2015 Advocacy Training

Nonprofit Success: Achieving Impact Through Advocacy

Friday, January 16, 2015
Lindenwood University – St. Charles, MO

Registration Now Open!

A thought-provoking, half-day training workshop designed for nonprofit professionals and volunteer leaders interested in maximizing the impact of their advocacy efforts. Program includes specific information about the Missouri legislative process, key relationship building tips, and a panel of area legislators responding to how they work with the nonprofit sector.

7:30AM – 12:15PM Registration and Breakfast

8:00AM – 8:30AM Welcome

James D. Evans, President, Lindenwood University

Julie Turner, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Nonprofit Administration at Lindenwood University

Barbara Levin, Board Chair, Nonprofit Missouri

8:30AM – 9:00AM Opening: The Importance of Advocacy for Your Mission

Allie Chang Ray, Vice President of Programs, Deaconness Foundation

9:00AM – 10:45AM Advocacy Basics

Understanding Missouri – Scott Penman, Penman-Winton Crafting Your Message – Paul Kincaid, Kincaid Communications

10:45AM Break

11:00AM – 12:15PM Panel Discussion: How the Legislator Sees the Sector

Moderator – Peg Capo, Executive Director, Developmental Disabilities Resource Board, St. Charles County

Representative Ann Zerr, District 18, Missouri House of Representatives

Former Senator Scott Rupp, Missouri Senate

12:15PM Adjourn

12:30PM Option Lunch Sessions

Session #1: Engaging Your Board in Advocacy: Dr. Patrick Walker, Lindenwood University

Session #2: Spreading the Word: Advocacy Communications: Jamie Kleinsorge, The Mission Center L3C

Session #3: St. Louis Gives – May 5, 2015: The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Gives Day: Mary McMurtrey, St. Louis Community Foundation

2:00PM Adjourn

$35 Nonprofit Missouri Members (Join today and save!)

$45 Non-Members

Optional Lunch Session: $12 box lunch

Register today!

Nonprofit Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – Jefferson City, MO

Join us in Jefferson City for a day-long advocacy event. Meet with legislators, hear from advocacy experts, and network with your peers.

$25 Nonprofit Missouri Members
$35 Non-Members

Registration and agenda coming soon!

2014 Conference Resources & Presentations

Nonprofit Success: Leading in a Dynamic Landscape – Thursday, November 13, 2014

From Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits:

Ten Trends and Threats to the Nonprofit Sector


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