What our attendees are saying about the event:
I felt the conference was beneficial for me in particular to be able to network and ask people specifics about the design of their plans, since that is the stage we are in now and I got some good insight on things to consider.
It really felt like a community of practitioners who genuinely wanted to learn from each other, and you all did a fantastic job curating the right conversations.
Really good and helpful use of time as I now have a notebook full of takeaways.
I’m eager to put into practice many of the things I learned at the conference and sharing my learnings with our team.
I met some fantastic folks! I really learned a lot and I have great information to take back to the team.
Emergency Assistance Funds all have shared values and shared outcomes.
It was great meeting everyone and getting motivated to go to the next level with our fund… I’m glad I could make it!
Key takeaways from the conference:
Employee engagement benchmarking.
Successful employee assistance programs can see up to 70% engagement rates when it comes to employee participation. This can be reached through strategic internal marketing and employee giving campaigns.
Your fund's grant application experience matters.
The grant application process must be turn-key and easy for the applicant to understand. Having an applicant support system in place plays a key role in increasing grant approval rates.
Technology reporting tools are critical to fund success.
Having access to real time diagnostic tools is a game changer when it comes to growing your fund. It is important to continuously monitor program performance and use data to assess and drive decisions for improvement.