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Event Hidden Treasures: Mobilizing Your Board and Volunteers Before, During and After the Event
Thu, 07/26/2018 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue (at 37th Street), New York City

Members-Only Ethics Program
Thu, 08/09/2018 8:30 - 10:00 AM
American Technion Society 55 E 59th St, 14th Floor New York, NY 10022

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 7.18.2018

By Gary Laermer, AFP-NYC President 
I am often asked about the value proposition of membership in AFP. I hear that it is easier to attend several of our excellent Professional Advancement sessions and Fundraising Day in New York than is to join. And of course, we need to do what works best for us and our organizations. However, I would like to share two points for your consideration.
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Chapter Leadership Brief 7.12.18

By President-Elect Steve G. Jacobson 

  Were you one of the 1,777 people who attended Fundraising Day in New York, our chapter’s signature event, on June 22nd?  If you were, you were able to choose from 11 different tracks of superb educational content.  Our speakers represented some of the brightest and innovative thought leaders in our industry.  Read More >

How to Wow the Crowd at a Fundraising Event

By Ryan Grosso, Orr Associates, Inc.

It can be challenging to stand up and speak in front of a crowd. Knowing what is at stake for your organization ramps the pressure up even more. Here are some tips to help you prepare to speak at any fundraising event, whether large or small. Use these best practices to win over a crowd and make new friends for your organization!

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Chapter Leadership Brief 6.22.18

By Jill Scibilia 

Fundrasing Day Matters 

Today is Fundraising Day!  One of my favorite days of the year.  Today, more than 2,000 of us are gathering for what I think is the best one-day conference devoted to our work on the planet.

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