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2017  Honorees Announced

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2018 Board Nominations now being accepted

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2018 Call for Presenters RFP now being accepted 

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2018 Chamberlain Scholarship Applications now being accepted

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2017 Monthly Event Schedule

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Our Monthly luncheons will be held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Towne Center City Club, 222 Central Park Avenue, Suite 230, in Virginia Beach with registration/networking at 11:30am and our Program/Lunch from noon to 1:00pm. Please mark you calendar and plan to join us.


August 16, 2017

Webinar: Mission Possible: Get in the Door & Get What You Came For

Anne Melvin, J.D., Director of Training and Education, Harvard University

Time: 1pm-2pm

Place: EVMS Development Conference Room, 301 Riverview Ave, Suite 120, Norfolk, VA

Cost: Free to Members; $10 nonmembers

Click Here to Register by 5pm on August 11, 2017


September 19, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Great Cultivation- Creating Enduring Relationships 

Virginia Thumm, President, Virginia Fundraising Consultants

Click on this link to Register by 5pm on September 15, 2017


October 17, 2017

Monthly Luncheon: Annual Meeting/Board Election

November 9, 2017

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

Time: 11:30am - 1:30 pm

Place: Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, VA

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December 19, 2017

Holiday Social

Time: 11:30am - 1:00 pm

Place: Town Center City Club


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Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >