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DMANF NY Nonprofit Conference – Philanthropy and ‘Giving Back’ Major Themes


Post Date: June 12, 2014
By: Susan Taplinger

The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) today announced that Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, will be the featured speaker at the DMA Nonprofit Federation NY Nonprofit Conference, which will take place Monday, August 4, through Tuesday August 5 at the Grand Hyatt in NYC.

“We are delighted to have a luminary such as Ms. Clinton as our featured speaker,” said DMA Interim President Jane Berzan. “The New York Nonprofit Conference is all about sparking creative breakthroughs and providing unique insights to inspire fundraising success. Through her impressive work with the Clinton Foundation — including the Foundation’s health programs, the Clinton Foundation Day of Action program, the Clinton Foundation Millennium Network, and the Clinton Global Initiative University — Ms. Clinton has established herself as a leader in the community and an inspiration for philanthropists everywhere.”

More information on this session, including details on press attendance, will be forthcoming.

About Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, works alongside her parents, President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to drive the vision and work of the Clinton Foundation. She is also a special correspondent for NBC News. Chelsea previously worked at McKinsey & Company and Avenue Capital.

Chelsea serves on the boards of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, the School of American Ballet, Common Sense Media, the Africa Center and the Weill Cornell Medical College. She is also co-chair of the Advisory Board for the Of Many Institute at New York University.

Chelsea holds a B.A. from Stanford, a MPhil from Oxford, a MPH from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and a Doctorate in International Relations from Oxford University.

She and her husband, Marc, live in New York City.

About the New York Nonprofit Conference

The New York Nonprofit Conference is an annual two-day event where more than 600 fundraising and marketing professionals in the nonprofit and commercial sectors gather to exchange innovative marketing and fundraising ideas, generate insightful solutions and think creatively. Taking place Monday, August 4 through Tuesday, August 5, this conference provides a platform for improving public awareness and receptivity to direct and interactive market-driven philanthropy. The conference will also provide education related to direct/interactive marketing principles and practices, provide the latest in direct/interactive legislation, regulatory, and standards-setting issues facing nonprofits, and address ethical practices related to direct/interactive fundraising and other communications. 

About the Nonprofit Federation of the DMA

The Nonprofit Federation of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the leading association for nonprofit organizations that use direct marketing channels (mail, email, mobile, telephone, Internet and social media) to gain support from individual donors.  For more than 28 years, the Nonprofit Federation has served as an effective advocate for nonprofits both in Washington, DC and in all 50 states. It defends vital issues such as protecting nonprofit postal rates, preserving the charitable deduction, providing privacy & data protection, and demonstrating fundraising accountability. It leads the way on professional education, best practices and networking for its more than 400 member organizations.  For additional information about the Nonprofit Federation, its work, and its member benefits, visit www.nonprofitfederation.org.

About Direct Marketing Association (DMA)

The Direct Marketing Association (www.thedma.org) is the world’s largest trade association dedicated to advancing and protecting responsible data-driven marketing.  Founded in 1917, DMA represents thousands of companies and nonprofit organizations that use and support data-driven marketing practices and techniques. DMA provides the Voice to shape policy and public opinion, the Connections to grow members’ businesses and the Tools to ensure full compliance with ethical and best practices as well as professional development.

In 2012, the Data-Driven Marketing Economy (DDME) added $156 billion in revenue to the U.S. economy and fueled more than 675,000 jobs.  The real value of data is in its exchange across the DDME:  70 percent of the value of the DDME – $110 billion in revenue and 478,000 jobs – depends on the ability of firms to exchange data across the DDME.

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