Fundraise North

Schedule at a Glance

Subject to Change

Thursday, November 10

8:00am - Registration Opens 
8:30am-10:00am - Welcome Breakfast with Jesse Ross & Annual Meeting
10:00am-10:15am - Sponsor Exhibit Break 
10:15am-11:15am - Breakout Sessions #1 
11:15am-11:30am - Sponsor Exhibit Break 
11:00am - National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Registration Opens
11:30am- 12:00pm - Meet & Greet w/ NPD Award Recipients
12:00pm- 2:00pm - NPD Luncheon and Award Ceremony 
2:00pm-2:15pm - Sponsor Exhibit Break 
2:15pm-3:00pm - Breakout Sessions #2 
2:15pm-3:00pm - Table Topics #1
3:00pm-3:15pm - Sponsor Exhibit Break
3:15pm-4:00pm - Breakout Sessions #3 
3:15pm-4:00pm - Table Topics #2
4:00pm-5:00pm - Social Hour 
5:00pm - Conference Concludes


Plenary Speaker and NPD Emcee:
Jesse Ross, CFRE

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant, Executive Coach, and International Speaker


Registration is now open for Fundraise North, a new conference hosted by AFP Minnesota in conjunction with our annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon.

Join us Thursday, November 10 at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center for a full day of learning and celebration with fundraisers from across the Upper Midwest. Together, let's recharge our batteries, refresh our spirits, and renew our commitment to community heading into a busy season of giving!

Early Bird Registration
July 22 - September 15, 2022
Regular Registration
September 16 - November 4, 2022
Note: Your conference registration includes a seat at the annual National Philanthropy Day celebration!

Sponsorship Opportunities

You are invited to gain valuable exposure for your organization by sponsoring and/or advertising at the Fundraise North conference and Minnesota’s celebration of National Philanthropy Day hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Additional Details

University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center | 200 SE Oak St, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Parking is available at the University Avenue Ramp: 1926 University Ave. SE, Mpls. 55455. Limited quantity available. Parking is available on a first come first serve basis and can be pre-paid via your registration. 

COVID Protocol
This event will follow all applicable national, state, and local COVID-19 policies and is subject to the AFP Minnesota large event COVID-19 policy, which requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test to attend. Review the policy here.

Scholarship Support
Scholarship support is available, reach out to for additional details.