2020 MNN Conference Registration

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The 2020 Annual Conference took place online from Tuesday, October 6th to Thursday, October 15th.

The theme of this year's conference is "New Paths Forward," which captures a common aspiration of the Massachusetts nonprofit sector and those who support it to come together and create new ways forward. The conference includes an opening keynote session focused on that theme, with speakers throughout the weeks who will share their efforts to bring about a better Commonwealth for all. 

2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Hear from this year's award winners and listen to their inspirational stories. Chaplain Clementina (Tina) Chéry, President and CEO of Louis D. Brown Peace Institute in Dorchester, MA, and Jay Lynch, Executive Director of the Brockton Area Arc, Inc., in Brockton, MA are the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winners! Learn more here.

Keynote Speaker

Watch the recording of our keynote speaker, Kevin Washington. Kevin Washington is the President and CEO of the YMCA of the USA and former President and CEO of the Greater Boston YMCA. A 40-year YMCA professional, Kevin Washington is the 14th person and first African American to lead the Y in the United States. Learn more here.

Keynote Panel

The keynote panel at MNN’s 2020 conference discussed issues important to Massachusetts nonprofits such as racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The panel was moderated by Michael Curry, Deputy CEO and General Counsel of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. The panelists were Eric Masi, President and CEO of Wayside Youth & Family Support Network; Beth Chandler, President and CEO of YW Boston; Charmane Higgins, Executive Director of Trinity Boston Connects; and Lee Pelton, President of Emerson College. Learn more here


The workshops at the conference covered a variety of topics for every stage in a nonprofit career, from fundraising to strategies to address equity, diversity, and inclusion in a nonprofit organization. Attendees have access to over 20 hours of educational workshops! You can find the list of workshops here. Workshop recordings and materials are available on each workshop session's page on the virtual event platform.

Networking Opportunities

Hundreds of conference attendees will take advantage of the collective experience and expertise of hundreds of professionals while building lasting connections. Enjoy access to the entire attendee list and reach out to fellow attendees to schedule appointments and make connections.


Conference Schedule

Please view this page for a detailed schedule

Tuesdays (10/6 & 10/13)

8:45 am         Opening Session (10/6)
9:00 am         Opening Session (10/13)
10:00 am       Workshops: Session I
11:00 am         Coffee Break
11:30 am         Workshops: Session II
12:30 pm        Coffee Break
1:00 pm          Virtual Networking
2:00 pm         Conference Day Ends 

Wednesdays (10/7 & 10/14)

10:00 am         Sponsor Workshop Sessions

Thursdays (10/8 & 10/15)

9:00 am         Opening Session
10:00 am       Workshops: Session I
11:00 am         Coffee Break
11:30 am         Workshops: Session II
12:30 pm        Conference Day Ends

Conference Registration Rates: 
MNN Nonprofit Member- $75
Non-Member Nonprofit- $125
MNN Affiliate Member*- $155

* For-profit attendance is limited to MNN Affiliate Members. If you are a for-profit organization and would like to become a member and attend, please visit massnonprofitnet.org/affiliate-membership
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MNN members get the best rates! To learn more and join, please visit massnonprofitnet.org/join.

If you are using a complimentary registration, please enter the discount code provided by MNN staff.

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Please note that all registrants will be processed at the same rate.
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Payment Information


To pay by credit card, please submit your registration then follow the prompts to pay via PayPal.

To pay by check, please mail checks to:

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
2 Atlantic Avenue, First Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Checks must be received within 30 days of registration or by Monday, October 4th. If you require an invoice in order to pay by check, please let us know.

Please email events@massnonprofitnet.org with any comments or questions.

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