Everence Development Conference 2021

Learn how to nurture generosity into a strong and promising future! Industry experts will share about fundraising strategies to identify and inspire your best donors to give.

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Join us Sept.28-30 at the 2021 Development Conference!

Invest in what lasts

Sept. 28-30, 2021
Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Key speakers
  • Peter Greer, President and CEO, HOPE International
  • Colin Saxton, North American Ministries Director and Advancement Officer, Friends United Meeting
  • Crystal Washington, Technology Strategist and Futurist
  • Peter Drury, Chief Strategy Officer, Wellspring Family Services
  • Leonard Dow, Stewardship and Development Specialist, Everence
Who should attend?
  • Fund-raising executives and their staff
  • Senior staff and board members

Network and gain inspiration with peers who are passionate about funding values-based missions. Learn together about:

  • Basics of development for new fundraisers
  • Advanced technical and relationship-building strategies to grow major and planned gifts
  • Insights and best practices for senior leaders and boards to engage donors
  • Values-focused views on cultural and economic trends that impact fundraising


  • At a glance
At a glance

Dates and location

Sept. 28-30, 2021

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
25 South Queen St.
Lancaster, PA 17603


Lodging, at a conference rate of $139, will be available at the Lancaster Marriott.

Meeting app

All attendees will have access to a conference app to conveniently follow the meeting activities.


Registration will open this spring. Our early bird rate will be $295/attendee. If 2 or more individuals from one organization register, the cost will be $275/attendee. Watch for an announcement!



Contact Everence Conference Planner Lisa Doutlick:


800-348-7468 ext. 3202