April 1, 2010

Social change & nonprofit calendar: April

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Events guide for nonprofits & social change outfits

JD LasicaFollowing is a roundup of conferences and events scheduled in the nonprofit and social change sector for the month of April. For the full year, see: Calendar of 2010 social change conferences.

If you’re interested in social media, tech and marketing conferences, see the April calendar on our sister site, Socialmedia.biz.

Conference Date Place
Nonprofit Technology April 8-10 Atlanta
NTEN and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits will come together to provide an unparalleled meeting ground for drawing on the expertise and commitment of the nonprofit community. leif-utne
AFP International Conference on Fundraising April 11-14 Baltimore, Md.
The 47th AFP International Conference on Fundraising honors 50 years of working to advance the profession while celebrating fundraising’s bright future and its impact on people and societies around the world. Fundraisers from more than 20 countries will examine best practices, discuss new ideas and trends and share experiences to improve our organizations. The 47th AFP International Conference on Fundraising
Skoll World Forum April 14-16 Oxford, UK
The Skoll World Forum focuses on catalysing collaboration for large scale change. This year’s Forum will engage the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, social investors and thought leaders to create partnerships, networks, knowledge and collaborative pathways between the social, policy, academic and private sectors. skoll
Global Engagement Summit April 14-18 Evanston, Ill.
The Global Engagement Summit (GES) is a five-day training conference for students committed to global change. Delegates come together to understand the opportunities for their engagement; to hone the skills and mindsets that will enable them to better plan and participate in change-based projects; and to connect with like-minded peers from around the world. Brian Bordainick
Earth Day Build-a-thon April 17-20 Oakland, Calif.
Turn the tide, one home at a time, with this hands-on neighborhood revitalization program, no construction experience needed.
Global Philanthropy Forum April 18-21 Redwood City, Calif.
Defy barriers, effect change: A conference about access to health, food and water. The conference will include breakout tracks, an awards banquet, musical performances and invite-only sessions. global
Government 2010 April 22 London
A series of events in the United Kingdom during 2010 exploring Government 2.0.
Investment, Influence, Impact: Seizing the Moment April 22-24 Denver
The conference will focus on how together we can seize the moment by increasing our investment, influence and impact to create positive, structural and long-lasting change for communities throughout the world.
ReVisioning Value 2010 Conference April 26-27 Portland, Ore.
ReVV 2010 is a one-day conference that will explore the leading ideas and promising results of how new financial and organizational models are increasing the flow of needed capital to those who will use it to create a more just and sustainable world. The conference is followed by a day of hands-on workshops and roundtables designed to help participants apply the ideas offered at the conference to their own organizations. Dan Pallotta

JD Lasica, founder and former editor of Socialbrite, is co-founder of Cruiseable. Contact JD or follow him on Twitter or Google Plus.

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