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2014 speakers Beth Kanter and Rebecca Graves
Scenes from the 2013 meeting
Embassy Suites Sacramento—Riverfront Promenade100 Capitol MallSacramento, California, 958141-800-498-5237
Conference rate: $149 per night for single or double occupancyReservation deadline to receive conference rate: May 7, 2014
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Call 1-800-498-5237 and ask for the GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Community Conference group rate
Note: The conference rate is available immediately before and after the conference, should you wish to arrive early or stay after the meeting ends to enjoy the Sacramento area.
The Sacramento Region Community Foundation is this year's host community foundation. The conference begins on May 28 at 2 p.m. and concludes on May 30 at 11 a.m.
Our keynote speaker will be Beth Kanter, trainer and nonprofit innovator in networks, learning, and social media. Beth's contributions in these areas have been recognized by Business Week and Fast Company Magazine.
You'll also hear from Rebecca Graves, executive director of CFInsights, who leads CF Insights and Foundation Strategy Group's Community-Based Philanthropy focus area, where she helps community leaders and philanthropists on issues of strategy, evaluation, and organizational sustainability.
Please join us for peer-to-peer interactive presentations, work sessions, and innovation labs focused on community foundation challenges and solutions such as those below:
GuideStar and the DonorEdge Learning Community partnership is a collaborative learning exchange. The partnership includes sharing of resources, materials, best practices, operational strategies, and an annual meeting, in addition to regular communication and collaboration.
GuideStar DonorEdge is a technology and knowledge platform that enables community foundations to encourage increased charitable giving and to promote awareness of local needs and issues to donors and the community.
Community foundations use DonorEdge as a tool to collect data directly from the nonprofits in their communities. The DonorEdge platform allows each community foundation to vet the data the nonprofits provide, then share, present, and package that information in several meaningful ways:
The DonorEdge nonprofit profile contains four major areas of nonprofit effectiveness:
These areas are critical to helping community foundations ensure grantmaking excellence, educate donors, and establish expertise within the community.
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