2019 Disciples Development Conference Registration

Come join the fundraisers, development officers, and other leaders of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at the 2019 Disciples Development Conference on January 15-17 at the New Orleans, LA Hilton Airport!

**Please Note: The Conference this year runs from Tuesday to Thursday**

 Types of Gifts that Drive Growth. . .
                                 and Other New Fundraising Discoveries

Join your fellow leaders for a time of learning together as keynote speaker, Russell James explores with us his newest research and studies on results from 1 Million Nonprofit Tax Returns!
Come learn:
• How noncash gifts predict long-term fundraising growth
• How these new discoveries apply to nonprofits at ALL fundraising levels
• The best next steps for nonprofits
• What types of gifts drive growth
• How to put words into action to be fully donor-centered
• And more!

Meet Our Keynote Speaker


Russell James, J.D., Ph.D., CFP® is a professor in the Department of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University. He directs the on-campus and online graduate program in Charitable Financial Planning. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law where he was a member of the Missouri Law Review and received the United Missouri Bank Award for Most Outstanding Work in Gift and Estate Taxation and Planning. He also holds a Ph.D. in Consumer Economics from the University of Missouri, where his dissertation was on charitable giving.

Dr. James has over 150 publications in academic journals, conference proceedings, and books. To learn more about Russell James or get a taste of what we will be learning, visit his YouTube Channel, “Russell James Planned Giving.”

Russell James is doing truly groundbreaking work in the area of financial planning and offers so much to participants. Randy Johnson, CCF Vice President, has heard him on several occassions and says, “No presenter has had a greater positive impact on my work than Russell James.”

2019 Disciples Development Conference Registration Form

Registration: $250

Development Conference registration covers materials, Wednesday dinner and Thursday lunch, along with refreshment breaks. Register below, then pay online HERE, or complete the form below and mail, along with check payable to: Christian Church Foundation, P.O. Box 1986, Indianapolis, IN 46206-1986

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Development Conference Guest Registration

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Additional Tuesday dinner, $60 each *
Additional Wednesday lunch, $32 each *

Hotel Information

The 2019 Disciples Development Conference will be hosted at the Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel. The $125 room rate includes a breakfast voucher, complimentary parking, and free airport shuttle service.
Reservations can be made by clicking the button below and entering code: DDC

The conference hotel rate is available 3 days before and 3 days after the conference should you desire to stay longer in New Orleans.

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!