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2017 Chapter Meeting Schedule

View Upcoming Events in our Chapter Event Calendar.

The AFP Northwest Arkansas Chapter holds chapter meetings on the third Wednesday of each month. Each meeting includes lunch and a program related to fundraising. The cost of participation for luncheon meetings is $15 for members/ $25 at the door and $25 for guests. Whether you are a member or non-member, we welcome you to join us! Registration is on-line only.

Please note that registration for AFP events or meetings is non-refundable.

Media Relations Panel - How to Market your Special Events

Presented by Carin Schoppmeyer, Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Jake McBride - Kix104; Channing Barker - KNWA/Fox24; Kim Sharpe - Citiscapes
Date:
January 18, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

  


Appealing to Millenials

Presented by Mailena Urso - VP Marketing and Content, Collective Bias
Date:
February 15, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm:
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

 


The Future of Unrestricted Gifts and Endowments

Presented by Ashley Coldiron, Arkansas Community Foundation
Date:
March 15, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 8:30 am  - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

 


Understanding your Financial Statement

Presented by Ben McLintock, J.D., LL.M., CFRE, Regional Investment Officer, Vice President, Arvest Bank

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

 


The Psychology Involved in Ethical Decisions

Presented by Blake Binns, Facilitator and Program Manager,  Soderquist Leadership
Date:
May 17, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

 


Meet the Funders Panel

Panel Presentation in Partnership with FPL's Nonprofit Resource Center
Date:
June 21, 2017
Time: 9am - 11:00am
Location: Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W Mountain, Fayetteville

This meeting is being held in lieu of a June meeting. There is no cost, as lunch will not be served. RSVP is required.

  


No meeting is held in July


More Than Just A Warm Body, Board Development

Presented by  Blake Woolsey, Executive VP, Mitchell Communications Group
Date:
August 16, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown Univesity Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

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Using Fundraising Consultants -(the who, what and why)

Presented by: Matthew J. Beem, PhD(c), CFRE & Allison McElroy, CFRE

Date: September 20, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 8:30 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers


Leaving a Legacy at Your Organization

Presented by: Dr. Nick Ogle, Director of Mercy Behavioral Health
Date:
October 18, 2017
Time: Registration opens at 11:45 - Luncheon 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: John Brown University Rogers, 2807 Ajax Road, Rogers

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Please plan on attending the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon to be held November 15, 2017


December: No meeting