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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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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Elizabeth will share 10 of her Marketing Gunslinger tips for stretching your marketing on a shoe string budget.  

Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible.  But between Facebook and Twitter, email and mobile, deals, and whatever new social network is rolling out that month—there’s a lot to keep up with. And there are only so many hours in each day.

The number of possibilities can feel overwhelming. This session will help make sense of the noise.  We’ll show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.  When the session is done you’ll have a greater understanding of marketing basics like goals and objectives.  You’ll learn what a “campaign” is and what to write about and offer in that campaign.  You’ll be given some simple but powerful tips for how to get your messages opened and read, shared and socially visible.  And you’ll see that there are some great tools you can use to help engage with your existing customers and supporters as well as expand your reach to new prospects.

Throughout the session you’ll be given opportunities to capture your own ideas and build out the framework of your own “next great campaign.”  So join us and start to build a plan that will help you grow your business by eliciting the responses you want from your customers or supporters.


Elizabeth Quintanilla, Chief Marketing Gunslinger, Marketing Gunslingers at EQ Consultants Group

Click HERE for more information and to register.

Friday May 5, 2017


Have you been a member of AFP-Austin for less than two years? Are you curious about volunteer opportunities or how to make the most of your AFP membership? Would you like to connect with your peers while getting a behind-the-scenes tour of the Long Center?

Please join us for our first AFP Insiders event of 2017! After the tour, we will check out the newly installed art gallery at our leisure before joining the Long Center development team as they share some tips on what makes their fundraising efforts successful while enjoying cocktails and light bites.

Parking is available in the onsite garage for $8 or you may be able to find parking street side nearby.

Registration is Free and limited to 30 guests!

Click HERE to register.

Questions? Please reach out to New Member Chair Kelly Rowley at or VP of Membership Megan Arnold at

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