2018 Nonprofit Conference Agenda

Below is a snapshot of the Agenda:

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Conference Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

Session Attendees

8:15am - 9:00am

Welcome from the PFC Coalition

Sandra Pruitt
Executive Director

9:00am - 9:15am

Greetings from the Prince George's County Office of the State's Attorney

Angela Alsobrooks
State's Attorney


Strategic Planning for Success (for new and emerging nonprofits) - Get tips on writing a mission statement, goals and objectives)

Debyii L. Sababu-Thomas, PhD.
Executive Director
Gods Winning Women

9:20am - 10:20am

How to Run your Nonprofit like a Business (for existing nonprofits) - What should you put in place to run an effective nonprofit?

Andre Smith
CEO, Emerge Business Coaching

9:20am - 10:20am


Morning Break - 10 minutes

10:20am - 10:30am

Using the Right Tools To Tell the Story of your Nonprofit

Understanding Logic Models

Database Tracking Tools

Lauren Fairley
Nonprofit Grant Consultant

10:30am - 11:30am

Raphael Deh-Atheba
CEO, ViewPoint Management


Retooling Leadership - Are you investing in the leadership of the organization and adapting to change?

Darius Stanton
CEO, The Stanton Group

10:30am - 11:30am


Engaging with Local Media to promote your Nonprofit

Facilitator: Pam Saulsby

Erika Cumber
News Producer and Photographer
Prince George’s Community Television (CTV)

11:35am - 12:35pm

William Ford
Staff Writer
Washington Informer Newspaper

Doni Glover
CEO, Bmore News


Resources for Grants

State Resources

Navigating the Foundation Center Database

Facilitator: Lauren Fairley

Jennifer Colton
Governor's Office on Grants

11:35am - 12:35pm

Shannon Bland
Funding Information Network Supervisor
Charles County Public Library


Lunch - Get Ready - Tools for Success

Highlight of Free Resources for Nonprofits

Acknowledgement of Sponors

12:40pm - 1:15pm


Planning for Retirement with your Nonprofit

Do you know what options to put in place?

Eric Holmes
Financial Advisor
VALIC Financial Advisors

1:20pm - 2:20pm


State Agencies

Grant Resources

Technical Assistance

Nonprofit Grant Opportunities

Facilitator: Sandy Pruitt

Barbara Kearney
Maryland Dept. of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

1:20pm - 2:20pm

Meredith Donaho
Program Administrator
Rural Maryland Council

Maryland State Highway Administration

Christy Bernal
Transportation Alternatives Program Manager

Britney Jackson
Recreational Trails Program

How to recruit the right personnel for your nonprofit - learn tips on finding the right people for the culture of your organization

Berri Wells
CEO, Turning Point Solutions

1:20pm - 2:20pm


Afternoon Break

2:20pm - 2:30pm

State Agencies - Grant Opportunities for your Nonprofit

Public Safety and
Domestic Violence Grants

Facilitator: Sylvester Jones

Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention

Lashonde Beasley
Program Manager

Felicia Bailey
Fiscal Grants Specialist/Audit Coordinator

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Minority Health Grants

Stephanie Slowly
Deputy Director
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Office of Minority Health and Disparities

Environment Grants

Allison Cordell
Legislative and Constituent Affairs Director
Department of Natural Resources (DNR)


Event Plannng for Success: Learn creative ways to put on events for your nonprofit

Jan Parkman
CEO, The Happi Factory

2:30pm - 3:30pm


Nonprofit Network Event
This is a great opportunity to share your mission with other nonprofits and partner with others doing similar work.

Session Attendees

3:40pm - 4:10pm



4:15pm - 4:30pm