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Advanced Storytelling with Dr. Kate McDowell

Friday November 18, 2016 12:00 noon-1:00 pm | Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 North Broadway Avenue, Urbana IL  (map) | Register

Kate McDowell has taught graduate-level storytelling seminars to aspiring professionals for the last nine years. In this workshop she will review the fundamentals of storytelling thinking; how to find fundraising stories; and how to learn and remember stories. Dr. McDowell’s storytelling program has received rave reviews by former participants and she is highly regarded for her unique perspective on storytelling.

*Lunch is included in workshop fee.

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Eventbrite - Maximize Your Nonprofit’s Relationship with Government Officials

As part of the National Philanthropy Day Celebration and Awards Program the AFPECI is proud to present:

Partnership Is the New Leadership – featuring Ty Bennett | Tickets


Friday, January 27, 2017 | 9-11:30 am | NPD Luncheon 11:30-1:30 pm |  Eventbrite - National Philanthropy Day 2017 - Celebration and Awards Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals East Central Illinois Chapter (AFPECI) is proud to present our annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration and Awards Program to recognize outstanding philanthropic achievements by individuals and organizations in East Central Illinois. Read more about NPD.

Special morning program: Partnership is the New Leadership
2 Hour Seminar with Ty Bennett, International Speaker and Author

January 27, 2017 | I Hotel & Conference Center, Champaign IL
Doors Open at 9:00 am | Program:  9:30 am to 11:30 am |

AFP Communities

The Next Generations in Fundraising

One of AFP’s strategic goals is to engage young professionals and youth exploring philanthropy and building their fundraising careers in order to assure that effective and ethical fundraising is practiced well into the future. Contact AFPECI President Winnie Crowder for more information about how you can get involved!

Collegiate Chapters
Today’s college and university students are tomorrow’s professional fundraisers. They will change the world, one gift at a time. read more 

Youth in Philanthropy
From where will the next generation of philanthropists come? The obvious answer is from the youth of the world. read more 

Diversity is the seeking and achieving of a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures. Inclusiveness is essential for the effective pursuit of an organization’s mission. read more 

The AFP Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT) Page provides information and resources of interest to GLBT fundraisers and about GLBT donors. visit the GLBT page 

The AFP African American Community Page
The AFP African American Community Page provides information and resources of interest to African-American fundraisers and those who work with organizations with an African-American audience. visit the African American Community page 

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