Nonprofit Workshops

AI Playground: Open Discussion for Nonprofit Professionals


Sep 17, 2024 - Dec 17, 2024


12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.




oin Alice-Anne Harwood and Aaron Sherril, founders of Carnelian

Artificial Intelligence is here, and nonprofits are finding many ways to use it to increase efficiency. From organizing schedules to drafting narratives to evaluating programs, AI can be a great assistant! It can also be challenging to learn new technology and put it to work for you. 

Alice-Anne Harwood and Aaron Sherrill of Carnelian are ready to answer your questions about AI. Come to the playground to share what you're testing out, talk about challenges, find guidance, and discover simple solutions.  Each session will touch on these four themes: 

  1. Communicating AI benefits and limitations to stakeholders.
  2. AI solutions for measuring impact.
  3. AI and the user experience .
  4. AI and decision-making. 

Register to attend one, two or all three sessions! 

  • June 18, 2024: Mission, Vision and Values 
    Our first session will focus on using AI to create a statement of shared purpose that unites your organizations and your funder(s). Have a recent appeal letter and your mission, vision and values statements handy for this interactive exercise.
  • September 17, 2024: Open Discussion
  • December 17, 2024:  Open Discussion

About the Presenters

Alice-Anne Harwood is a nonprofit visionary with two decades of nonprofit expertise and a unique approach to problem-solving. Aaron Sherrill is a tech innovator, collaborator and a fearless guide for your AI journey. Together, they have founded Carnelian, a nonprofit support venture that empowers leaders and helps organizations increase their capacities to amplify impact. 

Don't miss this opportunity to ask your AI-related questions to two incredible experts in the field!

Questions? Contact Allison Abramson.