IWITOT crossed the pond in January 2021 - and you loved it!

IWITOT: The Americas. 11 speakers shared 11 ideas to borrow and adapt for your organisation in 2021. This was THE event that fundraisers needed to get ready for another year of fundraising in a pandemic. 

Over 270 fundraisers from the Americas region and around the world joined us for a wonderful celebration of fantastic fundraising. But don’t worry if you missed out, to to order your own full recording please email joanna@sofii.org. You won’t regret it! 


Click here to view the highlight reel in YouTube.

Who were the speakers?

Co-hosted by Lisa Sargent (Lisa Sargent Communications) and Suhailah Waheed (Giving Geeks LLC), this virtual event featured 11 fantastic speakers from the USA, Canada, Brazil and Mexico. Our amazing line-up included the following fundraisers:

Trina Landlord - Alaska Federation of Natives, USA

Paul Nazareth - Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Canada

João Paulo Vergueiro - Brazilian Fundraisers Association (ABCR), Brazil

Tamara Rahmani - CanadaHelps, Canada 

David Perez Rulfo Torres - Corporativa de Fundaciones A.C., Mexico

Lori Muñoz Malcolm - HeartPress #BrokersOfGood, Canada

Ryan Steele - Kansas State University Foundation, USA - Pete for America: Leaderboard challenge election fundraising.

Rickesh Lakhani - Future Possibilities for Kids, Canada

Nick Allen - Nuevo Fundraising, USA

Kimberley MacKenzie - Kimberley MacKenzie and Associates, Canada - Jewish Foundation of Manitoba: Book of Life

T. Clay Buck – Tactical Fundraising Solutions, USA - Meals on Wheels San Francisco ‘Deliver Hope’ Giving Tuesday appeal

Some of our young voices were being mentored by veteran fundraisers including: Simone Joyaux, Joyaux Associates, USA and Craig Linton, Fundraising Detective, UK

Don’t forget…

If you missed our live event, don’t worry! You can still get a full recording - simply email joanna@sofii.org to find out how.

If you are interested in speaking at a future edition of IWITOT: The Americas, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you. 

IWITOT is a run as a fundraising event to raise vital funds for charity The SOFII Foundation. It is brought to you by SOFIIthe wonderful team at Open CreatesBloomerang, The Agitator and Blakely. This IWITOT event is powered by our friends at Fundraising Everywhere.