Join us July 23-25 in Phoenix!

Be challenged. Get inspired.
Equip your team to grow.

Experience the confidence and peace of mind that comes from
hands-on training and in-person help from the Virtuous community.

Virtuous User Summit

What you'll experience

At the User Summit, we’ll have everything from interactive workshops to an Expert Bar staffed with your favorite trainers, from fireside chats with our leadership to keynote sessions featuring Virtuous pros, customers, and partners. It’s all curated to bring you a deeper understanding of how your team can use Virtuous to dive deeper into responsive fundraising and holistic generosity.

So, whether you’re brand new to Virtuous or a seasoned customer—the User Summit will equip you with the confidence, knowledge, and community to get the most from your technology investment in Virtuous.

Virtuous User Summit Pricing

$549 Early Bird: February 1 - March 31
$599 Regular: April 1 - July 15, or until sold out

Schedule of events

User Summit:
July 23-25, 2024

Pre-Summit Workshops:
Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 9am - 4pm

CFRE credits available!

Join us in Phoenix

Come join nonprofit leaders from all sectors at the Virtuous User Summit in Phoenix, Arizona!


Due to high demand, the User Summit will now be held at the beautiful Kimpton Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. 

While we will host the majority of our program in the hotel’s meeting space, we will host the Pre-Summit Certification courses and the Registration/Welcome Happy Hour at the Virtuous Headquarters, one block from the hotel.

The hotel is easily accessible to Sky Harbor Airport, and only a 10-15 minute drive or Light Rail ride away.

The Renaissance Downtown Phoenix


The Renaissance Downtown Phoenix Room Block

The original hotel room block at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix has sold out, however we have secured a small additional room block at a beautiful nearby hotel, The Renaissance Downtown Phoenix.

The discounted room rate is $159/night, plus tax, and the hotel is only a three-minute walk from the conference venue (Kimpton Hotel Palomar Hotel).

This block will sell out as well, so please ensure you book immediately. The official booking cut-off date is July 1, 2024.

Pre-summit certifications

If you’re looking to become an expert in Responsive Fundraising, join our one-day pre-summit certification courses led by dedicated instructors to become a Certified Administrator, Responsive Fundraiser–or both!

Virtuous Administrator Certification

The Administrative Certification helps you level up your skills, gain valuable insights into leveraging data, and become a certified Virtuous expert.

Responsive Fundraising Certification

Dive deep into responsive fundraising and learn how to leverage it at your organization. CFRE credits are available upon completing the Responsive Fundraising certification.

2 CFRE Credits

Receive Both Certifications!

Become a next-level Virtuous expert by attending both the Administrator Certification and Responsive Fundraising Certification courses!

Pre-Summit Certification Courses Pricing

$299 single course —or—$499 full-day of 2 courses ($99 savings for both!)

Speakers Featured at the 2023 User Summit

Jessica Allen

Director of Account Management

Matt Bailey

Director of Customer Success, VOMO

Megan Beltran

VP of Customer Success

Stephen Boudreau

VP of Brand and Community

David Cady

Chief Revenue Officer

Gabe Cooper

Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Cristaldi

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Beth Fisher

Chief Advancement Officer, Mel Trotter Ministries

Bryan Funk

VP of Marketing

Molly Kinder

Product Trainer

Chris Mechsner

VP of Giving Solutions

Rob Peabody

President of VOMO

Scott Richards

Director of Training and Education

Graham Saunders

Senior Software Engineer

Stephen Shieh

Director of Customer Onboarding

Reid Samuel

Donor Relations and Data Analyst, Veterans Community Project

Rachel Specht

Senior Training Specialist

Kevin Trotter

VP of Advancement, Josiah White's

Ashley Turkasz

Enterprise Account Manager

Tanya Valencia

Training and Content Specialist

Jenna Van Rooy

UX Designer

Jason VanLue

Director of Product

Adam Valverde

Director of Engineering

Amy Vitulli

Product Trainer

Featured Topics from the 2023 User Summit

The Virtuous Product Vision and Roadmap

Get an inside look at the Virtuous product process from discovery, feature prioritization, design, development, and launch.

