News and Updates

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands 
Organizes Roundtable Luncheon
 
September 11, 2018
at the Hyannis Golf Course 


The Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is pleased to announce its next luncheon will offer roundtables on a variety of topics of interest. The luncheon will be held on September 11th, 2018 from 11:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hyannis Golf Course, Route 132, Hyannis.

Following lunch, attendees will be able to choose three roundtables to rotate through during the session.  Bring an associate and you can cover all six! Roundtable topics will include the following:

1. Board Role in Fundraising
    Lauren Barker, CEO of CCYP
2. Board Recruitment
    William Simpson, SCORE
3. Board Roles & Responsibilities
    Kristin O’Malley, The Cape Cod Foundation
4. Accounting for Events 
    (or Why Raffle is a Dirty Word)
    Tammy Glivinski, Glivinski & Associates
5. Year End Direct Mail:  A Gift That Keeps on Giving
    Paul Barry, Direct Mail Consultant
6. Peer to Peer Fundraising
   Jess Lachey, Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod

 

The luncheon is free to members of the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands and non-members pay $35. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 7th, 2016.

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Note: Early Bird Registration is now open. We apologize that some people received a postcard with incorrect pricing. The correct pricing is listed on this website and also the registration form.

Nominations for 2018 Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Awards Now Open!

June 19, 2018, Hyannis, MA – The Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands invites nominations for its 2018 Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Awards which will be presented at the 22nd Annual Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod, October 30 at The Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis. Nominations can be submitted online at by clicking here.

Each year, this prestigious high profile conference attracts more than 500 professional fundraisers, executive directors, board members, and volunteers across the region. Outstanding community members are recognized in four categories: Philanthropist, Business/Organization, Volunteer and Youth.

“The Cape and Islands would not be the resilient, beautiful community we know and love without the dedication and support of philanthropists, volunteers, businesses and our young people. We encourage everyone in the community to take a moment to nominate individuals and businesses that have significantly contributed to making our
region great,” said Barbara Cotton, committee chair, Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod.

The Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Awards are given each year. Last year’s recipients included Philanthropist Blanche Seifer, Wequassett Resort, Volunteer Ellen Dickinson, and Youth recipients and twin brothers Alec and Evan Abramson.

Nomination Deadline is Friday September 14. Nominators are encouraged to collaborate in submitting joint nominations for awardees for the following criteria:

Outstanding Philanthropist Award Criteria: Presented to an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity and demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the local community.

Outstanding Volunteer Award Criteria: Presented to a volunteer who demonstrates exceptional leadership skills and has demonstrated outstanding philanthropic commitment through fundraising efforts and/or coordinating community involvement to benefit Cape Cod and the Islands.

Outstanding Business/Organization Award: Criteria: Presented to a business/organization that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement in response to local needs.

Outstanding Youth/Youth Organization Criteria: Presented to a youth or youth organization that has demonstrated outstanding philanthropic commitment through fundraising efforts and/or coordinating community involvement to benefit Cape Cod and the Islands.

You can view the previous Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Award recipients by clicking here.

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Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod, now in its 22nd year, is one of the largest philanthropic all-day annual events on Cape Cod.  

Join us on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center (35 Scudder Avenue, West End Rotary, Hyannis, MA).

Philanthropy Day is an opportunity for learning, sharing, and recognizing the dedication and generosity of those who support the many nonprofits on Cape Cod and the Islands.

Your Registration for Philanthropy Day will include:

  • Full-day Conference
  • Plenary Speaker:  Jason Lewis
  • Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
  • Cocktail Reception & Exhibitor Raffle
  • CFRE Credit

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Note: Early Bird Registration is now open. We apologize that some people received a postcard with incorrect pricing. The correct pricing is listed on this website and the registration form.

Sign up before  October 1st and get the “Early Bird” rate!  

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands Members – $50
Estate Planning Council Members – $50
Non-Members – $70
Table of 10 – $700

After October 1st the cost will be increased as follows:

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands Members – $65
Estate Planning Council Members – $65
Non-Members – $85
Table of 10 – $850

A NOTE FOR TABLE BUYERS: When signing up for a table of ten please add all names that will be sitting at that table.  If names are not known at the time of registration please still add the contact and label it “To Be Determined “.  You can contact Maura White at [email protected] the names become known and she can edit the information for you.

Philanthropy Day is for professionals in non-profit organizations of any size on Cape Cod, their volunteers, board members, as well as professional advisors such as attorneys, estate planners, financial advisors, accountants and others.

STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION, BUT REGISTER NOW SO YOU WON’T BE LEFT OUT! THIS ONE DAY EVENT SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR!

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 Request for Presenters
22nd Annual Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis, MA

Organization Profile

Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is the organizing host of Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod. The purpose of Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is to encourage charitable giving, promote cooperation, and foster a better understanding among professional charitable giving planners, and also to further the education of its members, the professional community, and the general field of charitable giving. The goal of Philanthropy Day is to share current best practices in non-profit management and fundraising and celebrate charitable giving in the spirit of philanthropy on Cape Cod and the Islands.

