2019 Conference Highlights

Our second year at Fontana Village found us in the dark and making the most of our time together!

2019 Conference Speakers

Mountainside power outages did not dampen the BRI spirit one bit! 

We thought we’d share some of which makes BRI unique.

Joan Garry

“Nonprofits are Messy”

Amy Watts

“Living Intentionally”

Phil Kaye

Spoken Word

2019 Skill Lab Sessions

The 2019 Blue Ridge Institute add a new element to the week.┬á We introduced Skill Labs on a variety of subjects of interest to service executives. The response from the conference participants was a resounding “Yes”

Managing Conflict in the Workplace

 Johanna Inman, Ideal HR

Build Your Board into a Championship Fundraising Team

Gregory Nielsen, Nielsen Training & Consulting, LLC

Five Factor Wellness

Corinne Danielson, MPH, The Sari Center

Getting Intentionally Technical

Patrick Jinks, The Jinks Perspective

Things You Should Understand About Your Financial Statements & How to Prevent Theft from Your Nonprofit

CL Davidson, Qbix Accounting Solutions, LLC

From "Survivor" to "Amazing Race": Intentional Leadership for Dynamic Boards

Gregory Nielsen, Nielsen Training & Consulting, LLC

Intentional Conversations with Donors

John Elbare, CFP, AIF, – Florida Philanthropic Advisors, LLC

Tools to Help You Make Better Hiring Decisions and Build the Culture You Need at Your Organization

 Johanna Inman, Ideal HR

Amplify Visability for Your Nonprofit with Guidestar

CL Davidson, Qbix Accounting Solutions, LLC

"They Said WHAT?!" Critical Strategies to Protect and Expand Your Digital Reputation

Phoebe Yerian Ezell, BizVisioneers

2019 Conference Sponsors

Without these fabulous organization’s commitment to BRI we wouldn’t have the best conference out there! So send them your “Thanks!”