Fundraising Boot Camp

Fundraising Boot Camp
Friday, September 13, 2019

Greater Cleveland Food Bank
15500 South Waterloo Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44110

We are asking that all attendees please bring a canned food item to donate

1:00 p.m. - Registration and Networking
1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Welcome 
1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - Demystifying the CFRE
Dan Blakemore, CFRE
2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Crafting Your Organizational Message
    Joe Mosbrook, Acclaim Communications
3:00 p.m. - Break
3:05 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. - Foundation Relations: Advocacy, Collaboration and New Trends
    Anne Goodman, St. Lukes Foundation
    Tony Gattuso, Cleveland Foundation
    Robert Jaquay, Gund Foundation
    Dave Holmes, Candid (Moderator)
3:50 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Networking Happy Hour

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3 CFRE credits approved

Are you an emerging development professional eager for new ideas and methods for successful fundraising work? Experienced but looking to learn about some of the latest trends? Are you looking to make a professional connection? This workshop is for you!

AFP’s Fundraising Boot Camp is a workshop intended to provide fundraising professionals with new information and ideas. The half-day is designed to inspire candid conversations related to the field of philanthropy; foster networking with seasoned leaders in development and non-profit management; and help you advance to the next level in your career.

Comprised of three unique sessions topics will cover what you need to know about the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Program; keys to Crafting Your Organizational Message; and a conversation around navigating Foundation Relations. Please be prepared with questions and be ready to engage in discussion with our expert guest speakers and your peers. An opportunity to casually network will follow presentations.

Cost to Attend:
AFP Member $35 per person
Non-Member $45 per person


Major Sponsors

(Presenting Partner for the Chapter's Mentoring Program)

Supporting Sponsors