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Join Us for Virtual Fundraising Day

Join Us for Virtual Fundraising Day

Chapter Leadership Brief

By Michele Hall, AFP-NYC Secretary 
President & CEO, enCourage Kids Foundation 

First and foremost, I hope that each and every one of you are safe and sound. The past several months have been a very difficult time for New York City and the nation. Through it all we have forged even closer bonds with one another. Moving Forward Virtually is the theme of our 2020 Fundraising Day in New York. In these unprecedented times I pray that we continue to find a way forward together, as a profession and as a society.

I want you to know that your AFP-NYC Chapter Leadership has been working diligently to continue uninterrupted support to the membership and fundraising community at large. Through fireside chats, webinars and members-only events, we continue to facilitate the sharing of ideas, offer support, and advance the profession.

Within the next few days, we will officially open our 2020 Fundraising Day in New York. While we cannot be together in person this year, the FRDNY committee has created a powerful lineup packed with dozens of educational sessions to help you move forward in your fundraising career. With your full conference registration, you get access to this content as soon as it’s online—45+ sessions in all! Starting next week, other options will be available to purchasers as well: choose a single session, or 4 sessions from a track of programming.

All purchases include the keynote address by Alicia Guevara, Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC. Ms. Guevara has rooted her life’s work in pursuit of social justice issues of access and inclusion for young people. In these tumultuous and transformative times, her voice will surely be a welcome one.

So please join us as we kickoff the virtual version of Fundraising Day in New York, the largest single-day conference on philanthropy. Today is your last chance to sign up in advance and get bonus incentives, but don’t worry if you miss it!  For the first time in history Fundraising Day extends way beyond the single day. The educational content will be available for purchase for the rest of 2020. Find all the details at

I hope to “see” you all there!

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