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Upcoming Events

Members-Only Ethics Program
Wed, 07/17/2019 8:30-10:00 AM
355 Lexington Ave, 15th Floor New York City

Emerging Leaders Summer Networking Happy Hour
Thu, 07/18/2019 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Sky Room NYC, 330 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

Tips and Trends to Keep Special Events Alive & Thriving
Thu, 07/18/2019 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave New York City 10016

National Philanthropy Day
Wed, 11/06/2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vanderbilt Suites, MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue, New York City


Chapter Leadership Brief 7.03.19

By Steve Jacobson, AFP-NYC President-Elect and CEO, JCA, Inc. 

The Fork in the Road

This past Wednesday, I had lunch with two colleagues whom I’ve each known for more than 20 years.  We get together once or twice a year to talk about everything and nothing (yes, all three of us are Seinfeld fans).  Sometimes, we forget that we haven’t met up recently.  After all, we have jobs and families and we just get busy.  This year, we ran into one another at Fundraising Day, which, by the way, had the highest attendance since the pre-Great Recession year of 2008.  So, we promised each other that we would set a date and meet.  And so we did.

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Chapter Leadership Brief 6.20.19

By Jill Scibilia, AFP-NYC Treasurer 

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”

- Albert Schweitzer

As a fundraiser, I feel called to ignite sparks of interest in support of the mission of the organization and people we serve. There is nothing I enjoy more than making a personal connection with someone who wants to make a difference and is looking for ideas on how she can do this.  In the best of these conversations the donor is inspired by the mission and ways she can help—and we kindle a spark in each other.

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Cause Effective Releases Timely Report on Racial Challenges in Nonprofit Fundraising

“Money, Power and Race: The Lived Experience of Fundraisers of Color” brings systemic issues to light through narratives; provides recommendations to improve equity at nonprofits

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Mentoring – A two-way street to building a culture of sharing and learning

By Pinky Vincent, Police Athletic League
AFP Committee Member – Communications, IDEA and Membership Engagement

As a member since July 2016, I learned that one of the ways to grow and quickly make a difference within AFP is to volunteer hands-on with my fundraising peers. Thanks to the support of fellow members, you make an impact by speaking up for diversity and inclusiveness within the profession, promoting the good work of our peers, as well as advocating for fundraisers working in smaller nonprofits.

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Save the Date 6-14-2019

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