• No More Bad Events!  Turning Lackluster Events into Transformational Experiences
    Oct 13, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    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.
  • Everyday Ethics
    Tue, Oct 25
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens
    Oct 25, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens , 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284, USA
    Ethical dilemmas come in all shapes and sizes! Sure, there are the big ones, with obvious, clear answers that leave no room for doubt according to the AFP Ethics Policy. But there are also small, every day ethical dilemmas that fundraising professionals face that require a "stop and pause" moment.
  • How to Plan an Effective & Efficient Capital Campaign Using New Tools & Technology
    Nov 10, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    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.
  • National Philanthropy Day!
    Mon, Nov 21
    Grandover Resort & Conference Center
    Nov 21, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST
    Grandover Resort & Conference Center, 1000 Club Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA
    Make plans to join us for National Philanthropy Day on November 21 to recognize 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!”
  • AFP Triad Annual Meeting
    Tue, Dec 06
    Location is TBD
    Dec 06, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    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.
  • Self-Care Strategies for Fundraising Professionals
    Thu, Dec 08
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO
    Dec 08, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Community Foundation of Greater GSO, 301 N Elm St #100, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA
    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.

2022 National Philanthropy Day Honorees! Congratulations!

  • Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy: Dale E. "Dek" Driscoll 

  • Outstanding Philanthropist, Greensboro:  Mae Douglas 

  • Outstanding Philanthropist, High Point:  Jordan Washburn

  • Outstanding Philanthropist, Winston-Salem: Kay Donahue 

  • Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist: Stephanie Wilkerson
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Lexi Olive
  • Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Beth Fischer 
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Greensboro:                  Amy Meinecke
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Randolph County:           Joy Hicks
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Winston-Salem:        Danny Newcomb, Anc Newman, and Jason Wenker (Capital Campaign Tri-Chairs) 
  • IDEA Award, Greensboro: AARP NC 
  • IDEA Award, Winston-Salem: Ercell and Linda Tate 
  • Outstanding Business in Philanthropy, Greensboro:            Pest Management Systems, Inc.  
  • Outstanding Business in Philanthropy, Winston-Salem: Truliant Federal Credit Union 
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization:                               The Leon Levine Foundation

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— Paul J. Russ, MFA, CFRE

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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.

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