Securing the Future

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Securing the Future is the annual resource development conference for nonprofits and is a project of Leadership Cincinnati.  

Start Forecasting Your Impact!
Define. Design. Deliver.

2015 Keynote Speaker: Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement

During Jason’s presentation, you will learn how to:
1) Define your ultimate social impact
2) Design your success equation
3) Deliver the change you are seeking

March 11, 2015
8:00AM - 11:30AM 
Cintas Center at Xavier University 
Free Parking

The End of Fundraising Jason SaulRegistration Fee
Members: $55
Nonmembers: $75
Includes hot breakfast buffet!
Special discounted pricing for 3 or more guests
$50/member fee for 3 or more
Registration also includes Jason Saul's Book
The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money By Selling Your Impact

7:30AM | Registration/Breakfast Buffet
8:00AM | Welcome
8:20-9:15AM | Jason Saul, Keynote 
9:15-9:30AM | Break
9:30-10:10AM and 10:15-10:55AM  |  Break-out Sessions – Pick Two! 

As an attendee, you will be able to choose the 2 breakout sessions of your choice at the event.You will only be able to attend 2, so, come with your colleague and conquer and learn!
Led by Pranav Kothari, KnowledgeWorks
Discussion will focus on better understanding your organization's mission and what you're trying to accomplish
2.) DESIGN: Led by Kate Hanisian, Design Impact
Discussion will focus on how to reshape your mission and create a plan to achieve desired outcomes. 
3.) DELIVER:Led by Stephanie Ovart, ZoneCG
Discussion will focus on crafting a stronger message to deliver to your audience.

11:00-11:30AM  | Panel Discussion moderated by Mary Stagaman, Agenda 360. Panelists include:
Shiloh Turner, Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Jason Saul, Mission Measurement
Ryan Adock, Cradle Cincinnati
Stephanie Byrd, Success by Six
11:30-11:45AM | Q&A and Adjourn  


Questions? Contact Laurie Brinkman at or 513.686.2945.      

Jason Saul Securing the FutureABOUT JASON: Jason Saul is one of the nation's leading experts on measuring social impact. As the Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement, Jason helps corporations, nonprofits and public sector clients create value through social change. He has advised some of the world's largest corporations, government agencies and nonprofits, including: Walmart, Starbucks, McDonald's, Kraft, Levi Straus & Co., Easter Seals, American Red Cross, the Smithsonian and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Prior to founding Mission Measurement, Jason practiced as a public finance attorney at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago.

In addition to his advisory work helping organizations measure and improve their social impact, Jason serves on the faculty of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he teaches corporate social responsibility and nonprofit management. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Net Impact and on the CMO Council's Academic Liaison Committee, and was appointed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to serve as a member of the Budgeting for Results Commission. Jason is the founder of the Center for What Works, a national nonprofit focused on benchmarking and performance measurement.

Jason is the author of numerous books and articles on social strategy and measurement, including: Benchmarking for Nonprofits: How to Manage, Measure and Improve Performance (Fieldstone Press 2006); Social Innovation, Inc.: Five Strategies to Drive Business Value through Social Change (Jossey-Bass, October 2010); and The End of Fundraising: How to Raise More by Selling Your Impact (Jossey-Bass, February 2011).
Jason was awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship for leadership and public service and was selected as a Leadership Greater Chicago fellow. In 2008, Jason was recognized as one of Crain's Chicago Business “40 under 40” business leaders, and in 2010, he was named by BusinessWeek as one of the Nation's 25 Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs.

Jason holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, an M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a B.A. in Government and French Literature from Cornell University.


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