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UPMC Health Plan
UPMC Health Plan, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is among the nation's fastest-growing health plans. It is owned by UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider. As part of an integrated health care delivery system, UPMC Health Plan is committed to providing its members better health, more financial security, and the peace of mind they deserve.
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C.
Knox Law strives to: achieve clients' objectives, invest in people who will best serve their clients, and be leaders in the profession and in the community.
Zenger Group has been an innovative force in the printing industry for over 25 years by always looking for new technologies to provide a superior product for its clients. Through acquisitions and solid business practices it has grown to be one of Western New York’s leaders in print and direct-mail services.
Community Access Media
Community Access Media's mission is to facilitate and promote community involvement in the production and broadcasting of media that benefits the community. The CAM mission includes: providing a media production facility committed to excellence, diversity, objectivity, service, and equality; encouraging citizens of Erie to exercise their First Amendment rights of free speech and expression through media production and content creation.
Founded in 1998, Strategy Solutions is dedicated to facilitating creative solutions to ensure the sustainability of public, private and nonprofit organizations and create healthy communities. Their unique approach blends analytical research capabilities, group process techniques, best practices and planning tools with energy, enthusiasm and total dedication to each client’s success, resulting in hundreds of remarkable outcomes.
Harbor Compliance has helped thousands of nonprofits gain tax exempt status, manage state and federal filings, and achieve worry-free fundraising compliance nationwide. They offer comprehensive support services for every phase of the nonprofit life-cycle. Key services include nonprofit formation, tax registration and exemption, charitable solicitation registration, nonprofit corporate filings, and business licensing.
For more than 160 years, PNC has been committed to providing their clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) empowers individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. AFP’s vision is to stimulate a world of generosity and positive social good through fundraising best practice.
Pilot Peak Consulting
Experts in fundraising and nonprofit organizational management, Pilot Peak Consulting, LLC (PPC) moves organizations forward. They work with you to address challenges and reach your potential. PPC is a major force in transforming nonprofits, leading you successfully through change by providing high quality counsel and implementation services.
Break & Reception Sponsor
Carter is a team of philanthropy specialists. Integrity, creativity, experience and expertise are brought to every partner engagement to address the fundraising challenges of local, regional and international philanthropy.
The Erie Community Foundation
The mission of The Erie Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life for all in our region by evaluating and addressing community issues, by building permanent charitable endowments and by promoting philanthropic and community leadership.
Alliance for Nonprofit Resources
ANR provides innovative solutions and services for organizations to effectively fulfill their mission. ANR’s purpose is to provide nonprofit organizations with professional, qualified, administrative and operational supports, services and consultation.
Charity Footprints, inc.
Charity Footprints, Inc. is a mission driven organization with a vision to make the world a healthier, more generous, and more community-oriented place. They aim to promote fitness & encourage charitable giving.
Printing Concepts, Inc.
Printing Concepts honors their terms to provide their customers a quality product and to meet customers' needs through continuous growth in technology and excellent customer service.
Luncheon Keynote Sponsor
MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton LLP
MacDonald Illig Jones and Britton LLP is one of the largest law firms in northwest Pennsylvania. For more than a century, the firm has provided sophisticated legal counsel to clients that range from business owners in Erie to international corporations abroad. MacDonald Illig handles matters in a timely and effective manner, by attorneys that understand business, are sensitive to the market and have the depth of resources necessary to succeed.
Loesel Schaaf Insurance Agency, Inc.
Loesel Schaaf Insurance Agency, Inc. has succeeded as a respected agency since 1927 – their mission is as true today as it was then. The team diligently maintains their position as a superior agency force by listening to clients’ needs, representing only reputable carriers, continuing to provide a level of service second to none, and adapting their portfolio of products and services to meet changing market demands.
EveryAction offers best-in-class digital, multi-channel fundraising, organizing, and advocacy tools on a single, unified CRM. Built and supported by nonprofit experts, EveryAction’s tools allow nonprofits of all sizes to optimize interactions with supporters and prospects, leading to the best outcomes. Thousands of nonprofits like Greenpeace, Planned Parenthood, the National Audubon Society, and others use EveryAction each day to raise more money and drive more action.
Since 1925, Erie Insurance has been providing the protection you need and the service you expect - all at a great price. Erie Insurance's auto, home, business and life insurance is rooted in the principles of honesty, decency, service and of course, affordability.
Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority
An impact investor, ECGRA’s mission is to elevate Erie County by galvanizing nonprofits and small businesses toward economic and community development. Since February 2008, ECGRA has invested more than $55 million in Erie County.
Changing Our World, Inc.
The team at Changing Our World, Inc. draws on their expansive expertise across disciplines to create social good strategies that work for you and implement them by your side. Their work spans everything from the strategic to the tactical. They help their clients to meet fundraising goals; align operations with their organizational vision; launch purpose-driven campaigns; design foundations and CSR portfolios; and engage key audiences and stakeholders.
Decision Associates is a business consulting group in Erie, PA, focused on helping each client move into the Top 20 Percent in their industry. Since 1984, they have worked with a wide range of businesses in various industries with strategic planning, marketing and sales, recruiting and organizational development, succession and exit planning, and mergers and acquisitions.
“Pursuing the Profession While Promoting the Public Good®,” reflects Maher Duessel's founding philosophy of providing specialized assurance, advisory, consulting and tax services to serve clients’ unique nonprofit accounting and governmental accounting needs while giving back to the community.
As Nebraska’s first Certified B Corporation, Firespring loves working collaboratively with other organizations to identify their purpose and bring it to life. Firespring’s core purpose is to leverage their profit, products and people to do more good.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is an interdependent system designed to deliver high quality, accessible, understandable and affordable experiences, outcomes and solutions for customers.
Denny Civic Solutions
Denny Civic Solutions works to create positive change by managing civic campaigns and engineering public policy. With decades of hands-on expertise, they know how to foster an idea from inception to execution.