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Free Online Courses! Blackbaud University – Fundraising and Nonprofit Basics

When was the last time you brushed up on your fundraising skills?
06/23/2020 | [email protected] | 0
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AFP St. Louis Chapter’s Stance Against Racial Injustice

We know this is a dark and difficult time communities all across our country. These past several weeks and months have brought unprecedented change and unforeseen impacts to not only the nonprofit sector, but to our society as a whole.
06/09/2020 | [email protected] | 0
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Past Meetings

Creating an Online Revenue Generating Machine

August 06, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Every day, Americans give $100 million online. How much of this is your nonprofit getting? As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates the move to online donations, many nonprofits are being left behind. Ryan Brennell, founder of Gladitood, shares the digital s

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Scholarship Applications Due!

July 27, 2020
11:58 PM to 11:59 PM

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Submit your application for Gateway Conference Scholarships

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Fellowship Applications Due!

July 27, 2020
11:58 PM to 11:59 PM

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Apply for AFP's Fellowship Program today!

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Managing Everyday Anxiety and Worry

July 23, 2020
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Zoom Meeting

Learn relaxation skills for calming the body during times of anxiety and worry.

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The Nonprofit Brunch

July 22, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Nonprofit Leader Brunch


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Are you experiencing the Nonprofit Pandemic Pivot?

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AFP Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Powerfully Use Storytelling NOW During the Pandemic

June 24, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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What you learn in this session MAY forever change the way you communicate your fundraising messages.

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Community Centered Fundraising Part 2

June 24, 2020
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Zoom Meeting

Join AFP as we continue the conversation around community centered fundraising.

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Board Members Leading During Challenging Times

June 23, 2020
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Zoom Meeting

Learn from expert Michael J. Baker, CFRE tips and strategies to ensure your Board members understand their responsibilities during extraordinary times.

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AFP Social Hour, Hosted by Jason Huff

June 18, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

Please join AFP for our social hour, hosted by Jason Huff.

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Philanthropy After Hours: Beverages to Enhance Equity in Relationships (BEER)

June 17, 2020
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Zoom Meeting

Nonprofit & social sector professionals, volunteers, board members, funders, and trustees are all welcome to attend.

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AFP Webinar: Six Figure Success: How to Grow Your Small Nonprofit’s Annual Fundraising to $100,000 and Beyond

June 10, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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This webinar is perfect for those who can’t seem to raise more than $100,000 a year and are ready to cross that line!

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Nonprofit Happy Hour

June 04, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

We are hosting a "Nonprofit Happy Hour" for any and all nonprofit professionals.

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AFP Webinar: The Art of the Legacy Ask

May 27, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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You’ve grown your legacy program, you have an impressive pipeline of donors interested and considering leaving a legacy gift to your wonderful organization and now comes the big moment: THE ASK!

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Community Centered Fundraising

May 27, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Zoom Meeting

Join us as we discuss what community-centric fundraising is, why it works, how to shift into Community Centered Fundraising, and why it is needed now more than ever.

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Nonprofit Happy Hour

May 21, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

This is an informal virtual gathering, and each participant is encouraged to join with their own beverage of choice or special treat in hand!

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AFP Webinar: How to Create Donor Surveys that Improve Your Fundraising

May 13, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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If you don’t regularly survey your target audiences, your fundraising efforts are merely educated guesses. And if your surveys aren’t carefully crafted, you’ll end up receiving misleading data.

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Nonprofit Happy Hour

May 07, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

This is an informal virtual gathering, and each participant is encouraged to join with their own beverage of choice or special treat in hand!

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Local Funders Respond to COVID-19

April 30, 2020
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Zoom Meeting

Leading local funders discuss what their organizations are doing in response to the current pandemic.

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AFP Webinar: Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You – The Pragmatist’s Guide to Successful Special Events

April 29, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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In this session we will discuss this love-hate relationship, as well as review the cornerstone elements of successful events, including how to define success, knowing when to move on and setting pragmatic boundaries for the future.

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Nonprofit Happy Hour

April 23, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

This is an informal virtual gathering, and each participant is encouraged to join with their own beverage of choice or special treat in hand!

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Planned Giving 101 Boot Camp Session 3 - POSTPONED

April 14, 2020
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Alberici Constructors
8800 Page Ave. (at Page. & I-170)
St. Louis, MO 63114

Planned Giving Techniques Made Easy (or at Least Easier)

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Nonprofit Happy Hour

April 09, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

This is an informal virtual gathering, and each participant is encouraged to join with their own beverage of choice or special treat in hand!

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Strong Event Committees - POSTPONED

March 27, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Network for Strong Communities
8764 Manchester Rd, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63144
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Join us as we dive into the components of a healthy event committee!

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Planned Giving 101 Boot Camp Session 2 - POSTPONED

March 19, 2020
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Alberici Constructors
8800 Page Ave. (at Page. & I-170)
St. Louis, MO 63114

How to Ask for a Planned Gift

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2020 Membership Social

March 11, 2020
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Budweiser Brew House
601 Clark Ave #101
St. Louis, MO 63102
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Limited Availability!

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Fundraising 101/102

March 10, 2020
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Network for Strong Communities
8764 Manchester Rd, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63144
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Join AFP St. Louis for a full day of learning and dialogue about the basics of fundraising.

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Young Professional Happy Hour

February 25, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Llywelyn's Pub
17 W. Moody Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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Join fellow nonprofit professionals for a free networking happy hour!

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How to Become a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)

February 25, 2020
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Network for Strong Communities
8764 Manchester Rd, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63144
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A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) is a fundraising professional who has gone the extra mile to confirm their own mastery of fundraising practices.

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Planned Giving Boot Camp Session 1

February 18, 2020
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Alberici Constructors
8800 Page Ave. (at Page. & I-170)
St. Louis, MO 63114

Will to Give: Collaborating with Advisors, Volunteers and Donors to Create a Lasting Legacy

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Stu on Stewardship

February 14, 2020
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Network for Strong Communities
8764 Manchester Rd, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63144
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Stu on Stewardship will explore the four key fundamentals of donor stewardship and will then delve into how organizations can approach stewardship as an integral part of the overall fundraising cycle.

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The Modern Fundraising Funnel

January 10, 2020
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Network for Strong Communities
8764 Manchester Rd, Suite 203
Saint Louis, MO 63144
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Using your online marketing to acquire and retain donors

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