The Centre on Philanthropy’s third biennial Third Sector Conference was themed 'Changing our World’. It challenged participants to embrace and celebrate the opportunities that change provides and rejoice in the progress born from change.The conference examined the idea that “Changing our World” is a both a personal and organisational task that requires cooperation and collaboration amongst those already working in the Third Sector to create a better community, a better Bermuda, a better world.
Over 175 people participated in the two day event. They included nonprofit staff, board members, volunteers, corporate donors, members of faith-based organisations and individual philanthropists.
Twenty-three speakers from the US, UK, Canada and Bermuda facilitated 25 workshops on all areas of the nonprofit world from fundraising and capacity building to social media and skills-based volunteering.
Other highlights of the conference included:The Opening Night Dinner featuring the Youth Philanthropist of the Year Award, the kick-off to The Centre's 20th Anniversary Celebrations and a keynote speech by Andrew Mosawi of Blackbaud.