AFP-RI Book Club: A little bit of structure and a whole lotta fun.

When:  Oct 29, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  AFP RI, Rhode Island Chapter

Are you a fundraising go-getter with a penchant for procrastination? Sick of staring at that stack that just keeps growing…

Do YOU need a (gentle) kick in the professional development pants?

Meet the AFP-RI Book Club: A little bit of structure and a whole lotta fun.

Starting in September we’re doing this together.... open to anyone who wants to read and learn (non-AFP members welcome!)

  • Who: Fun AFPeeps, non-member friends… and YOU, we sure hope!
  • What: AFP-RI Book Club
  • When: October 29th 5:30-7pm
  • Where: Zoom (for now…)
  • Why: ‘Cause learning together is so much better! (Plus, who doesn’t love a self-imposed accountability structure?)
  • How: Register here through Eventbrite

Buy your copy NOW (or petition your library to do so for you)

Read the book

And the second book is…The Fundraiser's Guide to Irresistible Communications

(Check for availability at Ocean State Libraries)

About the Author:

Jeff Brooks has been serving the nonprofit community for 30 years, working as a writer, creative director, strategist, and consultant for great nonprofits large and small around the globe. He is a Fundraisingologist at Moceanic, and an in-demand speaker at fundraising conferences around the world. He has planned and executed hundreds of campaigns in direct mail, print, radio, digital, and other media that have motivated millions of donors to help make the world a better place.

Jeff wants fundraisers to cut the crap and start paying attention to donors, and he's grateful for those fundraisers who are already doing that. He lives in Seattle.

Other ways to get pumped for book club #2:

  1. Peruse Jeff’s Twitter feed
  2. Check out his website
  3. See how some of the leaders in our field have remembered him

We can’t wait to see you there! <3,

Your AFP-RI Professional Development Committee


P.S. Save the dates and buy the next book (or check for availability at Ocean State Libraries):

December 10th 5:30-7pm You Can’t Take It With You: The Art and Science of Legacy Fundraising by Fraser Green, Holly Wag, and Charlotte Field


Online Instructions:


RI, Rhode Island Admin