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2017 Fundraising Conference is July 19!

Register by July 7 to avoid procrastinator rates! Current AFP Minnesota members will be receiving an email with the discount code for the member rate. The third annual Minnesota Nonprofit Fundraising Conference is designed for the entire philanthropic community. Whether you’re a volunteer or an executive director,

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Would you like to speak at a 2018 Education Session or Brown Bag Lunch?

Call for Speaker Proposals As a member of AFP Minnesota, you — yes YOU — are invited to submit a proposal to speak at an upcoming Chapter Education Session or Brown Bag Lunch! Download the speaker submission form and return it to the AFP Minnesota office byRead more

$50 Professional and Associate New Member Discount

To honor the 57th Anniversary of AFP International, new members joining in the Professional and Associate Member categories by June 30, 2017, can get a $50.00 discount. The discount provides $50.00 off the International portion of the dues. Join by mail Fill out the membership invitation asRead more

Call for 2017 NPD Award Nominations

Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to Minnesota Philanthropy? Award recipients will be recognized at the Minnesota Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day celebration, November 17, 2017. This annual awards program recognizes outstanding achievements by individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and professional fundraising executives.Read more

2016: Reflections on a Great Year!

It’s that time of year again when many of us are reflecting upon our accomplishments in 2016 and determining our resolutions for 2017. What have we been fortunate enough to accomplish this year? What we will we resolve to do differently in the New Year? These musings

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AFP-MN is a proud partner of Students In Action MN and the Jefferson Awards Foundation

AFP-MN is a proud partner of Students In Action MN and the Jefferson Awards Foundation
On October 29, 2016, Marit Mechels, AFP-MN Chapter Board Member, and I led two fundraising workshops at the 2016 Students In Action - Minnesota (SIA) Fall Student Leadership Conference.  The conference was sponsored by the national Jefferson Awards Foundation and hosted at the University of Saint Thomas.Read more

Video Profiles – 2016 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

If you missed the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Celebration, or if you would like to see those lovely video profiles again, they're posted along with the biographies of the honorees here. Or, view the videos and learn more about the honored Minnesotans who inspire us as communityRead more

Call for Board Member Nominations – 2016

Now is the time to get involved! The nomination period for members of the AFP Minnesota Board of Directors is now open. This is the time of year when we reach out to chapter members to nominate candidates. The Committee on Directorship relies heavily on our colleaguesRead more

Nominate Your Outstanding Donors & Colleagues

May 12 deadline for the 2014 National Philanthropy Day Awards. If you know an outstanding philanthropist or organization, volunteer or professional fundraiser or youth involved in philanthropy, you should nominate them for this year’s NPD Awards. Awards are given for Outstanding Professional Fundraiser, Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, Outstanding Youth

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