Get inspired by solutions nonprofits and government agencies across the country are using to increase effectiveness.
Learn new strategies and best practices that can help your organization grow its impact and improve performance.
Network with nonprofit professionals from across the state and explore exciting collaboration opportunities.
Find out about the newest technologies and innovations that are moving cause-based work forward.
Register for the fifth annual Positioned for Progress Conference!
On November 3-4, 2016, hundreds of professionals from the nonprofit, government, philanthropic and cultural arenas will come together for an inspiring two-day event to exchange innovative strategies and ideas, share insightful new solutions, and explore opportunities for cross-sector collaboration.
Sign Up to Be an Exhibitor at the Positioned for Progress Conference!
The 2016 Positioned for Progress Conference provides an excellent opportunity to showcase your products or services to hundreds of decision makers in Mississippi’s nonprofit, government and philanthropic sectors. Exhibitors are invited to share information and materials with conference participants.
Thursday, November 3
Martha Bergmark is the founding executive director of Voices for Civil Justice. Over three decades, she has founded and/or led several initiatives for equal justice under law, both at the national level in Washington, DC and in Mississippi, where she grew up.
Friday, November 4
Susan Taylor Batten is the president and CEO of the Association of Black Foundation Executives. She has more than twenty years of experience in directing, evaluating and advising both public and foundation-related efforts to improve outcomes for children, youth and families.
Friday, November 4
Katherine Drayne Blount became the seventh director of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) in February 2016. Before becoming director of MDAH, Blount served as deputy director for communication, overseeing the department’s strategic planning.
Who Should Attend:
Donors or Funders
Who Work in or Serve in a:
Community action agency
That Addresses Issues in:
Fundraising and resource development
Agency leadership and management
Program impact and evaluation
Case management and social services
Volunteerism and community service
Advocacy or policy development