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Philanthropic Innovation for Greater Impact

  • 05/12/2020
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Delaney House, 1 Country Club Road (Route 5) Holyoke, MA


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Philanthropic Innovation for Greater Impact - Extended 90-Minute Workshop!

Nonprofits throughout the region struggle to secure enough funding, attract and retain great talent, and scale up their impact. Doing the same things they've done for years (or decades) isn't working anymore. Organizations that innovate will create the largest impact in the world, attract the best people who will love their jobs, and secure the most funding. In this 90-minute workshop you'll be introduced to the state-of-the-art systems for innovation used by Silicon Valley, the National Science Foundation, National Institutes for Health, the effective altruism movement, and many others.  

About the Speakers:

Paul Silva is the Founder and Lead Instructor at Innovation Accelerator, and a lifelong entrepreneur and educator passionate about helping people and teams create economic prosperity through innovation. During his career he has inspired thousands of people to innovate, helped hundreds of startups launch, and proudly watched as those businesses significantly increase local employment rates.

Kelly Minton is the Co-Founder and Director of Operations at Innovation Accelerator, brings experience from the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She has worked as a marketing associate in the corporate world, launched two startups and has worked in nonprofit advancement. She is well versed in traditional fundraising and board governance. She is immersed in entrepreneurial life, often finding dinner conversations with her family centered on that subject.

Women in Philanthropy of Western Massachusetts (WiP) • PO Box 2395 • Westfield, MA • 01086

Women in Philanthropy of Western Massachusetts is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization registered in Massachusetts.

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