New Hires
  • How to Get Your Online Fundraising Off the Ground – a Panel Discussion
    Tue, May 31
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Join us as AFP members Christine Byrd with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro, Ashley Raper with Guilford College, and Stephanie Mudd with Novant Health Foundation share their insights, knowledge, and expertise with online fundraising. This will be a panel discussion followed by a Q & A.
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  • A Conversation with LGBTQ + Fundraising Professionals
    Thu, Jun 09
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Join Kelsey DeForest as your moderator and her panel of LGBTQ Fundraising Professionals.
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  • Don’t Be a Dinosaur, Be an Agent of Change!
    Tue, Jun 28
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    The ideals of Inclusion, Equity, Diversity and Access are often described as a moral obligation. However, in our ever-changing world these ideals have become an imperative, especially for non-profits. But where do we begin the hard and sometimes messy work?
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  • Breaking Up the Philanthropic ‘Boys Club’ – a Discussion on Gender Inequity in Fundraising
    Tue, Jul 26
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Taryn Gold from AFP Global, VP of Chapter Engagement with AFP Global will present on the Women’s Impact Initiative, covering the issues of gender inequity in the fundraising profession and charitable sector, including sexual harassment, salary inequality, and the lack of women in senior leadership.
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  • What Sponsors are Looking for in Partners
    Thu, Aug 11
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Join AFP’s Senior Director of Business Development, Chris Amos, as he moderates a panel of some big name nonprofit sponsors to find out what sponsors are really looking for in partner organizations. Learn how to do your research, approach and follow up to secure long lasting mutually beneficial part
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  • How to Keep Fundraising at the Top of Your To Do List and Finding Balance Among All Your Duties
    Tue, Aug 30
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Michelle Schneider, VP & Chief Philanthropy Officer at Cone Health – and winner of AFP Triad’s 2021 Outstanding Fundraising Professional -- will present on finding the sweet spot of balance when you’re juggling donor relations, events, and keeping up with all the information in the back office.
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  • Debunking Telefundraising Myths and How to Effectively Use Phoning Today
    Thu, Sep 08
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Anthony Alonso is one of the nation’s leading fundraising consultants with over three decades of expertise.
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  • What Donors Have to Say About It
    Tue, Sep 27
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Join us as a few of our 2021 National Philanthropy Days honorees share with us why they give, how they like to be communicated with, and why they love the nonprofits they support.
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  • No More Bad Events!  Turning Lackluster Events into Transformational Experiences
    Thu, Oct 13
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Nonprofits often complain that live fundraising events take too much time and too many resources to produce. They are frustrated by their boards’ lack of participation and the difficulties they face selling tickets and sponsorships. They feel the ROI just isn’t worth it.
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  • Ethics: Donor Privacy and Tainted Money
    Tue, Oct 25
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Join us in October for AFP’s Ethics Awareness Month. AFP members Laurie Weaver and Lucia Higgins will lead our discussion on donor confidentiality and the problems associated with tainted money (what is it and how do you protect your organization).
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  • How Plan an Effective & Efficient Capital Campaign Using New Tools & Technology
    Thu, Nov 10
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    If there is a capital campaign in your future, this session is for you! A capital campaign is likely the largest amount your organization has ever tried to raise… often even 10 times more than you currently raise.
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  • National Philanthropy Day!
    Mon, Nov 21
    Location is TBD
    Save the date and make plans now to join us for National Philanthropy Day 2022 where AFP recognizes outstanding individuals, businesses, and organizations from across the Triad who have made significant philanthropic contributions of their time and money to “Change the Triad with a Giving Heart!”
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  • AFP Triad Annual Meeting
    Tue, Dec 06
    Location is TBD
    Save the date and join us for our holiday gathering and annual meeting! We’ll gather at 5:30pm to visit with one another, review 2022, and announce our 2023 slate of AFP Officers and Board of Directors.
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  • Self-Care Strategies for Fundraising Professionals
    Thu, Dec 08
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Self-care has been defined as "being responsible to yourself." It has also been defined as "something that refuels us, rather than takes from us." In this session we will look at the different elements of self-care and discuss practical steps to think about it more mindfully.
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2021 National Philanthropy Day Honorees!

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Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy
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Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Michelle Schneider
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Outstanding Philanthropist
Winston-Salem
Richard Davis

Learn About Our Progams

Are you a fundraising professional in the Piedmont Triad?

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

Vice President of Marketing & Development, AuthoraCare Collective

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.