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About the Conference

August 8–10, 2022 | Chicago, Ill. and Virtual




Join hundreds of fundraisers and marketing professionals at the 2022 ANA Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference, presented by MissionWired, in Chicago. Leaders in the industry will share case studies, success stories, and best practices that will provide you with actionable solutions to the issues and challenges you face in this dynamic environment.

This is the premier event to exchange innovative ideas and generate creative strategies that will help you build and strengthen your relationship with donors.


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ANA Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarships for Individuals from Nonprofit Organizations – In-person Conference

Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

With this scholarship, recipients will have access to all sessions and conference activities provided in-person at the Swissotel Chicago.

The ANA Nonprofit Federation awards conference scholarships based on contributions from our conference sponsors. Only individuals employed by 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.

Review terms, eligibility, and apply for a scholarship.

Scholarships for Nonprofit Organizations – Corporate Virtual Package Scholarship

Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 13, 2022

With this scholarship, anyone from your organization can register to attend the Virtual Conference.

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.

Review terms, eligibility, and apply for a scholarship.


Nonprofit Executive Roundtable (Limited Capacity)

Monday, August 8, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET | In-person Only

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. Be prepared to interact with your peers to share your experiences and find meaningful solutions.

Interested in attending? Let us know. Please note you must be approved to attend.

The 2021 ANA Nonprofit Federation Summer Conference in Two Minutes

Relive the best of last year's conference in this brief overview.

Highlighted speakers include:

  • Brim Basom, Chief Information Officer, Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Tracey Burgoon, Director, Direct Response, DAV
  • Elizabeth Nielsen, Senior Vice President, Digital and Direct Marketing, Feeding America
  • Erica Agree Prescott, Senior Director, Integrated Fundraising, Direct Mail and Retention, The International Fellowship of Christians & Jews

Conference Venue

Your In-Person Venue

Swissotel Chicago

323 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

For those registered to attend the conference in person, the ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $209 per night at the Swissotel Chicago, an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.

The cut-off date to obtain this discounted rate is Monday, July 18, 2022, after which prevailing rates apply.


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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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Hosts and Speakers

Conference Hosts:

Karen Barr
Managing Director, Supporter Experience
Save the Children

Amy Bobrick
Vice President, Strategy
Merkle RMG

Adam Faircloth
Senior Director, Donor Acquisition

Steve Abrahamson

Vice President, Direct Response

National Audubon Society

Capin Alexander

Director, Partnership & Growth

One & All

Deborah Barge

Chief Development Officer

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Valerie Barker Waller

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

YMCA of the USA

Karen Barr

Managing Director, Supporter Experience

Save the Children

Christina Bello

Digital Marketing Manager

Ronald McDonald House Charities – Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana

Bailey Bernius

Senior Director, Nonprofit Strategy

Assembly Global

Jennifer Bielat

Executive Vice President, Client Strategy


Amy Bobrick

Vice President, Strategy

Merkle RMG

Senny Boone

SVP, Nonprofit Federation


Amy Braiterman

Vice President, NPS Digital Solutions

Data Axle

Jessica Buckholtz

Senior Creative Specialist, Social Media

American Red Cross

Elaine Bussjaeger

Director, Social Media

American Red Cross

Joseph Churpek

VP of Analytics

TrueSense Marketing

Nicole Clemente

Senior Director, Acquisition

Save the Children

Kacey Crawford

VP, Digital Solutions


Pat Duffy


The Giving Block

Bruce Everhart

Chief Development Officer

Moody Bible Institute

Adam Faircloth

Senior Director, Donor Acquisition


Luke Franklin

Vice President, Membership


Steve Froehlich

Chief Revenue and Development Officer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – ALSAC

Cate Gavin

Associate Director, Integrated Account Management

Assembly Global

Dana Heiser

Integrated Fundraising and Marketing

Washington National Cathedral

Justin Henry

Executive Vice President


Judy Hoffstein

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Kate Hollandsworth

Vice President


Amanda Hooper

Director, Advocacy

Feeding America

Katy Jordan

SVP, Digital

TrueSense Marketing

Amanda Kautz

Face to Face Fundraising Manager

The Nature Conservancy

Michelle Larson

Director, Partnership & Growth

One & All

Charlie Lewis

Client Services Director

One Sixty Fundraising

Debbie MacDonald

Vice President of Development

City Rescue Mission

Nic Marlin

Vice President of Performance Marketing


Porter Mason

Senior VP of Strategy and Machine Learning

Stagecoach Digital

Justin McCord

SVP, Sales & Marketing

RKD Group

Gwen McGarry

Senior Creative Director


Kevin Moran

Co-Founder and Principal


Shelby Nichols

Vice President Digital Media

Moore Digital

Elizabeth Nielsen

Senior Vice President, Digital and Direct Marketing

Feeding America

Chris Oswald

Executive Vice President, Government Relations


Leena Patel

Vice President of Development

PAN Foundation

Rob Pitzer

Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics


Cameron Popp

Director, Solutions and Innovation


James Purtle

Senior Director, Strategy

Data Axle

Sophie Reeds

Managing Director, Digital Marketing

Feeding America

Alex Rolleigh

Senior Officer, Web Optimization

International Rescue Committee

Ettore Rossetti

Lead Advisor, Digital, Marketing, Innovation

Save the Children

Dinara Salem

Annual Giving Specialist

Amnesty International

Isabel Shea

Senior Digital Fundraising Manager

Clean Air Task Force

Jessica Smit

Manager, Direct Marketing

International Medical Corps

Andrew Somer

Senior Vice President, Member Relations


Jenni Starr

Face-to-Face Acquisition Manager

Children International

Duncan Stewart

Associate Vice President, Strategy and Development


Mwosi Swenson

President & CEO

Mal Warwick Donordigital

Janet Tonner


Moore Media Division

Britt Vatne

President, Account Management


Jenifer Willig

Co-Founder & CEO


Laura Wingate

Executive Vice President, Education, Support & Advocacy

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Beth Wrubleski

Director, Direct Response

Amnesty International

Craig Zeltsar


NNE Marketing

Conference Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

General Sponsors

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