Nonprofit Breakfast & Mini Conference on Giving
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites you to explore generational differences in philanthropy and volunteerism at the annual Nonprofit Breakfast and Mini Conference on Giving on May 11. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon in the University Ballroom of the Student Center, located at 900 Wood Rd. in Kenosha.
Designed to build capacity in local nonprofit organizations, this event provides valuable insights, tips, tools, and resources. The conference schedule is:
8-9:15 a.m.: Breakfast, Presentation, Networking: AmeriCorps*VISTA's Meg MacNair gives her end of the year presentation on the benefits and accomplishment of her year of volunteer service. This is followed by one-on-one meetings between UW-Parkside faculty and community members to explore future community-based learning projects.
9:30-10:30 a.m.: Mary Beth Mikrut, executive director of the Racine Community Foundation and Meg MacNair moderate a panel of community members Manoj Babu, Emma Campion, Darleen Chiappetta, and Liz Powell on how and why they give back to their communities.
10:45 a.m.-noon: Breakout sessions on generational giving including
"Strategies to Engage Different Generations in Volunteerism" by Rachel Manuel Burns of Volunteer Wisconsin,
"Strategies to Engage Different Generations in Philanthropy" by Christi Murn of Murn and Associates, and
"Using Social Media Effectively to Target Different Generations" with Jen Dooley of Dooley and Associates and Laura Tyunaitis of the Kenosha Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.Cost of the Nonprofit Breakfast and Mini Conference is $45 for the entire program or $12 for the networking breakfast only. To register, visit www.uwp.edu keyword continuing education and click "conferences." For more information, call Vanessa Greco at 262-595-3341.