Achieve Founder and President Derrick Feldmann is a nationally-recognized speaker on the latest trends in fundraising, marketing for nonprofits, and Millennial cause engagement. Derrickā€™s topics and counsel have been cited in in Forbes, USA Today, TIME, and more.

Derrick Feldmann

Derrick is currently speaking on the following topics (each can be customized for the audience and other topics will be considered):


Cause for Change

Based on Derrick Feldmann’s book – Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement, this speech is a primer for anyone interested in connecting with this digital generation. Based upon his years of research from the Millennial Impact Project, the speech will truly transform your thinking about how those in their twenties and thirties are participating in cause work.

Why I Am Labeled an “Apathetic” Alumnus

It’s time to rethink how your institution involves alumni. In this powerful speech, Derrick details his alumni experience and how engagement has changed but institutions of higher education have failed to keep up. Derrick defines the cultural shift colleges and universities need to take in order to attract and retain alumni.

The Future of Fundraising

Derrick explores how individuals think, act, and give to causes now and what the future holds for giving in a new era of impulse driven marketing. This speech will make you go back to your office and change how you message and build an army of supporters.






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