Open to ALL members not just nonprofits
Our day begins with a discussion geared toward our nonprofit members. Next, explore the Nonprofit Expo to learn more about the important work your fellow Midway Chamber of Commerce members do each and every day. This leads to our December Monthly Luncheon.
Just interested in the membership luncheon? Come early and explore the Nonprofit Expo to learn more about the important work your fellow Midway Chamber of Commerce members do each and every day.
- 9-9:30 a.m: Registration, pastries & coffee
- 9:30-11:00 a.m: Nonprofit Presentation
"Fundraising and Event Planning:
Has your organization made changes to the way your raise revenue? Did the old events (or donor lists) get stale? Join our morning session where we will hear from experts who can talk about how to successfully find new donors and new dolllars. Walk away with new ideas to enhance and exceed your budget goals.
Rachel Geertsema, Type A Events
How to Generate Revenue & Attract New Donors in Today's World"
James Gottfried, Stagetime Productions
Rosemarie Ndupuechi, WomenVenture
Expo and Luncheon:
- 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Nonprofit Expo
- 12 p.m.: Luncheon & Program featuring Kate Barr, Propel Nonprofits
- 1 p.m.: Close & Happy Holidays!
The nonprofit sector is experiencing seismic changes and higher expectations in every arena. How are leaders of nonprofits responding with a combination of new ideas and new approaches with new approaches to long-standing questions. What are we seeing with funding, policy, workplace culture, leadership, and more, and what are some bright spots and lessons to share?
Focus on Nonprofits
featuring: Kate Barr, President & CEO, Propel Nonprofits
Kate Barr is President and CEO of Propel Nonprofits, whose mission is to fuel the impact and effectiveness of nonprofits with guidance, expertise, and capital. She provides strategic leadership in partnership with the board of directors and oversees strategic and business planning and external relations. She led the merger of Nonprofits Assistance Fund and MAP for Nonprofits in 2017 to create a premier resource for nonprofits in the region. She is a national leader, speaker, and writer on nonprofit strategy and finance and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School. Before joining the organization in 2000, Kate was a bank executive and an arts administrator. She has served on numerous boards of directors, currently as board chair at the Jerome Foundation.