Request for Presenters (DEADLINE: June 1, 2018)
Presenter proposals are now being accepted for the 22nd Annual Philanthropy Day on Cape Cod, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. This prestigious, high profile conference showcases the regional thought leaders and is the only annual fundraising professional conference for fundraisers, executive directors, board members, and volunteers in the area and attracts more than 500 professionals. Our education program this year consists of two Keynote sessions (morning/afternoon) with approximately 300 attendees and (10) one-hour sessions, with approximately 30-50 attendees per session.

Audience
Philanthropy Day is for professionals in non-profit organizations (the majority are small shops) on Cape Cod and the Islands, their volunteers, board members, as well as professional advisors such as attorneys, estate planners, financial advisors, accountants and others.

Session Topics
Presenter considerations are based on the ability to provide session(s) from the following topic headings:
  1. Monthly giving
  2. Capacity building
  3. Partnerships/Mergers
  4. Data
  5. Diversity
  6. Communications and Marketing
  7. Advocacy
Presenter Promotion
The Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands uses several promotional vehicles to publicize the conference and provide visibility to featured presenters to Cape Cod and the Islands non-profits and vendors. Promotions include preconference direct mail piece, web site spotlight, social media, sponsored print ads, conference app, and a printed conference piece.

Presenter Selection 

The conference committee will give preference to proposals that:
  • Include specific learning goals
  • Present an opportunity for discussion on small non-profits related to your topic.
  • Include a case study of best practices or current trends on your topic.
  • Present tactical applications, scalable situations and transferable across all sectors.
  • Provide a hands-on, interactive presentation
  • Demonstrated success in working in regions that reflect Cape Cod’s philanthropic challenges: hyper-seasonality, older demographic, and competition for philanthropic dollars
  • Address diversity and inclusion
Presenter submissions must include the following:
  • Session topic and title
  • A description of your session including 3-4 clear learning objectives. What specific learning goals will this session deliver to attendees? Learning objectives provide a clear picture of the specific skills or content mastery that will be achieved as a result of the presentation. Learning objectives must contain verbs that describe observable, measurable, and/or actionable goals.
  • The intended audience (i.e. new professional, mid-career, executive, board or committee member, volunteer).
  • Please list the last two most recent presentations made, to what audience, and the approximate number of people in attendance.
  • Names of panelists in your session and their contact information (as outlined below).
  • Bio
  • Headshot
  • Contact information (for all presenters/panelists) including: first and last name, professional title, email, website, cell phone. If the presenter is not the main contact, please also include their contact name, email, phone number
  • Preference for am or pm session
  • If you plan to attend the luncheon
All session rooms will be set theater style and will have:
  • standing lectern and microphone;
  • six-foot table in front of room for presenter/panel use;
  • table microphones if applicable
  • overhead computer display hook-up
You must bring your own laptop computer.
 
Conference Fees
Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is not able to offer compensation to our presenters. The conference registration fee will be waived for presenters who wish to participate in the remainder of Philanthropy Day beyond their own presentation sessions. Travel, hotel, and other expenses are the responsibility of the presenter.

Presenter Responsibilities

For accurate and timely conference program content and publication, presenters are required to abide by the submission requirements above. Incomplete proposal submissions will not be accepted. Submission of handouts and all materials (electronic version in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, or Adobe Acrobat) is the responsibility of the presenter. All handouts and PowerPoint presentations will be posted on the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands web site and the Philanthropy Day app for attendees to download after the conference.
Please note that overt marketing of services, materials, or products by presenters is not permitted during presentations.
Please note that there are a limited number of session slots. Proposals will not be accepted after June 1, 2018. All proposals will be reviewed and scored by the Education Committee. Not all submitted presentations will be chosen. However, Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands will keep your proposals on file for future considerations.

Thank you for taking the time to submit your information to:

Maura White
Administrative Assistant
Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands
[email protected]

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Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands is proud to share:

2018 NonProfit Workshops

Offered by SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands
in conjunction with Philanthropy Partners of  the Cape and Islands

Revised Schedule for remaining workshops in the series!

Workshops will be offered at no charge. Space will be limited so early registration is encouraged. Please use this link to register for the workshops:

An Effective and Simplified Approach to Strategic Planning
April 5, 2018 – 8:30-10:00 AM

SCORE Offices
270 Communications Way – Suite 5A
Hyannis, MA 02671

Our strategic planning workshop is based on a planning methodology that has proven to be effective through our work with dozens of nonprofit organizations throughout the Cape & Islands. It’s about developing a guide for steering your nonprofit in a rapid response world. In the end, an effective strategy plan is realized through an action plan that is used on an ongoing basis

NonProfit Succession Planning: the Lifeblood of Organizations
April 12, 2018 – 8:30-10:00 AM
SCORE Offices
270 Communications Way – Suite 5A
Hyannis, MA 02671

Effective succession planning is necessary to ensure leadership continuity in any nonprofit organization. Both contingent as well as departure-based succession planning is necessary.  This workshop will give you some ideas and tools to get you started.

Creating a Development Plan: the Foundation of NonProfit Sustainability

April 19, 2018 – 8:30-10:00 AM

SCORE Offices
270 Communications Way – Suite 5A
Hyannis, MA 02671

Fundraising is a cornerstone for the vast majority of nonprofits. Without an effective development plan your mission is not accomplished and you generally end up closing your doors. This workshop is a primer on fundraising with an emphasis on the need to create a development plan for your nonprofit

Click here to learn more and register for one or all 
and please share with your organization’s leadership.

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