2012 Conference

The 2012 MNN Conference & Expo was held on October 25 in Marlborough, MA. It featured dozens of talented presenters, keynote speaker Ami Dar of Idealist.org, and nonprofit leaders from across the state. Its theme, Rising Beyond the Challenge, highlighted the rapidly changing nonprofit landscape fueled by economic restructuring and dynamic technology, and, consequently, its new strategies and approaches resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness. Presentations and speakers shared the approaches that nonprofit organizations have developed to succeed in this new landscape.

Keynote Speaker


Ami Dar is the founder and executive director of Idealist.org. Built in 1996 with $3,500, Idealist has become one of the most popular nonprofit resources on the web, with information provided by 70,000 organizations around the world and 100,000 visitors every day. Ami was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Peru and in Mexico, and lives in New York.



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