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

Monday, February 10, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston Street

Speaker:  Jonathan Schick

Nonprofit Secret: The Six Principles of Successful Board/CEO Partnerships

President's Message
Lyn Downing, CFRE


noun \ˈtēm-ˌwərk\

: work done by several associates with each doing a part but all subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole

Teamwork - what does that word mean to you?  To me it means...

Welcome To Our New Members


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

Susan Bragg
Arlington Police Foundation
Liz Kester
Christ's Haven For Children
Cody Roberts
Ducks Unlimited
Katy Tomlinson
Alliance For Children

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. 

For more details and application, please visit our website and search the Member Resources tab -
CFRE Course
Fort Worth Metro AFP and the Dallas AFP will offer the CFRE review course on June 11 & 12, 2014. This course is designed to help CFRE candidates review materials for the CFRE exam.

If you are considering the certification, consider these five reasons local professionals should obtain the CFRE designation:

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DFW Philanthropy Conference

Are you getting ready to attend the AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference?  Check out our keynote speaker!

Jay Frost, Partner 
Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners
2014 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
From marketing to volunteer management to The Ask, join us for AFP's Fundamentals of Fundraising conference!  This two-day course will equip you with essential knowledge and tools to increase your fundraising effectiveness. 

Save the Date!

October 9-10, 2014
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211
National Philanthropy Day 2014
Save The Date!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Omni Fort Worth Hotel

Anyone interested in serving on the planning committee should contact Beth Zimmerman or  Nancy Jeter, 2014-Co-Chairs.

It has been a pleasure to serve the Fort Worth fundraising community over the last many years.  Thank you for the opportunity to get to know each and everyone of you.  You have enriched my life and I take your stories with me as I move on in my journey.

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

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

02/10/14:  Chapter Meeting & Luncheon

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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