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2017 Power Tools for Nonprofits Conference​​

CenterPoint Energy hosts our 24th Annual renowned community conference with 24 sessions where experts from various fields share their knowledge in fund development, best practices, human resources, management strategies, marketing/public relations, organizational effectiveness, leadership, professional/career development and more, including:

  • Helping to sustain the viability of nonprofits in tough economic climate & challenging times
  • Improving participants' effectiveness professionally and personally through education & available resources
  • Increasing staff and volunteer morale, productivity and creativity
  • Inspiring, motivating and energizing participants' potential as they strive for excellence

This conference has supported professional staff and volunteers from diverse organizations such as social service agencies, community organizations, faith-based groups, government, schools and other educational institutions, business and professional associations.

Join us from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15, 2017 at NRG Center​, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas 77054. ​

The cost will be $49 until Nov. 7. Register five or more from the same organization at one time to receive a $4 discount per person (must be all in one payment). Registration after Nov. 7 will be $75 and will only be available onsite. 

*Stay tuned for website updates in August; Online registration opens in September*

Testimonials ​​​​​

"Conference speakers were so knowledgeable and humorous in their presentations. They made what could have been really dry information very engaging. I was pleasantly surprised."

Terri Beasley, Harris County

"This is my first Power Tools Conference. I was thoroughly impressed with not only the session options but also the quality and knowledge of the presenters was amazing. I learned so much and look forward to next year!"

Erica Davis, Change Happens

"This was one of the best conferences I have been to as of today's date. WELL DONE!!"

Alisha Procter, Houston Center for Literacy

"Small grass-roots nonprofits play a vital role in our communities, but few of us have funds for continuing education - thank you CenterPoint Energy for making this incredible conference accessible to us!"

Lauren M. Postter, Houston Petset