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Upcoming Events


Tue, 07/19/2016 - 8:30 AM -- Members' Only Ethics Program -- American Technion Society 55 E 59th St., 14th Fl., New York, NY 10022

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 8:30 AM -- The Event Is Over, Now What? -- Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave @ 37th New York, NY 10016

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:30 PM -- Young Professionals Summer Happy Hour -- Jack Doyle's Pub & Restaurant 240 West 35th St (between 7th & 8th Aves) 

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 6:00 PM -- YP Standout Series: Interview Tips and Tricks -- Offices of Population Council One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (2nd Ave between 47th and 48th St)

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 8:30 AM -- Meet the Grantmakers: Tapping Corporate Resources -- Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave @ 37th New York, NY 10016


Reflections on Fundraising Day in New York 2016

One week ago today more than 1,800 people from the nonprofit sector gathered at the Marriott Marquis for the 36th Annual Fundraising Day in New York Conference (FRDNY). They included development professionals, board members, executive directors, and volunteers. Some were experienced professionals, others just starting their career. They represented one-person development shops and leading national organizations, and every size in between.

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News from the President 6.24.16

A few weeks ago, I received an email from the President of the AFP Alaska Chapter, Gretta Gordon who made a request on behalf of a 12-year-old boy. His name is William Scannell and he had won Outstanding Youth in their Alaska Philanthropy Day Honors last year for his humanitarian project. He would shortly be visiting family friends in New York City and would like to meet us to continue to promote his project.

I agreed and set about learning more about it from articles and links that Gretta provided.

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Could your organization benefit from a new website?

"Dear members,

We have heard from the New York Community Trust, who heard from 48in48 in Atlanta, of an exciting opportunity for NYC nonprofits to get free new websites. According to the New York Community Trust, the websites are good and are created by volunteers from the digital design and marketing world. The volunteers work with nonprofits to create websites during a two-day hackathon.

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News from the President 6.10.16

I’m happy to report that on June 1st the Chapter made its first trip to Albany to engage our State officials on behalf of our members and sector. Chapter leadership joining me included our Government Relations Co-Chair Kerry Watterson and Committee members Brigid Lang and Ed Griffin; Executive Committee members Mark Hefter, JD, Laura Fredricks, JD, and Steve Jacobson; and Executive Director Holly Koenig whose work behind the scenes made it possible.


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