This year, United Way of Broome County unveiled its new 3-year Community Commitment with a vision of Revitalizing Collaboration, Inspiring Giving, and Unifying Efforts and Resources. One method employed to accomplish this vision is done by hosting supportive services and sharing resources with community-based organizations to move us beyond. United Way of Broome County began this work last year at the 1st Annual Partnering for a Purpose, held on November 1, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Binghamton. What better way to boost our work with local community-based organizations than by hosting a day of networking and learning together? Breakout sessions at last year’s event focused on volunteer recruitment, grant-writing, social media & engagement, board development, and more.

This year, we’re back and better than ever! The 2nd Annual Partnering for a Purpose will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Binghamton. Our focus for 2019 is on increasing community collaboration and sharing best practices for organizational effectiveness.
We’re excited of the talent lined up to share their expertise, challenges, and successes with you!

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Registration & Continental Breakfast (8:00 AM – 8:25 AM)

Welcome: Jacqueline Gerchman, United Way of Broome County (8:25 AM – 8:30 AM)

Keynote: Effectively Leveraging Community Partnerships by Getting Clear on Purpose: Jason Andrews, Windsor Central School District (8:40 AM – 9:30 AM)

FIRST BREAKOUT SESSIONS, COLLABORATION IN ACTION (9:45 AM – 10:30 AM)

Partnering with Health Care Providers: Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons Learned – Jack Salo, Rural Health Network for South Central New York

Collective Impact: Beyond Collaboration – Barbara Hubbell, United Way of the Southern Tier and Kimberli Schwartz, Healthy Lifestyles Coalition

Partnerships for Civic Engagement – Alison Handy Twang, Center for Civic Engagement at Binghamton University and Katherine Dillon, New York Regional Census Center

SECOND BREAKOUT SESSIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL BEST PRACTICES (10:45 AM – 11:30 AM)

Motivational Leadership/Culture Building – TBD

Attracting & Retaining Talent – TBD

The Importance of Sustainable Fundraising – Kayla Record and Carol Young, SEEDs of Hope

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – TBD

LUNCH SESSION (11:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

211: Not Just a Call Center – Candace Gregory, United Way of Broome County

FINAL SESSION (12:45 PM – 2:00 PM)

Navigating Relationships with Funders – Amanda McIntyre – Klee Foundation, Diane Brown – Community Foundation for South Central New York, Gerald E. Putnam – Decker Foundation, and Carole Kresge – Roger Kresge Foundation

Interested? Join us! This is a FREE event for community-based organizations. Click to register.

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