Iowa Nonprofit Summit

Mark your calendar! Iowa Nonprofit Summit October 5-7, 2021

The Iowa Nonprofit Summit is going virtual this year!

The summit will be held in the afternoons of October 5-7 through a virtual platform. Registration for the summit will open in late July.

The biennial summit offers essential learning opportunities relevant to staff in a variety of nonprofit, civic, volunteer management, government and national service roles, including but not limited to Board Members, Executive Directors, Program Directors, Resource Development staff and AmeriCorps members.

This year’s keynote presentation will kick off the Summit on Tuesday, October 5, and is being co-sponsored by the Cedar Valley Non-Profit Association and the NE Iowa Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Kris Putnam-Walkerly ( an award-winning philanthropy advisor to ultra-high net worth donors, foundations, Fortune 500 companies, family offices, and wealth advisors, will be presenting on "The Future of Charitable Giving….How Should Your Non-Profit Pivot To Be Ready Now?" Learn how to implement new strategies and goals to adapt your charitable giving plan in a post COVID-19 world. This message will speak to all non-profits who are seeking charitable support, as well as their board and development related committees.

Nominations Open for 2021 Iowa Nonprofit Awards Are Now CLOSED

The Iowa Nonprofit Awards recognize the exceptional practices, achievements, and impact of nonprofit organizations and professionals, philanthropic organizations, national service and volunteer programs, and local collaborations for their efforts to address community challenges. 

Nonprofit leaders, volunteer management professionals, and members of the public are invited to nominate the professional staff and volunteers who serve Iowans in countless ways. Award winners will be recognized during the Iowa Nonprofit Summit to be held virtually October 5-7, 2021.

Nominations are accepted in seven categories:

  • Nonprofit Spotlight Award
  • Nonprofit Board Leadership Award
  • Nonprofit Staff Leadership Award
  • Philanthropic Impact Award
  • Outstanding Volunteer or National Service Program Award
  • Outstanding Volunteer or National Service Manager Award
  • Outstanding Nonprofit Collaboration Award

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Printed from the website on July 31, 2021 at 11:09pm.