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Sustainers in Focus: The Real Value of Monthly Giving Programs
Friday, December 16, 2016 (11:30 - 1:00), Monthly Luncheon
Sustained donors, monthly giving, recurring giving. Whatever you call it, this tactic is an important yet often overlooked tool in any fundraising portfolio.
In this presentation, we’ll dive deep to learn the true value of a monthly giving program. You’ll hear the results of new research on the ROI of sustainer and best practices and insights from organizations that have implemented a successful recurring revenue program.
Ashley Thompson, Managing Director, Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact
Scott Gilman, Senior Consultant of Professional Services, Blackbaud
Click HERE for more information and to register.
2016 Annual Campaign
For over 30 years, the AFP-Greater Austin Chapter (AFP-GAC) has changed the philanthropic landscape of Austin by providing ethical fundraising practices and education to new, middle and senior level fundraising professionals and volunteers. The Association is currently operated by a dedicated volunteer board of directors and an association management firm. Each AFP member understands the commitment and desire to raise much-needed contributions, in an ethical and donor-centered way, so our nonprofit organizations run effectively on a daily-basis and for the long-term. The profession has
advanced over the years, thanks to generous and continuous contributions to the field. Your gift supports the work of AFP.
AFP’s programs increase the number of skilled fundraisers in the greater Austin area. We offer monthly programs on a variety of topics such as capital campaigns, special events, data analysis and leadership characteristics. Additionally, our organization offers in-depth training to support fundraisers seeking the advanced certification of the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a designation held by only 60 professionals in the greater Austin area. These programs provide the fundraising community with the philanthropic education, respect and honor our community needs and deserves.
Certificate in Effective Fundraising
The Center for
Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College, in strategic partnership
with The Association of Fundraising
Professionals Austin Chapter, is currently recruiting for the new Certificate in Effective
CEF is a comprehensive and systematic learning opportunity
- A professional or volunteer fundraiser who is
seeking greater competence and career advancements;
- Someone looking to make a career change and
wants a comprehensive and systematic way to acquire the competencies needed to
be an ethical and effective fundraiser;
- A graduate of a nonprofit academic program and
looking for a pragmatic, experience-based learning opportunity that will help you
advance in your career;
- A fundraising professional seeking further
education and credits toward your CFRE.
Participants will receive 80 CFRE Continuing Education
Points upon full completion of the program, and a copy of Kathleen Kelly’s, Effective Fund-Raising Management.
*Tuition: Non-Members $2,500/Members $2,100
More information and apply at nonprofitaustin.org/fundraising
February 15, 2017
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
AFP Greater Austin Chapter’s 2017 Philanthropy Day is the day that hundreds of people from around the Greater Austin area come together to put that word into action and recognize the change that philanthropy has brought to our community. Click HERE for sponsorship information.
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