NEW FROM NAYDO

2022 NAYDO CONFERENCE PREVIEW! 


The NAYDO 2022 Conference will be April 6-9 in Tampa. Plan and budget now to attend. Hotel registration is open. Get a sneak peek here and watch this video from the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA.  
NAYDO ACADEMY PHILANTHROPY SCHOOL FUNDAMENTALS
May 11, 12-2 pm Central, is the Comprehensive/Capital Campaigns Fundamental, featuring fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE. Read the description and register by May 10. This fundamental is a member benefit - no cost to members and virtual subscribers.
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2021 Conference Brochure
April 13-15 2021 Virtual Conference
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Virtual Training Subscription 
New Job Postings  

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 11
Tue
NAYDO Fundamental: Comprehensive/Capital Campaigns
On Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
VA
May 11, 2021, 12-2 pm Central/1-3 pm Eastern NAYDO Academy Philanthropy School Fundamentals- Each fundamental will provide an overview of a financial development area and is geared toward volunteers; frontline, program, membership, and branch staff; and staff new to fi...


May 18
Tue
Board Member/Volunteer (VIP) Network
May 18 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VA
NAYDO Board Member/Volunteer (Volunteer in Philanthropy) Network May 18, 12-1 pm Central A Conversation about Fundraising Excellence and Board Engagement with the 2021 Eagle Award Winners - Gateway Region YMCA in St. Louis, Missouri, and the YMCA of Western North Carolina in Ashevill...

Grants Network
May 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VA
NAYDO Grants Network May 18, 3-4 pm Central Defining Outcomes for Grants Sponsor: Grant Professionals Association Register in advance After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting....


May 20
Thu
Webinar: Major Gifts
May 20 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
May 20, 2020 1:30 p.m. Central / 2:30 p.m. Eastern Major Gifts: Your Pathway to a Successful and Meaningful Annual Campaign Presenters: Doug Dillion, CEO, Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners Christian Rieseberg, Senior Consultant, Jer...


May 25
Tue
Operations Network


May 27
Thu
Camp Network
May 27 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
VA
NAYDO Camp Network May 27, 11:30 am-12:30 pm Central The Camp Network will discuss these two topics: • How do you convert camper parents into donors? • How do you get your alumni to start giving to camp? Sponsor: Campminder Register in advance  ...


Jun 1
Tue
Staff New to Y Development Network
June 1 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VA
NAYDO Staff New to YMCA Development Network June 1, 12-1 pm Central Sponsor: Power Systems Register in advance   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ...


Jun 9
Wed
Smaller Y Network


Jun 17
Thu
Webinar: 2021 Giving USA: Trends and What it Means for Your Y
June 17 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:30 p.m. Central / 2:30 p.m. Eastern 2021 Giving USA: Trends and What it Means for Your Y Presenters from Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt, LLC: Don Souhrada, President & CEO ...


Jun 23
Wed
Young Professionals Network
June 23 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VA
NAYDO Young Professionals Network (Y staff and board members under age 40) June 23, 3-4 pm Central Sponsor: Power Systems Register in advance  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting....


Jun 24
Thu
Marketing/Communications Network
June 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VA
NAYDO MarCom Network June 24, 12-1 pm Central We will continue our Hot Topics small group discussions Sponsor: Lucidpress Register in advance...

Program & Membership Network
June 24 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VA
NAYDO Program and Membership Network June 24, 2-3 pm Central Developing frontline staff to share the Y's impact Sponsor: PowerUp Fitness Register in advance Register in advance After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about...


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Learn more about CFRE at the NAYDO Conference.

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 NAYDO's newest CFREs:

Carrie Collins, CFRE, SVP, Chief Advancement Officer
YMCA of Northwest North Carolina

Cassie Lloyd, M.Ed., CFRE, Director of Mission Advancement
YMCA of Greater Spartanburg

MESSAGES FROM NAYDO

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 Philanthropy. As Ys reopen and reemerge, we continue to develop new ideas and virtual ways to lead annual campaigns, restart capital campaigns,...
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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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  • My Perspective on What's Happening in Our Country

    My Perspective on What's Happening in Our Country

    by Kevin Washington, YMCA OF THE USA President and CEO on June 2, 2020
    Dear YMCA Colleagues: I hope you and your loved ones are safe from the violence and destruction gripping so many of our communities. I am really struggling to process what is happening in our...
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NAYDO IS HERE FOR YOU

NAYDO is here for you to answer questions, provide a place to share samples of communications and stewardship ideas that are working, and serve as a place you can call for familiar voices eager to listen to what you are experiencing and hear how NAYDO can help you. NAYDO's staff is working and at your service:

Mary Zoller
NAYDO Operations and Conference Director
(504) 464-7845 
maryzoller@aol.com or info@naydo.org

Contact for help with:
  • 2021 & Future Conferences
  • Presenter or Sponsor/Exhibitor Matters
  • Association Membership and Virtual Training Subscription Questions
  • Membership or Conference Assistance
Kristen Obaranec
NAYDO Virtual Training Director
(404) 593-7920
kristenobaranec@naydo.org

Contact for help with: 
  • Webinars
  • Virtual Training
  • Sharing Samples
  • Links and Helpful Resources
  • Fundraising Questions
  • Vacancy List for Y Related Development Jobs 
Kathy Meehan
NAYDO Database Specialist
(504) 722-4248
kathymeehan@cox.net 

Contact for help with:
  • Receipts for NAYDO payments
  • Membership Dues Status
  • Adding Staff & Volunteers on your Association Membership