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.

Emerging Professionals Group

 End your month recharged and refreshed with the Emerging Professionals Group. This special interest group is a collective of emerging fundraisers who share ideas on a myriad of development topics. We talk informally about all things fundraising.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

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.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

I.D.E.A. Special Interest Group

Many of us are wrestling with how to be more inclusive in our work, encourage diversity among staff and donors, build equity in our organizations, and increase access in our communities.  Join us as we once again walk through the United Way 21 Week Equity Challenge and apply the concepts we're learning about to our professional and personal lives. 

2021 National Philanthropy Day

The 43rd Annual National Philanthropy Day! Join us for "Meeting the Moment" the special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the impact of philanthropy in the world around us. It's a day to honor those people active in the philanthropic community who have made our lives, our communities, and our world a better place.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

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.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Emerging Professionals Group

 End your month recharged and refreshed with the Emerging Professionals Group. This special interest group is a collective of emerging fundraisers who share ideas on a myriad of development topics. We talk informally about all things fundraising.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Herding Well-Intended Cats: A Survival Guide to Navigating Small Shop Boards of Directors

Many small non-profit organizations are led by well-intended, dedicated and thoughtful Boards of Directors. Those generous volunteer leaders also often have little experience with or knowledge of the practical realities faced by professional executive staff. In this session, led by a small shop veteran, we will discuss how to successfully navigate and manage a Board of Directors, including understanding the different types of Boards of Directors…

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.

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

FDW Series - Social Hour

Professional development doesn’t end with a training session. As you continue to pursue new ideas and invest in your mission, join your colleagues for some chatter and beverages. We will join together in-person to relax, recharge, and celebrate the steps forward we have taken. 

I.D.E.A. Special Interest Group

Many of us are wrestling with how to be more inclusive in our work, encourage diversity among staff and donors, build equity in our organizations, and increase access in our communities.  Join us as we once again walk through the United Way 21 Week Equity Challenge and apply the concepts we're learning about to our professional and personal lives. 

FDW Series - A Call to Action for Fundraisers

As fundraisers everywhere grapple with how to incorporate, challenge and move forward with IDEA principles, we invite you to hear from two women on the forefront of this work. Liz LeClair is the current Chair for AFP Women’s Initiative and uses her platform and voice to call to action. Birgit Burton will be the first African American woman to serve as AFP Global’s Board Chair and is the founder of the AADO (African American Development Officers…

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

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.

FDW Series - "Cultures" of Philanthropy

How we diversify our fundraising to welcome donors from every background. As fundraisers we talk about our internal culture of philanthropy and then we often talk about the culture of philanthropy that is present in our community. Join this discussion to hear from panelists who have philanthropic experiences from different regions and cultures of the world. They will share the similarities and differences to their cultures and give fundraisers…

Grant Writers Group

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

FDW Series - Don’t put all your eggs in one basket! Create an Inclusive Planned Giving Program

Diversifying fundraising strategies helps us meet goals despite the most unexpected conditions. Planned giving has the power to transform organizations and sustain their success for years to come. In this session, dive into the nitty gritty and learn practical steps you can take (even if you are a one-person shop!) to overcome common misconceptions and build a planned giving program that appeals to a variety of donors of all age groups.

Emerging Professionals Group

 End your month recharged and refreshed with the Emerging Professionals Group. This special interest group is a collective of emerging fundraisers who share ideas on a myriad of development topics. We talk informally about all things fundraising.