Upcoming Events



Increasing Efficiency and Impact in Challenging Times: Creative Nonprofit Structures to Consider

Date: Monday, September 17 (rescheduled from August 6)
Time: 
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m., presentation from 9 a.m. to noon.
Cost: Free

With legislation and funding changes beginning to impact nonprofits, organizations have realized the need for increasing efficiencies and cutting costs to strengthen operations and adapt to new challenges. This workshop will discuss options available to nonprofits that are as simple as sharing space to as complex as sharing a board and staff. Real world examples and what makes them work will be discussed. Presented by Doug Sauer, CEO, NYCON.

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An Introduction to Donor Data Segmentation

Date: Tuesday, September 18
Time: 
AFP webinars begin at noon and last a pproximately 60 minutes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Cost: Webinars are FREE for AFP members or $10 for non-members. The first 5 non-members to register may use coupon code “CFHOC” to have their registration fee waived.

You can’t craft a compelling message if you don’t know who you’re talking to—effective storytelling starts with matching your message to your audience. This session will cover results-driven strategies to segment donors and other constituents in a nonprofit database, how to improve donor retention rates, and ways to turn casual donors into major donors. Presented by Seven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer, Bloomerang.

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Running Your Nonprofit Board in the Real World: Nuts and Bolts of Governance

Date: Tuesday, October 18
Time: 
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m., presentation from 9 a.m. to noon.
Cost: Free

Nonprofit operations can be complicated, and their governance is often confusing for many that serve on boards. This presentation will examine the most frequently asked questions and issues that arise for nonprofits and their boards of directors. Topics will include

• What is and isn’t a conflict of interest
• Board voting
• Whether or not to use Robert’s Rules of Order
• Implementing bylaws

Presented by Susan Weinrich, Senior Vice President, Organizational & Community Development at NYCON.

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Date: Thursday, November 8
Time: 
AFP webinars begin at noon and last a pproximately 60 minutes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Cost: Webinars are FREE for AFP members or $10 for non-members. The first 5 non-members to register may use coupon code “CFHOC” to have their registration fee waived.

An abundance of research and writing exists about the importance of organizational culture—creating culture matters in the nonprofit sector too. This webinar will discuss the meaning of philanthropic culture and how cultivating culture works for nonprofit organizations. Presented by Simone Joyaux, ACFRE.

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From Nervous to Excited: Evolving Board Knowledge, Skill and Confidence

Date: Thursday, December 6
Time: 
AFP webinars begin at noon and last approximately 60 minutes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Cost: Webinars are FREE for AFP members or $10 for non-members. The first 5 non-members to register may use coupon code “CFHOC” to have their registration fee waived.

Board members shape the public’s perception of organizations through their actions, reputations and leadership abilities. This webinar will explore techniques to help board members develop the skill and knowledge to advance in their roles. Participants will review and discuss the following topics:
• Board member knowledge
• The linkage between board and volunteer roles and staff capacity
• Receive and learn how to use a pre- and post-assessment and planning tool

Presented by Roberta Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE, Vice President for Philanthropy, Simpson Senior Services.

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