AFP National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day in Maryland pays tribute to the invaluable contributions that philanthropy has made to our personal lives, our nation, and the world. This annual event acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the quality of our lives and the fabric of…

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AFP Webinar: What Does Your Employer Want? Aligning the Boss’s Expectations with the Realities of Fundraising

This event will take place onsite at Loyola University’s Timonium Graduate Campus, located at 2034 Greenspring Drive in Timonium, MD.  Attendees will meet in person for networking, followed by the webinar presentation and a group discussion. You will not be able to log in remotely for this webinar through this registration. Schedule: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.…

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AFP Networking Happy Hour

Join us for this summer networking happy hour!  Connect with other fundraising professionals, explore volunteer and networking opportunities, and find out why AFP is an important part of your career development.

Members and guests are welcome.  Bring a friend or colleague to learn about AFP!  Lite fare will be provided with a cash bar.

8th Annual Spirited Woman Awards

This is the 8th Annual Spirited Woman Awards The Spirited Woman Power Luncheon was founded by MyCity4Her.com Publisher and Founder Monyka Berrocosa in 2006 in response to a national philanthropy award she had received on behalf of The Red Cross and Morton’s “Women of Spirit” program. In 2007, an Awards component was added to increase…

2017 Trends In Annual Reports

By: Rebecca Teaff Over the years, annual reports have evolved. However, throughout the changes, they still remain an extremely valuable tool to communicate with donors, volunteers and potential funders. The purpose of an annual report is to tell your organization’s story and communicate the past year’s accomplishments. While the goals of an annual report remain…

2017 MARFY Youth Achievement Awards

Please join us for the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth (MARFY) Youth Achievement Awards as we recognize and celebrate 20 youth in our MARFY agencies who are excelling and achieving amazing things in the face of difficult circumstances. The MARFY Youth Achievement Awards are a special tradition for provider agencies and their…

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Top 4 Tips For Direct Mail Lists

By: Judy Antisdel, AT Direct  Many non-profit organizations rely on direct mail as one of their fundraising elements. Chances are, yours does too. Along with ensuring that your direct mail’s content is telling your story in an impactful way, it’s also important to assure that you expand your list while reaching the right people. Judy…