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NAYDO 2023 CONFERENCE 


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PHILANTHROPY

Tue., April 11 - Fri., April 14
Marriott Marquis Houston

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb 2
Thu
NAYDO Grants Network: Leveraging Public Funding Opportunities
On Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NAYDO Grants Network: Leveraging Public Funding Opportunities February 2nd, 1-2pm CT Network Sponsor: Grant Professionals Association   Join the Grants Network as we learn from Paula Wackenheim (Director of Public Policy and Initiatives, YMCA Regional Cohort Serving ...


Feb 8
Wed
NAYDO Operations Network: Is a Recession on the Horizon? An Operator's Playbook for Balancing Resources and Community Need
February 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NAYDO Operations Network: Is a Recession on the Horizon? An Operator's Playbook for Balancing Resources and Community Need February 8, 1-2 pm Central Network Sponsor: Reclique CORE   Many believe that a global recession is likely sometime in 2023, but no ...


Feb 14
Tue
NAYDO Camp Network Hot Topics on Philanthropy at Camp
February 14 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Please join us for an All Camp Call hosted by the Professional Development Committee on Tuesday, February 14, at 1 pm Central. In advance of the NAYDO conference in April, we will facilitate breakout rooms around key hot topics focusing on philanthropy at camp. • The Role of Social Media ...


Feb 16
Thu
NAYDO Webinar: The Future of Fundraising and Why Change is Critical
February 16 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
February 16, 1:30-2:30 pm Central/2:30-3:30 pm Eastern The Future of Fundraising and Why Change is Critical Presenter: Lisa Greer Learn about the journey of a major donor in the nonprofit world. Lisa Greer discusses how organizations and fundraisers can raise more money by using techniques to...


Feb 27
Mon
NAYDO MarCom Network Webinar: YMCA of the Okobojis "Igniting a Healthy Legacy" Capital CampaignStandard Event for February 27
February 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Feb 27, 2023, 1:00 pm Central Time NAYDO MarCom Network Webinar: YMCA of the Okobojis "Igniting a Healthy Legacy" Capital Campaign Presenters: Cindy Rosa, Sr. Director of Development & Engagement, YMCA of the Okobojis Kyle Struve, Communications Director, YMCA of the Okoboji...


Mar 16
Thu
NAYDO Webinar: Chaos to Clarity
March 16 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
March 16, 1:30-2:30 pm Central/2:30-3:30 pm Eastern   Chaos to Clarity Presenter: Damon Colaluca, Colaluca & Associates   Leaders are experiencing a rapidly changing and volatile environment that makes delivering your mission increasingly tricky. Shifting funding priorit...


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NAYDO IS PROUD TO BE AN APPROVED PROVIDER OF CFRE CONTINUING EDUCATION 

CFRE International is an independent nonprofit organization whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals. 

Congratulations to Camille Faust, Chief Development Officer at the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, NAYDO's newest CFRE!

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MESSAGES FROM NAYDO

From the NAYDO Chair: Celebrate the Season

by Zane Korytko on December 1, 2022
CELEBRATE THE SEASON Family…friendship…wellness…community…laughter…joy…happiness…hope As the holidays approach, we take time to appreciate the gifts in our lives. NAYDO celebrates the spirit of the season and extends its gratitude for your gifts – commitment, care, compassion, time, and talent. Thank you for sharing your blessings with your...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: So Much to Offer Your Staff and Volunteers

    From the NAYDO Chair: So Much to Offer Your Staff and Volunteers

    by Zane Korytko on October 4, 2022
    SO MUCH TO OFFER YOUR STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS Dear NAYDO Members, The NAYDO Council met virtually in early September. One discussion item was unanimous: NAYDO has so much to offer our Ys, but we...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Ys are Relevant and Resilient

    From the NAYDO Chair: Ys are Relevant and Resilient

    by Zane Korytko on August 10, 2022
    Dear NAYDO Members, We’re planning for 2023 at my Y. It’s hard to know what the new year will bring with membership, program participation, fundraising. We’re discussing the unknowns of the...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Shaping Our Future Together

    From the NAYDO Chair: Shaping Our Future Together

    by Zane Korytko on June 8, 2022
    SHAPING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER Dear NAYDO Members, We’re undergoing a period of transition at our Ys as we slowly move out of Covid restrictions and plan for future successes. Many Ys are...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Anticipation!

