Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth Metro Chapter Newsletter
January 2014
January Chapter Meeting & Luncheon

Monday, January 13, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street

Program:  Women in Philanthropy

Program Description:  Panel of women philanthropists who will share their experiences of how they are involved in philanthropy in our local community and what, as philanthropists, they look for from organizations when giving.

Sponsored by The Whitestone Group

What Happened to My December Lunch Reservation?
Reservations from the December chapter meeting and luncheon will automatically roll forward to January.  December reservations will not roll forward beyond January 2014.  If you would like to request a refund of the December chapter meeting which was cancelled due to inclement weather, please email our chapter administrator, Pam Cannell.  The deadline to request a refund is December 31, 2013.
President's Message
Lyn Downing, CFRE

2014!!! Let's celebrate.

First I want to celebrate the past two years we've enjoyed under Michelle's tireless leadership.

Welcome To Our New Members

Shout out!

So glad you have joined us!  Let us know what we can do for you.  That's why we're here.

Nathan Eudaly
Dallas Architecture Forum
Shannon Hilgart
AIDS Outreach Center
Pamelia Rost
Food Services Association

National Philanthropy Day Wrap

November 7th was our celebration of philanthropy with our chapter hosting National Philanthropy Day.  Five outstanding awardees were presented special recognition...

National Philanthropy Day 2014
Save The Date!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
Youth In Philanthropy

AFP's Youth in Philanthropy program is working with Fort Worth ISD's Monnig Middle School again this spring. If you are interested in speaking to a 6th grade class about your organization and its role in the community, please contact Natalie Stalmach for more information.
Scholarship Opportunity
James R. Holcomb Certified Fund Raising Professional (CFRE) Reimbursement Scholarship

This scholarship is open to AFP Fort Worth Metro Chapter members.  The scholarship will reimburse $250 to a member who has paid for either the CFRE review course or the exam.  

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2014 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
The Fort Worth Metro and Greater Dallas Chapters of AFP are again co-hosting the Fundraising of Fundamentals course in 2014.

Save the Date!

October 9-10, 2014
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211

We are happy to provide our chapter news to you.  Please forward our news to friends and colleagues using the link below.  If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me.

Pam Cannell
Chapter Administrator
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Fort Worth, TX
[email protected] 
Important Dates
Happy New Year!

12/31/13:  Deadline to request December luncheon reservation refund

01/13/14:  Chapter Meeting & Luncheon

02/07/14:   Greater Houston AFP Ask the Experts Conference

02/20/14:   AFP Mid-America Chapter February Focus on Fundraising

06/13/14:    DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

10/09-10/14: Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

10/30/14: National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
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