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Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth
July 2011
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July Chapter Meeting

Program:  No Fear: Taking the Mystery out of Incorporating Planned Giving into Your Major Gift Conversations
Speakers: Robert F. (Rob) Buchheit, senior director II for gift planning at the University of North Texas

David Broughton, director of development, College of Business at the University of North Texas 


July 11, 2011

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth 

200 Main Street

Fort Worth, TX  76102


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President's Message  

Kristie Gibson  


This month I would like to highlight a couple of relatively new benefits of AFP membership that you may not have explored. These are available at any time you log in, and they are FREE!


NPD Nomination Deadline Extended Through July 1

2011 National Philanthropy Day Awards


Honor your donors and those in the community who make a difference by nominating them for an award. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, July 1, 2011.


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July Audio Conference

"Building Relationships That Pay Off"


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Speaker: John W. Hicks, president and CEO, J.C. Geever, Inc.,


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



CFRE Changes


CFRE International recently made two major changes: 1) applicants no longer have to attain half of their continuing education credits from CFRE-approved providers; 2) CFRE now recognizes part-time employment for eligibility requirements.



2011 Every Member Campaign 

As a fundraiser, you understand the importance of participation. Once again, it is time to participate in the Every Member Campaign. [Friendly note: the campaign is no longer called the Most of the Members Campaign, but the Every Member Campaign, as in 100%.]

Click here for the titillating details.

Click here to skip the titillating details and simply donate.  


Fundamentals of Fundraising  

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

Thursday & Friday - October 13 - 14, 2011


Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway ~ Dallas, Texas


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DFW Philanthropy Conference 

More than 500 people attended the DFW Philanthropy Conference this year held June 10 at the Arlington Convention Center. Keynote speaker Bill Lively, long-time Dallas fundraiser and most recently president/CEO of the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, lived up to his reputation as a top-notch speaker and set the perfect tone for the conference.



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