National Philanthropy Day 2019

AFP Oklahoma extends special appreciation to the following sponsors for making our 2019 National Philanthropy Day possible:






21c Museum Hotel
Impressions Printing
Robyn Tower Consulting
UCO Foundation

NPD Committee

Natalie Wood, Chair; Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
Tessa Ashoff, Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
Nicole Eubanks, Oklahoma Women's Coalition
Zebba Mortazavi, OMRF
Marissa Valdez, OMRF
Erin Laumer, YMCA of Oklahoma City
Emily Reed, CFRE; Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, University of Oklahoma 
Lexi Skaggs, CFRE, United Way of Central Oklahoma
Martha Stone, AFP Oklahoma




Online Registration system provided by Greater Giving



Workshop and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, November 14, 2019
OK Hall of Fame – Gaylord Pickens Museum
Peter Drury


What will it take for you to become the kind of leader you want to be? What do you need to know in order to build a powerful (and healthy) fundraising team? What new competencies are needed for leaders of high-impact nonprofits today?

Come learn, and be inspired, on National Philanthropy Day! AFP Oklahoma presents nationally
acclaimed expert and teacher, Peter Drury. His message is crucial for fundraising leaders, executive directors, board members – and all three in partnership. Whether you’re a seasoned nonprofit leader, an experienced fundraiser, a board member, or new to the field, this training is for you! You will leave this session with the following takeaways:

∙A framework for leadership that enables both effective fundraising and programmatic impact
∙Tools and tips for bringing out the best in your team, including early-career, mid-career and volunteer members
∙A road-map to building a culture of philanthropy within your organization
∙Cost-saving strategies for engaging donors and raising more money

Peter Drury serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Wellspring Family Services in Seattle, Washington, and teaches fundraising in the Master of Nonprofit Leadership Program at Seattle University. He is Past President of the AFP Advancement Northwest Chapter, and is a skilled teacher who will make the art and science of fundraising leadership come to life!
Educational workshop: 3pm to 5pm

Congratulations to this year’s award recipients!

Outstanding Fundraising Professional – OKC
Alexis Lux, Center for Children & Families, Inc.
Outstanding Fundraising Professional – Outside OKC
Kristen A. Lazalier, Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma

Outstanding New Professional
Whitley O’Connor, Homeless Alliance

Reception: 5:30 to 7pm
The workshop and reception will be held in the Bennett-McClendon Great Hall.