Training Details

Friday, September 14, 2018

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Hofbrahaus Cleveland
1550 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114


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AFP’s Fundraising Boot Camp is a workshop intended to provide fundraising professionals with new information and ideas. The half-day is designed to inspire candid conversations related to the field of philanthropy; foster networking with seasoned leaders in development and non-profit management; and help you advance to the next level in your career.

Comprised of three unique sessions topics will cover Best Practices in Community Engagement; keys to Driving Optimal Performance in your organization; and a moderated conversation around Fundraising Plans and Campaign Planning. Please be prepared with questions and be ready to engage in discussion with our expert guest speakers and your peers. An opportunity to casually network will follow presentations.

1:00 p.m. - Registration and Networking
1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Welcome and AFP Info
1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - Demystifying Fundraising Plans and Campaign Planning (Moderated Interview)
Amy Kubacki, Magnificat High School
Dave Holmes, Foundation Center (Moderator)
2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - The Madness of Metrics (Panel Discussion)
    Beth Darmstadter, The MetroHealth System
    Deborah Osgood, Achievement Centers for Children
    Debbie Miller, Baldwin Wallace
3:00 p.m. - Break
3:05 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. - Best Practices in Community Engagement/Special Events
    Brenda Cummins, Cleveland Foundation
3:50 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Networking Happy Hour

Parking Information: You can view the parking options through the link.
The parking lot on the northeast corner of Chester and East 13th Street has a Hofbrauhaus discount of $2.00 off the price of the day. Bring your PINK ticket with you to the Hofbrauhaus.


Qualifies for
3 CFRE points

Intended Audience

All levels of experience
Board members
CEOs, executive directors, upper management
Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers
Individual grantseekers
Marketing, communications, external affairs
Nonprofit startups
Program directors and staff