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Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:30 AM -- Members Only: Direct Response Marketing Trends -- AFP-NYC HQ / Kellen 355 Lexington Avenue @ 40th Street, 15th Floor Boardroom New York City

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 6:30 PM -- AFP-NYC Spring Happy Hour -- PS 450, 450 Park Avenue South, New York City  (between 30th and 31st streets)

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:00 AM -- Achieving the Best, Averting the Worst: Organizations in Crisis -- Scandinavia House, Park Avenue between 37th and 38th Streets


Five Insights for Managing a Generationally Diverse Fundraising Team


Thursday Morning, March 15, 2018, Scandinavia House, New York City

By Susan Fields, CFRE

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Chapter Leadership Brief 4.13.2018

By Craig Shelley, CFRE, Chapter Treasurer & Managing Director, Orr Associates, Inc. (OAI)

Benjamin Franklin was once asked for assistance raising funds to erect a new meeting-house in Philadelphia.  In what was the first recorded instance of a prospect offering advice instead of money and of capital campaign consulting, Franklin offered,  “I advise you to apply to all those whom you know will give something; next, to those whom you are uncertain whether they will give anything or not, and show them the list of who have given; and lastly, do not neglect those who you are sure will give nothing, for in some of those you may be mistaken.” Read More >

AFP NYC Chapter Congratulates Members on Becoming CFREs!

Becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) is one of the highest levels of certification a fundraising professional can achieve. Fundraising professionals must demonstrate their ability to raise funds in the sector, participate in 80 hours of continuing education over the previous five years and pass a 200-question exam in order to be designated a CFRE.

We are proud to recognize our members who recently became CFREs:

Leslie Weber of New York, NY
Jennifer Stokum of Red Hook, NY

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Chapter Leadership Brief 3.30.18

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC President

One definition of networking is to interact with other people to exchange information and develop contacts, especially to further one's career.  I prefer to think of networking as an exchange of ideas and information to advance an entire profession.

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