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Surviving the next Ice Bucket Challenge

Yes, I accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Within 24 hours of being nominated by the spouse of a college roommate my two boys drenched me with ice water using all of the ice cubes in the house and I posted the humbling photos online. During the

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Giving Circle Reflects Diversity in Philanthropy

AFP Minnesota’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee launched its first event with an insightful discussion lead by Mala Thao, the co-founder of the Hmong Women’s Giving Circle. About 15 individuals attended the free breakfast Dec. 4 which was open to AFPMN members and non-members. Among the many topics

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Celebrating an Extraordinary Philanthropic Community

On Nov. 21, 2014, AFPMN and community members will gather to celebrate the Minnesotans who inspire us as leaders, nonprofit professionals, philanthropists and volunteers. The National Philanthropy Day (NPD) luncheon at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center will be hosted by Tom Crann, Host of “All Things Considered®”

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Meet The Funders a big success!

Representatives from 12 foundations shared their funding priorities and opportunities with the Minnesota philanthropic community at “Meet The Funders” on September 24th. One participant left saying, “It was great! I’d come back next year.” Another shared how the event was a starting point for important conversations about

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First Look: Giving USA 2014

Want to know the latest trends in giving and what they mean for Minnesota? Funders and nonprofit organizations look to the annual Giving USA report for insights. Be among the first to hear expert analysis and local perspectives on the 2014 findings when Campbell & Company, in

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Upcoming Events

Jul 19

MCN/AFP Nonprofit Fundraising Conference

July 19 | 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 09

The Business of Doing Good

August 9 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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