This year's conference will feature a variety of programming focused on effective communication, leadership development, personal management, technical skills, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. See below for an outline of the day's agenda and click here to read about all of our speakers and breakout sessions. We'll see you bright and early on May 18!


7:45 - 8:30 am  Check In & Networking Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 am  Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:15 am  Break

9:15 - 10:15 am  Breakout Session 1

The Only Path to Your Dream Job

What Does It Take to Make a Difference?

Avoiding the Technology Mistakes of Other Nonprofits

The Unapologetic Introvert (Sorry, Not Sorry)

10:15 - 10:30 am  Break

10:30 - 11:30 am  Breakout Session 2

Using Data and Visual Communications to Create a Bigger Impact in the Nonprofit Field

Lead Without Authority

Make Excel Your BFF: Learn 5 Excel Secrets That Will Make Grant Maker Reports & Annual Impact Reports a Breeze

Where, How and Why Are you Showing Up? | Strategies for Getting Grounded in Self-Awareness

11:30 am - 12:00 pm  Networking Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 pm  Keynote Speaker 

Jesica Averhart, Executive Director of Leadership Triangle

1:00 - 1:15 pm  Break

1:15 - 2:15 pm  Breakout Session 3

Communicating Through Change: Strategies for Change Management

Pathway of a Volunteer: Going Beyond One-Time Volunteers

Creative Crowdfunding 

Beyond the Buzzwords: The Daily Practice of Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness

2:15 - 2:30 pm  Break

2:30 - 3:30 pm  Breakout Session 4

Asking for a Raise: Salary Negotiation Strategies for Nonprofit Professionals

Leading Change: Managing Staff Engagement

All Others Bring Data

De-centering White Dominant Culture in Our Work

3:30 - 3:45 pm  Closing

4:00 pm  Official #NonprofitSTRONG After Party at Raleigh Brewing Company


It'll be a full day of networking, skill-building, and professional development. Get your ticket today if you haven't already!