Upcoming Events

The New York City Chapter of AFP holds multiple events for both members and nonmembers throughout the year. Members and guests pay discounted pricing; some events are free for AFP-NYC Chapter members. We are presenting a variety of online events this year, including webinars, discussions, coaching sessions, Town Halls. Need CE credits? We're happy to provide attendance verification, just ask!

Event date: 6/16/2023 Export event

Fundraising Day in New York


Friday, June 16, 2023

EVENT TIME: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

EVENT LOCATION: Marriott Marquis, Times Square, NYC

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Regular rates February 1st - April 30th: 

  • All AFP Members: $500
  • Non-Members: $575 

Late rates May 1st- June 11th: 

  • All AFP Members: $525
  • Non-Members: $595 

Groups of 5 or more will be discounted $35 per person.

All registrants after June 11th may only register onsite the day of the event for $625

- Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibitor and Attendee Networking: 7:30 AM - 8:45AM

- First Session: 8:45 AM - 9:55 AM

- Welcome and Morning Keynote: 10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

  • Kathryn Van Sickle, Director of Major Gifts and Strategic Engagement at The Chapin School, will host an in-person episode of her podcast “The Development Debrief” as she interviews Wendy Sealey, VP for Development at Guttmacher Institute.

- Second Session: 11:10 AM - 12:20 PM

- Penny Stoil Luncheon and Afternoon Keynote: 12:35 PM - 1:50 PM

  • Amy Freitag, President of The New York Community Trust, will provide this year’s Luncheon Keynote address 

- Exhibitor and Attendee Networking, Sponsor Led "Lightning Talks": 1:50 PM - 2:20 PM

- Third Session: 2:25 PM - 3:35 PM

- Fourth Session: 3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Breakfast and Lunch will be served
Networking Opportunities
CFRE Credits


Board Development

  • Board Development Amidst Organizational Change
  • Building an inclusive culture on nonprofit boards (WORKSHOP)


  • Fundraising Messaging in Turbulent Times
  • What do I need to be Campaign ready? (WORKSHOP)

Corporate Giving

  • Partnering with a Company in a Way That Builds (and Doesn't Destroy) Your Brand
  • Navigating Corporate Funding: Marketing vs. Philanthropic Dollars

Direct Response

  • 60 Tests in 60 Minutes
  • "Turning Posts into Dollars: Leveraging Social Media as a Fundraising Strategy" (WORKSHOP)

Emerging Trends

  • Boom or Bust?: The Future of Crypto Philanthropy
  • Should I be using ChatGPT and other new tech tools?


  • Leveraging Current Funder Relationships to Build New Ones
  • Funders Panel: Foundation Funding Trends


  • The Unmistakable Benefits of Community-Centric Fundraising
  • The Reward of Retaining and Upgrading Donors

Major Gifts

  • Measuring Success Beyond Money
  • Deymstifying Donor Advised Funds

Marketing & Communications

  • Developing Donors from "Who are you?" to "I'm in!"
  • Centering the Story: Integrated Fundraising Campaigns


  • Networking Session by Type of Fundraising
  • Networking Session by Type of Organization

People & Culture

  • Self-Care for Fundraisers (WORKSHOP)
  • Beyond the Token: Welcoming Diverse Talent


  • 2 sessions with 10 roundtables by topic per session

Special Events

  • The Evolution of Events
  • Cracking the Code: Events and Major Gifts

Planning for the Future

  • Breaking the Myths Behind Planned Giving
  • Strategic Planning for Nonprofits (WORKSHOP)

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