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Nonprofit conferences: Add these to your 2022 calendar

For nonprofit fundraising and marketing conferences on the 2022 calendar, there is no shortage of options. Whether in-person or virtual, we’ve been to many over the years and can definitely say that we’ve found our favorites. From nonprofit leadership to technology, there are conferences for every cause and every role within your organization. If you don’t already have a few of these conferences on your calendar, you’re missing out on some key industry education and networking events.


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Here is our carefully crafted list of the best nonprofit conferences:


GTF_Tickets_GTF2022Good Tech Fest

Park City, Utah and Virtual

May 17 - 18, 2022

Good Tech Fest is for all the data and technology lovers in the nonprofit space. Focused on making an impact with technology, Good Tech Fest's sessions cover thinks like data science, development, mobile technology and everything in between. With both in-person and virtual attendee options, this hybrid conference has opportunities for everyone! 

Good Tech Fest 2022


Salesforce_Corporate_Logo_RGBSalesforce Nonprofit Summit


May 17, 2022


After last year's inaugural event, the Salesforce Nonprofit Summit is back for round two! This single-day virtual event is filled to the brim with thought-provoking discussions, practical takeaways and Salesforce tips from nonprofit peers. Details are still being released for the 2022 event. Keep an eye out for more information here

2022 Salesforce Nonprofit Summit


CGN_logo_web-rgb_ud-1Citygate Network Annual Conference and Exposition

San Antonio, Texas

June 1 - 4, 2022

Citygate Network (formerly known as The Association of Gospel Rescue Missions) knows how to organize an excellent conference. Of course, they cover various education topics (hospitality, strategic thinking, operations, research, etc.), but what's different is how Citygate incorporates their location into the schedule. Every year, Citygate Network will schedule time for attendees to visit local missions, see attractions, and take in the city. In 2022, we look forward to seeing everyone in historical San Antonio. 

Citygate Network Annual Conference and Exposition


AFP toronto logoAFP Toronto Fundraising Day

Location TBD

June 7, 2022

After having a virtual event last year due to the pandemic, AFP Toronto's Fundraising Day is on the books in 2022 an in-person gathering should local regulations allow it. This one-day event is a unique professional development conference that is perfect for nonprofit leaders looking to connect with Canada's top fundraising and marketing talent. This year's theme is IDEAs for CHANGE and promises to focus on incorporating inclusion, diversity, equity, and access into your operations and fundraising practices. 

AFP Toronto Fundraising Day


AAWA-logo-300x97AAWA Spring Conference

Chicago, Illinois

June 15 - 17, 2022

The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (AAWA) Spring Conference focuses on specialties, including Operations, Development, Administration, Communications, Marketing, Shelter Medicine and Field Services. Not only that, attendees will have plenty of opportunities to attend general sessions that appeal to all audiences. Connect with friends, network with new colleagues and get ready to hone your craft!

2022 AAWA Spring Conference


Bridge Logo 2022Bridge Conference

National Harbor, Maryland

July 27 - 29, 2022


Ah, finally, the meeting of the minds. The 2022 Virtual Bridge Conference is sure to be one of the most popular nonprofit conferences of the year, and we would be crazy not to include this on the list. It's a premier event for nonprofit professionals looking to reach across the table and collaborate with people who think differently. While details for 2022's event are still being released, we can't wait to see what they have up their sleeves!

2022 Bridge Conference


DMAW_LogoDMAW Digital Day

Location TBD

June 29, 2022

Calling all digital fundraisers! This day-long in person event is perfect for anyone looking to take home tactical tips to level-up their digital fundraising. Details are still being released, so keep an eye out on their event page for more information.

DMAW Digital Day


ANA-logo-1-3-1ANA Chicago Nonprofit Conference

Chicago, Illinois

August 8 - 10, 2022

This two-day summer event is a can't miss for all nonprofit fundraising and marketing gurus. Hear case studies, strategies and perspectives from your peers on the acceleration of the nonprofit marketing landscape. Can't make it in person? ANA is offering a virtual track as well for those who want to attend from the comfort of their homes!

2022 ANA Chicago Nonprofit Conference


Feeding America LogoFeeding America Unite Conference


August 24 - 25, 2022


Through a combination of small group learning sessions and attendee dialogue and networking, the Feeding America Unite Conference establishes a foundation for continuous, year-round learning and growth for food bank staff and fundraisers alike. Surround yourself with marketers and fundraisers who are dedicated to the same mission ending world hunger.

There isn't a specific website for this conference, but you can stay in the know on the Feeding America's website, here


Raise-EventFundraising-TMRaise Conference

Chicago, Illinois

September 12 - 13, 2022

The annual Raise Conference is attended by thousands of the top fundraisers in the nation. In this year's hybrid experience, attendees will gather virtually and in-person for session tracks on Event & Auction Fundraising, Fundraising Strategy and Peer-to-Peer & Social Engagement. Raise is a high-energy, immersive experience that is sure to inspire anyone looking to take their event fundraising to the next level. 

Raise Conference


NIO-Summit-2022-Logo-All-Colors-01-2048x1760NIO Summit

Kansas City, Missouri

September 20 - 22, 2022

The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit brings together the world's leading digital marketing and fundraising experts under one roof. Known for their research-driven strategies and hands-on training, the NIO Summit is the place to be for anyone looking to take their online fundraising to the next level. 

NIO Summit 2022

RKD Group

RKD Group is North America's leading fundraising and marketing services provider to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, social service, disease research, animal welfare, rescue missions, and faith-based charities. RKD Group’s omnichannel approach leverages technology, advanced data science and award-winning strategic and creative leadership to accelerate net revenue growth, build long-term donor relationships and drive online and offline engagements and donations. With a growing team of professionals, RKD Group creates breakthroughs never thought possible.

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