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AFP Central and Southwestern MN Chapter Fall Conference

October 3 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fundraising: It’s a Team Sport!

Join fellow AFP members from the Central and Southwestern MN Chapter for an enlightening day of learning with Marcy Heim. Marcy will share her techniques for success, discuss the role of board and staff in fundraising all in an atmosphere of fun and positive motivation.

Event Sessions will include:

  • A presentation from Marcy Heim geared toward boards and staff
  • A special question and answer session. Bring your fundraising questions to the event for a chance to ask Marcy for advice.

Leave a Legacy will present a panel to discuss asking donors for legacy gifts, the effect of the new tax laws, and the latest news about donor advised funds. Panel members will include: Wayne Schluchter, Claudia Revermann, and John Fossum. Panel host: Lori Greenway.


Marcy Heim – Certified Speaking Professional, Professional Life Coach, CFRE, AFP Master Trainer, CFRE Certified Presenter to be Tuesday, June 18th Closing Speaker.

Marcy is a rockstar speaker, proven major-gift expert, certified leadership coach, author and workshop leader. She’s also a singer and Mom and that’s where the fun comes in! She’s earned her CSP – Certified Speaking Professional credential – designation. She’s also a CFRE, an AFP Master Trainer and A CFRE Certified Trainer.

For 23 years Marcy managed a major gifts team at the University of Wisconsin Foundation in Madison. During this time they completed 3 successful campaigns – one $1.8 BILLION. She has PERSONALLY ASK for millions using her 3 sentence ask tool. Thousands of staff, board and volunteers have embraced her 3-sentence ask tool to confidently ask for what they want.

As CEO of The Artful Asker for the past 10 years, she has inspired clients of all kinds to embrace cultures of generosity, inspire board engagement, increase major giving significantly and complete critical major campaigns. She wants everyone to know they have an important role in helping build these partnerships – it’s a team sport! Most of all she wants you to have a joy-filled and rewarding life so every talk features her mindset messages for success!

AFP Members $75 | Non-members $140 | Group Rates Available

Coffee, lunch and snacks included.

Produced by the Central and Southwestern Minnesota Chapter of AFP, a separate chapter from AFP Minnesota.

This event is sponsored by: Initiative Foundation, Leave a Legacy, Southwest Initiative Foundation.

For more information:
Carrie Peterson | 320-257-5193


October 3
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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American Heritage National Bank
2915 2nd St S
St Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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