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DUAL PROGRAM EXPERIENCE SCHEDULE

This is the full schedule for the NIC Annual Meeting of Members, including FGA programs, and NICF The Foundations Seminar. If you register for the Dual Program Experience, you can attend any program on the schedule. Jointly-held events are orange, NIC-specific events are blue, and Seminar-specific events are red.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25

2 – 7 p.m.
Fraternity Growth Accelerator (FGA) Pre-Conference
Building Your Philanthropy Blueprint Workshop (invite only)

Facilitated by NICF Alliance Partner Aly Sterling Philanthropy and sponsored by the NICF

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Registration

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
NIC Governing Council Meeting (invite only)

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
NICF Board Meeting (invite only)

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
FGA Symposium Education Block I
501(c)(3) Permissible Costs

10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
FGA Symposium Education Block II and Working Lunch

  • Hot Topics and Trends in Fraternal Law
  • Creating Effective Risk Management Policies and Practices

1 – 2 p.m.
FGA Symposium Education Block III
Expansion Best Practices

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
FGA Symposium Education Block IV
Effective Strategies on Member Retention

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
FGA Symposium Education Block V
Generational Trend of the Entering College Student

4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
FGA Member Meeting

6 p.m.
NICF Board of Directors and NIC Governing Council Dinner (invite only)

MONDAY, AUGUST 27

7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Registration

8 – 11:30 a.m.
NIC General Session

10:45 a.m. – Noon
Legal Update with NPC Friends | Saul Ewing Arnsten and Lehr, LLP (invite only)

11:30 a.m. – Noon
Networking Break

Noon – 1 p.m.
NIC Lunch

1 – 4 p.m.
NIC Meeting of Members

1 – 4 p.m.
Fraternity Operations and Services Track

1 – 2:30 p.m.
NICF Opening Session

  • Uncharitable – Revised and Updated | Dan Pallotta
  • NICF Member Meeting

2:30 – 3 p.m.
Networking Break

3 – 4 p.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions I

  • The Intersection of Communication, Fundraising and Stewardship: Success for the Foundation
  • Sisterhood Never Stops: Chi Omega Foundation’s Notes from an Historic Campaign
  • Inter-Organizational Collaboration to Maximize Potential
  • Practical Tips for Development Officers
  • Creating a Pathway to Giving for Collegians
  • Impact of Tax Reform on Charitable Giving

4 – 4:15 p.m.
Networking Break

4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
NIC/NICF General Session

  • Is Your Leadership Awake? Governing Well in Today’s Complex Environment.  | Deborah J. Daniels, J.D.
  • The State of Fraternity and Sorority: Updates from the NIC and NPC

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Dinner on your own

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28

7 – 10:45 a.m.
Registration

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
NIC & NICF Breakfast

8:30 – 10 a.m.
NIC Breakout Sessions I

  • Positive Storytelling through #myFraternity
  • TBD

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
NICF General Session
Foundation Trends

  • 2018 Giving USA Report | Melissa Brown
  • Industry by the Numbers | Pennington & Co.

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
NIC Breakout Sessions II

  • Trends in Addressing High-Risk Behaviors in Fraternities: An Evidence-Driven Approach to Prevention | EverFi
  • Trends in Changing Chapter Culture: Intervening Before It’s Too Late | Plaid
  • Trends in Fraternity Growth | PhiredUp
  • Trends in Member Motivations: Understanding the Brotherhood Assessment Results | Dyad Strategies

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions II

  • Nonprofit Finance 101
  • Do You Know How to Read Financial Statements?
  • Form 990: What the Watchdogs are Watching
  • Your Nonprofit is Only as Strong as its Bookkeeper
  • Cash Flow Projections and Budgeting
  • Internal Controls
  • How to Proceed when Fraud is Suspected
  • Audit Coming? How to Prepare

  • Effective Use of Screening Tools for Greek Organizations
  • Managing the Gap: Meeting Gen Xers and Millennials Where They’re At
  • Grant and Scholarship Applications That Work
  • How to Raise $1 Million Unrestricted – An Update
  • Shrinking the Great Divide

11:45 a.m. – Noon
Networking Break

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
NIC/NICF Lunch and Keynote
From Transactional to Transformational Giving | Deborah Eschenbacher

**NIC programming ends Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Dual Program Experience attendees are able to attend the remaining sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday.

1:30 – 2 p.m.
Networking Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions II

  • Nonprofit Finance 101
  • Do You Know How to Read Financial Statements?
  • Form 990: What the Watchdogs are Watching
  • Your Nonprofit is Only as Strong as its Bookkeeper
  • Cash Flow Projections and Budgeting
  • Internal Controls
  • How to Proceed when Fraud is Suspected
  • Audit Coming? How to Prepare

  • Effective Use of Screening Tools for Greek Organizations
  • Managing the Gap: Meeting Gen Xers and Millennials Where They’re At
  • Grant and Scholarship Applications That Work
  • How to Raise $1 Million Unrestricted – An Update
  • Shrinking the Great Divide

3 – 3:15 p.m.
Networking Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions IV

  • Engaging Your Board in Financial Oversight
  • What is financial oversight?
  • What financial information does a Board need to be successful?
  • What is the role of the Audit Committee?
  • Educating new Board members

  • Pi Beta Phi’s Comprehensive Campaign: A Catalyst for Change
  • What’s Next?
  • NICF Members Speak: 2018 Giving Trends
  • How to Leverage Donor Engagement to Increase Giving and Retention
  • The Tax Guy Who Became the Psychology Guy

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
NICF Awards of Distinction Reception | The Indiana Roof Ballroom

6:30 – 9 p.m.
NICF Awards of Distinction Dinner | The Indiana Roof Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
NICF Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions V

  • Engaging Young Leadership Donors
  • Is Your Foundation Actually Advancing Your Mission?
  • Giving Your History a Future
  • It’s Not Your Imagination: Six-Figure Fundraising in One Day
  • How to Care for Your Restricted Funds for the Long Term

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
NICF Breakout Sessions VI

  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best Communication Effort
  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best Major Gifts Development Effort
  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best New Development Idea
  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best Use of a Foundation Grant
  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best Stewardship Effort
  • Awards of Distinction Panel: Best Planned Giving Effort

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break

10:45 a.m. – Noon
NICF Closing Session
Design Thinking Workshop