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2017 Programs

AFP Finger Lakes Chapter Annual Conference, Cornin

 

Join the AFP Finger Lakes Chapter for monthly educational gatherings throughout 2017. Programs are aimed at those doing development work, including development officers, executive directors, board members, and anyone charged with raising, stewarding, or allocating funds. It's a great time to network with fundraising professionals from all over the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier region and learn about fundraising "best practices."  Both members and nonmembers are welcome to attend!

New AFP membership categories are available! Young professionals dues are $75 and small non-profit organizations are $150. To find our more about membership, contact mbmership chair,Norb McCloskey at executivedirector@ithacahealth.org

 

 

2017

 

February 15, 2017

12:00 - 2:00pm

TC3 Tioga Place, Ithaca Commons, 118 N Tioga Street

Ithaca, NY

Building a High Revenue Major Gift Program

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Learn how to overcome hurdles that are holding you back

webinar with Gail Perry, CFRE, a fundraising coach, author, trainer and public speaker.

 

 

March 16, 2017    (rescheduled to March 24, 2017)

noon - 2pm

Location: 

TC3 Tioga Place, The Commons

118 N Tioga Street

Ithaca, NY 14850

Giving Days are Gorges

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Join the Giving Day experts at GiveGab as they discuss the history and significance of Giving Days across America, with special emphpasis on our local Day of Giving in Tompkins County - Giving is Gorges.

 

April 21, 2017

noon - 2pm

Location: 

TC3 Tioga Place, The Commons

118 N Tioga Street

Ithaca, NY

Beyond Crowdfunding: using social media for storytelling, stewardship and solicitation

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In many ways, online platforms such as websites, facebook, twitter, and Instagram, make the world smaller. These channels help create connections with an ever-widening community of supporters through sustained engagement and interaction.  Join social media and communications expert Keith Hannon for practical presentation that is perfect for your small shop.

 

 

May 18, 2017

noon - 2:00pm

TC3 Tioga Place, Ithaca Commons, 118 N Tioga Street

Ithaca, NY 14850

Annual Giving with Maya Gasuk

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All annual fund programs benefit from regular and rigorous evaluation.  This presentation is designed to cover the essential elements of your annual fund, through an interactive series of activities, give you a change to reflect and develop steps to improve performance. Bring your goals, your reports, your mailing samples and your thank you letters to get the full benefit from the session. Join Maya Gasuk, Senior Consultant at West Wind Consulting Strategies in Fund Raising, LLC who brings 30 years of fundraising experience to her work.

 

September 22, 2017

noon - 2pm

TC3 Tioga Place, Ithaca Commons, 118 N Tioga Street

Ithaca, NY 14850

Prospecting Basics: An Overview with Marianne Pelletier

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2016

February 24, 2016

Ramada Ithaca Hotel & Conference Center, Ballroom C

2310 N. Triphammer Road, Ithaca, NY

Top 10 Things That You Need To Do To Ensure Fundraising Success in 2016!

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March 30, 2016

Choose from three locations:

Elmira (FoodBank of the Southern Tier)

 Geneva (Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service)

Ithaca (Tompkins County Public Library)


Storytelling for Fundraisers

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April 26, 2016

Seneca Falls

Mysteries solved, secrets revealed ... making the ASK!

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May 2016

no program

 

 

 

June 10, 2016

La Tourelle, Ithaca, NY

Annual Conference

Fundraising Success in 2016 ... and Beyond! 

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June 29th, 2016 noon - 2pm

Giving is Gorges - Day of Giving Highlights

cancelled, please join us for another 2016 program.

 

July 14th 4pm - 5:30pm

Social Mixer with Public Relations Society

Damiani (Hector)

 

September 13th noon - 2pm

Wells College, Aurora, NY

Planned Giving: Be Not Afraid!

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October 18, noon - 2pm

TC3 Tioga Place, The Commons, Ithaca

Communicating to All of Your Audiences During a Crisis

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November 15, noon - 2pm

Ithaca College - Emerson Suites

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Awards

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December 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm, annual meeting

Nancy S. Lieberman Extension Center, TC3 Tioga Place, Ithaca Commons

118 North Tioga Street, Ithaca

(followed by a celebratory social hour at Kilpatrick's)

Engage Your Board in Fundraising

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