Previous Handouts & Powerpoints

Past AFP Colorado Chapter Programs


July 27, 2022 - Rachelle Cockrel - "Cryptocurrency in Philanthropy" - Handout     Presentation

June 21, 2022 - Taylor Short - "Avoiding Burnout as a Fundraising Professional" - Handout

May 18, 2022 - Amy Farnan, Erin Porteous, Kathie Repola  - "Navigating Your Career Path" 

April 19, 2022 - Jennifer Forman - "Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Partnerships - What Every Fundraiser Needs To Know in 2022!" - Handout

March 4, 2022 - Anna Nielsen - "Conflict Management to Surpass Your Fundraising Goals"


November 17, 2021 - Panelists: Andrea Miller and Liz Gardner; Moderator: Erin Atwelll - "Corporate Social Responsibility" -- Presentation

October 20, 2021  - Panelists: Veronica Figoli, Aaron Cook, David Portillo; Moderator: Nia Wassink - "Building a Diverse Board to Serve"

August 18, 2021 - Cindy Grubenhoff - "Giving USA Results" -- Presentation ZOOM Notes Giving USA References

July 29, 2021 - Lynette Adams - "The Brave Ask" -- Slides  Handout

May 18, 2021 - John Wolfkill - "Managing Time and Energy to be Successful Leaders" -- Slides  Handout

April 21, 2021 - Johni D. Hays - "Hit the Easy Button with These Planned Gifts" -- Slides


November 6, 2020 - "How Can Fundraising Possibly Succeed in a COVID Environment"
Partner Event with AFP Southern Colorado with Scott Lumpkin, Diane Stine, Cindi Graves and Katie Bullock.  Moderated by Nia Wassink.

October 9, 2020, Jen Darling, "Major Gift Cultivation – How to Move a Donor to the Next Level of Giving"

August 25, 2020 - Panel Discussion, Ashley Alexander, Erin Dietrich, Krissy Vaio and Gayle Pottle, "Membership, Donor Circles, and Alumni Retention and Engagement in a COVID Environment" - Recording

May 15, 2020 - Karla Raines, Corona Insight - "Win Your Donors' Affection with a Strategy that Matters" - Slides   Recording

May 6, 2020 - Ann Goldman and Leslie Allen, Front Range Source - Happy Hour - "Yes, Your Board Can Become a Top-Notch Fundraising Team" Handout    Recording    Blog with More Details

April 14, 2020 - Debby Roth Bush, Greater Giving - Webinar "Virtual Fundraising Events" -- Slides and Recording

March 27, 2020 - MPW Strategies: Matt Wasserman, Kaye Taavialma, and John Pepperdine
"Fundraising in the Coronavirus Era #1 with Patrick Gaines"
Webinar Slide and Audio Links

March 6, 2020 - Lynnette Adams
"One Size Does Not Fit All In Fundraising"

February 7, 2020 - Debby Roth Bush
"Focus on Your Fundraising with Fund-a-Need"


July 19, 2019 - Tonya Kelly and Lora Adams with Christiano Sosa, Moderator
Brown Bag Luncheon and Ethics Discussion

May 16, 2019 - Jonathan Lev, Roberta Levin, Heidi Dormody and Susan Rona with Tami Vinson, Moderator
"Raising the Bar for Philanthropy -- Capital Campaign Strategy, Successes, and Lessons Learned"

March 1, 2019 - Alex Yannacone
"Self-Care: An Interactive, Collaborative Talk"
Presentation         Handouts

January 25, 2019 - Greg 'Geese' Giesen
“Leading From Within: Building Leaders from the Inside Out” 

2019 Coffee Chat Dates

January 10th -- Open Forum
February 14th -- How to Create an Engaging Presentation (Speakers: Tara Friedman and Brenda Roush)
March 14th - CANCELED - Shift Your Mindset From Scarcity to Abundance
April 11th -- YP Leadership - How I Grew My Career and Lead as a YP (Speakers: Jayne Thompson, Nate Budd, Kathleen Casanova)
May 9th -- Open Forum
June 13th -- Open Forum
July 11th -- Donor Relations and Stewardship - They're Not the Same Thing (Stewardship Handout) (Slides) (Speaker: Tami Vinson)
August 8th -- Giving USA (Infographic) (Slides) (Speaker: Cindy Grubenhoff)
September 12th -- Open Forum
October 10th -- Growing the Foundation Pipeline (Slides) Speaker (Speaker: Jill Viehweg)
November 14th -- The Power of Partnership: When Non-Profit Meets For-Profit (Slides) (Speaker: Meghan Vargas)
December 12th -- Open Forum


December 14, 2018 - Krista Boscoe
“Invigorating Your Planned Giving Program"

October 26, 2018 - Julia Alvarez
“Cutting Through the Noise: Engaging your Board and Staff in Creative Year-End Fundraising"

May 18, 2018 - Panel
"The Power of Donor Recognition: How National Philanthropy Day Honors Enhanced Our Fundraising Efforts"

April 6, 2018 - Panel
"Controversial Gifts: An Ethical Dilemma" 



December 8, 2017 - Jennie Kauerz Dawe
"Foundation Relations - It's More Than Just Grant Writing"

Presentation     Handouts

October 27, 2017 - Kerry Plemmons
"Design Thinking"

Presentation     Handouts

May 19, 2017 - Jay B. Love
"What Every Fundraiser Can Do to Stop Falling Donor Retention Rates"

Presentation     Handouts

March 17, 2017 - Cheryl Balchunas
"Discovery & Qualifying Prospects for Major Gift Officers"

Presentation   Handout

February 17, 2017 - Adrienne Mansanares
"Tapping into the Generosity of Communities of Color"


January 20, 2017 - Judd Mercer and Taylor Laitsch
"Digital Marketing: Doing More with Less"



December 16, 2016 - Scott Lumpkin
"How to Approach Blended Gifts, Even in Small Shops"


October 28, 2016 - Brad Jessen, Katelyn McArdle and Blake Nauman
"Maximizing Year End Giving"


May 20, 2016 - John Smith and Justin Petrochko
"Donor Retention and Volunteer Management?"


March 18, 2016 - Ryan Stover and Matt Wasserman
"Crowdfunding: Pandora's Box or a Platform to Centralize Your Storytelling to Build a Community of Supporters?"


February 19, 2016 - Ann Roecker
"Mobilizing Your Board for Major Gift Fundraising"


January 15, 2016 -Ruth Rohs, Joshua Goldberg, Kathy McCall, Mary White Snyders (Panel)
"Corporate Giving Partnerships: How to Form Lasting Ties"


December 18, 2015 - Cindy Grubenhoff
The Fundraising Plan: How to Sustain and Grow Your Organization

October 16, 2015 - Megan Cooke
Developing a Case for Support

May 15, 2015 - Megan Fine
Developing the Most Effective and Efficient Fundraising Event

March 13, 2015 - Jen Darling
Engaging and Inspiring Volunteers in Fundraising

February 20, 2015 - Cory Andersen , Mike Garvey, Chuyen Huynh, Sheila Kutzer
Annual Giving Success: Taking your Program to the Next Level 

January 16, 2015 - Lisa Lane and Shannon Morales
Conquer Your Database - Take Over the World

December 12, 2014 - Erica Johnson, Esq. 
Redefining Families in Philanthropy

May 16, 2014 - Teresa Martinez, Jonathan Stalls and Ryan Oestreich 
Crowdfunding - What Works

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