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Tuesday, November 15 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nonprofit Startups: A Look Back FULL

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Nonprofits face unique opportunities, and this panel discussion engages industry experts and EDs from a number of local nonprofits that have gone through, or are going through, the challenges of nonprofit formation, mission development, launch, and sustainability. Topics discussed will include building an effective board, community support, resource scarcity, fundraising, developing/retaining/engaging donors, sustainability, finance and accounting, compliance issues, research and planning, and marketing. 

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Nick Anderson

Senior Vice President, Pacific Continental Bank
Senior Vice President with Pacific Continental Bank Nick Anderson leads a team of bankers focused on serving the financial needs of nonprofit sector organizations and small businesses in the Puget Sound.  Previously, Anderson was Managing Director of Treasury Management and Payment... Read More →

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Putter Bert

President & CEO, KidsQuest Children's Museum
I have over 30 years in the Non-Profit world, primarily working within Children's Museums with a focus on education and fundraising. I have been responsible for opening two new Museums and renovating and relocating two others. I have strong believes about community involvement and... Read More →
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Diana Dollar

Executive Director, The Prosperity Agenda
Stopping the cycle of poverty is a bold, personal pursuit. With more than 20 years spent directing economic development, workforce development and human services programs, my insights aren’t just theoretical. My real-world experience has shown me how systems and policies can perpetuate... Read More →

Lisa Nitze

President and CEO, Social Venture Partners
Social Venture Partners is an organization of over 500 philanthropists pooling funds, expertise and volunteer time to contribute to livable, sustainable, inclusive communities in the Puget Sound region.
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Donald Summers

Managing Director, Altruist Partners
Donald Summers, the founder and Managing Director of Altruist Partners LLC, is a speaker, author, social entrepreneur and management consultant with a long track record of catalyzing dramatic gains in impact, growth and performance. On the local and regional level, Altruist helps... Read More →
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Dirk Van Velzen

Executive Director, Prison Scholar Fund
Dirk is passionate about prisoner education. While incarcerated, he earned two business degrees, graduating in the top of his class at Penn State. Seeing that others would walk a similar path, Dirk founded the Prison Scholar Fund (PSF) and from behind bars supported 110 incarcerated... Read More →

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