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AFP DC 2017 Educational Promotions

Member Flex Pass

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AFP DC is providing an opportunity to its members to purchase a flex pass for $45! For $45, Flex Pass registrants can choose THREE of the sessions listed below that’s $15 each! Feel free to mix and match sessions from within the Core Education, Advanced Executives, or Diversity programs below. Sessions can be selected at a later time. You will simply get a reminder from us to sign up to the sessions you are interested in! 

The following sessions are available for Flex Pass registrants:

Core Education Sessions

Court, Date, and Propose: Establishing a Mutually Beneficial Relationship with Your Mid-Level Donors

Speakers:

  • Kathy Swayze, CFRE, President, Impact Communications
  • Lori Held, Senior Director of Membership, Trout Unlimited
  • Julie Price, Associate Creative Director, Impact Communications

Date & Time: February 15, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: ASAE, 1575 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005

Cold Calling for Development Officers

Speaker: Armando E. Zumaya, Chief Development Officer, USS Hornet Museum

Date & Time: March 16, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location : United Nations Foundation, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW #300, Washington, DC 20006

Successful Strategies For Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Speakers:

  • Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE, Principal, Windmill Hill Consulting, LLC
  • Michelle Powers Keegan, Chief Development Officer, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Christina Taylor Serrano, President and CEO, TaylorMade Experience 
  • Danielle Altenburg, Director of Development, Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Date & Time: May 11, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: National Council of La Raza, 1126 16th ST NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036

How Will Automation and Better Data Change Your Fundraising?

Speakers: 

  • Melissa Wyers, Executive Director, EveryAction
  • Porter Mason, Director of Digital Strategy, National Audubon Society
  • Chad Stein, Director of Supporter Insights and Special Projects, Greenpeace

Date & Time: June 8, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: Hillel International, 800 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Popular Fundraising Practices: How Well Do They Work in Advocacy Organizations?

Speaker: Mary Dillon Kerwin, President, Blue Strike

Date & Time: September 28, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: National Council of La Raza, 1126 16th ST NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036

Understanding Both Sides - What Do Funders Seek and How to Structure a Win-Win Ask

Speaker: Joseph T.N. Suarez, CFRE, Executive Advisor, Community Partnership & Philanthropy, Booz Allen Hamilton

Date & Time: November 10, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: National Council of La Raza, 1126 16th ST NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036


Advanced Executives:

Fundraising Management Doesn't Have to be "Help, My Hair Is on Fire!”

Speakers:

  • Pamela Clapp Larmee, CFRE, Principal, Strategic Philanthropy Services
  • Beth Brummel, Vice President, External Affairs, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Date & Time: March 8, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: Hillel International, 800 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Improving Endowment Fundraising Results and Endowment Donor Stewardship

Speakers:

  • Marc Q. Broderick, Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • Robel Hailu, Senior Vice President Philanthropic Client Manager, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • Craig A. Rocklin, Director of Development, OSI-Baltimore

Date & Time: May 16, 2017 8: 30 - 10:00 am

Location: AARP, 601 E St NW, Washington, DC 20049

Expansive Advancement: Beyond fundraising to strategic, organization-wide roles

Speakers:

  • Kimberly Churches, CFRE, Managing Director, The Brookings Institution
  • Nancy Withbroe, CFRE, VP of Philanthropy & Donor Engagement, Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

Date & Time: October 25, 2017 8:30 - 10:00 am

Location: AARP, 601 E St NW, Washington, DC 20049


Diversity Dialogues:

Beyond Business as Usual--Understanding Cultural Influences in Giving

Speakers: 

  • Dr. Lilya Wagner, CFRE, Director, Philanthropic Service for Institutions, North American Division of Seventh Day Adventists
  • Dr. Timothy Seiler, Rosso Fellow in Philanthropic Fundraising/Clinical Professor of Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University - Purdue University Indiana, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Date & Time: April 19, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: National Geographic Society, The Hubbard Hall, 1146 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Unconscious Bias in Diversity & Inclusion

Speakers:

  • Eugenia V. Colón, CFRE, President & CEO, Colon & Associates, LLC
  • Leletha Marshall, CISEP, CFEM, Director of Meetings, Membership & Development, National Housing Conference
  • Roi L. Ewell, Strategic Consultant & Principal, Ewell and Associates, LLC

Date & Time: October 19, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: National Geographic Society, The Hubbard Hall, 1146 16th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

While you are looking to participate in our educational events, it is good to keep in mind that continuing education is important in developing the skills and knowledge needed to advance in fundraising. Whether you are preparing for the CFRE exam, renewing your certification, or wanting to network with your peers, our educational offerings provide you the tools you need to grow professionally!

2017 AFP DC Educational Calendar - Check out our upcoming events!