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Foundation Funding Workshop

Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Lakeland Community College
Holden University Center
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44126
Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop and learn foundation fundraising from the experts. Two tracks in the morning will provide information on the ins and outs of grantseeking for novices and seasoned professionals.  This will be followed by a lunch and panel discussion with representatives from regional foundations.  Bring your questions and prepare to network!
3.5 CFRE Credits Approved
10:00 am – 10:30 am  Networking
10:30 am -11:45 am  Breakout Sessions
      Key elements of proposal writing David Holmes, Foundation Center
      Building Better Relationships with Funders Donae Ceja, Women’s Network of NE       Ohio
11:45 am – 12:00 pm  Break
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Panel Discussion with Grantmakers:
      Stephen Caviness, Cleveland Foundation
      Debra Hershey Guren, Hershey Foundation
      Mark Sutherland, Lubrizol Foundation
      Moderator:  Dione DiMietro
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm  Conclusion and Evaluation
Price: $60 Member/$75 Non Member
Free Parking: Please park at the main campus and take the shuttle over to the Holden University Center
There will be Coffee, Tea and Water available in the AM.
Lunch will be a Deli Buffet with Sliced Roast Beef, Ham and Turkey, a selection of sliced cheeses, choice of potato salad or pasta salad, assorted fresh breads and buns, and crisp lettuce with fresh tomatoes and condiments. Also available will be ice water, soda and cookies.



Uncertainty seems to be a key theme for 2017 so far, but AFP interim president and CEO Jason Lee assures members they can be certain that AFP is moving forward with new programs and services over the next 12 months.

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April 7, 2017 – New Methods of Fundraising at Cleveland Foundation

May 19, 2017 – Foundation Fundraising (West) at Lorain County Community College, Stocker Center

June 16, 2017 – Giving USA at Windows on the River
July 19, 2017 – Summer Social at Cleveland Yacht Club

August 24 – 25, 2017 – CFRE Review Course at JumpStart in Cleveland

September 2017 – Careers in Fundraising/Nonprofits/Philanthropy Job Fair/Aspen Leadership Group at Dominion CYC

November 3, 2017- National Philanthropy Day at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel

December 1,  2017 – AFP Annual Meeting at the Cleveland Yacht Club

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter

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