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March 2019

BROWN BAG NETWORKING LUNCH

March 13 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Relationship Building with Donors If you are interested in learning more about fundraising-related nonprofit work, you are invited to join MCN and the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Minnesota Chapter for this free, informal discussion and information sharing group.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the discussion will revolve. Participants are encouraged to bring questions, examples…

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Five Trends Shaping Philanthropy’s Future: Fundraising in the 2020s

March 20 | 7:30 am - 10:00 am
St Mary’s University Center, 2540 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Agenda 7:30 - 8:00 am  Registration & Networking 8:00 - 8:30 am  Chapter Meeting 8:30 - 10:00 am  Education Session *Due to an overwhelming response, we have moved to a new location -- just two blocks down at the St Mary's University Center / 2540 Park Avenue, Minneapolis MN  55404 Education Session Five trends shaping philanthropy’s future: Fundraising in the 2020s The world of philanthropy is shaped by great economic and demographic trends that impact donor wealth and attitudes.  This…

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AFP Networking Social March 20

March 20 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Insight Brewing, 2821 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, 55413 United States
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Join us at Insight Brewing for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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April 2019

Brown Bag Networking Lunch

April 10 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Adaptive Leadership Skills Fundraisers hold a unique space of leadership within nonprofit organizations, often sitting alongside and informing strategic conversations about mission, opportunities, capacity, and resources.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the discussion will revolve. Participants are encouraged to bring questions, examples and insights related to the topic of the session. In addition to the…

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AFP Networking Social April 25

April 25 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Royal Foundry Craft Spirits, 241 Fremont Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55405 United States
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Join us at Royal Foundry Craft Spirits for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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May 2019

Brown Bag Networking Lunch

May 8 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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The Nonprofit Economy and Your Untapped Revenue An insider’s look into the newly updated illustrated nonprofit economy map. Learn where your organization fits into the broader nonprofit economy, the major sources of funding for your peers, untapped opportunities and common challenges.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the discussion will revolve. Participants are encouraged to bring…

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AFP Member Highlight & Networking Event at YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

May 14 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
YMCA – DAYTON AT GAVIIDAE – DT MINNEAPOLIS, 651 Nicollet Mall, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States
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    Join us at the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities in Minneapolis for our AFP-MN Member Highlight and Networking Event. AFP Member Highlight Event at the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities on May 14, 2019 from 5 – 6:30 pm Meet, mix and mingle as AFP-MN members gather to celebrate the new Equity Innovation & Excellence Center at YMCA Greater Twin Cities. Enjoy networking, delicious appetizers, wine, beer and sodas free of charge for AFP-MN members. Explore the…

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IDEA Breakfast – May 17, 2019

May 17 | 8:00 am - 9:30 am
East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 NE 2nd St,
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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About the IDEA Breakfast Series AFP Minnesota's IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) Breakfast Series invites nonprofit executives of color to share stories of leadership, fundraising, and how they navigate the sector as a person of color. The series is part of AFP-MN’s goal to make the fundraising profession more inclusive with greater representation in the sector at all levels of leadership. The IDEA Series is specifically designed to benefit current and aspiring fundraisers of color; however the series is…

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AFP Networking Social May 21

May 21 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Blackstack Brewing, 755 Prior Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55104 United States
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Join us at Blackstack Brewing for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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June 2019

Brown Bag Networking Lunch

June 12 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Direct Mail If you are interested in learning more about fundraising-related nonprofit work, you are invited to join MCN and the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Minnesota Chapter for this free, informal discussion and information sharing group.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the discussion will revolve. Participants are encouraged to bring questions, examples and insights…

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AFP Networking Social June 19

June 19 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Lake Monster Brewing, 550 Vandalia St.
Saint Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Join us at Lake Monster Brewing for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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Social Hour to Enhance Equity in Relationships

June 21 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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An Informal Gathering of Funders and Nonprofits Join us for a beverage to enhance equity in relationships and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day! This informal social hour is for funders and nonprofits to spend more time with each other. There is only one rule: there's no agenda - none of the pitches, check-ins and reporting on progress that characterize so many interactions. The AFP-MN, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Minnesota Council on Foundations, PEAK Grantmaking, and the Minnesota-Northstar Chapter of Grant…

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July 2019

Brown Bag Networking Lunch

July 10 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Leadership and the Fundraiser How to develop your own leadership skills.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the discussion will revolve. Participants are encouraged to bring questions, examples and insights related to the topic of the session. In addition to the featured topic discussion, each session will include time to network and ask questions. This network…

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AFP Networking Social July 23

July 23 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Como Park Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Pkwy N
Saint Paul, MN 55103 United States
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Join us at Como Park Pavilion for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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MCN/AFP Nonprofit Fundraising Conference

July 25 | 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
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Register by June 27th for the best rates! AFP members can register at the same rate as MCN members by using the discount code: AFPMEMBER. Right now, that provides access for $179 each (if you register by June 27). The savvy nonprofit development professional knows that fundraising is a lot more than just writing grants. It's cultivating individual donors, nurturing networks, building relationships, clearly communicating your mission, and motivating people toward action. It's thinking outside the box to consider new…

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Senior Fundraiser Event with Simone Joyaux

July 30 | 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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While this session is geared towards CFREs and those with ten or more years in the field, all are welcome to attend. Raise more money with a culture of philanthropy Yes, we’ll talk about philanthropic culture – and some very specific specifics. But we’ll start with lots of talk about organizational culture. Because without a good organizational culture, you can’t build a culture of philanthropy. Actually, without a good organizational culture, your org won’t be very successful. What is organizational…

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August 2019

Brown Bag Networking Lunch

August 14 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, 2314 University Ave, Suite 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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Give to the Max Day: How to overcome challenges and run a successful campaign If you are interested in learning more about fundraising-related nonprofit work, you are invited to join MCN and the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Minnesota Chapter for this free, informal discussion and information sharing group.   Cosponsored with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN). This is a free, informal, discussion and information sharing group. Each month a topic is identified around which the majority of the…

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IDEA Social Hour – August 15

August 15 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cajun Twist, 1221 Theodore Wirth Pkwy
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Free

Are you a person of color? Want to see philanthropy become more inclusive, diverse, equitable, accessible? Then you are invited to our next event in AFP-MN’s ongoing event series geared specifically for people of color who would like to explore careers in fundraising/philanthropy, and/or interested in building supportive networks with other professionals of color in the field. AFP-MN will be hosting a social hour for professionals of color at Cajun Twist on Thursday, August 15, from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. AFP…

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What’s Wrong with This Picture: The Day I Could Have Made a Million Dollars. ***Being rescheduled to a later date***

August 21 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Brewing Company – Ratskellar Tap Room, 910 Montreal Circle
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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***This event has been postponed. Rescheduled dates and more information will be posted soon.*** Agenda 5:00 - 5:30 pm  Registration & Networking 5:30 - 7:00 pm  Education Session Presentation Education Session ***Postponed and being rescheduled to a later date*** What’s Wrong with This Picture: The Day I Could Have Made a Million Dollars. All of us strive to make ethical decisions every day. However, as fundraisers, we are in the precarious position of having to keep the best interests of…

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AFP Networking Social August 22

August 22 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sociable Cider Werks, 1500 Fillmore St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Join us at Social Cider Werks for social time with new and old fundraising friends! Both members and nonmembers are welcome! AFP Networking Socials are sponsored by MGI Fundraising Consulting

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