2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Why Your Non-Profit Needs Millennials

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Volunteers, Board Members, & Donors Alike - Learn How You Can Engage & Benefit From the Millennial Generation!
Did you know that 75% of Millennials gave money to charities in 2011? What about the fact that in 2013 52% of Millennaials said they would like to give donations monthly?
You will learn all about what drives the Millennial Generation to volunteer, donate, and work in the NPO industry. You'll find out how they prefer to give online, how they act in the moment, and how they utilize social media and mobile apps!
Non-profits need Millennials! Learn how to bring them on board so that they can fight for your cause and expand your donor base. They will help organizations level up their marketing and technology usage.
Join Felicia Bates as she takes an in depth look at the Millennial Generation and how they can make a positive impact on your organization. Her unique view stems from being a Millennial herself along with her experience as a web designer for non-profits.



Felicia Bates

Prod Mktg Analyst


Raised in So-Cal, Felicia found her way to Houston in 2006. Since then, she has graduated from the University of Houston – Downtown with a degree in Professional Writing. She currently holds a job working for PreCash as a Product Marketing Analyst where she writes UI/UX requirements for the Evolve Money product. Her prior work experience includes designing and developing websites for non-profits along with managing the product Tendenci, an open source content management system for NPOs. She is a co-organizer for NetSquared Houston (where tech meets non-profits), and she is constantly researching about Millennials, NPOs, and technology.

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