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Upcoming Events


Wed, 10/26/2016 - 6:30 PM -- YP Standout Series: Navigating the Nonprofit Career Ladder -- 599 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10012

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 6:00 PM -- AFP-NYC Fall Happy Hour - Networking BINGO Edition -- 8 West 58th Street New York, NY 10019

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 8:00 AM -- National Philanthropy Day -- Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th) New York, NY 10017

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 8:30 AM -- Storytelling by the Numbers: Using Fundraising Analytics to Measure and Communicate your Successes -- Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave @ 37th New York, NY 10016


News from the President 10.28.16

Last week I had the pleasure of joining Chapter leaders from across the U.S. and Canada in Portland, Oregon for the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Leadership Academy.  Now in its tenth year, the conference offered three packed days of leadership and management sessions, workshops and plenary speakers.

Besides myself, representing the NYC Chapter were board members Craig Shelley and Kerry Watterson, and Associate Director Alexandra Owens. 

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AFP-NYC Spreads the Word: New York Gives Day 2016

This year, the AFP-NYC Chapter is a Network Leader in a new statewide online giving event taking place on #GivingTuesday: New York Gives Day (#NYGivesDay). Register your organization online today to get in on the action! -

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News from the President 10.14.16

While technology occupies a lot of space in our nonprofit toolboxes, the “old fashioned” custom of writing personal letters or notes is making a big comeback.  This doesn’t mean tech is taking a backseat, but it could mean adding an additional practice to our very busy work lives.  The need to engage and retain donors is more critical than ever, so there’s good reason to consider this old-new trend.

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Seven Tips for Converting Event Attendees Into Annual Fund and Major Gift Donors

"The Event Is Over, Now What?"

AFP Educational Event
July 21, 2016
Scandinavia House


By Susan Fields, CFRE

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