2019 Nonprofit Conference Agenda

Below is a snapshot of the Agenda:

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“Building Capacity Through Collaboration and Engagement”

Name of Session

Session #



Conference Registration Breakfast & Exhibits


Session Attendees

8:15am - 9:00am


Welcome from the PFC Coalition


Sandra Pruitt
Executive Director

9:00am - 9:15am


Nonprofit Collaboration and Group Warm Up -  This is our morning mixer where you will introduce yourself and share your mission with at least 3 attendees


PFCC Board Members

9:15am - 9:30am


Running your Nonprofit like a Business.  Nonprofits hire employees, rent space, and run programs.  So how can you operate more efficiently?

Session 1

Andre Smith
Emerge Business Coaching

9:25am - 10:30am


Using Data to Tell Your Story
Learn how to incorporate data and asset maps to bring more visibility to your nonprofit

Session 2

Shakeara Mingo
Focused Vision

9:25am - 10:30am


Cultivating Nonprofit Partnerships

Do you know how to engage partners? 

Do you know that most grants require that you have partnerships?

Session 3

Pastor Charles McNeil
Religious Liaison
Office of the County Executive

10:45am - 11:55am

Dr. James Dula
Director, Office of Veteran Affairs
Office of the County Executive

Janet Simmons
Southern Maryland Top Ladies


How does your brand affect your ability to collaborate and partner?

Are you using the right marketing tools to promote your nonprofit?

Do you have a Social Media Strategy for your Nonprofit?

Session 4

Addison Pruitt
CEO, PUSH Strategies

10:45am - 11:55am

Chris Bryant
Streetz Media

Devon Banks
CEO, D-Tech Business Concepts


Tapping into Grants, Resources and Programs at the Office of the County Executive


Diana Léon Brown, MS. MBA
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Office of the County Executive

12:00pm - 1:15pm


Searching for Resources for Grants


Anna Tatro, MLS
Grants Collection Specialist
Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center

1:15pm - 2:15pm


Engaging with Local Media to promote your Nonprofit

As a nonprofit learn about  ways you can get media coverage for events, major campaigns help promote the work that you do.

Session 5

Curtis Crutfield
News Director, Prince George’s Community Television (CTV)

1:15pm - 2:15pm

William Ford
Staff Writer
Washington Informer

Denise Hill
Community Outreach
Radio One

Afternoon Break


Coffee and Networking

2:15pm - 2:30pm


Grant Opportunities with the State of Maryland

Is your nonprofit engaging with the State of Maryland?

Do you know what grant programs are available?

Do you need technical assistance when applying for state grants?

Learn how to apply for grants for public safety, health, community development, housing and nonprofit technical assistance.

Session 6

Barbara Kearney
Project Manager
Community Investment Tax Credit Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Mary Abraham
Deputy Director of Grants
Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention

Cheryl Ladota
Program Manager
Maryland Recreational Trails/Scenic Byways - Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highways

Namisa K. Kramer, MS
Program Administrator
Maryland Department of Health
Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities


Nonprofit Network Event

Connect with other nonprofits, meet new partners, and share your mission, work and any upcoming events you are hosting

Session 7

Session Attendees

3:30pm - 4:15pm


Closing and Raffle Giveaways

Have an opportunity to win prizes and gifits


Session Attendees

4:15pm - 4:30pm