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NSC thanks attendees, presenters and funders from the nonprofit and private sectors for joining us for the Momentum Conference 2016! We had a fantastic day of innovative thinking on community collaboration and building the capacity of leaders.

October 17 and 18, 2016
Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet, St. Louis, Missouri

We gathered community stakeholders into one space, gave them a full day to connect with others who share their commitment, and provided the opportunity to learn from top minds in the nonprofit industry.

The result? We empowered an enormous force for positive community change!

NSC’s 2016 Momentum Conference was a first-of-its-kind event that drew nonprofits, funders, community leaders and volunteers from the multi-state area. It will provided a space for attendees to network, learn and walk away with valuable information to increase their capacity for community work. Highlights included:

  • Nationally-known keynote speaker Vu Lean executive director, blogger and humorist. shared his thoughts on the power of networking
  • NSC’s presentation of the first-ever Paulie Awards, recognizing nonprofits from different regions of Missouri who have impacted positive change through collaboration
  • A panel of experts that energized the room with expert commentary on topics surrounding the theme of a connected community network
  • Vendor Village, which showcased the latest products and knowledge in the nonprofit industry
  • Break-out sessions with knowledgeable professionals from the nonprofit community and the private sector



Thank you to our Sponsors


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Almanac Inc.,  JMARK, Ogletree Deakins, Renaissance Financial, Workplace Partners

American Bank of Missouri, AT&T, Bank of America, Eagle Bank, Grant Professionals Association, Miller Cares Insurance, Preferred Family Healthcare, Toennies & Associates, Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis