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National Philanthropy Day® 2014


Don't miss out on your chance to attend the 1/2 day conference and luncheon for National Philanthropy Day this Friday, Nov. 7th, 2014 at the historic Mayo Hotel. Sharpen your skills and network with other professionals as well as meeting funders in Eastern Oklahoma!  Encourage your Board members to come and join you as well. Stay for lunch and celebrate the great philanthropists that help make our communities a better place to live and work.

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$100 for Conference
$75 for Luncheon
$175.00 for both


NPD Conference Details:
Opening Plenary Session Featuring Dr. Gerry Clancy, President, The University of Oklahoma-Tulsa
8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Dr. Clancy is the recipient of numerous awards for his work on behalf of the underserved, the advancement of education and regional economic development, including the “Service to the Homeless” Award and the “Exemplary Psychiatrist” Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Tulsa People Magazine named Dr. Clancy the 2009 “Tulsan of the Year” in recognition of his efforts to transform the region’s health. In 2011, he served as the Chairman of the Board of the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce. In that work, he has recently led a task force of area leaders to create a common vision for regional economic development.  For 2014, Dr. Clancy is the Campaign Chair and Incoming Chairman of the Board of the Tulsa Area United Way.

 Volunteer Panel – The Value$ of In-Kind Services to your Organization
9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Volunteers make a significant impact in our community.  This panel discussion will focus on the importance of volunteerism and how the in-kind component not only helps your agency, but also the bottom line.  Panel representatives include: Barry Maxwell - Reading Partners, Kathy Seibold - Tulsa Area United Way, Laura Colgan - National Charity League and Jonathan Wish – Stanfield & O’Dell
Moderator:  Jean Ann Hankins, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities Tulsa


The Board-Fundraiser Relationship – Presented by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

What boards need to know about fundraising and what fundraisers need to know about boardsPresented by Dan Billingsley, Vice President of Resource Development and Public Policy, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits

Serving Our Investors – Presented by Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Ways to build donor commitment and avoid attrition before it’s a problem 
Presented by Janetta Cravens, Vice President for Programs, Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits

 Funder’s Networking Panel
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

This fast-paced networking session gives you a chance to meet representatives from some of Tulsa's generous corporations and family foundations. You will have a chance to ask questions about funding opportunities and share information about your non-profit organization. Moderated by Drew France, CAP Tulsa

Planned participants include representatives from: • Flint Family Foundation • Hardesty Family Foundation • Public Service Company of Oklahoma • Sharna & Irvin Frank Foundation • Tulsa’s Young Professionals • Williams


Luncheon and NPD and SOP Winners:

The Pillar Award - Robert J. LaFortune

Outstanding Philanthropists - Wendy & Gentner Drummond

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser - Sharon King Davis

Outstanding Fundraising professional - Janice Edmiston, CFRE

Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Philanthropy - Mosaic

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Allie Beach


Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees

George Krumme, Edward L. Taylor, Isaac Rocha, James Walker, Donna Brooks, Alison Anthony & Mark Wilson


Honorary Chairs
Ken Busby and Matt Bacon


Mike Collier, KTUL News


Professional Partner

Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits


Presenting Partner

George Kaiser Family Foundation


NPD Partner

Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation


NPD Supporting Partner

Hardesty Family Foundation


Youth In Philanthropy Supporting Partner

Charles & Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation


Business Partners (as of 10.31.14)


Spectra Press

The Mayo Hotel

TES Productions

Steven Michaels Photography

A&B Engraving

JA Mathis

and a special thanks to Jessica Lowe-Betts


We politely request pre-payment for your registration.
Day of Event Payment & Walk-In Registrations will be charged an additional $25.00 processing fee.

Questions or concerns can be directed to:

Margaret Wish, Chapter Administrator,918-978-9718 
Tom A. Taylor, II – NPD Event Chair, 918-582-2469

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Monday, November 3, 2014