AFP-WNC hosts a LUNCHEON PROGRAM on the third Wednesday of each month, featuring a guest speaker and providing opportunities for professional growth, networking, and peer recognition. (Dates and times vary in July for the Philanthropy Institute educational conference and November for National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon.) CFRE professionals can receive continuing education credits for the luncheon programs. Please scroll down to the “Luncheon Program Topic” to learn more about the latest monthly program and to register for the luncheon.
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Please check back again later for details about the December 2016 Luncheon Program.
Date: First Thursday of each month (excluding January, July and November)
December 1, 2016
Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
Join us to hear from Cynthia M. Adams, CEO of GrantStation, and Monique Hanson, Chief Development Officer of NPR, on how to build a grant-seeking program for your organization. Drawing on decades of experience, our presenters will provide practical advice, suggest processes you may want to adopt, and guide you toward developing a grant-seeking program that will change the financial future for your organization in this fast-paced, information-packed webinar.
Cynthia Adams is President and CEO of GrantStation. She has spent the past 40 years helping nonprofit organizations raise the money needed to do their good work. Many of her early efforts centered on raising funds to set aside wilderness areas in Alaska. In 1990 she started her first company, the Alaska Funding Exchange. This endeavor served as the testing ground for a national company, GrantStation, which opened its Internet doors in the fall of 2001. Cindy built this business because she believes that grant seeking requires a thorough understanding of the variety and scope of grantmakers and sound knowledge of the philanthropic playing field.
Monique Hanson joined NPR in October 2012 in the role of Chief Development Officer. In this capacity, she leads NPR’s fundraising programs including major and planned giving, and foundation grants, which taken together are the company’s third-largest source of revenue.
AFP-WNC Facilitator: Debbie Rice, Vice President and Philanthropic Specialist for Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services
|Networking: 11:45 a.m.
Luncheon: 12:00 noon
Each seat at regular prices: $16 member / $20 non-member
Each seat at late prices/no RSVP: $20 member / $25 non-member
You must RSVP by 5:00 p.m. the previous Thursday to receive the regular pricing. If you RSVP and do not attend, you will be invoiced. Because this is a sit-down luncheon, you must register no later than the day before the program. Space is limited.
As a reminder, if you have an event or a training opportunity to announce, please bring your flyers for the luncheon tables.
Please use our online system to register by clicking the button at the top of this page. If you have any difficulties, you may e-mail Sharon Owen at email@example.com with the following information:
Inclement Weather Policy
AFP-WNC operates on the Asheville City Schools schedule. If school is in, we will meet as normal. If school is canceled, our programs will also be canceled. Wake-Up Webinars will also be cancelled when Asheville City Schools are delayed.
Past Luncheon Program Topics:
October 19, 2016: The Surge in Donor-Advised Funds … and How to Attract More
September 21, 2016: Fundraising for Introverts (please click here for Sandy Rees’s PowerPoint for this program)
August 17, 2016: Discovering Your Philanthropic Passion
June 15, 2016: Asheville’s Renaissance and Beyond
May 18, 2016: Sharing Impact in Ways That Generate Income and Interest
April 20, 2016: Increasing Your ROI: The 3-Part Ask
March 16, 2016: The Best Return on Your Investment of Time
February 17, 2016: Giving More Than Money
December 16, 2015: The First 90 Days: What to Do After You Find the Bathroom
October 21, 2015: Innovation As a Process
September 16, 2015: Dealing with Religion and Politics in Major Gift Work
August 19, 2015: Philanthropy Trends as Seen at AFP International Conference
June 17, 2015: Stop the Busy Cycle
April 15, 2015: Strategic Stewardship
March 18, 2015: Donor Money Ball – The Art and Science of Pipeline Management
January 21, 2015: Tips for the New Year: Put Your Development Plan to Work
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