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Organizational Considerations | Cryptocurrency & Nonprofits Series Session 2

Cryptocurrency & Nonprofits

Cryptocurrency & Nonprofits: New Frontiers, New Challenges Series

As cryptocurrency continues to grow in popularity as a tool for exchange and investment, so too does the opportunity for nonprofits to tap into a new stream of philanthropic income. Navigating this new system and maximizing its potential comes with both risk and reward.  

This three-part webinar series is designed and will be led by M.S. Nonprofit Management Faculty members E. Ramone Segree, John Hicks, and Leah Heister Burton, '12SPS, featuring experts, nonprofit executives, and donors who will share their perspectives and best practices to help you and your organization make informed decisions about engaging in the emerging practice of crypto-philanthropy.

Session 2 | Organizational Considerations

Please join us as we explore the ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations associated with cryptocurrency gifts; our panelists will also address the operational, financial, and risk-management planning needed to accept and manage these contributions. 


John Hicks, CFRE, Lecturer & Principal and Chief Strategist, | DLBHICKS, LLC


Karen Gano, Esq., Lecturer & Principle | Gano Nonprofit Services, LLC &

Diane Clifford, Managing Dir., Constituent Development & Operations | Share Our Strength-No Kid Hungry

Also in this series:

Session 1 | Opportunities and Challenges for Fundraising | June 30, 2022

Join us as we explore how the nonprofit sector is engaging in crypto-philanthropy and how organizations can best prepare to accept and process cryptocurrency gifts.


E. Ramone Segree, Ed.D., Lecturer & U.S. Executive Director | Women for Women International


Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer | Human Rights Foundation &

Patrick Schmitt, Co-Founder & Co-CEO | FreeWill

For more information visit the Session 1 event page.

Session 3 | The Road Ahead | July 14, 2022

Join us as we look at look at the future of crypto-philanthropy, with insights on donor interests, giving considerations, and what is needed from charities to help donors make informed giving decisions. 


Leah Heister Burton, '12SPS, Lecturer & Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer | Guggenheim Museum


Lisa Zola Greer, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Convenor & Author of Philanthropy Revolution 

Mark Ulrich, Co-founder and CEO |

For more information visit the Session 3 event page.