Join Us at the 2024 Points of Light Conference

The Points of Light Conference brings together social impact leaders from across the sector. It empowers nonprofit, NGO, government, business and civic leaders to make a bold impact in their communities, providing resources and inspiration for every step of the journey. Join us June 11–14, 2024, at the Marriott Marquis Houston, to experience:


More than 70 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts.


Keynote and panel discussions.


Compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices.


Connection with fellow changemakers ready to collaborate and amplify your efforts.


You’ll be joined by nonprofit staff, volunteers, board members, funders and consultants representing all 50 U.S. states and nations around the world. Plus, your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration. This conference offers inspiration, education and connection — something for every champion of social good.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND CONFERENCE

Whether you’re new to your role or have several years’ experience, you’ll be joined by attendees representing all 50 U.S. states and nations around the world. Plus, your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration. This conference offers education, inspiration and connection — something for every champion of social good.

WHY ATTEND CONFERENCE

We know you need the partnership to continually invest in your ability and resources needed to tackle the complex issues that face our communities. At the Points of Light Conference, we’ve got the civic engagement secret sauce to get you re-energized. You’ll benefit from:

  • Education: Experience more than 50 workshops with actionable takeaways led by industry experts.
  • Inspiration: Engage in compelling leadership discussions highlighting best practices in the social impact space.
  • Connection: Form relationships and engage in deep conversations or the sharing of ideas with 1,000+ fellow changemakers.
  • Bonus! Your participation can be applied to the education requirement for CVA certification or renewal, the only internationally recognized credential in the field of Volunteer Administration.

Scholarships

Thanks to the generous support of our corporate partner, UPS, Points of Light is pleased to offer the following scholarships to attend the 2024 Points of Light Conference:

  • BIPOC Scholarship: for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) nonprofit professionals
  • Daily Point of Light Scholarship: For Daily Point of Light Award honorees

There are two levels of support available:

  • The Capacity Scholarship: This level awards a cash grant of $1,200 to support local travel and hotel and will include conference registration.
  • The Transformational Scholarship: This level awards a cash grant of $1,350 to support airfare and hotel and will include conference registration.

This scholarship is a learning opportunity for those seeking to further their knowledge of civic engagement efforts in their communities. It is limited in availability and will cover costs for one individual from an eligible nonprofit organization to attend the conference. Eligible applicants are BIPOC individuals OR previous recipients of The Daily Point of Light Award at nonprofit 501c3 organizations based in the U.S. with an annual operating budget of less than $2 million. Individuals must be 18 or older.

The application is open from February 1 through February 29. If you have questions about the application or scholarship, please contact [email protected].

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