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Upcoming Events

Webinar: Getting the Board Onboard
Wed, 10/16/2019 12:30 - 2:30 PM
AFP-NYC HQ, 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York City

How to Raise Money – Start with a Plan and Strong Relationships
Thu, 10/17/2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York City

AFP-NYC LGBTQ+ Networking Happy Hour
Tue, 10/22/2019 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Common Ground Bar, 63 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014

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

CEO/CDO Partnership - “For Better or Worse, for Richer or Poorer”
Thu, 11/14/2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue, New York City


Chapter Leadership Brief 10.10.19

By Jill Scibilia, CFRE, AFP-NYC Secretary 
VP, Development
Phelps Hospital Northwell Health 

My colleagues have written about the state of the fundraising sector in the last few leadership briefs, reflecting on results from a recent study about low retention rates among fundraisers.  They shared some insightful reasons for this and how we as a profession can work together to address this.

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Five Strategies For Navigating Career Advancement: Climbing the Ladder and Breaking the Glass Ceiling

September 19, 2019, Scandinavia House, New York City

By Susan Fields, CFRE

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Chapter Leadership Brief 9.27.19

By Craig Shelley, CFRE, Chapter Treasurer &
Managing Director, Orr Group


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Chapter Leadership Brief 9.12.19

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC Chapter President

Boards Say Staff, Staff Say Board……..

Much has been said and written about a recent Chronicle of Philanthropy survey that found that 51% of fundraisers plan to leave their jobs within the next two years, and 30% plan to leave the fundraising profession altogether.  An article in the last edition of Fundraising Matters’ Leadership Brief noted that the survey found that about 55% of fundraisers feel unappreciated. Why? Pay was certainly a factor, but it was also due to management and Boards not understanding the challenges of development work.

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