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

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

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 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 -- Fundraising Analytics 201 -- Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave @ 37th New York, NY 10016


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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News from the President 9.16.16

If you’re reading this you know the newsletter has a new name, Fundraising Matters. I hope you’ve also read, or will read, the lead story about why the change and what it means for you the reader.

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Fundraising Matters: A new brand and a bold vision for the AFP-NYC Chapter Newsletter

Fundraising matters. It is important and those of us that do this work need no reminder of that simple truth.  Without the philanthropic investment that fundraising brings to organizations our important missions go unfunded. Without fundraising our food pantries are less full and our population more hungry. Read More >

News from the President


I recently became aware of the trend called “coopetition.” Linked to Game Theory principles, it’s the practice of collaborating with one’s competitors in targeted areas for mutual benefit, where no individual entity is better off than the other.  Its use can be traced back to at least the 1980’s when General Motors and Toyota joined forces to coproduce cars in California. The practice continues to grow among corporations and businesses, where competition has always been front and center.

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