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Pulling Back the Curtain on Donor-Advised Funds
Thu, 11/08/2018
Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave New York, NY 10016

AFP-NYC Fall Happy Hour
Wed, 11/14/2018 6:00 PM - 8 PM
<p>Circa Brewing Co<br /> 141 Lawrence St<br /> Brooklyn, NY 11201</p>

National Philanthropy Day
Mon, 11/19/2018 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Baruch College Conference Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (24th Street), 14th Floor

Donors of Color Network: Learning from a Constituency That Will Forever Transform Philanthropy
Tue, 12/11/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Marvin Feldman Center, Ninth Floor, Fashion Institute of Technology (On 27th Street between 7th and 8th Ave) Official Address: 227 W 27th St New York, NY

News

Chapter Leadership Brief 10.10.18

By Jill Scibilia 

How is your fall so far?  If you are like me, it started with the post Labor Day rush and has not let up. I don’t expect the pace will let up until January—maybe. 

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JCA celebrates 30 years in the business of nonprofit technology

NEW YORK, New York – JCA (Jacobson Consulting Applications), an independent consulting firm dedicated to the technology and information management needs of nonprofits, celebrates its 30th year in business this month. Incorporated in 1988 by CEO Steve Jacobson, the company has grown from a staff of one in 1988 to a staff of 50 in 2018 and is considered one of the world’s foremost boutique consulting companies in nonprofit information management.
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Chapter Leadership Brief 9.26.18

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

I love fundraising.  I get up every morning (ok, most mornings) excited to go to work.  I meet interesting people, I know my work matters and makes the world a better place.  I have fun.  I never miss the opportunity to tell my kids how important those factors are when it comes time to choose their life’s work or, as is more often the case, their life’s work chooses them.

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Chapter Leadership Brief 9.13.18

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC President

I am often asked about the qualities I look for in hiring development professionals. In fact, as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Pace University, I’m in a hiring phase right now. I have spent my whole career in this crazy and wonderful industry, starting back when there were few university programs to train fundraising professionals and donor databases were on index cards! Despite all the changes that have come to our profession since then, I still believe now what I believed then—that the most important quality for success in development is enthusiasm.

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