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AFP_Ten_Star_logo_2019_tiny.jpgThe VA Tri-State Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP VA Tri-State) includes members from Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.  We offer members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new friends and achieve great results in their work.

We focus on delivering innovative educational programs and events to help you reach your goals. AFP VA Tri-State is your link to professional networking and educational luncheons; discovery group meetings; programs for advanced executives, mid-career professionals, and those new to the field. We also sponsor special events like National Philanthropy Day, hold in-depth seminars, and much more. Help make AFP VA Tri-State work for you! Contact us to learn more and get involved!

March 2019 with Jay Frost
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  • AFP Signature Event - The Mental Game of Fundraising: 7 Myths That Will Hurt, 7 Truths That Help

    Jeff Brooks
    Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Claggett Center
    3035 Buckeystown Pike
    Adamstown, MD 21710​

    Sponsorships & Scholarships Available
  • AFP Tri-State Chapter August 2022 Meeting

    Just a reminder there will be no AFP Tri-State meeting luncheon this month as most will be attending the Virginia Fund Raising Institute (VFRI) conference.

     Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 9, beginning at Noon in the Garden Room at The George Washington Hotel, 103 East Piccadilly Street, Winchester,  Virginia. Steve MacLaughlin, Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits, will be presenting on strategies for mid-level donors through data and analytics.   

    Steve MacLaughlin, Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits

    Solving the Mid-Level Gift Mystery

     

    Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Data & Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits. MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and on National Public Radio. MacLaughlin serves on the board of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events. Steve earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.

     Cost for members is $18. Cost for non-members is $21. Please RSVP to Kirk Gibson at cgibson@shrinemont.com by Wednesday, August 3, by close of business.

     

    Highlights

     On Tuesday, September 13, Victoria Dietz from the Curtis Group will present on Giving USA 2022 data.  More information to come . . . .  . .

     Finally, you will find attached the PowerPoint presentation Taryn Gold delivered at our June meeting along with a link to the Speaking Truth to Power toolkit.

    https://afpglobal.org/sites/default/files/attachments/generic/AFP22_SpeakingTruth%20Report_final.pdf. Do take a few moments to review both. Many were surprised to learn of the amazing benefits we have as AFP members.

     The board has been busy updating our Facebook and website. We encourage you to visit both to keep up to date on current event and philanthropic news. See you in August!

     

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