September 26, 2013 - AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising (Grande Prairie)
Join us this fall for the Fundamentals of Fundraising course!

Created for individuals with 0 to 4 years of fundraising experience, the new AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is composed of seven modules designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. This 16 hour program includes case studies and projects for groups and individuals, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable.

Presenters:
Joanne Ballance, CFRE
Leona Yez

September 26 & September 27
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Muskoseepi Park Pavillion
Meeting Room
102 Avenue and 102 Street
Grande Prairie, AB

VSB Members $275 / Non Members $300 (including GST)

RSVP before September 13, 2013
info@gpvsb.com or
Phone: (780) 538-2727
Fax: (780) 539-5986

September 13, 2013 - CRFE Review Course-Canceled
This course has been canceled for the fall. Please check back for future dates.

September 05, 2013 - AGM and September Luncheon
Date: September 5
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Location: Edmonton Petroleum Club (11110 108 Street)

REGISTER TODAY! You don't want to miss this very important Chapter meeting and wonderful educational opportunity.

Please join us on Thursday, September 5 for AFP Edmonton & Area Chapter’s Annual General Meeting followed by a luncheon presentation with guest speaker Dr. Tony Myers, PhD, M.A. LL.B., CFRE. Check in begins at 11:00 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.

Luncheon presentation:
Whether you are early career or end of career, whether you are in mid-life or mid-life crisis, it is never too early, or never too late, to make your career sing. After 20 plus years in fundraising Tony Myers wakes up every morning and goes to work... actually he tells us that he doesn’t go to work, he goes to “joy” there are few people who enjoy what they do as much as Tony. There are few people who have found as much satisfaction in their careers, and there are even fewer who have had an opportunity to live their dream

No matter where you are in your career, you will be inspired by Tony’s enthusiasm and passion for philanthropy, development and the joy of raising money. Join us for a lively luncheon on September 5 and you too can contemplate the joy of a career that sings.

About the speaker:
Dr. Tony Myers, PhD, M.A. LL.B., CFRE is internationally recognized for his expertise in major gift fundraising and major campaigns His clients range from some of the highest profile organizations internationally to some of the smallest and most relevant locally. Tony has provided leadership in developing and executing numerous successful fundraising campaigns by connecting organizational effectiveness, governance, infrastructure and planning to concrete results. Tony is an author, speaker, consultant and a self-professed student of major donor fundraising. He has spoken and made presentations on philanthropy, development and fundraising on four continents. He is sought after as a speaker because he brings a passion and commitment to his work in the support of philanthropy in world wide.

Register online at https://afpedmonton.inviteright.com/Sept2013

Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 3.

September 27, 2013 - Fundamentals of Fundraising
Date: September 27 & 28
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: St. John’s Institute (11024 82 Avenue)

Created for individuals with 0 to 4 years of fundraising experience, the new AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is composed of seven modules designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. This 16 hour program includes case studies and projects for groups and individuals, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable.

What will I learn?
This course will introduce fundraisers to the fundamental concepts and techniques involving:
• Overview of Fundraising
• Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program
• Building and Sustaining Relationships
• Marketing for Ongoing Success
• Securing the Gift
• Volunteers – Partners in Fundraising
• Management and Accountability

Register online at https://afpedmonton.inviteright.com/Fund2013

Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 18.