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Welcome to the 2023 Frederick Nonprofit Summit

Meet our Keynote, Garrison Wynn!

With talents that established him as a Fortune 500 leader and professional stand-up comedian, Garrison Wynn, CSP, fuses comic timing and research to deliver motivation business expertise. For 26 years has presented on five continents to clients at corporate and association events (such as Amazon, Walmart, Berkshire Hathaway, McDonald’s, the NFL, and NASA). He is also an Amazon #1 bestselling author who has been featured in Forbes and Inc. Magazines. In his teens he helped debut the world’s first video console gaming system (Odyssey) and as a young man spent 6 years as a pro standup touring comedy clubs with the top names in the business. He went on to become the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company’s history where he researched and designed processes for 38 company locations nationwide and developed and marketed products still being solder in 30 countries.

The Afternoon

The afternoon session is still being organized. However, it will be an interactive workshop to reflect and engage with the concepts and materials discussed throughout the day. Emails with more information will be coming shortly. Check on this page for more updates and details.

Frederick Nonprofit Summit Schedule

Date: May 11, 2023

New Spire Arts


Time: 8:30am-11:45am

Morning Session

Hot breakfast

Keynote presentation by Garrison Wynn

Presented By: Ausherman Family Foundation and Delaplaine Foundation Inc.

Time: 12:00am-1:00pm

Lunch Break

Boxed lunches to be provided. Mingle in the theatre, lobby, or find a nice space to sit outside!

Time: 1:00-4:00pm 

Afternoon Session

Interactive Workshop with Peers


Frederick Nonprofit Summit Pricing



$ 55

Frederick Nonprofit Summit

  • Registration Coming Soon!


*Open to Frederick-Area Nonprofits and members of Association of Fundraising Professionals Western Maryland Chapter only.

2023 Frederick Nonprofit Summit Location

New Spire Arts, in Downtown Frederick, will host this year’s Nonprofit Summit. Breakfast, networking, and lunch will be served in the lobby. Then the keynote presentation and afternoon workshop activities will occur in the theatre space with everyone seated at round tables.


15 W. Patrick Street

Frederick, MD 21701

Parking is available across the street in the parking garage. 

Registration for the 2023 Nonprofit Summit Coming Soon!

Questions or comments?

For questions about the Summit, please contact committee member, Leigh Adams by email.