cause camp host

Bill McKendry

Denavvia Mojet 

Denavvia Mojet is a Michigan-based, multi-hyphenate public speaker, non-profit administrator, and entrepreneur, making waves in philanthropy. Founding the Black & Brown Cannabis Guild in 2019, Denavvia has led a non-profit organization that has (1) helped more than 1,000 justice-impacted Michigan residents navigate expungement of criminal records and (2) built a Pipeline to Employment that has brought much-needed diversity and inclusion to the Michigan cannabis workforce. Combining her passion for policy, justice, wealth creation and leadership, Denavvia works with individuals looking to navigate elections and, facilitate policy change, or having a lasting positive impact on marginalized communities.

Denavvia has been named a Top [Woman] Running West Michigan by The Rapidian, a West Michigan Woman Magazine Brilliance Award Recipient, and a Key to the City of Benton Harbor recipient. Denavvia has served as a Policy/Endorsement Chair for the West Michigan Cannabis Guild, trustee for PPAM PAC, Parent Policy Councilmember for Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative, and State Coordinator for National Expungement Week. Combining her passion for policy, justice, wealth creation and leadership, Denavvia works with organizations and individuals looking to navigate the green rush, facilitate policy change, or have a lasting positive impact on marginalized communities.

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mainstage speakers

Jacob Brown

Motivational Speaker, Fail Foward 

Presentation Topic – Embracing Fear & Failing Forward

Jacob is a former pro athlete turned entrepreneur and motivational speaker. He is known for his LinkedIn persona, #FailForward motivational posts, and videos. Jacob now travels globally speaking to corporations, colleges, and sports teams about how to take failure and turn it into fuel.

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Kim Fuller

Founder & CEO, Phil Inc.

Presentation Topic -The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: A Powerful Tool for Fundraising

Kim has earned a reputation for delivering innovative strategies that meet the needs of today’s evolving not-for-profit landscape. Her experience working with local, national, and international charities combines over 25 years in marketing and fundraising, with a lifelong passion for volunteering.

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Andrew Davis

Associate Vice President of Education and Outreach, BoardSource

Presentation Topic – The Four Principles of Purpose-Driven Board Leadership: Are we keeping the promises we made in 2020?

As BoardSource’s associate vice president of member education and outreach, Andy Davis leads a team that is responsible for developing all of BoardSource’s educational resources, including member education resources, training programs, publications, and educational content.


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Lindsay Lashell

Founder & CEO, Open Lines Marketing 

Presentation Topic – Traditional Japanese garden design includes stepping stones that can provide a metaphor for thoughtful, strategic marketing

Lindsay Dayton LaShell is a Marketing Activist and the creator of the Open Lines Marketing Framework. Her work is to advance justice, equity, and sustainability through access to excellent marketing strategies for women, indigenous, queer, or POC founders, B Corps, and nonprofits.


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Ben Smithee

Ceo of  The Smithee Group

Presentation Topic – The Future Brand – How to Attract, Engage, and Convert the Next Generation of Donors

Ben Smithee is CEO of The Smithee Group, a digital growth agency with a mission to empower entrepreneurs and businesses to dream bigger and achieve multi-generational integrity. Ben has spoken to audiences in over 20 countries and is regarded as an expert in the next-gen consumer.

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Nathan Hill 

Vice President, NextAfter Institute 

Presentation Topic – Digital Fundraising

Nathan Hill is a vice president at NextAfter – a research lab, digital-first agency, and training institute helping nonprofits grow their fundraising. He has trained thousands of fundraisers in proven online fundraising strategies including PBS, Save the Children, The Humane Society, and more.

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Kiersten Hill 

Director of Nonprofit Solutions, Firespring

Kiersten Hill is a Nebraska native and graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With almost 2 decades in nonprofit management and fundraising, she has raised over $20 Million for Nebraska nonprofit organizations and worked to better train and equip nonprofit leaders and Boards of Directors.


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workshop speakers

kristin sukraw

Kristin Sukraw

Executive Producer of StoryFind Films

Presentation Topic – Find Your Best Stories: From Planning to Pre-Interviewing

Kristin Sukraw is an award-winning professional storyteller, executive producer, licensed counselor and national speaker. She has worked with organizations such as Homes for Our Troops, SkillsUSA, and Conquer Cancer to bring their stories to life and help them accomplish their fundraising goals.

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inspire speakers

Dominic Kalms

Founder & CEO of B Generous

Presentation Topic – alternate forms of donation platforms

Founder & CEO, Dominic Kalms, is a venture-backed entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social impact leader with expertise in PhilTech (Philanthropy Technology), nonprofits, and charitable fundraising. He has raised over $50M in venture and philanthropic capital during his career.

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leave ready to #causethechange

Are you ready for next-level content? We are covering topics from across the nonprofit sector including diversity, stewardship, donor experience, and self-care.

attendee testimonial

“Cause Camp is like the bee’s knees. It’s an opportunity to be all in with other social impact professionals who care very deeply about their causes.You get to be in community and share experiences in a real way. It’s not surface level networking but an opportunity to go really deep.”

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