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Professional Development Luncheon

The Intentional Fundraiser & Credentialing Workshop

Tuesday, May 22nd

Luncheon: We’ll talk about the importance of credentialing, academic programs and certificates in fundraising, how credentialing professionals contribute to the wider philanthropic community, and how to evaluate your options to create a more intentional career path. Workshop: We'll cover the resources to direct you in preparation for credentialing

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Annual Planned Giving Symposium

Separate breakout sessions for Nonprofits and Advisers.

  • Plenary Presentation: Gifts of Real Estate - Outright, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Gift Annuities, Bequest. (45-60 minutes: Lani and Randy).
  • Nonprofit Track: Show Them the Money - How to Successfully Partner with Advisors and Close More Gifts. (45-60 minutes: Lani or Randy).
  • Advisory Track: Grantor Charitable Leads Trusts - The Amazing Alternative to Family Foundations and Donor Advised Funds - How Nonprofits of Any Size Can Start Closing Gifts


COST: Includes Breakfast and Lunch

  • $40 for Students
  • $50 for SJVPGC or AFP Members
  • $60 for Non-Members

(Continuing education credits applied for)

DATE: June 15, 2018
9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: The Falls Event Center
4105 West Figarden Drive
Fresno, CA 93722

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For more information, please contact:

Claudia Ruiz-Alvarez
(559) 226-5600

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Upcoming Events

May 22, 2018 - The Intentional Fundraiser & Credentialing Workshop

June 15, 2018 - Annual Planned Giving Symposium

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The Next Generation of American Giving

The Charitable Habits of Generations Y, X, Baby Boomers and Matures

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2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends ReportIn this fifth annual edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we answer these questions for you:

What’s the norm for nonprofit communications? We share what’s typical in nonprofit communications today.

Where are the points of conflict in nonprofit communications? We point out where communicators, fundraisers, and executive directors disagree, as well as other statistical differences in the data – quiz style.

What’s the portrait of a typical nonprofit communications director? We share a little more about the life and times of today’s nonprofit communications directors.

How are people really feeling about the coming year? We share what has you most excited and most scared about 2015.

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