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|June 4, 2013
||Demystifying the CFRE
Brendan Bannigan (University of St. Thomas), Scott Palmer (Northwestern Health Sciences University), and Tina Palmer (Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis)
Noon – 1:00pm, University of St. Thomas, Anderson Student Center, Rm. 238
|July 18, 2013
||Living in a multi-channel, multi-screen world, where do we fit in?
Amy Nelson, Susan Umlor, and Mary Peszek, all with CaringBridge
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
|July 24, 2013
||AFP Webinar - What's Wrong with Your Fundraising And How You Can Fix It?
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE and Ellen Bristol
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
|July 30, 2013
||Third Annual Saint Paul Saints Outing
5:00 PM – Until the game is finished, Midway Stadium
|August 15, 2013
||Ethical Fundraising in Hard Times
Audrey P. Kintzi, ACFRE, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
|October 10, 2013
||AFP Webinar - Annual Fund and Major Gifts Partnerships: Pipeline Management and Donor Maximization
Michael Delzotti, CFRE
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Venue TBD
Animal Humane Society
|November 7, 2013
||AFP Webinar - Effective Campaigns: The Design, Content and Delivery of Effective Email Campaigns
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Minnesota Children's Museum
Minnesota Children's Museum
Fundraising Network Brown Bag Lunches
Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
These monthly free events are topic-based, facilitated discussions with area experts. You are invited to bring your lunch, business cards, questions and ideas.
All brown bag lunches are held from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Minnesota Council of Nonprofits,
2314 University Ave, Ste 20,
St. Paul, MN 55114 (map & directions).
Get more information about AFP MN / MCN Fundraising Network Brown Bag Lunches.
|June 12, 2013
World-Class Donor Relations
Laura Vitelli and Sarah Mollet (Portico Interfaith Housing Collaborative)
Creating and Sustaining a Shared Culture of Stewardship.
|July 10, 2013
Amy Nelson, Susan Umlor, and Mary Peszek (Caring Bridge)
Multi-channel messaging and opportunities to attract and engage younger constituents.
|August 14, 2013
Telling Your Story
Brie Geurink (Animal Humane Society)
Becoming a story-telling organizing involves building awareness and fundraising strategies and conduits around compelling stories.
|September 11, 2013
Developing a Robust Annual Giving Program
Andrea Bork (Development Consultant)
Directed Giving vs. Annual Fund (the pros and cons of allowing people to direct their funds as opposed to generic giving that supports the overall mission).
|October 9, 2013
Social Media & Philanthropy
Daniel Moore (GiveMN)
How to use online and social media tools for prospecting and donor database management.
|November 13, 2013
||Who Gives and Why
Social influences on donor motivation and behavior.
|December 11, 2013
Events that Work!
Rachel Koep, Donor Engagement Officer, and Jodi Glaser, Director of Development (Children's Theatre Company)
Aligning Events with your Mission, Purpose and Audience.