Location:   Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice.
320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY.

Date:   March 21, 2024. 10am-3pm.
Hosted by:

BBB Wise Giving Alliance, a standards-based charity monitor strenghtening trust in charities and helping donors make informed decisions.

Charity Monitoring Worldwide, a network of charity monitors across the globe, representing 20 countries from the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
9:30 Check-in
10:00 Welcome remarks
  • Art Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, BBB Wise Giving Alliance
  • Ana Benavides, Executive Director, Fundación Lealtad
Emcee - Pratichi Shah President and Chief Executive Officer, Flourish Talent Management Solutions
10:15 Is the donor participation crisis an "American issue" or does the issue stretch globally?
Burkhard Wilke, Chief Executive Officer, DZI (German Central Institute for Social Issues)
Javier Garcia Gutierrez, Executive Director, Confio (Building Transparent Civil Organizations in Mexico)
Michael Dennis Layton, Board Member for Confio, and W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University
Ana Benavides, Executive Director, Fundación Lealtad (Spanish charity evaluator)
Moderator: Jon Bergdoll, Associate Director of Data Partnerships, Statistician for Giving USA
11:00 The need for broad and pluralistic support
Jane Wales, VP of the Aspen Institute and Executive Director of the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation at the Aspen Institute. Serves as Co-Chair of the Generosity Commission
Paige Rice, Director, Hattaway Communications
11:30 Keynote Speaker
Asha Curran, Chief Executive Officer, Giving Tuesday
1:00 Communicating impact across donor segments
Brady Josephson, VP of Marketing and Growth at Charity: water
Jean Accius, President and Chief Executive Officer, Creating Healthier Communities
Julia Ritz Toffoli, Principal Behavioral Designer, ideas42
Moderator: Barbara O’Reilly, Founder and Principal, Windmill Hill Consulting
1:45 Creating community
Margaret Richardson, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, GoFundMe
Sara Lomelin, Chief Executive Officer, Philanthropy Together (under Global Impact on Giving Circles)
Darryl Griffin, National Associate Executive Vice President, Development Strategy & Effectiveness, American Heart Association
Nathan Chapell, Senior VP, Donor Search AI
Moderator: Elz Cuya Jones, Deputy Director, North Star Fund
2:45 Closing remarks