Mid-Level Giving Group



April 29 – 30, 2025 | College Park Marriott | Hyattsville, MD

Over 40 organizations attended the 2024 Mid-Level Giving Benchmarking Summit over two full days in May. The 2024 event included:

  • More than 40 nonprofit organizations and over 85 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 welcome social, a networking reception and most 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
Share Our Strength | No Kid Hungry

Amy Bobrick
ABD Direct

Mary Beth McIntyre
Win-Win Giving

A.J. Minogue
UJA-Federation of New York

Bryan Terpstra
Bryan Terpsra Consulting

Valerie Vierengel

Andrew Wiley
World Wildlife Fund

Sample Schedule at a Glance

2024 Agenda

Pre Conference: Sunday May 5, 2024

8:00–9:00 PM Welcome Dessert Social

Day 1: Monday May 6, 2024

8:30 AM Summit Registration and Informal Networking Over Buffet Breakfast
9 AM – 10:15 AM Opening General Session – Day One
10:30–11:45 AM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 1
12:00–1:30 PM General Session and Lunch
1:45–3:00 PM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 2
3:15–3:45 PM MLG Networking Break
4:00–5:15 PM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 3
5:30–7:30PM DMFA MLG Benchmarking Summit Welcome Reception
8:00 PM Optional Informal Group Dinner at Busboys and Poets, Hyattsville, MD

Day 2: Tuesday May 7, 2024

8:30 – 9:30 AM Informal networking over Breakfast
9:30 – 10:30 AM Opening General Session – Day Two
10:45–12:00 PM Breakout Benchmarking Groups – Session 4
12:15–2:00 PM Final General Session and Lunch
2:00- 2:45 PM Informal Networking and Departure

Mid-Level Giving Summit Sponsors

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