West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days 2022

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days 2020 - has been postponed till July 2022! This event is held every two years in the heart of the Trans-Pecos - Alpine, TX. Watch for upcoming information about our WTXRPD Extra Days!

Schedule of Events >
Below is a link to the CURRENT tentative schedule. It is recommended that you download the latest update prior to the conference. An update with the latest scheduled will be submitted via email to all registered participants. All events are held on the Sul Ross State University Campus except where indicated.

Pre-Conference Webinar

Here is a link that will take you to numerous hotels in the area!

Sul Ross Map >

Conference Registration >

Lawyer Up
If you are interested in speaking with a nonprofit attorney at WTXRPD, please complete the Intake Form and follow the instructions listed at the top.

Ask A Geek
If you have IT or tech questions, and would like to slot in some time to discuss with a local expert, use the link HERE to secure your spot as you plan your time(s) at the conference.

Funder's Roundtable >
Prepare for Funder's Roundtable on Friday morning by reviewing the "how-to's" and how to make the most of your time! This will ensure you know how the rotations will work, the rules, and more! If you have questions, please reach out to us or ask at registration!

West Texas Rural Philanthropy Days
July 20-22, 2022
Sul Ross State University

Schedule of Events


HR Foundations for Nonprofits, Parts One & Two - Presented by TyAnn Osborn

The Form 990 for ED's - Presented by Jonathan Blum

Nonprofit Financials the Basics - Presented by Laurie Johnson
Financial Glossary Handout

Protecting Yourself from Online Threats - Presented by Gary Hires

Getting Government Funding - Presented by Carroll Faulkner

Employee, Contractor, Volunteer, or Intern? - Presented by Andrea March

Advocating for Your Nonprofit - Presented by Jason Sabo
Form 5768 Handout

Creating a Development Plan - Presented by Michelle Buchanan, CFRE

More Than Pink Napkins...Creating Fundraisers with Purpose - Presented by Amy Hendrick and Dianne Williams

Planning for Major Gifts Campaign - Presented by Michelle Buchanan, CFRE

The Delicate Dance: The Roles of the Board and the ED - Presented by Erika Chavez and Sarah Lauritzen
Board Roles Handout

Keeping your Fundraiser Legal - Presented by Jonathan Blum

Impact Speeches and Case Statements, Part One and Part Two - Presented by Carole Rylander, CFRE

Improving Broadband Access in Your Community - Presented by Teresa Burnett and Carroll Faulkner

Building Places, Building Communities - Presented by Ryan Biles