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. 

NEW: FRDNY Watch Party Wednesdays! Each week in this series we'll gather via Zoom to watch a selected prerecorded session from a different Fundraising Day discipline track, and engage in a facilitated live discussion afterwards with a subject-matter expert. Starts September 9. 

Need CE credits? We're happy to provide attendance verification, just ask!

Event date: 11/10/2020 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Export event

Planned Giving Essentials: How to Set Up, Run and Grow a Winning Program

Planned gifts have been realized throughout financial crises, election years and the current Covid-19 pandemic. Donors are concerned, now more than ever, about how to leave a legacy and how to take care of themselves and their families – and there are planned gifts that will help your donors solve all these challenges. Spend time with three experts to hear about the top nine tips to starting or enhancing a planned gift program. 

For the development professional who is not a planned giving expert, what you need to know about Planned Giving Essentials: 

  • Why planned gifts really matter – even in small or midsized organizations
  • Bequests account for over 90% of all planned giving
  • Other types of planned gifts
  • Role of board members, other volunteers, and senior staff in creating a running a planned giving program
  • Donor Recognition

This virtual event will give insight into these topics and more!

Date:  Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time:  8:30-10:00 am 
Price:  $60 for AFP-NYC Members | $95 for Nonmembers | $50 for Guests
(Zoom details will be sent prior to the event)



Margaret M. Holman, President
Holman Consulting

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Pamela Bennett, JD, Director of Gift Planning
Metropolitan Opera

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Lisha Bodden, Senior Director of Development
Marymount Manhattan College

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Brian Peterson, Director of Legacy and Gift Planning
Human Rights Watch

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