2020 Annual Conferece

When:  Mar 12, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  AFP MI, Capital Area Chapter

We are thrilled to announce that the 2020 Association of Fundraising Professionals - Capital Area Chapter Mid-Michigan Fundraising Conference features a line-up of fantastic speakers, you are definitely not going to want to miss! We are very excited to be able to bring you these powerhouses of our industry! Click here for more information.

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Featured Speakers Include

Our keynote
 will be none other than fundraising pioneer, fearless woman and East Lansing native Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip.



Tom Ahern, Ahern Donor Communications  


Rebecca Bahar-Cook, CEO, Capital Fundraising http://www.capitolfundraising.com/


Catherine Bush & Erica Saldivar, Family and Elder Law of Mid-Michgian, P.C. https://www.family-elder-law.com/


Kristin Creighton of Fahrenheit Massage will share best practices for self-care so we can do our best work 


Conference Schedule

8:00 – 8:30
Check in, Registration and Open Networking
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by the Catholic Foundation

8:30 – 9:00
Welcome and Mission Moment: Self Care - Cindy Kangas, 2020 Conference Chair Kristin Creighton, Fahrenheit Massage

9:00 – 10:30
Keynote: Social Justice and Progressive Philanthropy: Our Sector’s Moral Dilemma – Even in this Modern Age - Simone Joyaux, Joyaux Associates

10:45 – 11:45
Session 1: All You Need to Know About High-Performance Donor Communications ... in Just 60 Minutes - Tom Ahern, Ahern Communications

11:45 – 1:00
Lunch and Sponsor Share - Terry Langston, President Elect

1:00 – 2:00
Session 2: Planning a Successful Capital Campaign - Rebecca Bahar-Cook, Capital Fundraising

2:00 – 3:00
Session 3: Planned Giving 101 - Erica Saldivar & Catherine Bush, Family and Elder Law of Mid-Michigan, P.C.

3:15 – 4:15 
Session 4: Loving Your Work in an Age of Change Joint Session with Simone Joyaux and Tom Ahern

4:15 - 4:30
Closing Remarks - Heather Vida, Current AFP-CAC President

Rush Hour Retreat
Meet and Greet – Book Signing


Kellogg Center
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
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