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Meet the Grant Writers
Thu, 03/14/2019 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinanvian House 58 Park Ave (between 37th & 38th st) New York City

AFP-NYC Emerging Leaders Spring Happy Hour
Thu, 04/04/2019 6:00-8:00 PM
The Liberty NYC, 29 West 35th St New York, NY 10001

Board Leadership and Engagement: Strategies for Successful Partnerships
Thu, 04/18/2019 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave (between 37th & 38th st) New York City

Webinar: Building Strong Development Teams
Wed, 04/24/2019 12:30 - 2:30 PM
<div> 355 Lexington Ave, 15th Floor</div> <div> New York, NY 10017</div>

News

Chapter Leadership Brief 2.13.2019

By Craig Shelley, CFRE, Chapter Treasurer & Managing Director, Orr Group
 
The recent Inside Philanthropy article “Ambitious and Risk Taking.” Explaining The Shed’s Startling Fundraising Success got me thinking about the elements of effective fundraising and if the success of the new cultural center’s fundraising was truly, “startling.”
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What’s In A Name? Presenting the Newly Rebranded AFP-NYC Emerging Leaders Committee

AFP-NYC recently sat down with the Emerging Leaders Committee Co-Chairs, Juliana Weissbein and Jace Prokupek, to learn more about their motivation to rebrand.
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Chapter Leadership Brief 1.30.2019

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC Chapter President 

January is officially National Mentoring Month, a campaign to promote youth mentoring in the United States. It was inaugurated in 2002, and is spearheaded by the Harvard School of Public Health, MENTOR, and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Many leading nonprofit organizations hold local campaign activities in communities across the country, including media outreach and volunteer recruitment.  
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Donor Advised Funds -- Ten Facts All Fundraisers Should Know

By Susan Fields, CFRE

Over the last five years the number of Donor Advised Funds (DAF’s) in the United States has more than doubled with total combined assets of more than $110 billion, which will eventually go directly to charities selected by the donors who opened these funds. An in-depth AFP-NYC Educational Program in November 2018 provided attendees with the following information regarding this up-and-coming charitable contribution vehicle.

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