Speaker and Events

Power of Philanthropy Summit

Kinetic Fundraising has teamed up with the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management to host the Power of Philanthropy Summit. This anticipated annual event features prominent fundraising experts to deliver research and insights through speaker sessions, panel discussions and breakout groups.

All philanthropists, community leaders, board members, volunteers, nonprofit leadership and fundraising professionals are welcome!

Power of Philanthropy Virtual Summit event logo, sponsored by Kinetic and Bloch School of Management

Power of Philanthropy Days

Kinetic gives back by volunteering in select communities to unleash the power of philanthropy to advance nonprofit organization’s missions. Partnering with sponsoring organizations, our leading fundraising consultants and team provide complimentary, customized fundraising counsel—including pre-interviews, on-site counsel, and post-event follow up—to pre-registered nonprofit organizations. The Kinetic team works with professional and volunteer leaders from each organization to develop customized strategies. The organizations vary in size and scope, but their common goal is to expand and improve their fundraising capacity.

Power of Philanthropy Virtual Summit event logo, sponsored by Kinetic and Bloch School of Management

Schedule a speaker

Kinetic is home to some of the nation’s most knowledgeable fundraising consultants. These experts are available as guest speakers for event bookings – they’ll offer insights about pressing fundraising challenges and advice about how to unleash your power of philanthropy.

  • November 2-3, 2023
    2023 Conference for North Carolina’s Nonprofits

    The 2023 Conference for North Carolina’s Nonprofits is designed to offer strategies, experiences, and connections that are valuable for any and every nonprofit staff member, board member, volunteer, and supporter.

    Connect with nonprofit colleagues, learn from experts and practitioners, and share insights that will recharge our work and our sector.

    Sustainable Fundraising
    ft. Janell Johnson & Kevin Williamson

  • November 7, 2023
    Fundraising Forward Conference

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Kansas City Chapter advances philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, and advocacy to enrich the practice of ethical and effective fundraising among individuals and organizations throughout the Kansas City region.

    No matter where you are in your professional fundraising journey, AFPKC’s Fundraising Forward is for you! With multiple professional tracks, Fundraising Forward will help you move forward in your career and fundraising efforts!

    Effective Campaign Leadership
    ft. Matt Beem

    Building a Culture of Philanthropy
    ft. Ross Pfannenstiel

  • November 8-10, 2023
    Missouri Community College Convention

    Following more than three years of unprecedented challenges, higher education institutions — and especially community colleges — have shown their incredible value to their students and their communities. As educational, societal and economic needs continue to evolve, the opportunities for growth are endless. Join us in Kansas City this November as we forge a path forward and plan out “what’s next” for Missouri’s community college. Together, we’re expanding opportunities for ourselves, our students, our communities and our state.

    Preparing for a Capital Campaign
    ft. Ross Pfannenstiel