2012 Nonprofit Conference

February 29 – March 1, 2012

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | Columbia, SC

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Keynote Speakers


Robert Egger

Robert Egger

Robert Egger

Robert Egger is the Founder and President of the DC Central Kitchen, the country’s first “community kitchen”, where food donated by hospitality businesses and farms is used to fuel a nationally recognized culinary arts job training program, where unemployed men and women learn marketable skills while donations are converted into balanced meals.

Robert’s book on the non-profit sector, Begging for Change: The Dollars and Sense of Making Nonprofits Responsive, Efficient and Rewarding For All, was released in 2004 by HarperCollins. It received the 2005 McAdam Prize for “Best Nonprofit Management Book” by the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

Janine Lee

Janine Lee

Janine Lee is a veteran strategist and grantmaker in philanthropy, with more than twenty five years of rich and diverse leadership with nonprofits and foundations; as well as experience in prevention, youth development, education, community building and non-profit effectiveness.

Janine is currently the President and CEO of the Southeastern Council of Foundations, which is a membership association of grantmaking foundations based in 11 southeastern states. SECFs mission is to champion excellence in all philanthropic activities and promote the creation of new charitable resources in the region.

February 28
Pre-conference Workshops

Maximizing Your Place at the Table Effective Advocacy in 2012

The Board Member’s Guide to Resource Development

This event would not be possible without the generous contributions of our SPONSORS

Celebrating SCANPO’s 15th year serving South Carolina’s nonprofit community

Committee Co-chairs:

Forrest Alton
SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Mac Bennett
United Way of the Midlands

Committee Members

Tim Ervolina
United Way Association
of South Carolina

Sally Ehrenfried

Anita Garrett
The Weathers Group

Joan Hoffman
The Children’s Trust
of South CarolinaTammie Hoy
Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondTom Keith
Sisters of Charity Foundation
of South CarolinaStacey McPhail
Palmetto Health
Office of Community ServicesJan Pomerantz
Catalyst Corps LLC
Keely Saye
Marketing ConsultantKatherine Swartz
Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
COR|Columbia Opportunity ResourceJoAnn Turnquist
Central Carolina
Community FoundationClaire “Cookie” Sprouse
The Chapin FoundationZelda Waymer
South Carolina Afterschool Alliance