    From the NAYDO Chair: Anticipation!

    by Zane Korytko on February 8, 2022
    ANTICIPATION! Dear Friends, Usually, I have a Billy Joel or Elvis tune rattling around in my head. But lately, it’s a Carly Simon song from the ’70s … “These are the good old days.” She also...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair  Celebrate the Season

    From the NAYDO Chair Celebrate the Season

    by Zane Korytko on December 7, 2021
    CELEBRATE THE SEASON Dear Friends, During this holiday season, we take time to appreciate the gifts in our lives including family, friends, and treasured traditions. I hope you also...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair:   A Season of Change

    From the NAYDO Chair: A Season of Change

    by Zane Korytko on October 12, 2021
    Message from the NAYDO Chair A Season of Change Dear Members, Fall is in the air. Cooler weather. Changing leaf colors. Shorter days. The start of NAYDO’s new membership year. The holidays will...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Accomplishments and Appreciation

    From the NAYDO Chair: Accomplishments and Appreciation

    by Zane Korytko on August 11, 2021
    From the NAYDO Chair: Accomplishments and Appreciation Dear Members, For many of us, August means we’ve turned our attention from summer camp to afterschool, from fun in the sun to budget...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Bottoms Up!

    From the NAYDO Chair: Bottoms Up!

    by Zane Korytko on June 8, 2021
    BOTTOMS UP! I’d like to toast the Ys in the United States that are reemerging and reopening camps and summer programs. In Canada and other places, we remain on hold. We all need a summer...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Looking Forward

    From the NAYDO Chair: Looking Forward

    by Zane Korytko on May 6, 2021
    LOOKING FORWARD TO 2022 and BEYOND The virtual 2021 NAYDO Conference is in our rearview mirror. I’ll continue to benefit from what I learned during those three days, and I hope you will,...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: People, Purpose, and Passion

    From the NAYDO Chair: People, Purpose, and Passion

    by Shelly McTighe-Rippengale on February 10, 2021
    PEOPLE, PURPOSE, AND PASSION My philosophy for 2021 is to look forward, not back. And since it’s February (already!), I’m looking forward to the April 13-15 NAYDO Conference on YMCA...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Moving Forward

    From the NAYDO Chair: Moving Forward

    by Shelly McTighe-Rippengale on December 4, 2020
    MOVING FORWARD Like me, many YMCA development colleagues are Type A personalities: we like to plan and be in control of what is happening in our world. Gone, for now, are the days when I could...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: Building Our NAYDO Community

    From the NAYDO Chair: Building Our NAYDO Community

    by Shelly McTighe-Rippengale on October 15, 2020
    Building Our NAYDO Community Lately, I’ve been reflecting on how COVID-19 has refined my thinking about donors. Before, I might have been more focused on asking for a specific program or...
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  • From the NAYDO Chair: What I Know These Days

    From the NAYDO Chair: What I Know These Days

    by Shelly McTighe-Rippengale on August 11, 2020
    What I Know These Days Here are a few of my truths in today’s landscape: - Nothing is the same. - I am having to make excruciating decisions, which often keeps me up at night. - I need a daily...
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  • We’re All in this Together

    We’re All in this Together

    by Shelly McTighe-Rippengale & Mary Zoller on June 5, 2020
    “We’re all in this together” is the phrase we keep hearing as the world deals with the economic hardship and health challenges of the current pandemic. NAYDO believes that the same phrase should...
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