Empowering Change: Practical Prompt Engineering for Social Impact

Jun 25, 2024 9:00AM—10:30AM


The Jessie 40 E. Adams St Jacksonville, FL 32202

Cost $40 for Nonprofit Center Members; $60 for non-members

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In an era where artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the landscape of engagement, service delivery, and innovation, nonprofits stand to gain significantly from understanding and utilizing AI technologies. This workshop is designed specifically for nonprofit professionals looking to harness the power of AI through the art and science of prompt engineering.

Prompt engineering is a critical skill for effectively communicating with AI models, enabling organizations to generate content, automate tasks, and gain insights that support their missions. Through interactive sessions, hands-on activities, and expert guidance, participants will learn how to craft prompts that unlock the potential of AI, enhancing their ability to serve communities and drive social change.

Join us to demystify AI and take the first step towards integrating cutting-edge technology into your nonprofit’s toolkit.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Fundamentals of AI Prompt Engineering: Attendees will gain a solid understanding of prompt engineering principles, including how to design prompts that effectively communicate with AI models. This foundation will empower them to leverage AI for content creation, data analysis, and task automation.

  • Apply AI Tools to Support Nonprofit Goals: Attendees will explore how to use AI prompt engineering in practical scenarios relevant to the nonprofit sector, such as engaging stakeholders, enhancing fundraising efforts, and streamlining operations. Interactive exercises will help attendees apply AI tools to support their organization’s specific goals.

  • Develop Strategies for Ethical and Effective AI Use: This objective focuses on the ethical considerations and best practices in using AI within the nonprofit context. Attendees will learn how to ensure their use of AI aligns with organizational values and legal requirements, fostering trust and maximizing the positive impact of AI technologies.

Join Josh Hirsch, M.S., of Soukup Strategic Solutions, Inc. for this hot topic! 

About the Presenter: Josh Hirsch is the Senior Strategist for Soukup Strategic Solutions and on faculty for The Fund Raising School at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. He has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2006 with a focus on educational philanthropy for both public charter and independent private schools. He has an extensive background in social media, digital communications, and marketing along with experience in grant research and writing, individual giving, special event planning, stewardship, and cultivation of donors. He is the Florida Caucus Representative for the Association of Fundraising Professionals First Coast Chapter and Past-President of the Palm Beach County Chapter. Josh is also a member of the AFPeeps, the social media vanguard for the AFP International Conference and other AFP initiatives. He has spoken internationally on digital communications and has had numerous articles published in professional journals. Josh received a Master of Science in Family, Youth and Community Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida. He has a Certificate in Strategic Fundraising and Philanthropy from Bay Path University and is a Certified Social Media Strategist by the National Institute for Social Media.

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