First and foremost, we hope that all of our Desert Communities Chapter AFP members are well and staying safe during this unprecedented time. Working together, sharing resources, and providing support. We are here for you!
We are sorry that we will not be meeting in person for our April monthly chapter meeting. Know that we are fast at work on alternative ways to offer the content information from our March and April speakers to you. Look for updates!
And, to those who are not yet following our chapter Facebook page, please do so! It is a great source of information and resources such as the below:
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting us all. The past few weeks have been filled with emotion, uncertainty, and anxiety.
We understand that our AFP members are seeking guidance on how to proceed during this time. AFP CA, Desert Communities Chapter wanted to share FREE resources to you that help focus on the importance of continuous communication and engagement with stakeholders, prudent adjustments to short-term fundraising activities, and a focused commitment to staying the course of an organization’s overall fundraising plans.
Actions to Take Today
Principles for Fundraising: The Coronavirus and Philanthropy
By CCS Fundraising
8 Steps for Successful Fundraising During the Coronavirus Crisis
By Amy Eisenstein
Top Ten Actions to Take Today in Response to COVID-19
By Elena Gerstmann, PhD, FASAE, CAE
Principal, Avenue M Group
Free Webinar - MARCH 18th
Preparing Your Organization For A COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak
Podcast- Fundraising in the Midst of Fear: PART 1
By Jason Lewis
AFP CA, Desert Communities Chapter hopes that you utilize these resources to help calm and stabilize your organizations. Thank you so much for being a member. Please feel free to pass along this information to your colleagues, peers, and volunteers.
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