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January 20, 2017
 Chapter Luncheon & Workshop
Blue Ocean Strategy
and a 10:00 workshop - Employee Law Update for 2017

  Sorry you missed the online registration deadline BUT you can register on-site at the event.


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Our Mission

The Desert Communities Chapter of the worldwide Association of Fundraising Professionals
advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.The core activities through which the chapter fulfills this mission include education
and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources for fundraising effectiveness,
networking, mentoring, advocacy 
and recognition of philanthropy.
 

Unless noted, all events take place at
Agua Caliente Resort & Casino,
32-250 Bob Hope Drive (at I-10), Rancho Mirage

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2017 Chapter Meeting Dates

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      plus 10:00 workshop - Employee Law 2017 Update
February 17 - Gifts of Real Estate
 
March 17 - Prepping for a Strategic Plan plus a 10:00 workshop
April 21 - P's & Q's of Public Speaking 
May 19 - Volunteer Management plus a 10:00 workshop
June 16 - Diversity
July - Summer Social

September 15 - Meet the Funders 
October 20 - Ethics
November 8 - National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

December 8 - Member Recognition & Annual Meeting

 

 

Thank you for visiting your Desert Communities Chapter of the
Association of Fundraising Professionals, a Ten Star Gold Chapter!

It is our pleasure to share with you the benefits of AFP chapter membership.  Spirtos2016
Membership in AFP provides you and your organization with:

  • Educational programs that enhance your fundraising knowledge and skills
  • Members-only access to research conducted by AFP International to help you keep current on trends and concerns among your peers
  • Discounts on program luncheons for you and a guest
  • Free job postings
  • Free advertising of  your events on Facebook
  • Scholarship opportunities for conferences
  • Discounted webinars on fundraising
  • The assurance that you and your organization adhere to the Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethical Conduct in all fundraising endeavors and
  • Lasting friendships

We look forward to getting to know you and welcome you to the AFP family!

Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Kindest regards,

Andrea “Andi” Spirtos

President

 

 
 
 



    


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Jan 4 - Director of Development
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Jan 2 - Upcoming Programs
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Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >
Jan 4 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 2, 2017): Tons of Trends for 2017, Ways to Win at Donor Retention, More!
(Jan. 2, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 3 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >