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AFP-CNY Speed Networking

Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central New York

Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

AFP-CNY Speed Networking

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Attend this AFP-CNY’s Speed Networking to meet fellow fundraising professionals in the Central New York area to learn, discuss and share some of the most relevant and emerging topics in today’s field and economy.  This is an opportunity to enjoy the company of your peers, eat some complimentary appetizers, and enjoy the beverages at the cash bar.   


This special program will host four specific roundtables, facilitated by AFP-CNY Board Members on a wide-range of topics, encouraging attendees to circulate and participate in a variety of discussions:


Community Engagement

Lynn Hy, Food Bank of Central New York

Nancy Kern Kronen, ARISE


Why should your organization engage with the community?

What types of partnerships and win/win situations can be developed between your organization and the community?

How can you strategically plan to initiate, engage and support the community to bring awareness about your organization?


Corporate Sponsorship

Matt Seubert, Enable


Why should your organization review corporate sponsorship in the community?

What types of organizational missions and events resonate with area corporations?

How can your organization begin to seek support from the variety of corporations in Central New York?


Prospect Development

Deborah Reinhardt Youmans, CFRE, Founder, Upward Bound and Beyond

Julie Billings, CFRE, The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways


Why should your organization move to turn a mailing list into a vibrant prospect development program?

What types of organizational data can be researched and reviewed for prospect and major gift development?

How can your organization begin this process on limited resources and staff?


Donor Relations and Stewardship


Karen Ferguson, CFRE, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Central New York Chapter

Monica Merante, Central New York Community Foundation


Why should your organization steward and keep your loyal donors close?

What types of stewardship and donor relations activities fit best for your organization?

How can your organization position itself for both immediate and long-term donor relations benefits?



Have questions about AFP-CNY Speed Networking? Contact Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central New York

When & Where

PJ Dorsey's Pub & Grill
116 Walton Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central New York

For more than 40 years, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. AFP represents 25,000 members in 163 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico, all working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.

Among our main purposes is the promotion of the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice and the Donor Bill of Rights.

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