Fundraising & Development

Professional Development Event
Posted May 29, 2012
WHYY-FM Reporter Peter Crimmins discusses culture and philanthropy in the future as part of the Library's "Philadelphia 2112" Series. A major theme of this presentation will be how the relationship between philanthropies and local arts organizations will be different in the future.
Blog Post
Posted May 24, 2012
Philadelphia’s arts-and-cultural groups are showing signs of recovery from the recession, according to a report released Wednesday.
Professional Development Event
Posted May 16, 2012

Cindy Bergvall, CPA Bee, Bergvall & Co./Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management

The first step toward financial sustainability is an understanding of what your numbers are telling you.  Understanding financial statements, the annual budget and the organization’s 990 are just a few critical skills for both executives and board members to have as they plan for the future sustainability of the  organization.  During this session we will look at a number of tools and indicators to assess your financial health.
 

Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Philadelphia Chapter presents Networking Breakfasts on the 1st or 2nd Friday of Each Month!
Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
3rd Annual Endowment, Foundation, and Philanthropy Conference
Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
Explore and embrace the field’s diversity, partnerships, and technology in this gathering that will inspire new thinking and lead to a vibrant future for dance.
Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
Discover what works best for each segment so that you can refine your efforts and not waste time and money, and find out how to anticipate what the next trends for each segment will be. This is the conference that will prepare you – and your organization – for the changes and challenges that are sure to come. Teams get the most benefit from the conference, since they return to their company with the same knowledge base, ready to roll up their collective sleeves and put the new strategies to work immediately. See the registration page for details. 3 Simple Ways You Can Receive a FREE Conference Registration:
Professional Development Event
Posted May 15, 2012
Your donors are online, and your fundraising strategy must reflect this reality. As your organization's demographics change, so must your tactics for reaching new members in order to cultivate them into active supporters and, eventually, long-term donors. Digital marketing's many platforms allow your organization to reach the right audience at the right time, in increasingly targeted and sophisticated ways, yielding measurable return on investment (ROI).
Professional Development Event
Posted May 14, 2012

AFP-GPC continues its commitment to providing diversity and inclusiveness programs with a full-day of education and professional development.

Professional Development Event
Posted May 10, 2012
Sessions are not just for opera companies! These special sessions, featuring some of the most influential arts leaders, address vital issues affecting the entire arts industry, such as engaging new audiences, creating meaningful community relationships, rethinking traditional leadership practices and fostering artistic creativity.
Professional Development Event
Posted May 7, 2012
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
ou are on Facebook and Twitter . . . But why? Take your social media outreach to the next level.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
With more and more communications channels out there, your supporters are getting bombarded with more and more messages from for-profit and non-profit sectors alike. So how can you make sure your organization stands out? (Hint: it’s not by jumping on the next social media tool.) You can build stronger campaigns by taking inspiration from your brand, and carrying your story strategically across many platforms.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Research proves that thank-you letters are incredibly important in turning a first-time donor into a life-long giver. Donors want much more than an acknowledgement and receipt. They want to know how you used the gift and that they are a genuine part of your success.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Even the most analytical person makes emotional decisions. Emotion is inspiring … motivating … captivating … engaging. Emotion drives us all day long, even if it’s hidden from our conscious thoughts. If you want to do everything you can with the copy to boost response, then using emotion in your appeal letters is essential.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
During part two of this two-part webinar, Kivi will makeover the e-newsletters of a handful of participants. You'll learn how to identify and fix common mistakes and how very small changes to certain elements of a newsletter can drastically improve its effectiveness.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Email is powerful. It's inexpensive. It's fast. And when done well, e-newsletters and action alerts can inspire your donors to give more money and time to your good cause. The only problem is that most nonprofit e-communications does just the opposite: It overwhelms supporters with too much information, distracts them away from what's most important, and leaves them with more questions than answers.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Major gift fundraising can be fun and interesting. You may just need a new way to go about it. You need to create a relationship with a prospect that's organic, natural and fun. The "soft sell" approach to fundraising lets the donor lead the way.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.
Professional Development Event
Posted April 25, 2012
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.
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