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Join us as we sharpen our fundraising skills, build community, and strategize to sustain our movements for the long haul–register today!

$360 regular admission and $260 group rate (5 or more people registering together–no need to be from the same organization) includes breakfast on F, S & Su; Lunch on F & S.

Money for Our Movements is kid-friendly space–there will be child care available on site, and kids are welcome in the plenary and workshop spaces.

We’ll also be providing Spanish language and ASL interpretation.

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2016 Highlights:

Allen will explore our personal journeys as we strive to change our relationship with capitalism in the U.S. What will it take for us to transform our trauma and release debt and doubt from our lives so we can receive clarity, compassion, and creativity for our movements to thrive abundantly?

2016 Money for Our Movements Debate Resolution: Should Social justice organizations run by and for people of color, immigrants, and low-income people deemphasize grassroots fundraising strategies?

Whereas:  Traditional fundraising techniques, including those falling under the rubric of grassroots fundraising, were developed and refined to meet the needs of mainstream, mostly white and middle class-led nonprofit organizations;

And whereas:  Social justice organizations run by and for people of color, immigrants, and low-income people have tried to use these strategies and remain chronically under-resourced;

Therefore be it Resolved:  Social justice organizations run by and for people of color, immigrants, and low income people will de-emphasize these strategies, and instead will develop other income streams such as advocating for greater access to foundation grants, restoration and creation of new forms of government funding, reparations, small business development, and other forms of income generation more appropriate to the cultures and realities of these organizations.


  • How-to workshops on events, online fundraising, major gifts and more!

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Money for Our Movements 2016 Schedule

Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, August 12th

7:30-9 a.m. Registration, breakfast, exhibitors

9-10:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Keynote

10:45-12:45 p.m. Workshop Block I

12:45-2 p.m. Lunch & Break (exhibitors, consulting café, networking)

2:15-4:15 p.m. Workshop Block II

4:30-5 p.m. Consulting Café

5 p.m. Reception featuring DJ Amen: Celebrate 20 Years of GIFT!

Celebrate 20 Years of GIFT With Us: Money for Our Movements Reception!

Honoring Legacies, Building Futures

Enjoy delicious food and drinks with friends, conference attendees, and local community members at the Money for Our Movements conference reception! Money for Our Movements is the networking, community building, and resource sharing event of the year! All are welcome!

We’ll have a short program, an incredibly fun photo booth, kids activity table, music by DJ Amen, and lots of opportunities to connect with GIFTers past, present and future! GIFT only holds this conference once every two years, and this is the first time it will be in Denver!

FREE for conference attendees. Suggested donation $10-30 for all others. No one turned away.

Organized by the GIFT conference host committee: Jordan T Garcia, Mac Liman, Ceema Samimi, Stephanie Grover, Marlene DeLaRosa, Nora Bashir & Crystal Middlestadt.

*Beer and wine bar courtesy of Breckenridge Brewery and The Guest House.

Saturday, August 13th

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast & exhibitors

9-10:30 a.m. Debate

10:45-12:45 p.m. Workshop Block III

12:45-2 p.m. Lunch & Break (exhibitors, consulting café, networking)

2:15-4:15 p.m. Workshop Block IV

4:30-5 p.m. Consulting Café

Sunday, August 14th

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast & exhibitors

9-11 a.m. Workshop Block V

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Closing Plenary


 2016 Money for Our Movements Planning Committees

Host Committee

Nora Bashir, Chinook Fund

Marlene De La Rosa, Conference Coordinator

Jordan T Garcia, Coloradans for Immigrants’ Rights

Neha Mahajan, 9to5 Colorado

Tanya Mote, Su Teatro

Mac Liman, Resource Generation (Member) & Chinook Fund (Board Member)

Ceema Samimi

Fundraising & Resourcing Committee

Yee Won Chong, YW Consulting

Jose Dominguez, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

Marjorie Fine, Consultant

Allen Kwabena Frimpong, Movement NetLab

Mazi Mutafa, Words Beats & Life

Mahi Palanisami, Denver Art Society

Lorraine Ramirez, Neighborhood Funders Group

Michael Robin, Self-Help Federal Credit Union

Program Advisory Committee

Robin Carton, Kayak Consulting

Jennifer Dillon, National Domestic Workers Alliance

Catherine Joseph, Consultant

Ife Kilimanjaro, Movement Support Hub, Greenpeace USA

Karla Nicholson, Haymarket People’s Fund

Sophia Kim, Jumpstart for Young Children

Tomás Rivera, Chainbreaker Collective

Stephanie Roth, Klein & Roth Consulting

Sonya Ulibarri, Girls, Inc. of Metro Denver

Monona Yin, Four Freedoms Fund