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Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Fundraising Professionals
Thu, 10/11/2018 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue @ 37th Street, New York City

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


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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Considering a Campaign? Five questions to answer in the beginning to be successful in the end

By: Leigh Page, Director, Orr Associates, Inc.  

Nonprofits launch fundraising campaigns for many different reasons: to build or expand facilities, grow the endowment, enhance programming, or execute on a new CEO’s grand vision. Or simply because they feel due for a campaign. Regardless of the reason, there are important campaign planning questions an organization should consider to improve its chances of reaching or exceeding its revenue goal.

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Chapter Leadership Brief 8.28.18

By President-Elect Steve G. Jacobson 

AFP-NYC is the Smorgasburg of Fundraising!  What?  For the uninitiated, Smorgasburg is an outdoor food festival in Brooklyn that is open on Saturdays and Sundays from April through October.  But Smorgasburg is much more than a seasonal food fair.  Read More >

Seven Strategies for Mobilizing your Volunteers and Board in Producing Stellar Events

By Susan Fields, CFRE

Thursday Morning, July 26, 2018, Scandinavia House, New York City

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