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AFP Austin Virtual Conference - August 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
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AFP Austin Presents:

AFP Austin Virtual Conference

August 21, 2020

Join us virtually on August 21, 2020 for an engaging one-day conference for fundraising professionals focusing on fundraising fundamentals, emerging topics in philanthropy, and inspiring dialogue. 11 dynamic educational sessions (including two keynote presentations) and endless opportunities to engage with leaders in the fundraising field. 

Registration: $50 Members; $75 Non-Members

Friday, August 21, 2020

9:00-9:10 am - Welcome Remarks/Kick-Off
9:10-10:00 am - Breakfast Keynote
10:30-11:15 am - Breakout Sessions
12:00-1:00 pm - Luncheon Keynote
1:30-2:15 pm - Breakout Sessions
3:00-3:45 pm - Breakout Sessions


Edgar Villanueva - Author of "Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance" 

Heather McKissick (Moderator)University Federal Credit Union

Ashley Thompson - Blackbaud Institute

Breakout Session Topics & Presenters:

All Hands On Deck: Fundraising as a part of everyone's job description
Megan Arnold, CFRE - YMCA of Middle Tennessee

Board Engagement: Unlocking a Culture of Philanthropy
Bianca DeroueneAperio Philanthropy

By Invitation Only: Is Philanthropy Fueling Inequity?
Fayruz Benyousef, CFRE -  Fayruz Benyousef Consulting

Cultivating and Soliciting Major Gifts, Even When You Can't Meet in Person
Rachel Elder, CFRM - Beacon Nonprofit Consulting
Lisa Lee, CFRE, CFRM - Beacon Nonprofit Consulting
Mollie O'Hara, CFRE, CFRM - Beacon Nonprofit Consulting
This session is presented by Mighty Citizen

Digital Adaptation: Embracing Technology & Data to Carry Your Mission Forward
Steve MacLaughlin
- Blackbaud Institute

From Ballroom to Living Room: Taking Your Fundraising Event Virtual in 2020
Travis Craddock - Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
Gemma Thomas - Children's Clinics

Nonprofit Advocacy: Yes you can!
Angela Castilleja -  YMCA of Austin
Laura Colangelo - Texas Association of Non-Public Schools
Catherine Herter Ervin - St. Andrew's Episcopal School | Austin, TX

Storytelling for Impact: Helping Donors Understand the Value of their Dollar
Rachel Clemens - Mighty Citizen 
This session is presented by Beacon Austin

Supporters In Sight: Using Personas to Connect with Your Core Supporters
Melissa Bank Stepno - Blackbaud                         

Participants can earn up to 8.75 hours of CFRE credit for their participation.

Conference CFRE Tracker

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