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April 2011
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April Extended Session Chapter Meeting
Program: Evaluating Your Development Program and Planning for Success

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Speaker:  Lynda Lysakowski, ACFRE

President/CEO Capital Venture 

Date: Monday, April 11th

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Place: Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth
200 Main Street, Fort Worth
Free valet parking

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President's Message  

Kristie Gibson  

What do Blake Mycoskie (founder of TOMS Shoes), Queen Latifah (actress, Grammy winner, entrepreneur), and President Bill Clinton have in common?


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April Audio Conference

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Speaker:  Ted Hart, ACFRE, Hart Philanthropic Services


"Social Networking and Online Fundraising Success"


Lunch/networking: 11:30 a.m. - noon
Conference call: 12 - 1:30 p.m.   


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Notes From the March Meeting  


"The 2010 Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy"

Ramsay Slugg


Presented by Ramsey Slugg, senior vice president - wealth strategies advisor, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management


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Member Survey


The Fort Worth Metro Chapter wants to serve you better. Seriously. So we've enlisted the help of a marketing class at UT Arlington under the tutelage of Dr. Robert Rogers, senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing. The students have created a survey, which you can take anonymously, to let Chapter officers know how to make our rockin' good chapter even rockin'-er.


Please keep an eye on your email. The survey will arrive in the next few weeks. We promise it will be mostly painless.      

Mark Your Calendars

2011 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference


Friday, June 10, 2011

Arlington Convention Center


What better theme for a Philanthropy Conference than "Collaboration: Communities Need It, Funders Expect It."


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CFRE Review Course 

When: June 8-9, 2011

Where: Sheraton Hotel Arlington Convention Center  


If you have been waiting to take the CFRE Review Course, wait no longer.



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Fundamentals of Fundraising  

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

Thursday & Friday, Oct. 13-14, 2011


Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway ~ Dallas, Texas


The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising course was developed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day.




IRS Updates Charitable Contributions Publication

The IRS has once again revised and released Publication 526, Charitable Contributions, to account for recent changes to the law. Publication 526 is targeted to individual taxpayers and discusses how to claim a deduction for charitable contributions and which organizations are qualified to receive contributions. (Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Legislative Update, March 1, 2011)


Call For Nominations:  2011 National Philanthropy Day Awards
The Fort Worth Metro Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrates National Philanthropy Day to recognize the contributions of our generous philanthropic community.  This year's celebration will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.  Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, June 15, 2011.  Please click here to access the nomination form.



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