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Revitalize, Develop and Implement a Planned Giving Program

Presented by
Suzanne Nunn, Endowment Horizons

Date:           Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time:           11:15am Registration
                    11:30am-1:00pm Presentation

Location:     Construction Advancement Foundation
                    6050 Southport Road, Portage, IN

You'll learn how to revitalize, develop and implement a planned giving program in your organization based on the resources available to you. There are various levels of implementation to build strong endowment and planned giving programs which ultimately provide stable, long-term support for the critical work our organization provides for your community.

The session will be presented by Suzanne Nunn, President of Endowment Horizons, Inc. and Endowment Horizons Canada. She has been working with numerous religious/charitable organizations throughout the United States and Canada for 19 years. Suzanne's knowledge and experience with charitable organizations has also come through work as an executive director, development director and supporting staff member of YMCA’s, a volunteer and a donor. Suzanne enjoys the opportunity to implement a proven plan with a donor focused approach, working with organizations to help them better prepare and educate their loyal supporters and help those loyal supporters develop a long range plan that includes their favorite charities. Suzanne has played a key role in assisting families give over $4.5 billion to their favorite charitable and religious organizations.

Cost:  $25 for AFP members; $35 for non-AFP members

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The Future of Fundraising and The Cause for Change: A Primer for Connecting with the Digital Generation

Presented by
Derrick Feldmann, Achieve

Date:          Thursday, March 26, 2015

Time:          7:30am Registration
                   8:00am-3:00pm Presentation

Location:     Ivy Tech Community College
                    3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso, IN

The Future of Fundraising

Derrick explores how individuals think, act, and give to causes today and what the future holds in this new era of impulse giving. This speech will have you rethinking your organization's messages and how you build your next cadre of donors and supporters.

Cause for Change
This is a primer for connecting with this digital generation. Based on his years of research for the Millennial Impact Project, Derrick's presentation will truly transform your thinking about how and why those in their 20s and 30s participate in cause work - and how to involve them in yours. 

Cost:  $75 for AFP members; $95 for non-AFP members

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