Robb School Memorial Fund

Donate now to support the families and community affected by the tragedy at Robb Elementary School.  All donations will be held locally at First State Bank of Uvalde through the Robb School Memorial Fund. LEARN MORE >

Nonprofit Strong > Texas Nonprofit Summit

Texas Nonprofit Summit

February 27 - March 1, 2023 | Austin, TX

Taking bold action to move forward together​

Texas Nonprofit Summit offers valuable opportunities for nonprofit changemakers of all backgrounds to learn, network, and collaborate with others from across the state. This year, we invite you to RE:engage 一 exploring nonprofit issues as they relate to today’s ever-evolving Texas landscape and building momentum as we embark together on a new chapter of exhilarating challenges and vast possibilities for the sector.

This information-packed conference will inspire and equip you with relevant insights that you can apply to strengthen and reimagine your work 一 and don’t miss our day at the Texas State Capitol, a chance to take action and champion the nonprofit sector to state leaders!

Scholarships to cover registration fee and/or lodging at a conference hotel are now available. Click here to apply >

Agenda

Session and speaker details coming soon!

Monday, February 27

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Check-in & Welcome
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Master Classes
Interactive master classes led by experienced social sector experts that dive deep into essential nonprofit management topics.

4:45 PM – 6:15 PM

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, February 28

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM​
Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Keynote Addresses
Keynote speakers announced soon and will be simulcast live online!

10:35 AM – 11:30 AM

Morning Deep Dive (Part 1) or Block 1 Breakout Sessions
Choose from an array of hour-long workshops, panel discussions, or interactive deep-dive sessions representing diverse perspectives and voices from across the Texas nonprofit sector. Our complete list of breakout session topics will be announced soon!

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Networking Lunch
Enjoy a meal while getting to know other Texas Nonprofit Summit attendees with similar interests or goals.
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Summit Festival
Relax and enjoy carnival-style games, cocktails, and conversation at this festive end-of-day celebration.

Wednesday, March 1

Texas Nonprofit Strong Day at the Capitol
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Introducing: Texas Nonprofit Strong
Learn about Texas Nonprofit Strong — a new partnership between OneStar and the United Ways of Texas — focused on educating the public about the power of nonprofits in Texas to drive greater support for our state’s mission-driven sector.

9:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Group Photo & Tour of the Texas State Capitol

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Advocacy 365 Panel
Experienced advocates, nonprofit professionals, lobbyists and legislative staffers share tips and advice for effective year–round outreach and advocacy to state policymakers.

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
What’s Next for Texas Nonprofit Strong
Discover how you can continue to help educate others about the power of our nonprofit sector and make a plan for action.

Venue

Commons Conference Center
10100 Burnet Rd, Building 137, Austin, TX 78758

Getting There

For navigation purposes, please enter the building address at 2901 Read Granberry Trail, Austin, TX 78758 into your GPS device.

All attendees will have access to free on-site parking at the Commons Conference Center for the duration of the Texas Nonprofit Summit. Registrants will receive a parking permit via email prior to the event that also contains parking instructions and maps. Print the permit and display it on your vehicle’s dashboard. If you do not receive a permit prior to your arrival, enter the conference center and request a permit at the registration table. ADA accessible spaces are located in all parking lots.

The Austin MetroRapid bus stop is located on Exploration Way on the west side of the Commons Building and offers transit daily along a 15-mile route through Austin. For more information, please visit capmetro.org/route803.

Additional directions and instructions can be found here.

Where to Stay

Texas Nonprofit Summit attendees are eligible for negotiated pricing that falls within current GSA daily lodging rates at the following nearby hotels. Click on the direct booking links below to reserve.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

Partner with us to reach an audience of Texas changemakers

Share your services and resources with Texas nonprofits by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the sector’s premier training and networking event. Designed for nonprofit organizations and social impact professionals, this event attracts up to 400 statewide attendees from all levels and mission types, board members, and the corporate community. Download our sponsorship & exhibitor packet to learn more!

[This section can be turned on when you have an upcoming even]

Bringing nonprofits together for Texas-sized impact

For over 40 years, OneStar (and our legacy organizations) has hosted annual nonprofit leadership conferences in different cities throughout the State of Texas that each engage hundreds of public sector leaders. These summits are locally driven, content-rich convenings that showcase each region’s capacity-building efforts, foster cross-sector partnerships, catalyze strategies to address local issues, and create lasting collaborative relationships within the community.

Past Events

Look back at previous Summits held each year across the big State of Texas.

Download session materials and reference resources from our past Texas Nonprofit Summit events!

Advisory Committee

OneStar is grateful to these leaders for their guidance in designing the 2023 Texas Nonprofit Summit!

  • Kile Bateman, Family First
  • Michelle Brewer, Jefferson County Long Term Recovery Group & Hardin County Strong
  • Brooke Campbell, Volunteer Houston
  • Bill Flores, University of Houston Downtown
  • Beverley Gonzales, Nonprofit Resource Center for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Courtney Goss, Texas Division of Emergency Management
  • George Green, OneStar Board
  • Ronnie Hagerty, United Way of Greater Houston & OneStar Board
  • Kathy Keane, Texas Midwest Community Network
  • Dan Leal, OneStar Board
  • Amy Loar, Texas Grants Resource Center
  • Corina Sadler, City of Plano & OneStar Board
  • Kristen Schlatre, Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rice University
  • Mica Short, Paso Del Norte Community Foundation
  • Addie Stone, Texas Department of Agriculture
  • Kenny Taylor, The Bush School at Texas A&M
  • Kayla White, Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center
  • Phillipa Williams, ilooklikeLOVE

For More Information on Texas Nonprofit Summit