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2019 Annual Meeting
Fri, 01/18/2019 8:00 AM
Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, New York City

30 Ways to Love Your Donors
Thu, 02/14/2019 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave (between 37th & 38th st) New York City

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

Board Leadership and Engagement: Strategies for Successful Partnerships
Thu, 04/11/2019 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave (between 37th & 38th st) New York City

News

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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Chapter Leadership Brief 12.19.18

By president-Elect Steve Jacobson 

As we head into the heart of the year-end giving season, it occurred to me how much pressure fundraisers are under to meet their goals.  After all, next year’s budgets often depend on successful year-end fundraising campaigns. Read More >

Six Strategies and Concepts for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

AFP-NYC Educational Program
By Susan Fields, CFRE
 
Almost everyone who has worked in a business setting will agree that organizational culture is enormously difficult to change. Because culture is a complex mixture of deeply-embedded beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, it often contains elements which are both subtle and illusive. So when we speak of creating more diverse and inclusive practices in staffing our organizations, it is important that nonprofit leaders understand the nuances and steps in implementing change.  
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Learning to Say Thank You

 

by Veronica Bainbridge, Chapter Board Member

Director of Development, Madison Square Park Conservancy

 

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