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About the Conference

August 25-27, 2021 | In-Person and Virtual

Join hundreds of fundraising and marketing professionals at the 2021 ANA Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference, a two-day event where you can exchange innovative marketing and fundraising ideas, get inspired to think creatively, and make the relationship with your donors even stronger.

Marketing’s evolution is getting more accelerated and you need to keep up. At this conference, you’ll hear case studies from your colleagues that will offer you a more realistic view of the issues, challenges, and successes that you face every day.


ANA Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference Scholarship

Scholarships for Nonprofit Organizations - Corporate Virtual Package Scholarship
Application Deadline: Monday, August 2, 2021

The ANA Nonprofit Federation awards conference scholarships based on contributions from our conference sponsors. Only nonprofits engaged in fundraising with annual revenue of $10M or less qualify. Special consideration will be given to organizations whose missions focus on advocating for/serving diverse and/or underserved communities. Anyone from your organization can register to attend the Virtual Conference.

To review terms, eligibility, and apply for a scholarship, please review this form.


Nonprofit Executive Roundtable (Limited Capacity)
Wednesday, August 25, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT

In this invitation only event, nonprofit fundraising leaders openly discuss the latest trends, explore issues, and share insights being realized from organizations across the nonprofit community. This exclusive, nonprofit-only, facilitated discussion will allow industry executives to connect with peers and knowledge-share ideas and learn from each other on an intimate level.

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Your In-Person Venue

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

For those attending in-person, we plan on offering special extra experiences, including more intimate breakouts, round table discussions, and networking. Visit choosechicago.com to learn more about the city's iconic sights, architectural marvels, award-winning culinary scene, and more.

The ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $230 per night. In order to use the ANA rate, you must be registered to attend the conference. To make your room reservation, please click here. The cut-off date to obtain the ANA rate is Monday, August 9, 2021, after which prevailing rates apply.

Please review our safety protocols for more information on how we've committed to making the in-person experience safe and valuable for all attendees.

Your Virtual Event Platform

Welcome to Grip

We know that not everyone will be able to travel for this event, so we are also providing a remote participation option powered by Grip, an AI-powered event matchmaking service that uses natural language processing, advanced algorithms, and deep neural networks to learn about your professional goals and interests.

Grip takes the work out of networking through intelligent matchmaking — making it more fun and giving you a higher return on time as you network with other attendees and exhibitors, arrange meetings, and identify potential business contacts. Utilize Grip to:

  • Make connections with significant people you would not have met otherwise
  • Expand your professional network
  • Create business opportunities with other event-goers
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3 Reasons to Attend


Tap into rich insights, best practices, case studies, and the latest trends from leaders in marketing and advertising.


Connect with peers from businesses large and small to expand your personal network and sphere of influence.


Advance your marketing knowledge and that of your team to drive sustained growth for your brand and business.

Hosts and Speakers

Marcy Auman

Executive Vice President

TrueSense Marketing

Karen Barr

Senior Director, Supporter Acquisition and Retention

Save the Children

Brim Basom

Chief Information Officer

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Scott Bell

Vice President


Amy Bobrick

Vice President, Strategy

Merkle RMG

Senny Boone

SVP, Nonprofit Federation, Email Experience Council & Accountability


Amy Braiterman

Vice President, Strategy

Data Axle

Sharon Bush


Grand Victoria Foundation

Krista Byers

National Director of Annual Giving

JDRF International

Rose Cashner

Director, Direct Marketing

Feeding America

Margaret Chialastri

Vice President of Development and Integrated Direct Response

Edge Direct

Courtney Cohee

Senior Director, Development

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Adam Faircloth

Senior Director, Digital Engagement and Growth


Luke Franklin

Vice President, Membership


Joe Gomez

Director, Business Development

Productions Solutions

Lisa Greene

CFRE, Senior Vice President, Nonprofit Solutions, Data Axle

Tyler Hall

Jessica Harrington


The Harrington Agency

Edna Kane-Williams

Senior Vice President, Multicultural Marketing


Daniel Karp

Senior Vice President, Integrated Direct Marketing

Covenant House

Courtney Lewis

Senior Vice President, Fundraising Strategies

Fuse Fundraising Group

Dave Mallory

Director, Annual Giving


Courtney Marsh

Vice President of Integrated Digital Marketing

Edge Direct

Justin McCord

Vice President, Marketing

RKD Group

Maureen McNally

Executive Vice President

Anne Lewis Strategies

Ami McReynolds

Chief Equity & Programs Officer

Feeding America

Evelyn Homs Medero

Sr. Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Multicultural Marketing

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – ALSAC

Charles A. Montorio-Archer

President & Chief Executive Officer

One Hope United

Elizabeth Nielsen

Senior Vice President, Digital and Direct Marketing

Feeding America

Whitney Norman

Vice President, Client Solutions


Dorene Ocamb

Chief Development Officer

Armed Services YMCA

Chris Oswald

Senior Vice President, Government Relations


Chris Pangretic

Vice President


Erica Agree Prescott

Senior Director, Integrated Fundraising, Direct Mail and Retention

The International Fellowship of Christians & Jews

Martin Quessenberry

Director, Digital Projects and Innovation, Donor Relations

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Geof Rochester


GRC Advising

Adam Rosenscruggs

Senior Vice President of Analytics

Integral LLC

David Sacchetti

Director of Client Strategy


Jarred Schremmer

Vice President, Media

RKD Group

Unmi Song


Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

Brandy Swimeley

Vice President, Marketing

Defenders of Wildlife

Kristine Templin

Chief Development Officer

Meals on Wheels America

Shayla Titley

Director of Membership

Central Park Conservancy

Jake Tolan

Senior Manager, Direct Marketing

Smile Train

Angela Williams

President and CEO


Scott Wood

VP of Individual Giving & Campaigns

Operation Homefront

Craig Zeltsar

NNE Marketing

Vice Chair / ANA Nonprofit Federation Advisory Council

Conference Sponsors

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