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Cryptocurrency & Nonprofits: New Frontiers, New Challenges Series

June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


As cryptocurrency continues to grow in popularity as a tool for exchange and investment, so too does the opportunity for nonprofits to tap into a new stream of philanthropic income. Navigating this new system and maximizing its potential comes with both risk and reward.

Join us for this three-part webinar series, designed and led by M.S. Nonprofit Management Faculty members E. Ramone Segree, John Hicks, and Leah Heister Burton, ’12SPS, featuring experts, nonprofit executives, and donors who will share their perspectives and best practices to help you and your organization make informed decisions about engaging in the emerging practice of crypto-philanthropy.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 5-6:30 PM (ET)
Session 1 | Opportunities and Challenges for Fundraising

Join us as we explore how the nonprofit sector is engaging in crypto-philanthropy
and how organizations can best prepare to accept and process cryptocurrency gifts.

Moderator: E. Ramone Segree, Ed.D., Lecturer &
U.S. Executive Director | Women for Women International

Panelists: Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer | Human Rights Foundation &
Patrick Schmitt, Co-Founder & Co-CEO | FreeWill

Thursday, July 7, 2022 | 5-6:30 PM (ET)
Session 2 | Organizational Considerations
Please join us as we explore the ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations associated
with cryptocurrency gifts; our panelists will also address the
operational, financial, and risk management planning
needed to accept and manage these contributions.

Moderator: John Hicks, CFRE, Lecturer &
Principal and Chief Strategist, | DLBHICKS, LLC

Panelists: Karen Gano, Esq., Lecturer & Principle | Gano Nonprofit Services, LLC &
Diane Clifford, Managing Dir., Constituent Development & Operations |
Share Our Strength-No Kid Hungry

Thursday, July 14, 2022 | 5-6:30 PM (ET)
Session 3 | The Road Ahead

Join us as we look at look at the future of crypto-philanthropy, with insights on
donor interests, giving considerations, and what is needed from charities to
help donors make informed giving decisions.

Moderator: Leah Heister Burton, ’12SPS, Lecturer &
Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer | Guggenheim Museum

Panelists: Lisa Zola Greer, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Convenor &
Author of Philanthropy Revolution &
Mark Ulrich, Co-founder and CEO | Every.org

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cryptocurrency-nonprofits-new-frontiers-new-challenges-series-registration-362580928317


June 30, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Columbia Univeristy
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