2019 National Conference

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Join us for NSFA's National Conference – Charting Your Course for Success 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.

Foundation board members, executive directors, and staff; Superintendents and School Board Members who want to start a foundation; all will find workshops, keynotes and other resources that will help them take their organization to the next level.

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.

Would you like to attend the conference at a discounted rate? 


Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Dates: February 11-13, 2019

Address: 1355 North Harbor Drive | San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 1-800-996-3426 or Register Online using this link to receive the group rate

Group Rate: $195 

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Are you new to the education foundation industry? Is your foundation just getting started, or restarted? Two renowned education foundation experts will share fundamentals in: Governance, Financial and Legal Responsibilities, District Relationships, Aligning Funding Priorities with District Priorities, Fundraising, Staffing, Engaging your Board and Telling Your Story. Get your most pressing questions answered while building a national peer support network. (Limited to first 30)
This session is designed for experienced education foundation or other non-profit leaders who want to increase their effectiveness in “non fundraising” areas such as time management, navigating challenging relationships, building leadership skills and measuring your foundation’s impact. Build a national peer support network. (Limited to first 30 registrants)
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