AUGUST CHAPTER MEETING & LUNCHEON
Monday, September 8, 11:30 a.m.
Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX
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Program Topic: Using capital campaign tactics to advance your annual fund:
a case study from the Indianapolis Symphony
Presented By: Gary Hawkins
Gary joined CCS in 2001 and brings more than 20 years of overall experience working with secondary schools, arts and conservation organizations, religious institutions, and social service organizations. He has assisted clients with capital and endowment campaigns, annual fundraising endeavors, development assessments, strategic planning, and staff and board recruitment and training.
Gary’s primary areas of expertise are major gifts, training, board development, assessments, benchmarking, and strategic planning.
Gary has directed and managed successful campaigns and annual fund drives with goals ranging from $1.5 million to $100 million. He has recruited and trained CCS and client employees as well as managed multi-staff development offices.
Gary is a veteran instructor in the CCS Learning Institute. He has advocated the causes of diverse institutions, helping them to secure nearly $500 million from corporations, private foundations, and individuals.
Dear Members of the Fort Worth Metro Chapter of AFP,
One of the most exciting privileges of serving as your NPD
co-chairs is the opportunity to share with you, our members, the names of our 2014 National Philanthropy Day Awards honorees:
- Mary and Dick Lowe
- Michele Hahnfeld
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
- Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
- Missy Gale, CFRE; M. Gale & Associates
Outstanding Professional Fundraising Executive
- Junior League of Fort Worth
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
- Colonial Kids for a Cause
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
As you know, these outstanding individuals and organizations will be officially honored on October 30, 2014 at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon.
Please join us in congratulating these honorees and thanking members of the 2014 NPD Awards Committee, led by Karen Derrick, for their exemplary work in evaluating the group of highly qualified nominees. We sincerely appreciate all those who took the time to provide these outstanding nominations for consideration.
We hope you will join us on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel for the annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon.
The 2014 NPD committee has been busy planning for a stellar event that will both express our gratitude for Fort Worth’s incredibly generous philanthropic community as well as honor the memory of a few very special individuals who lives have been role models for us all.
of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
represents more than 30,000 members in 213 chapters throughout the
world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research,
education and certification programs.
AFP fosters the development and
growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards
in the fundraising profession.
The Fort Worth Metro Chapter has
about 200 members and the most Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE)
of any chapter in the world! Traditionally, our AFP Chapter is also a
Ten-Star Chapter, one of only 75 globally.