2019 National Conference

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Why You Should Attend - The conference is an exciting opportunity for leaders in the education foundation industry to connect and grow in their understanding of current best practice. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and your peers about strategic planning, building a development plan, annual funds,  alumni engagement, planned giving, board development,  how to be a more effective leader, investing in high impact programs and so much more—while building a national network. Attendees will come away with the knowledge that will drive results in any size organization at any stage of development.

Who Should Attend?All Foundation Board Members, Executive Directors, Staff; Superintendents and School Board Members who want to start a foundation, will find workshops, keynotes and other resources that will help them take their organization to the next level.

Location -  Come early or stay late to enjoy sunny San Diego, the ocean beaches, Gas Lamp Quarter, Little Italy, Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo. The conference will be held downtown at the Wyndham Hotel, Bayfront with free shuttles to the airport, Balboa Park and Old Town and two blocks from the train station for those coming from California. Group rates of $195/night will be available for three days before and three days after the conference.  To receive the group rate, register using this link or call 1-800-996-3426 and ask for the NSFA 2019 Group Rate.

What Can I Expect? - While the program for the 2019 Conference has not yet been finalized, it will be similar in format to the 2018 National Conference.

2018 National Conference Agenda

2018 National Conference Program

2018 National Conference Photos


Speaker RFP - Please Review 2019 Workshop Proposal Criteria prior to submitting a Workshop Proposal. Deadline November 1, 2018,  5:00 pm PT

Questions- Contact conference@schoolfoundations.org

Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring? More Information  Questions- contact Robin@schoolfoundations.org