Doing Good: The Role of AI in Nonprofit Fundraising

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Doing Good: The Role of AI in Nonprofit Fundraising
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Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 17:00

It is estimated nonprofit organizations nationally contribute 5.3% to the national GDP, employ over 15M professionals and serve countless people in the United States and around the world. In Santa Barbara county over 1300 nonprofit organizations provide resources and a wide variety of services to every sector of society. Nonprofit organizations are a critical partner in helping ensure every community cares for all of it citizens and is working to build a better future.

Many nonprofit organizations have small teams fundraising teams and don’t enjoy the success they need to finance the costs of running their nonprofit organization. The result can mean important services are not being delivered to people that need it most. Often at the core of this problem is the cost and complexity of building and managing a traditional fundraising team. This includes fundraisers, researchers, marketing, data services, reporting, leadership, event coordinators, writers and the list goes on.

AI holds the potential to solve many of these issues helping lowering the cost of finding individuals who are likely to support the nonprofit organization and to intelligently manage the daily activity of fundraisers. Come and learn more about the role of AI can play in helping your nonprofit raise the financial resources it needs to fund your organization.

This program will be moderated by Central Coast MIT Enterprise Forum Board Member, Reed Sheard, PhD

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Event Date:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: 670 Mission Canyon Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93105


  • Student: $15.00
  • General-Early-Bird (online only): $30.00
    Sign up now & save $10 off general walk-in rate. Offer ends Monday, October 14 at 10 p.m.
  • General-Walk-in: $40.00
  • Parking: FREE


  • 5:00 – 6:00 Networking Hour, Online Check-in & Registration for Walk-ins
  • 6:00 – 7:30 Presentation/Panelist Discussion
  • 7:30 – 8:00 Q&A

Tickets include appetizers and refreshments for both online and walk-in registrants. (Beer or wine separate– cash, pre-paid online or at door.)

If you miss the Online Early-Bird Offer, we welcome guests on the day of the event at the Walk-in rate. (Online rate not applicable.) 

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