Education & Programs

Future events:

June 16, 2021:
Storytelling for Fundraising Success
Boost your bottom line by incorporating storytelling in your fundraising! Join professional storyteller Terry Wolfisch Cole of Tell Me Another to learn everything you need to know to incorporate your organization’s stories into grant proposals, direct appeals, major donor cultivation, and more. The session will include an opportunity to hear Terry tell a story as well as tips and tricks for effective storytelling and time for your questions. Terry Wolfisch Cole is the founder and host of Tell Me Another, a live storytelling show in the Hartford area. She is a Moth GrandSLAM champion whose story of running away from home was featured on the Moth Radio Hour and in Readers Digest. Terry has told stories onstage in New York, Boston, Miami, Burlington, Washington DC, and at numerous local shows throughout New England. She regularly teaches storytelling workshops and offers one-on-one coaching for a wide range of purposes including fundraising and professional development.

Past Events:

March 24, 2021:
Maximizing Support Across Spectrums

November 19, 2020:
National Philanthropy Day

August 26, 2020: Ian Adair: Mental Health & Mobile Strategies for Nonprofits This will be a presentation not to miss! Ian is a recognized expert in leadership, fundraising and nonprofit management and one of the most sought-after speakers for nonprofit conferences and leadership events around the country. Ian has more than 20 years of fundraising, program management, training and communications experience. Over that time, he has raised tens of millions of dollars. In 2019, Ian was named one of the Top 100 Charity Industry Influencers on Social Media by Onalytica. We are thrilled that he will be here and hope to have many nonprofit leaders from our community join us for this incredible opportunity.  Learn more about Ian Adair on his website and follow him on Twitter.

December 3, 2019:
Celebrate Giving Tuesday and Meet the AFP Big Bend Board

January 22, 2020:
GoalBusters' 6 To-Do's for Fundraisers in January

February 26, 2020:
AFP Big Bend Social

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