Year End Appeals – The Funds You Need Won’t Come Out of Thin Air
Join us at this session to learn how to best plan for your year-end appeal. First, Jayne Pfeifer with Thysse will give a ‘state of’ direct mail including considerations such as supply shortages and timelines, suggestions to save costs due to price increases overall, and postal promos and changes. Then Taylor Schult, Managing Director of Annual Giving and Advancement Services at Marquette University, will give an overview of MU’s year-end…
Courageous Conversations for Fundraisers: Ethical Storytelling
Fundraisers today have a responsibility to the organization that should not start or end with a focus solely on dollars raised or individuals reached while storytelling. They must also consider the impact of their actions on program staff, clients, and the broader community.
Member and Prospective Member Social
Celebrate the end of summer with AFP friends. Bring a group or come alone, there’s sure to be great conversation! Registration includes 2 drinks and light appetizers. Special - if you bring a potential AFP member, your name will go in a drawing for a $100 gift card - please register your guest under your registration.
Monthly Giving - Creating Community and Inspiring Donors
A monthly giving program can give your nonprofit a reliable income stream from dedicated donors. Do you want to start up a monthly giving program or have you already tried and it just hasn’t gone anywhere? Join us for a panel discussion where panelists share the details on their program – best practices, what does/doesn’t work, what resources they use, and how they ‘sell’ the program to their donors. There will be opportunities for questions, so…
Courageous Conversations for Fundraisers: Supporting underrepresented coworkers by creating psychological safety and uncovering unwritten rules in the fundraising space
Join us to discuss ways we can support underrepresented individuals in the fundraising profession. The discussion will be guided by five suggestions on how we can support underrepresented individuals in the workplace and will take a deep dive into some of the initiatives, including what is specifically means to take action in the fundraising space. We’ll discuss ideas for creating an inclusive environment, how to maintain psychological safe…
Seasoned Professionals Group
Join other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations, and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs. This meeting will focus on Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Staff.