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  • Re-examining Philanthropy: Community-Centric Fundraising
    Re-examining Philanthropy: Community-Centric Fundraising
    Tue, Jun 25
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Jun 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Community-Centric Fundraising (CCF) is a movement that centers philanthropy around social justice, aligning philanthropic efforts with organizational values.
  • Shifting the Paradigm Landscape: Increasing Engagement and Philanthropy Among Alumni of Color
    Shifting the Paradigm Landscape: Increasing Engagement and Philanthropy Among Alumni of Color
    Tue, May 28
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    May 28, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Given the current pressing social challenges, this effort has never been more important. Register your team for both portions of this exciting day! Lunch: 12:00pm-1:30pm Extended Session 1:30pm-4:00pm
  • Imposter Syndrome: Claiming Your Place At the Table
    Imposter Syndrome: Claiming Your Place At the Table
    Tue, Apr 30
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Apr 30, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Evangeline Weiss, Founder and President, Beyond Conflict, Inc. In this 70 minute session, we will learn to recognize that self doubt / imposter syndrome is paradoxical and has gifts to offer. We will explore 4 myths that prevent us from being in our power.
  • AI Empowered: Elevating Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies
    AI Empowered: Elevating Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies
    Tue, Mar 26
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Mar 26, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Attendees will be equipped with knowledge and resources to revolutionize their fundraising strategies with AI. Register your team for both portions of this exciting day! Lunch: 12:00pm-1:30pm Extended Session 1:30pm-4:00pm
  • Strengths-Based Leadership in Philanthropy
    Strengths-Based Leadership in Philanthropy
    Tue, Feb 27
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Feb 27, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Elizabeth Freeze, Senior Director of Philanthropy n a chaotic job market, when fundraisers have shorter and shorter tenures within organizations, what can we do to increase fundraising effectiveness and increase employee satisfaction?
  • How to Craft a Written Fundraising Plan
    How to Craft a Written Fundraising Plan
    Tue, Jan 23
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Jan 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Mandy Pearce, President of Funding for Good Do you have fundraising goals but no idea of where to start in creating strategies to accomplish them? Mandy will teach you how to identify the essential data in your organization’s past and present so you can create a fundraising plan that works.
  • CFRE - What is it and why you want it! A Zoom Lunch & Learn
    CFRE - What is it and why you want it! A Zoom Lunch & Learn
    Tue, Nov 14
    Zoom
    Nov 14, 2023, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Zoom
    Grab your lunch and join us online for a panel discussion on the CFRE designation (Certified Fund Raising Executive) and how it can impact your career.
  • Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Why Naming Rights Work
    Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Why Naming Rights Work
    Thu, Nov 09
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Nov 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    Naming rights is an opportunity to champion your mission through a marketing platform for a company/family foundation/individuals. Association with a non-profit is an honor and naming rights provides public recognition of that support.
  • Trick or Truth: Is it Wrong? Illegal? Or both?
    Trick or Truth: Is it Wrong? Illegal? Or both?
    Tue, Oct 31
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Oct 31, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Ethics in Fundraising Sheila Virgil, Vice President of Development and Donor Services at The Winston-Salem Foundation and Steve Virgil, Executive Director of Experiential Education at Wake Forest University School of Law
  • Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Make 2023 the Year of Legacies
    Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Make 2023 the Year of Legacies
    Thu, Oct 12
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Oct 12, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    THIS IS IT! No more procrastination, no more excuses, 2023 is THE year to get your legacy program off the ground or rebooted.
  • Solve Donor Retention with Superior Stewardship
    Solve Donor Retention with Superior Stewardship
    Tue, Sep 26
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Sep 26, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Solve Donor Retention with Superior Stewardship Clare Jordan, Vice President and Allan Burrows, CEO of CapDev Donor retention data has been dismal for years. But there is a simple solution. Let's take a deep dive into the causes and the solutions with a keen eye for solid donor stewardship.
  • Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: How to Close Every End-of-Year Gift and Set Yourself Up for Success in 2024
    Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: How to Close Every End-of-Year Gift and Set Yourself Up for Success in 2024
    Thu, Sep 14
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Sep 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    November is always crunch time to make sure that you have the systems in place, with the right communications and outreach so that you can close all the gifts your worked so hard to put in place by that magical moment – December 31!
  • Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Develop Campaign Communications That Inspire New and Long-Time Donors
    Fundraising Professionals Roundtable: Develop Campaign Communications That Inspire New and Long-Time Donors
    Thu, Aug 10
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Aug 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    In our session, we’ll teach participants how to incorporate emotion, rationale, and urgency into their next campaign to re-inspire current supporters and attract a new generation of dedicated donors.
  • Reboot Your Grants Program
    Reboot Your Grants Program
    Tue, Jul 25
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Jul 25, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Susan Brittain, Director of Grants and Special Projects at the Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County And Susan Gies Conley, Principal at Susan Gies Conley Consulting
  • Qualitative and Quantitative IDEA outcomes
    Qualitative and Quantitative IDEA outcomes
    Tue, Jun 27
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Jun 27, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Qualitative and Quantitative IDEA outcomes Malobi Achike, Founder-CEO of DEI Directive ● the business imperative for DEI ● the barriers many organizations face when trying to operationalize DEI ● best practices for overcoming these barriers
  • AFP Webinar: What is Branding, Really?
    AFP Webinar: What is Branding, Really?
    Thu, Jun 08
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Jun 08, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    In this session, we’ll explore what a brand usually does—and what it should—mean. We’ll offer up a definition for “brand” that you can actually make use of in your job.
  • Structuring your Major Giving Program for Results
    Structuring your Major Giving Program for Results
    Tue, May 30
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    May 30, 2023, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Register for both parts of this special day! During our regular lunch session, Michelle will share her experiences from a career managing vibrant major gifts programs. Lunch Session: 12:00PM- 1:30PM Extended Session: 2:00PM-4:00PM
  • AFP Webinar: Reset Your Impact and Evaluate Your Organization's Ethical Principles
    AFP Webinar: Reset Your Impact and Evaluate Your Organization's Ethical Principles
    Thu, May 11
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    May 11, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    This webinar offers the opportunity to jump start the new year by evaluating your organization’s current ethical practices. Reset your tool kit with a meaningful approach to decision-making that fosters an environment to deepen donor relationships.

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Check out our monthly meeting and webinar offerings to help you advance philanthropy in the Piedmont Triad. 

“AFP membership has provided a foundation of ethical resources and best practices on which our fundraising team has built a dynamic program of support.”

— Paul J. Russ, MFA, CFRE

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MEMBERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year, AFP awards scholarships for one Professional Membership and one Young Professional Membership to a fundraiser in the Triad region who hasn’t yet experienced AFP. Applicants must be sponsored by a current AFP member and complete the annual application by the posted deadline. Please note that current members may only sponsor one scholarship applicant per year.

When you join AFP you gain access to our local and global mentoring program. Whether you’re a seasoned fundraising professional who wants to help newcomers to the profession or a young professional just starting your fundraising career, AFP’s mentoring program provides an incredible opportunity to grow your network, knowledge, and confidence.

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