AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising

Wednesday, November 14 to Thursday, November 15 | City University, Seattle

This two-day course is a great entry to fundraising. The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is composed of seven modules that have been designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. This program includes case studies and projects for groups and individuals, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. This intensive program will provide an overview of skills, techniques and program components for individuals with zero to four years of fundraising experience.

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Essentials: Financials for Fundraisers 

Fundraisers don't have to know about financials, right? Wrong! It's critical for you to be able to read and understand basic accounting reports and be able to translate the information for donors. 

Join Ryn Dean for this fun and accessible lesson. Ryan will use training materials and FareStart's development profit and loss statement so you can learn about the various aspects of finances. He will decrypt acronyms and have you "speaking accounting" in no time.

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Forum on Strategic Fundraising Request for Proposal

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AFP Advancement Northwest is one of the largest Association of Fundraising Professionals chapters in the world. Our members, breathe life into our vision for communities to be models of philanthropic impact. Advancement Northwest opens doors to innovative opportunities that advance the skills of development professionals and elevate our profession.

Consider sharing your expertise at the Forum and submit a proposal today. Please review the Speaker Proposal Guide before submitting.

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Leading Edge: High Net Worth Donors

Every nonprofit is looking for the next big gift. Where do they come from? What is the motivator?

Join Jan Jacobs as she shares insights into the giving practices of high net worth individuals and families in the U.S. Jan will discuss national trends and how giving is changing. She will also look at cases where high net worth individuals are giving, how those individuals volunteer and what else motivates that level of support.

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Winter Social and Annual Meeting

Monday, December 10 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Sole Repair Shop1001 East Pike Street, Seattle

It's about that time. Chilly weather, friends you haven't seen in a while, and voting on next year's Advancement Northwest's board members. So come on, celebrate the season with us at our Winter Social and Annual Meeting. Heavy appetizers and one complimentary drink are included.

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Conversation with Nate Greenland, a member of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort

AFP Advancement Northwest offers scholarships for promising fundraising professionals. Recipients have the opportunity to attend trainings for free, be paired with a mentor and join a committee to build their network. Nate Greenland is part of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort from Everett. He shared with us his thoughts on the experience and his appreciation for everyone who gave to make this opportunity possible. 

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Save $50 When Joining AFP

In honor of National Philanthropy Day, AFP International is offering a $50 discount for all new professional or associate members now through the end of November. If you have been waiting to join, now is a great time to save. Make sure to download the coupon to save. Unsure what type of membership is right for you? Follow the flowchart online to find out!

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Welcome and Thank You!

Welcome aboard to the new members who joined Advancement Northwest in September. We are glad to have you as part of the family and look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event! We also want to thank everyone who chose to renew their membership in September. Your commitment to the sector is greatly appreciated. If you think any of the new or renewing members would make a great addition to an affinity group that you are part of, reach out and invite them to your next gathering. All members can connect with each other through the member directory.

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