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Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors!

The National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership wouldn't be possible without our generous supporters. 

Foundation Support


Thanks to Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative, The Leighty Foundation and The Lodestar Foundation for generous grant funding to help launch and support this important national event. Each of these grantors recognizes that volunteer engagement is a critical strategy to assist organizations and community groups in accomplishing their  missions in this time of rising needs and decreasing resources.


Gold Sponsor | Facebook: @thomsonreuters | Twitter: @thomsonreuters

Program Sponsor

3M Logo | Twitter: @3M

Lunch Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor



Be sure to visit the exhibit area during the Summit on Thursday, July 27th from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. where you can visit these fabulous companies to learn how they can help you in your work with volunteers!

  • AARP
  • AL!VE - Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement
  • Allcustomwear
  • Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP)
  • Better Impact
  • Celebrate Volunteers
  • Energize, Inc.
  • Hamline University
  • North Suburban Access Corp.
  • Samaritan Technologies
  • Sunrise Banks
  • The McDowell Agency
  • VolunteerPro
  • VSys One by Bespoke Software



Heartfelt thanks to the following planning and marketing committee members who contributed countless volunteer hours to make the National Summit a success:

Wanda Bailey
Greg Baldwin
Shelli Beck
Jennifer Bennett
Kirsten Blyth
Katie Campbell
Sue Carter Kahl
Susan Ellis
Molly Frendo
Jason Frenzel
Robyn Gunnerson
Renee Hartwig
Brenda Holdon
Heidi Holland
Sue Irey
Tobi Johnson
Jane Justis
Rut Kessel
Kyle Krym
Lydia Krupinski
Chris Linnell 
Zeeda Magnuson
Betsy McFarland
Haley Nelson
Sarah Jane Rehnborg
Polly Roach
Judie Russell
Basil Sadiq
Travis Salisbury
Jim Schiebel
Betty Stallings
Beth Steinhorn
Laura Winterstein

In-Kind Support


The following organizations contributed generous in-kind support in planning and marketing the National Summit:

Adisa Group

AL!VE - Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement

CTV North Suburbs
Energize, Inc.
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Minnesota Twins

Would your company like to join us? There is still space available! 

Sponsoring or exhibiting at the National Summit is a fantastic way to reach volunteer engagement leaders from organizations, government entities, and corporations.  You will have a unique opportunity to showcase your products or services to current clients and new prospects as well as the opportunity to talk with attendees so you can better understand your customers' needs.
If you would like to show your support of the importance and impact of volunteerism, review the sponsor and exhibitor prospectus and register online.
Any questions about sponsoring or exhibiting should be directed to Terri Swanson, GTS Educational Events, at or 952-885-4323.