Fri, December 3, 2021 – SWSPN Holiday Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Location:  Jacob Henry Mansion
(Best Address for Parking)
15 S. Richards St
Joliet, IL 60433

(Google Map link)

About the Program:

Join us as we celebrate a season with networking, fellowship, and a complimentary breakfast buffet! For those willing and able, please join our efforts as we adopt a local family in need this holiday season!

Registration Required:

Sign-up by November 29, 2021  –  Click to register.

SWSPN Monthly Program Series

December 2021 – Holiday Breakfast Meeting
November 2021 – Re-engaging With Your Board Members After COVID, Annual Meeting & Election of 2022 Board
October 2021 – Planned Giving Workshop
September 2021 – A Funder’s Perspective on Case Statements
September 2021 (Social event) – SWSPN Summer Social
June 2021 – Donor Advised Funds
May 2021 – Social Media Strategies for our Digital World
April 2021 – Engaging the Next Generations’ Time, Talent, and Treasure
March 2021 – Virtual Fundraising Best Practices with GiveSmart
February 2021 – Tips for a Successful Virtual Fundraiser – Panel Discussion
January 2021 – Virtual Happy Hour!
November 2020 – The Power of Strategic Storytelling for Non-Profits
October 2020 – Networking for Non-Profit Professionals
September 2020 – Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
July 2020 – SWSPN Summer Social
June 2020 – Philanthropy During a Pandemic (Online Meeting via zoom.us)
May 2020 – Digging Deep: Getting to the Root of Donor Acquisition (Online Meeting via zoom.us)
April 2020 – Meeting canceled
March 2020 – Social Entrepreneurship Enterprises – Roundtable Discussion
February 2020 – Social Entrepreneurship – An Idea Whose Time Has Come
December 2019 – SWSPN Holiday Breakfast and Annual Meeting
October 2019 – Starting a Planned Giving Program: The Basics, Budgets and Timelines
September 2019 – Social and Networking Event (After Hours)
August 2019 – Giving Tuesday: Planning Now, Giving Then
June 2019 – Where Do I Start? Engagements Plans Using Social Media Marketing
May 2019 – Roundtable Discussion: Matching the project with the right funding source
April 2019 – Where’s the Grant Money?
March 2019 – Planning Your Plan – If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it!
February 2019 – Generational Differences and How They Impact Donor Behavior
How They Impact Donor Behavior
December 2018 – SWSPN Holiday “Wrap Up” Breakfast
November 2018 – Winning Web Presence Applied Workshop
September 2018 – Planned Giving Essentials
August 2018 – Trivia Night
June 2018 – Winning Web Presence
May 2018 – How Will The New Tax Laws Affect Charitable Gifts?
April 2018 – Where’s the Grant Money?
March 2018 – Grant Writing: A Deeper Dive
November 2017 – Partners in Philanthropy Day – Developing Major Gifts Now and in the Future
October 2017 – No Program
September 2017 – Leading Up
August 2017 – Donor Retention
June 2017 – SWSPN After Hours Event – Evening of “FUN”ding
May 2017 – Reframing Nonprofit Messaging for the Business Audience – Turning Donations into Investments
April 2017 – Show Me the “Grant” Money!
March 2017 – Building Brand Identity with LinkedIn
February 2017 – Social Media Secrets
December 2016 – Panel Discussion – How do you use data to build your development?
November 2016 – 2nd Annual Partners in Philanthropy Day – The Art of Securing Planned Gifts: Myth-busting the Magic
October 2016 – End of Year Appeals Workshop
September 2016 – Working with Professional Advisors – Who ya gonna call?
August 2016 – Picking the Right Vehicle
June 2016 – Starting the Conversation – Perpetuating the Values
May 2016 – Engage your Board: Move Your Board From “it’s the staff’s job” to “it’s OUR job”
April 2016 – Major Gift Cultivation
March 2016 – SWSPN 10th Anniversary Celebration
February 2016  – What Keeps YOU up at Night? Roundtable Discussion
December 2015 – Cultivating Relationships that Lead to Major Gifts
November 2015 – Building Corporate Relations that lead to Financial Support & Volunteers
October 2015 – Inaugural Partners in Philanthropy Day – Penelope Burk Special Event
September 2015 – YE Appeals that Deliver Results
April 2015 – Strategic Planning: Art, Science, Power, and Fun
March 2015 – Best Practices in Special Event Fundraising
February 2015 – Mindful Communication: Managing Difficult People & Discussions
December 2014 – Program-Public Grants and Private Proposals with LeaAnn Skogsberg
November 2014 – Half-day seminar with Chuck Loring
October 2014 – (no program)
September 2014 – Ice Bucket Philanthropy — Good News or Bad?
August 2014 – Giving USA Report
July 2014  – (no program)
June 2014 – Exploring Local Resources for Fundraising and Non-Profits
May 2014 – Marketing to Your Donors
April 2014 – Moves Management and Relationship-Based Fundraising with Bill Sturtevant
March 2014 – (no program)
February 2014- Campaign Snapshots: Testing, Planning, and Executing Small, Focused Fundraising Initiatives
January 2014 –
December 2013 –
November 2013 –
October 2013 – Relationship Building for Planned Giving
September 2013 –  The Revolving Door in the Fundraising Profession
August 2013 – Giving USA Report
July 2013 – (no program)
June 2013 – Women’s Philanthropy
May 2013 – The Strategic Art of Nurturing a Dynamic Board
April 2013 – Using Social Media
March 2013 – Getting Your Organization’s Message Across in Turbulent Times