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.
AFP-WNC also hosts a WAKE-UP WORKSHOP on nearly every first Thursday of each month. These Association of Fundraising Professionals webinars with a facilitated discussion cost only $10. They start at 8:30 a.m. and end around 10:00 a.m. at Lenoir-Rhyne University (36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC, in Room 314. Note: same building as the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce). CFRE credits are also available for these workshops. Please scroll down to “Wake-Up Workshop” to learn more about the upcoming month’s webinar and to register.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
|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:
March 15, 2015: Ethics Panel
February 15, 2017: Planned Giving 102
January 18, 2017: Relevance Rules! Learn to Craft Powerful Messages That Move People to Act Now
December 21, 2016: Public Relations and Fundraising—Strange Bedfellows
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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