FundrAisingLogo2016DatesAttended by over 4,000 fundraising professionals, the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference will be held March 20-22 in Boston, MA. If you can’t attend in person, thanks to social media and live streaming technology you can still participate in the conference online. The general sessions are definitely worth tuning into (Kofi Annan and Kumi Naidoo) and the education sessions will no doubt provide some valuable new insight into fundraising trends. That said, here are four ways to participate in the conference online if you can’t attend in person.

1. Follow #AFPFC on Twitter.

Follow and use the #AFPFC hashtag  to share your fundraising success stories, to share fundraising resources, or to reach out to fundraising and nonprofit technology experts.

2. Follow #AFPFC on Periscope.

Thanks to a sponsorship from the Public Interest Registry, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good will be attending #AFPFC and conducting on-site interviews on Periscope ( throughout the day on March 22. If you will be attending the conference in-person and are interested in being interviewed, please DM @NonprofitOrgs for more information. Thank you!

3. Watch the live stream.

The live stream is not free, but if your nonprofit can get a group of individuals together to watch #AFPBostonLive, the education is of great value and an opportunity to train and bring together your organization’s fundraising, communications, and program staff. Learn more about pricing and how to sign up at

4. Read daily social media content summaries on Storify.

If you can’t follow the conference in real time, a summary of the best content tweeted, shared, grammed, scoped, and snapped during the conference will be posted on Storify at the end of each day. Bookmark your browsers!

The 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report
2,780 NGOs • 133 Countries • 6 Continents

Report Cover JPG 99A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America. The research is unprecedented and provides valuable insight into the global NGO sector and its use of online technology.


4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference