NJ Center for Nonprofits - Connecting the Dot-Orgs - 2023 NJ Nonprofits Conference - December 6 - Somerset, NJ - njnonprofits.org
The don’t-miss conference for New Jersey nonprofits and allies,
packed with the great insights, tools, and super-charged networking you’ve come to expect.

Opening Keynote: The Significance of Your Story

Floyd Jones
Director of Outreach

In the opening keynote, Floyd Jones will delve into the transformative power of storytelling for nonprofit professionals. Attendees will embark on a journey to explore the profound impact that both the stories we tell and the stories we BELIEVE can have on our missions and our minds.

Floyd will reveal how crafting compelling narratives can break through the barriers that hinder progress, provide the means to scale our impact, and ultimately empower organizations to soar to new heights. This session will empower participants to unlock the full potential of their own story as well as the stories of the nonprofits they represent, igniting passion among their supporters and driving toward unprecedented success.

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Floyd Jones

Floyd Jones serves as the Director of Community & Partnerships at Givebutter, the world’s first completely free end-to-end fundraising platform powering $700M+ in donations per year for millions of changemakers, where he supports the company’s growth strategy via partnerships, sponsorships, strategic campaigns, and special events. Throughout his career, Floyd has worked tirelessly on building social impact communities around the world, collectively raising over $10M for grassroots organizations and speaking at over 50 conferences across America. His work and content has been featured by ESPN, AfroTech, Variety, and Wired magazine, and has been sponsored by NIKE, Whole Foods, VISA, NBA2k, and more.

Floyd is also a pioneer for social justice. In 2023, he founded the BackBlack Movement which to date has raised over $1.3M for over 770 Black-led nonprofits. In addition to his philanthropic work, Floyd serves as a business coach and strategist for purpose-driven creators and companies to help them scale their community-led growth strategies.

Luncheon Session

Harnessing AI for Greater Social Good

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already transforming our society, offering promise and peril in the way nonprofits approach our work.

This engaging discussion will cover:

  • Importance of an AI policy for navigating ethical concerns and potential pitfalls.
  • Ethical considerations in AI: Bias detection, human oversight, and maintaining transparency.
  • Overview of the state of AI in the nonprofit landscape: Tools, challenges, and breakthroughs.
  • The future implications of AI and strategies for nonprofits to adapt and thrive.

Nicholas Azulay
Nicholas Azulay
Dillon Reisman
Tim Sarrantonio
Jeff Key
  • Nicholas Azulay, Digital Strategy Manager, Whole Whale
  • Dillon Reisman, Staff Attorney, ACLU New Jersey
  • Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Strategic Partnerships, NeonOne and steering committee member, Fundraising.AI
  • Jeff Key, Founder and Principal Consultant, Nfinity Enterprises and board member, New Jersey Center for Nonprofits  (moderator)
2019 Conference Ballroom

There’s nothing like spending a day learning with and from fellow changemakers!

YOUR New Jersey Nonprofits Conference includes a full day of:

  • Opportunities to network with other attendees, sponsors, and presenters
  • Breakout sessions covering advocacy, social media, fundraising, grantwriting, and other timely topics
  • Insight and creativity sharing among diverse leaders and champions of nonprofits
  • Coming together to discuss how to strengthen partnerships between nonprofits and philanthropy, advancing diversity and equity, using AI technology, and more
  • Reception celebrating NJ nonprofits and champions
  • And countless ideas to energize and inspire!

Thank you, Sponsors!
The generous support of our sponsors makes our conference possible, affordable, and helps to support the Center’s yearlong work to strengthen New Jersey’s nonprofit community. 

The New Jersey Center for Nonprofits is a New Jersey nonprofit corporation and a federally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity.
Donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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