What Can You Learn about Fundraising from Chick-Fil-A?

Chick-fil-A is a leader in customer loyalty and revenue per store. The same business principles can help you achieve loyalty and connection with your donors. Walk away from this session with practical ideas you can apply to improve donor engagement and long-term revenue.

Unleashing Your Board for Greater Effectiveness

An active, informed governing body is not only critical for accountability – it can also contribute immensely to an organization’s effectiveness and impact over time. In this session, we will examine the 10 essential responsibilities of a board, key elements of ensuring strong accountability, and practical counsel for continuous improvement in how your board works […]

Shepherding and Serving Low Income Communities Well

Join pastors and ministry leaders from low-income communities as they share how to build partnerships within communities to improve outcomes for low-income families. Hear their lived experiences and first-hand knowledge of how to shepherd multicultural ministries with deep roots in their communities – utilizing effective outreach services. Learn relevant data and engage in a powerful […]

Strategic Planning for Transitioning to Family-Based Care

Do you want to transition from residential care to family-based care, but need help to point your organization in the right direction? Come ready to start putting an action plan on paper with best practice guidance to lead you through the transition process and beyond. You will receive coaching on how to assess your strengths, […]

Let’s Play Brain Games!

We know that trauma impacts brain development and that play is a powerful tool used to strengthen brain development no matter what the age. Cognitive fitness/brain games are tools and strategies used to equip, empower, and strengthen motor-sensory development, social-emotional development, and cognitive development. Come prepared for some fun and games and leave equipped with […]

Building Healthy Relationships With Biological Parents in Foster Parenting

Foster care is about more than just taking care of a child – it’s about playing a part in the healing of a family. What is the foster parent’s role in building, strengthening, and repairing relationships with biological families? Learn the groundwork for a theological and research-based foundation for family preservation, receive insight into the […]

Attachment After Adversity: Building Resilience Through Relationship

For most children and youth outside of parental care, or with a history of maltreatment, adversity has been a regular part of life. As individuals dedicated to serving at-risk children and families, we can learn how to build resilience – or the ability to overcome obstacles – through relationships. In addition to a focus on […]