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It’s almost time for the 

2015 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference 
Friday, June 12, at the Irving Convention Center. 

Conference Highlights
Date: Friday, June 12, 2015
Location: The Irving Convention Center
Keynote: Featuring speakers Penelope Burk, author ofDonor-Centered Fundraising and Donor-Centered Leadership; and Suzanne Smith, national storytelling expert and top-rated public speaker. 

Make your plans now to attend the biggest educational and networking event of the year for fundraisers.

If you have any questions please contact Larry Bisno, Conference Co-Chair at 972-322-5754 or at Lbisno@healthntx.org

Wait No Longer! 
Take Action Now! 
Register for the CFRE Review Course Today!
Wednesday, June 10 to 
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Held at Insperity 545 John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX

In conjunction with the
2015 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

Hosted by the Greater Dallas and Fort Worth Metro Chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, The AFP DFW CFRE Review Course has helped many development professionals prepare for and pass the CFRE test. The Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program in preparation for the CFRE Exam. Organized around the domains of the exam, it is a two-day, intensive program providing the overview of skills, techniques, and program components based on fundraising experience at the five-year level.


Topics include:

  • Why Philanthropy? An Overview of Fundraising & Its Concepts
  • Current & Prospective Donor Research
  • Marketing and Communications for Fundraising & Development
  • Developing a Comprehensive Solicitation Program
  • Building and Sustaining Relationships
  • Securing the Gift
  • Volunteer Involvement
  • Management
  • Accountability


Participants receive:

  • Participant manual containing test taking tips and sample exam questions provided by CFRE International
  • Approximately 14 hours of instruction
  • A certificate of completion at the end of the course
  • A head start for taking the CFRE Exam.


Nominations Are Still Open for the 2015 Fort Worth AFP National Philanthropy Day!


Important Dates
06/12/15: DFW Philanthropy Conference

07/13/15: July Members Luncheon

08/10/15: August Members Luncheon

09/14/15: September Members Luncheon

10/12/15: October Members Luncheon

11/10/15: Fort Worth AFP National Philanthropy Day, Cendera Center

12/14/15: Holiday Members Luncheon
2015 AFP Web/Audio Conferences
Are you looking for a high quality, low cost, convenient fund raising educational source?

Once again, your chapter is offering select offerings from the AFP 2015 Webinars in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Management West. 

Sessions are available at $10 for AFP members, $15 for non-members. 
Dates and subjects appear below.  

Center for Non Profit Management West 2701 W. Berry Street, Fort Worth

11:30 a.m.—Networking
12:00 noon -1:30 p.m.—AFP Webinar and Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, May 20th
Engaging Your Board in Fundraising for the Small Shop Sandy Rees, CFRE

Wednesday, September 16th
In It for the Long Haul: How Donor Retention and Major Gifts Can Transform Your Nonprofit James Greenhoe, CFRE  

Register?  Questions? Contact Linda McMillan at mcmillan@cnmconnect.org


AFP Fort Worth Metro Chapter - P O Box 211 Fort Worth, Texas 76101