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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

2019 Annual Meeting
Fri, 01/18/2019 8:00 AM
<p>Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers&nbsp;<br /> New York, NY 10011</p>


Chapter Leadership Brief 11.20.2018

By Craig Shelley, CFRE, Chapter Treasurer & Managing Director, Orr Group
As we gather with friends and loved ones during this Holiday Season, in between eating too much and bickering with family, I know each of us will stop to give thanks for the very many things we have to be grateful in our lives.  Read More >

Chapter Leadership Brief 11.08.18

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC President

The Changing Role of Major Gift Officers 

After nearly 40 years of working for great nonprofit organizations, I’ve come to realize the most challenging title to live up to is Major Gift Officer (MGO). According to, the average salary for open MGO positions in the New York area is $87,324—and there were over 300 openings! With all of these available jobs and completive average salary, I wondered why everyone I spoke with has said it’s the hardest position to fill.  Read More >

Chapter Leadership Brief 10.26.18

By Steve Jacobson

AFP-NYC Treasurer


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Ten Strategies for Building Your Board’s Fundraising Skill and Confidence

One of the greatest challenges many nonprofits face is developing a culture of fundraising on their Board of Directors. So often we hear of CEO’s bemoaning the struggles of convincing board members that their leadership in the form of “giving and getting” sets the tone for the success of overall development efforts.

Members-Only Webinar, AFP-NYC Headquarters, New York City

By Susan Fields, CFRE

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