNet’s HR for nonprofits reduces the time organizations spend managing HR. So you can provide better services to the community, both locally and globally.

Do Nonprofits Do the Government’s Work Better than the Government?

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 1:40 - 2:00 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

The U.S. Treasury collects over 3 Trillion dollars in taxes every year. Americans give 1/10th of that to nonprofits every year. Trust in government is falling, while trust in nonprofits is rising. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a nonprofit providing the same service as a government agency? Are nonprofits ready to pick up […]

Defend Yourself Against the Growing Cyber Threat

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 2:05 - 2:25 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

This session provides an overview of current cyber threat to nonprofit organizations/foundations, steps to take to combat this growing cyber threat, and how CyberDx can help.

Assessment for Learning and Improvement: Performance Imperative Organizational Self-Assessment

Thursday, November 17, 2016 • 4:05 - 4:25 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

In this session, Margot Rogers and Amy Morgenstern will provide an introduction to the Performance Imperative Organizational Self-Assessment (PIOSA), developed by the Leap Ambassadors Community. The PIOSA is designed to help non-profit organizations and funders reflect on and identify ways to improve and sustain great results. After introducing the PIOSA, specific ways organizations can use […]

A Breakfast for Champions: How to Empower Your Donors to Be Strategic

Friday, November 18, 2016 • 8:05 - 8:25 AM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

On the new frontier of giving, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to change the world. Join us for a complimentary breakfast and demonstration of Growfund, a community-based, game-changing charitable giving tool that democratizes philanthropy by transforming one-time contributions into a lifetime of giving. Growfund is the first platform that allows you to create […]

Building Board Engagement with BoardEffect

Friday, November 18, 2016 • 10:05 - 10:25 AM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

BoardEffect is a web-based Software-as-a-Service platform designed to drive efficiency, effectiveness and engagement among board directors, executives and administrators. Focused on supporting good governance in the nonprofit sector, over 110,000 people rely on BoardEffect to manage board-related information online and advance the work of their boards. Join us for this discussion and demonstration of the […]

Talent Proofing the Nonprofit Sector: Top Talent Trends for 2017 & Beyond

Friday, November 18, 2016 • 12:05 - 12:25 PM
Main ConferenceInnovations Pavilion Presentation

Join Nonprofit HR’s CEO, Lisa Brown Alexander, as she takes a look into the future of talent and its importance in the nonprofit sector for 2017 and beyond. The most successful nonprofits already understand the critical connection between talent and mission. Hear how diversity, equity and inclusion will be essential to talent management success; why […]