Sustain your purpose.  
Scale your impact.


It has been a year of sustaining your purpose. Now it’s time to accelerate your impact. You are the people who are addressing the needs of our communities, and the work to be done is never ending. That is why we want to help.

Join us for a one-day event on April 27, 2023 to hear from world changing leaders and participate in capacity-building sessions on topics such as building boards, strategic marketing, preventing burnout, scaling your impact, and more.

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April 27, 2023 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration for the Conference Event is
for nonprofit leaders and executive directors

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2023 Speakers

Stage Speakers

Dan Pallotta

World Renowned Author, Speaker, + Humanitarian

Carol Waddy

Director, CSR Community Affairs, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Jeff Shinabarger

Founder, Plywood People

Angelyn Liu

Lead Advisor, CSR Community Affairs, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Lab Speakers

Finance & Fundraising

Karen Houghton

Founder and CEO, Infinite Giving

Jenn McEwen

Senior VP of Operations, Westfall Gold

Jay Bailey

President and CEO, Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

People & Culture

Ted Vaughn

Brand and Culture Strategist

Peter Greer

President + CEO, HOPE International

Innovation in Programming

Kristina Jaskyte Bahr

UGA Professor, School of Social Work and Institute for Nonprofit Organizations

Branding & Marketing

Blake Howard

Creative Director & Co-founder, Matchstic



  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
    Open Networking
  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
    Main Stage
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
    Lab #1
  • 10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Lab #2
  • 11:35 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Main Stage
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch Break & Open Networking
  • 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Main Stage
  • 1:50 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Lab #3
  • 2:40 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
    Lab #4
  • 3:25 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Main Stage
  • 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Open Networking
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