Register Today!

 Join us for two and a half days of learning, community building, and strategizing to sustain our movements for the long haul–all for just $360* ($260* group rate)!

*includes breakfast on F, S & Su; Lunch on F & S.

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?

  • A fun and lively debate on the viability of grassroots fundraising strategies in communities of color. 
  • How-to workshops on events, online fundraising, major gifts, and more!

  • A closing plenary exploring paradigm shifts, new models and out-of-the-box thinking needed to maximize our impact as social justice groups and movements. 


Schedule (subject to change)

Friday, August 12th

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

9-10:15 a.m. Welcome & Opening Keynote

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

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

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

5 p.m. Reception

Saturday, August 13th

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

9-10:15 a.m. Debate

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

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

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

5 p.m. Film screening

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


 Confirmed Workshops (partial list):

  • If You Build it They Will Come: Creating a Culture of Fundraising
  • Making the Ask 101
  • Strategic Space Sharing: Grassroots Collaborations, Displacement and Unforeseen Successes Beyond Tight Budgets
  • From Zero to Sixty: How National People’s Action Built a Strong Individual Giving Program in Two Years
  • Designing for Change: Visual Communications for the Left
  • Really Get to Know Your Major Donors
  • Everything You Wanted to Ask and Were Afraid to Ask About Foundations, Proposals and Program Officers
  • We Slay Online: 11 Things You Must Do To Raise Thousands On The Internet
  • The Board and Fundraising: What You Really Need to Know
  • Doubling Down: How to Integrate Fundraising into Program Events
  • DIY Screenprinting and Stenciling For the Creative Activist
  • Grassroots Accountability While Navigating Civic Funding Sources
  • The Power of Peer Coaching for Major Gifts Development
  • #RealTalk with Major Donors 


 2016 Money for Our Movements Planning Committees

Host Committee

Nora Bashir, Chinook Fund

Marlene DeLaRosa, 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

Margie 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


*UPDATE* Proposal deadline extended until March 15th!

Calling all workshop, facilitated discussion, caucus, and strategy session leaders:

Please submit your ideas here

Advanced-level sessions, and workshops for the Online fundraising, Social media & Communications, Wellness & Sustainability, and Youth & Young Adult tracks especially needed!

We look forward to reviewing your submissions!

Preview the proposal questions.

Check out a sample proposal.

Past conferences have included the following tracks:

Fundraising Skills & Strategies

History, Politics & New Models

Caucuses, facilitated discussions & strategy sessions (issue and/or identity based)

Boards & Teams

Online fundraising, Social media & Communications

Wellness & Sustainability

Giving & Philanthropy

Fundraising Systems

Youth & Young Adult

If your proposal is accepted, your registration fee will be waived. If your proposal is declined, you will be eligible for the early bird registration rate.

Check out a sampling of sessions and view the full program book from the 2014 conference.