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The Keystone Nonprofit Conference

Call for Speakers | 2023

We're accepting proposals for the 2023 Keystone Nonprofit Conference in Erie, PA!

The 22nd annual Keystone Nonprofit Conference will take place on Monday, October 23, 2023 and Tuesday, October 24, 2023 in Erie, PA. Once again, the Main Event (Tuesday) will host an array of breakout sessions focused on fundraising, marketing and communications, DEI, operations, governance, marketing and leadership and more.

Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 12, 2023

Please note: The Nonprofit Partnership is on a mission to intentionally incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into our annual conference and into our everyday work. Anyone and everyone has something to bring to the table and we want to hear what makes you so uniquely you! That’s when the magic happens and that’s when minds open. Together, we have a chance at fostering a happy and healthy nonprofit community.

Additional information:

No spam proposals, please. To be considered for a role at KeyCon, your proposal has to be relevant to the nonprofit sector with the goal of improving the impact and capacity of the sector.

Confirmed speakers will not be compensated for their conference participation. Speakers will be granted free conference registration. The Nonprofit Partnership will cover reasonable travel expenses.  

The Keystone Nonprofit Conference will be held in-person in Erie, PA.

Speakers will be expected to present in an educational, non-commercial, non-self-promotional manner. NO sales pitches are allowed during presentations or sessions. Contact us with questions.

Submit Your Proposal
Keep in mind – descriptive & catchy titles are best! The Nonprofit Partnership is happy to help you form a fitting + fun title.
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The Nonprofit Partnership's offices at The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Transformational Philanthropy are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Phone 814.240.2490