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The mission of the AFP Greater Austin Chapter is to facilitate ethical and effective philanthropy in Central Texas. The 370 members of the Greater Austin Chapter represent a cross-section of professionals who serve the diverse nonprofit organizations of our community.

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The core purpose of the AFP Greater Austin Chapter is to foster a vibrant philanthropic community through nurturing fundraising professional excellence.

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Integrity, Inclusion, Collaboration, Professionalism, Uncrushable Optimism



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2017 Member Strategic Planning Survey

To help the Chapter better serve its members and the greater Austin community, we invite you take the 2017 Member Strategic Planning Survey. This survey should take about 10 minutes and combines questions tailored to provide insight into the benefits important to our members as well information valuable for drafting the 2018-2020 Strategic Plan.  To encourage your participation, you will have the option to enter to win a complimentary admission to any of AFP-GAC's 2018 Monthly Programs.  The winner will be notified on or about November 1 with details on how to claim their prize.

Thank you in advance for taking time to voice you opinions so the Chapter can better serve your needs.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Perfect Development Office

If you could wipe the slate clean and start anew, what should the development office look like? Recognizing that all nonprofit development offices carry the baggage and culture of previous generations of leadership, it is always challenging to forge the necessary change for growth.

At the October AFP Williamson County Breakfast meeting, Chuck Anderson with Mission Advancement will paint the picture of the ideal development office and strategies, and then talk through the stages of change necessary to get there.   

Chuck Anderson, Vice President, Mission Advancement 

Click HERE for more information and to register.

Friday, November 17, 2017
Demystifying Nonprofit Finance

Financial leadership is a critical need in every nonprofit, large or small. Yet too few nonprofit leaders feel comfortable speaking the language of finance. As a result, many are afraid to use financial data to discuss their mission and impact. Meanwhile nonprofit funding is more complicated than ever with new financial innovations adding to pure philanthropy, and an increased emphasis on impact reporting. How do you become an informed consumer of your organization’s financial reports? How do you tell your story of social impact using credible financial data? How do you develop your financial leadership skills? Join us for this session with Dr. Meeta Kothare, as she guides us through the basics of financial statements, explains how to extract the critical information you need, and how to communicate your story to board members, funders, and the community.

In this session, you will learn

  • How to read and understand financial statements and budgets?
  • How to relate the financial data you receive to your financing goals?
  • How to talk about mission and money more powerfully?

Meeta Kothare, Managing Director, Social Innovation Initiative at McCombs School of Business

Click HERE for more information and to register.

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