Mid-Level Giving Group



May 3-4, 2023 | Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC

Over 40 organizations met at the first Mid-Level Giving Benchmarking Summit on May 3rd and 4th in Washington DC. This unique event included:

  • More than 40 nonprofit organizations and over 60 MLG professionals
  • General sessions with presentations on overall trends, insights, and analysis
  • Breakout sessions to share data, strategy and benchmark your mid-level program
  • Quality time meeting and networking with other nonprofit professionals in your sector and from across the industry
  • Breaks, a reception, and meals included

This one-of-a-kind event, organized by the DMFA and facilitated by MLG Benchmarking Committee volunteers offers you unparalleled opportunities to focus on the growth of your mid-level giving program.


Mid-Level Giving Benchmarking Moderators

Jann Schultz
Multiply Strategies

Karen Barr
Save the Children

Amy Bobrick
ABD Direct

Bryan Terpstra
Bryan Terpstra Consulting

Valerie Vierengel

A.J. Minogue
UJA-Federation of New York

Andrew Wiley
World Wildlife Fund

Schedule at a Glance

Pre Conference: Tuesday May 2, 2023

5:30–7:30 PM DMFA Networking Happy Hour (Register Here)

Day 1: Wednesday May 3, 2023

11:00AM Summit Registration and informal networking over Buffet Lunch
Noon Opening General Session – Day One
12:15–1:15PM MLG Consolidated Insights General Session
1:30–3:00PM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 1
3:00–3:30PM MLG Networking Break
3:30–5:00PM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 2
5:30–6:30PM DMFA MLG Benchmarking Summit Welcome Reception
6:30–8:00PM DMFA MLG Benchmarking Summit Networking Dinner

Day 2: Thursday May 4, 2023

8:00AM Informal networking over Breakfast
8:30AM Opening General Session – Day Two
8:45–9:45AM MLG Insights General Session – Case Studies / Creative Review
10:00–11:30AM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 3
11:30AM MLG Benchmarking Summit Wrap Up
Noon Departure

Mid-Level Giving Summit Sponsors

Contact us at [email protected] or 646-675-7314 with any questions.