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January 31 Educational Program - Life Balance: Managing Work and Life as a Professional Fundraiser

It's possible to create a bold fundraising plan and still have time to see a movie with your bestie.



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Welcome to the New Year! - 01-10-2019 Newsletter

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Congratulations to the New Certified Fundraising Executives 12-28-2018 Newsletter

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The Importance of Ethical Fundraising - 12-21-2018 Newsletter

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Pause, Reflect, Come Together

Pause, Reflect, Come Together

Recently, while preparing to welcome our new board members to AFP Advancement Northwest during their onboarding orientation, I was reminded how important it is that take a moment to look back in time in order to understand how we might move forward – together. Let me explain.

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Member Spotlight: Erika Chen

I was grateful to snag 2019 co-Chair of the Advancement Northwest Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) Committee, Erika Chen, for a quick chat – though she was reluctant to have a conversation. She said, quietly, “I’m an introvert.”

Using her impressive LinkedIn Profile, however, the conversation was easy – there was so much material to work with! Erika is currently the Event and Volunteer Manager at Rainier Scholars, whose mission fits perfectly with Erika’s passion. She summed up her job this way: “I work at Rainier Scholars because I believe in addressing inequities, and they do a great job of walking alongside amazing students and helping them to succeed.”

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Meet an Inspiring Volunteer - 12-13-2018 Newsletter

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Help Invest in the Next Generation of Fundraising Leaders - 12-07-2018 Newsletter

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Meet the Proposed 2019 Board of Directors and Officers - 11-29-2018 Newsletter

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Equity, leadership, and harassment affect us all - 11-23-2018 Newsletter

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Make Your Ideas Heard at the 2019 Forum on Strategic Fundraising - 11-15-2018 Newsletter

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Scholarships - Breaking Barriers and Creating Connections - 11-09-2018 Newsletter

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Conversation with Nate Greenland, a Member of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort

AFP Advancement Northwest offers scholarships for promising fundraising professionals. Recipients have the opportunity to attend trainings for free, be paired with a mentor and join a committee to build their network. Nate Greenland is part of the 2018 scholarship cohort from Everett. He shared with us his thoughts on the experience and his appreciation for everyone who gave to make this opportunity possible.

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New to Fundraising? We'll Help You Learn the Fundamentals - 11-2-2018 Newsletter

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Join Us in Congratulating the National Philanthropy Day Award Winners - 10-25-2018 Newsletter

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How Making Connections Advances Your Fundraising Career - 10-19-2018 Newsletter

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Celebrate Inspirational Generosity at Our National Philanthropy Day Luncheon 10-11-2018 Newsletter

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2019 Scholarships Deadline is Approaching! 10-05-2018 Newsletter

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Spread the Word! Now accepting scholarship applications for 2019

 


Scholarships for Advancement Northwest
are now open through October 15!

 


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Board Members as Ambassadors

“What do my board members need from me, and what do I need from them?”

Each Monday I pull out a list of my board members, on a grid with tasks, and ask myself this question for each and every member. Do I need someone to call a supporter? Help close a gift? Take a new donor out to lunch? Do I need to support them as a committee member? This incredibly strong relationship with my board triples the size of my development team, and makes my work as Director of Development easier and incredibly rewarding.

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