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 Upcoming Programs


Virtual Coffee Talks from our AFP SC Lowcountry Chapter - Free for Members and Non-Members

Grab a cup of coffee, stay in your favorite PJs, and join us online for these 40 minute interactive Zoom discussions. We are all learning to adapt to this new normal, so let’s share some strategies and examples of how we are making it work. Our AFP Lowcountry Board Members will act as the Coffee “Host” and will bring some conversation starters to get the discussion moving. FREE to members and non-members

Thursday, July 16, 9:00am – Fundraising and Racial Inequality with Marco Corona, Chief Development Officer, One80 Place - To register, visit:
July 16, 2020 coffee talk

Wednesday, July 29 at 9am - Virtual Board Engagement with Samantha Shirley, Charityproud - To register, visit:
July 29, 2020 Coffee Talk


Free Opportunities offered by your AFP Chapter:

AFP is here to support you and all your members with virtual learning and networking opportunities to keep you connected and at the top of your game during this challenging time.

Opportunities for All AFP Members (and Nonmembers)

AFP E-Courses

Browse AFP's library of online courses including introductory courses like AFP's acclaimed Fundamentals of Fundraising and free courses through Blackbaud University.
We've also recently revamped our intermediate courses for nonprofit management skills through MindEdge Learning.
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Career Development Tools through AFP360° (powered by Korn Ferry Advance)
From résumé review and interview tips to micro-learning videos and more, AFP360° has the resources you need to give your career a boost. All AFP members receive free access!
Complimentary Webinars from the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
Check out these upcoming leadership-focused webinars brought to you by the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada! We ask each attendee to consider making a gift to the Foundation's research programs.
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Virtual Affinity Networking

Coming in May 2020. Stay tuned for more details!
Keep in touch with like-minded AFP members with similar struggles and experiences. Come ready to share!

National Philanthropy Day pictures are here for viewing.  Please check out this wonderful day for the awardees and friends!  

NPD 2019 Pictures

Mark your calendar for these upcoming programs:  

January 2020: 
January 21, 2020  - Proven Strategies to Connect with Major Donors via a Special Event (completed)  

February 27-28, 2020 - A Capital Campaign: Is your organization ready for the big leap?

Two-Day Intensive Workshop (FULL)  

March 19, 2020 (11:30 am-2:00 pm) - Marking the Most of Donor-Advised Funds - Speaker - Helen Wolfe, Coastal Community Foundation (FULL) 

April 16, 2020  (11:30 am-2:00 pm) - Most Asked Legal Questions by Development Professionals - Speaker - Clay M. Grayson, Esquire

August 20, 2020 (11:30 am-2:00 pm) TBD due to Covid

September 17, 2020 (11:30 am-2:00 pm) TBD due to Covid

October 15, 2020 (11:30 am-2:00 pm) TBD due to COVID

In case you may have missed our past 2019 programs, please visit:

February 2019:  Words that Work (Recap): February 2019 Meeting

March 2019: Are you Ready for a Capital Campaign?: March 2019 Meeting

April 2019:  Intergenerational Wealth and Family Philanthropy: April 2019 Meeting

May 2019:  Secrets of Data Driven Nonprofits: May 2019 Meeting

June 2019:  Lessons Learned from Major Giving Donors with Kaky Grant and Clare Jordan of CapDev:  June 2019 Meeting

August 2019:  Your Board and the Top Five Factors for Fundraising Success with Tucker Branham, Ed.D., CRFRE of Change Develop Move:  August 2019

September 2019:  Capitalizing on Fundraising Trends from Giving USA and from the Field with Tim Winkler of the Winkler Group:  September 2019 

October 2019:  Engagement - The Key to Maintaining Successful Relationships with Your Supporters with Jessica Cooper of Charity Proud:  October 2019

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