Ten Not To Be Missed Nonprofit Events and Conferences in 2021

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Ten Not To Be Missed Nonprofit Events and Conferences in 2021

Ten Not To Be Missed Nonprofit Events and Conferences in 2021 594 390 Isaac Schild

Ten Not To Be Missed Nonprofit Events and Conferences in 2021:

There are a variety of nonprofit events out there encompassing many specializations and topics. As expected some annual events have been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, others have gone virtual. If you are looking for ways of meeting others, discovering new theories or methods for optimizing your nonprofit work, or maybe even finding like-minded individuals through networking events, here are some of the best virtual and potential in-person events you can choose from. In this article, we will be listing the top 10 virtual and in-person conferences and networking events likely happening in 2021 that concentrate on nonprofits. So mark your calendars for these varied and exciting events. We will also do our best to update this list as more information on programs are released.

ANA DC Nonprofit Conference

The ANA DC Nonprofit Conference, an annual event where you can exchange innovative ideas and collaborate with colleagues to generate creative strategies help you build and strengthen the relationship with your donors. February 16-18, 2021.

NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference is a nonprofit technology and marketing centered event. “The Nonprofit Technology Conference has been the leading gathering space for the last 20 years for folks using technology to meet their missions.” Virtual March 23-25, 2021.


Association of Fundraising Professionals ICON, (AFP’s flagship International Conference) is each spring and aims to bring together 4,000 fundraising professionals and experts to discuss important trends and issues. Topics are related to fundraising and philanthropy with a focus on fundraising practice and technique. The next AFP ICON/AFP ICON VIRTUAL will be held Monday-Wednesday, June 28-30, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

#EMPOWER2021 Full-Day Virtual Conference For Nonprofits & Charities

This event is co-sponsored by Microsoft and covers four main areas: leadership, IT, fundraising, and marketing/communications. Annual event for the nonprofit sector. Virtual Conference for Nonprofits & Charities. January 27th, 2021.

The Center for Association Leadership (ASEA)

ASEA added a virtual option to its annual in-person Marketing, Membership, & Communications Conference last year in 2020. This included a virtual learning experience of amazing speakers, panels, and breakout sessions. We believe this event next year could be in-person or virtual depending on large gathers are allowed for their planned in-person date of June 2-3, 2021 in Washington DC. We will have to wait and see! Visit their site for more information!

Other Annual Nonprofit Conferences To Learn More About:

Net Impact

Annual conference is a fairly know conference that is a go-to staple to consider attending. There you may:

  • Network with innovative impact leaders.
  • Immerse yourself in inspirational ideas.
  • Explore cutting-edge trends & what’s next.
  • Learn what your peers are doing.

Cause Conference

Cause Conference—launched by AMA San Diego—has been seen as a driving force for positive social impact and inspires the sharing of ideas and strategies to build a more humanitarian community. Cause Conference is a “place for individuals and organizations from for-profit and nonprofit sectors to engage and collaborate.”

They aim to inspire for-profit businesses to become more community conscious. They also show businesses that promoting social good improves profitability, morale, and success. They also empower nonprofit organizations to become more self-sufficient.

Princeton Community Works

Aimed as an educational conference for non-profit boards, staff and volunteers, this event will host workshops and networking events, ensuring an interesting and memorable time. The aim of Princeton Community Works is to bring people together from all areas of nonprofits in order to meet, discover new knowledge and skills, and to increase awareness of the community. Traditionally held at the prestigious Princeton University’s Frist Campus Center.

Cause Camp

This regularly held event boasts that it is like no other conference you will attend. With an excellent line-up of guest speakers, this is certainly one event to mark in the calendar. This event it aiming high, they truly want to expand minds and push peoples notions of what is possible within the non-profit world. Through education and inspiration, Cause Camp could be a life-changing experience and could help you change the way you not
only do business but view the entire industry.

The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit:

This event hosts a number of interesting speakers discussing the latest in fundraising research and more. Having been going since 2016, The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit has become a successful event with a community forming around it, all with the aim of learning and improving their fundraising. This simple goal of raising money for important issues is an important aspect and will ensure this summit is a must-attend event.