Mary has been involved in Fundraising for 19 years. Previously as Director of Major Gifts at Boston University from 2000 to 2003 Mary was responsible for developing a major gifts team, instructing and coaching new staff to identify, solicit and close six-figure gifts. Now as Senior Leadership Gifts Officer from 2006 to the present, Mary works with alumni and friends of BU to identify donors and close 6- and 7-figure gifts. In her prior position as Director of Planned Giving at Radcliffe College, Mary was responsible for closing life income gifts, documenting bequest intentions, formulating all print marketing for planned giving, and staff training. Mary currently serves as Advisor for the Charles River Conservancy and On the Rise. She earned a BA in Russian Language from Radcliffe College and an MGA in Business Administration from Simmons Graduate School of Management. She is a member of Planned Giving Group of New England and PG Calc.
Carolyn has been involved in development for 21 years. As a Development Consultant, she is currently working with a number of organizations on strategic planning, major gifts, and board training. Previously, as a consultant at The Second Step, Carolyn created and implemented the infrastructure for a major giving program. Before that, as Director of Development at the Wellesley Free Library, she completed a capital campaign to re-open two branch libraries and chaired the library's first strategic planning committee. Earlier in her career, Carolyn worked as part of the Harvard Partners Program, an entrepreneurial capital giving team at Harvard University. Carolyn serves as a Trustee at The Meadowbrook School of Weston, where she is co-chair of the 2010-2011 Annual Campaign. Before joining the board, she co-chaired the Special Gifts Committee of the Pillars of Excellence Campaign, an $18 million capital campaign that was completed in 2008. Carolyn has a Masters degree in History from Harvard University and a Bachelors degree in History from Tulane University. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Women in Development.
The John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116
By Subway/Commuter Rail
Back Bay Station
Orange Line or Commuter Rail. Turn right on Dartmouth Street. Make first right onto Stuart Street. Make first right onto Trinity Place. We are on the left.
Green Line. Walk diagonally across Copley Square towards Trinity Church. Walk between Copley Plaza Hotel and John Hancock Tower onto Trinity Place. We are one block down on left.
Directions by Car
From Logan Airport
Follow signs to Sumner Tunnel. After exiting the tunnel take second right onto Rt. 93 north. Exit at Cambridge/Storrow Drive. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From the West
Follow the Mass Pike (Rt. 90) East towards Boston and take Exit 22 (Prudential Center/Copley Square). Bear right to Copley Square. This will bring you onto Stuart Street. At the second set of lights, take a right onto Clarendon Street and look for Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
From North or South
Follow Route 93 towards Boston and take Exit 26 (Storrow Drive/Cambridge). Follow signs onto Storrow Drive/Back Bay. Follow Storrow Drive signs to Back Bay and exit at Copley Square (a left exit). Turn right at the lights onto Beacon Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Clarendon Street. Follow Clarendon St. through (7) sets of lights and look for the Garage @ 100 Clarendon on the right.
Parking at the John Hancock Hotel & Conference Center
The Garage @ 100 Clarendon is right next-door. Day parking validated at $27 per day for less than 10 hours
Garage @ 100 Clarendon
100 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
This is a public lot and is not dedicated to CFNPS attendees. They have 2000 spaces and the lot never fills up.
$ 7.00 - 1/2hr or less
$10.00 - 1/2hr up to 1hr
$14.00 - 1hr up to 1 1/2hrs
$17.00 - 1 1/2hrs up to 2hrs
$22.00 - 2hrs up to 2 1/2hrs
$27.00 - 2 1/2hrs up to 10hr
Note: Posted Daily Rates Start at 5:00 AM
Form of Payment Accepted: Cash, check and most major credit cards are accepted.
Self-Payment or Attendant: Self-Payment
A validation stamp is available to CFNPS guests who stay overnight in the John Hancock hotel if the vehicle stays in the garage for a 24 hour period. If not staying for a 24 hour period, you will be charged at an hourly rate as listed above.
Driving Directions to the lot: See above under Directions by Car.
Walking Directions from the lot to the registration table: Head north on Clarendon Street toward Stanhope Street. Turn left at Trinity Place. Enter the John Hancock Conference Center and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and go to the left through the Foyer and head to the right into the Atrium. Our registration table will be located in the Atrium.
Walking time: 5 minutes
Most hotels near the Summit venue are within the $169 - $315+ per night range. The following hotels are within a half-mile radius of the hotel.
1. John Hancock Hotel BOOK NOW 0 miles from venue
2. Radisson Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .4 miles from venue
3. Hilton Boston Back Bay BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
4. Sheraton Boston Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
5. Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont Hotel BOOK NOW .5 miles from venue
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of $60.00 per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, 2 mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Below is a list of mentors who will be available at the Summit. Please note that you must register to attend at least one seminar in order to sign up for a mentor.
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Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:45 AM-11:15 AM
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM