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Register for the September 21 Nonprofit Summit

Cayuga County’s first-ever Nonprofit Summit is focused on bringing together volunteer, professional, and community leaders to discuss emerging needs and opportunities, shape new collaborative strategies, and build organizations that lead the way in meeting community needs. We have a strong program focused on the changing nonprofit environment, board development, and building strong donor relationships. We’re keeping the cost at $30 so you can bring multiple colleagues.

ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ms. Joanne Florino is Project Lead for the Atlantic Philanthropies Archives at Cornell University. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than 35 years including serving as Senior Advisor to Urban, Swirksi & Associates, an advocacy firm in Washington D.C. She has worked as Senior Vice President for Public Policy at D.C.’s Philanthropy Roundtable and as Executive Director for the Triad and Park Foundations.

To register, print and mail in this form with payment, or use the PayPal link below:


Summit Proposed Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Registration & Coffee
Morning Sessions

Riding Out the Storm: Understanding & Responding to Policy & Funding Challenges in the Nonprofit Environment

  • Keynote Speaker: Joanne Florino

Telling Our Stories:  Human Service Agencies A Vital Community Partner

  • Presenter: Edward Myers Hayes, President & CEO, Cayuga Centers

Building Strong Board Partnerships

  • Presenter: Chris Nucerino, CEO, Auburn YMCA-WEIU


Afternoon Sessions
  • Nonprofit Needs Assessment Survey Presentation/Results

From the Donor PerspectiveA Panel Discussion

  • Panelists: Dan Fessenden (The Emerson Foundation), Meg O’Connell (The Allyn Family Foundation), NUCOR Representative, Dan Soules (Soules Development)
  • Moderated by Guy Cosentino, Executive Director, Cayuga Community College Foundation


Wrap-up & Evaluation