Beyond the Like: Secrets for Converting Social Followers to Engaged Participants and Key Supporters

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Upcoming Events


Thu, 10/15/2015 - 8:30 AM -- Beyond the Like: Secrets for Converting Social Followers to Engaged Participants and Key Supporters -- Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave. 

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 6:30 PM -- AFP-NYC Happy Hour – Networking BINGO Edition -- Beautique 8 W 58th Street New York, NY 10019

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:30 AM -- Donor Advised Funds – Mastering the Labyrinth -- Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave. 

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:30 AM -- National Philanthropy Day Luncheon (NPDL) -- Plaza Hotel, 5th Avenue at Central Park South


The Fundraiser and the Sandbox: The Key to Fundraising, Play Well With Others

By Elizabeth Wright

It was meant to be a joke, but at the core of it was a very real truth. A grant writer threw her hands in the air and exclaimed, “Sometimes I feel like a fiction writer.”

To make it plain, this individual was attempting to get the executives to understand that without good programs or product to sell she would not be successful in her fundraising efforts. This despite being an extremely gifted and knowledgeable grant writer who had a long track record of obtaining six-figure gifts.

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Members-Only Pop-Up Provides Sage Advice on Career Planning

Wednesday morning, August 10th, 2015

American Technion Society, New York City


Description: Richard Brown


“Career advancement is like preparing for retirement. We know we should start early, but don’t give it much thought until later.”

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On Monday, November 23rd, the NYC Chapter of AFP will recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community –at our National Philanthropy Day Luncheon at The Plaza. NPDL provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and to celebrate the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations across the world make to countless causes and missions.

This year we honor:

Lewis B. Cullman, Author and Chairman, Chess in the Schools
Outstanding Philanthropist

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How to Engage and Maximize Volunteers in Fundraising


Manage Your Volunteer Fundraisers Well And They Will Make Your Organization Shine! 

“A Panel Discussion on Engaging and Maximizing Volunteer Efforts”

By Susan Fields, CFRE


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