"How I Built This": Learn how Virtuous Users are Increasing Generosity by Optimizing Automation

Join this masterclass session where we'll hear about the innovative and empowering ways fellow users have optimized automation to increase generosity. You'll hear success stories, creative campaign ideas, and tips for crafting the ideal automation for your goals.

Optimizing the Platform: Going Beyond Data Management

Making a technology change is about more than platforms—it’s about people and processes. Join our change management experts for an informative conversation about preparing for, implementing, and continuing to manage technology changes at your organization.

"Ask Me Anything" with the Training Team

Do you have questions for the Virtuous team? Want to deep dive or take a closer, firsthand look into a specific feature? Join our Training Team in this "Ask Me Anything" session, where we'll answer your biggest questions, share insider tips and tricks, and gain the confidence to leverage Virtuous across your entire organization.

The State of Online Giving: Future-Proof Your Fundraising

Today's donors expect a personalized giving experience—both digitally and in-person. In this intimate conversation, we'll uncover the giving features that will empower your team to build dynamic, personalized donor journeys that grow generosity. Plus, you'll get a sneak peek at upcoming products and developments!

From Theory to Action: Transforming Responsive Fundraising Knowledge into Success Stories

In this hands-on session, our Account Management team will uncover best practices and strategies to implement responsive fundraising in your organization. Plus, you'll get the first-hand story from a Virtuous user about their journey from traditional to responsive fundraising.

Meet the Product Team

Grab a coffee and meet the Engineering and Product team that’s dedicated to building our suite of responsive products.

Meet the CS Team

You’ve seen them on Zoom—now meet them in person: your dedicated Customer Success team! Grab a coffee and spend time with the team that supports you and your organization.

Jeopardy! Virtuous Edition

Ready to test your knowledge, brainiacs? Get ready to hit the buzzer fastest in this Virtuous edition of Jeopardy! You'll work together in teams to take turns on the buzzer and see which team reigns victorious!

Online Giving Breakdown

Raising more money online isn’t magic. It’s the result of optimizing your processes and platforms to get better and better results. In this interactive workshop, we'll offer advice and encouragement by reviewing and optimizing your donation pages—live.

Donor Mapping Workshop

Every donor has a unique experience that starts with a journey that led them to give for the first time. That relationship evolves and deepens with every personalized touch point to draw them closer to your mission. Join this hands-on workshop to learn how to create responsive donor journeys across your communication channels!

VOMO + Virtuous: How to Create a Responsive Volunteer Experience

When a volunteer clicks "register" on a project—what happens next? Donating time is just the first step in engaging with your cause. In this hands-on workshop, our expert trainers will walk you through creating a holistic welcome experience for new volunteers. Learn how to manage registration and check-in with VOMO, and then continue the conversation with an automated workflow in Virtuous.

Virtuous User Group Live!

Join our Product team for our first-ever, hands-on interactive user group! In this session, we'll pull back the curtain on potential product features, updates, and improvements—and get your vote for your favorites on the spot! Share your ideas on our product roadmap to review together during this session with your peers.

The Responsive Product: How to Leverage Universal Generosity

Giving to a cause is deeply personal—and your fundraising technology should be too. In this fireside chat with Virtuous leaders, you'll learn how to leverage responsive fundraising across the entire suite of Virtuous products to give your supporters a personalized and holistic giving experience.

Level Up! Unlock Expert Tips to Reduce Back-Office Headaches and Increase Productivity

Are you a bonafide Virtuous expert ready to take your knowledge to the next level? In this session, you'll unlock game-changing features that reduce back-office headaches and increase productivity across your entire organization. You'll hear from fellow users about how they've utilized these tools to shape their team's processes.

Holistic Generosity: Integrating Your Volunteer, Donor, and Influencer Programs

Society demands that we work to redefine generosity to include a holistic approach when working with today’s giver. Across the nonprofit landscape, the flourishing nonprofits are the ones that harness this superpower within and around their organization to catalyze scale and impact.

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