Community Foundation Offering Nonprofit Webinars

The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties is offering a series of webinars for staff and board members of area nonprofits. The webinars will take place at The Community Foundation, 2608 Genesee Street, Utica, and lunch will be provided. Webinars are free for Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) members and $10 for non-members, which can be paid online or via check to AFP-CNY Chapter in advance of the event. Registration is required as seating is limited. Register online at


Next Generation of Giving

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

In this session, expert Ashley Thompson will guide participants through learning how an organization can tap into the next generation of giving.


The Art and Science of Effective Gift Acknowledgments

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

This webinar will explore the latest research into donor behavior and effective gift acknowledgements with special attention given to the recent groundbreaking findings of Jen Shang and Adrian Sargeant. Participants will come away with practical takeaways to help craft thank-yous that are both impactful and memorable.


How to Avoid the End of Year Giving Trap

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

High performing nonprofit organizations do not wait until the last minute to meet their fundraising goals. Join Steve MacLaughlin, fundraising expert and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits, on building a year-end plan for success.


Contact The Community Foundation at 315-735-8212 or for additional information.