Association of Fundraising Professionals - Rhode Island Chapter
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Advancing philanthropy through education, training and advocacy
Fundraising Day in Southern New England
 Friday April 11, 2014
Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel
1850 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886


Deborah L. Guthrie, Guthrie & Associates
"You can’t sell it outside if you can’t sell it inside"
The J.Richard Ely Jr. Memorial Lecture
Joy Hunter Chaillou, Senior Vice President and Senior Nonprofit Advisor, U.S. Trust
"Understanding high net worth individuals"
Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year
Karen Cooper, Director of Principal Gifts, Plan International USA

Jay Love, Bloomerang
"What every fundraiser can do to stop falling retention rates"

Andy Robinson, Andy Robinson Consulting LLC
"Train your volunteers, your board and everyone else to raise money"



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On April 11th, more than 200 professional and grassroots fundraisers, executive directors, board members, service providers and funders will gather for networking and professional development at Fundraising Day in Southeastern New England, a one-day conference hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Rhode Island Chapter (AFP-RI).This day is devoted to professional education in non-profit fundraising with complementary topics such as marketing, governance, strategic planning, management and career development.

If you're looking to engage with other fundraising professionals, maximize your philanthropy potential, and learn and be inspired by some of the leading experts in the field ...then you won't want to miss AFP-RI's 2014 Fundraising Day Annual Conference. This high-quality program will provide newbies and experienced fundraisers alike with insights and direction that can be useful in any fundraising campaign.

Roundtable Topics:
  1. Donor Development in a Multi-Channel World – Brian Butler, VP Sales & Marketing and David Speakman, Marketing and Creative Director, The Allied Group
  2. Planning Your Signature Event – Erica Bryson, CFRE, Senior Philanthropy Officer, Saint Elizabeth Community
  3. Advancing Your Career – Advancing Your Career – Gayle Gifford, ACFRE, Cause & Effect 
  4. Engaging Your Volunteers – Maureen Sylvia, United Way of Greater New Bedford
  5. Accountability to Your Donors – Chris Bucknell, Founder & President, and Timi Paccioretti, Account Manager
  6. Stewardship…the clue to keeping your donors – Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Joyaux Associates
  7. The Mystery of Gift Planning - Ron Aware, JD, CEO, ActivateLegacy
  8. How to Read and Make Use of a 990 - Michele Berard, CFRE, Butler Hospital Foundation
AFP RI Book List:
All books at Emerson & Church Bookstore are $20 for conference goers. Click here to preview the list of available books.
7:00 - 8:00 am - Registration • Networking
8:00 - 9:30 am - All Conference Super Session with Deborah L. Guthrie: “You can’t sell it outside if you can’t sell it inside”
9:30 - 9:45 am - Short Break • Networking
9:45 - 11:00 am - Session I
11:00 - 11:45 - Break • Networking
11:45 - 1:00 pm - Session II
1:00 - 2:00 pm - Luncheon Featuring Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year Award
2:00 - 2:30 pm - Break • Networking
2:30 - 3:45 pm - Session III
4:00 - 5:00 pm - Closing Panel
$119 - Early Bird Member (before March 1st)
$179 - Member
$199 - Non-member