Webinars

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Hello? Am I The Only One? – Recruiting Diverse Development Professionals To Your Fundraising Team

Have you been looking for a unicorn? Do you think it’s too hard to find diverse candidates to join your fundraising team so you’ve just stopped looking? In a recruiting environment where there is high demand for diverse talent but (what seems like) little supply and where everyone is worn out; it's time to stop singing that old song and learn a new one.

This webinar looks at this critical issue through the eyes of a fundraising practitioner who’s been both the candidate and the hiring manager.
Participants will learn:
-Why it seems like such a challenge to recruit and retain professionals of colors to your development team
-How to do recruit successfully and what to avoid when making a critical hire.
-Retention strategies designed to keep the great professionals you hire.

About the Speaker
Kishshana Palmer, CFRE is a national speaker, trainer, and coach with a 16 year background in fundraising, marketing, and talent management. She’s a supernova on any stage and platforms due to her charismatic and candid delivery. It doesn’t matter if she’s speaking about philanthropy, living your most authentic life, or diversity, the energy she brings to the stage is always entertaining and edifying. Kishshana is an adjunct professor at Baruch College and Long Island University, Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer (CGT) and an AFP Master Trainer. When an organization wants to grow, find and retain people on their team, raise money, and more she is the philanthropic fairy godmother they have on speed dial. Her work isn’t limited to organizations, she also coaches women entrepreneurs.
 
Wednesday, August 29
10:00am – 11:00am
Mesa Community College
Library Room LB145
1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202

Members – Free / Nonmembers - $25.00
*Not available for remote participation

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SEPTEMBER LIVE WEBINAR
From Nervous to Excited: Evolving Board Knowledge, Skill and Confidence

Board members shape the public’s perception of our organizations through their actions, reputations and leadership abilities. Members who use their reputation and leverage and successfully fulfill their responsibilities in raising funds help ensure the present and future of our success. Enthusiastic, dedicated and skillful involvement is irreplaceable. Board members may be nervous about fundraising – not because they cannot do it, but because they are unsure how to do it. This webinar will explore tactics and techniques for helping your board members reexamine their roles and responsibilities to they can develop the confidence to evolve from nervous – to excited!

Participants will:
-Review and discuss the progression of Board member knowledge and skill development
-Explore the linkage between board and volunteer roles and staff capacity
-Receive and learn to use a pre and post assessment and planning tool

About the Speaker
Roberta (Robbe) A. Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE, has practiced philanthropic fundraising and non-profit organization management for more than forty years. She is an accomplished fund raising generalist with successful track record of establishing new development offices, board and volunteer training. She is VP for Philanthropy at Simpson Senior Services and a Founding Member of Aurora Philanthropic Consulting. She Chaired the Board of Directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals International (AFP) 2009-10 and completed twelve years of Board service in December 2012. She is Chair of the AFP International Ethics Committee. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter/AFP named her the 2001 Fundraising Executive of the Year and AFP International awarded her the 2013 Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership. She served as a founding member of the LeadingAge Philanthropy Network and Co-chair of the LeadingAge Philanthropy Cabinet. She earned a BS in Education from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts and an MBA from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania where she is a member of the adjunct graduate Master of Public Administration faculty. She was the 75th individual to achieve the ACFRE, Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive credential and holds a Pennsylvania Nursing Home Administrators License (NHA). Healey is a sought after international speaker and presenter, who earned the AFP Master Teacher designation in 2000, the first year it was awarded, and has been designated a Faculty Star by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). A Rotarian, she served as 2013-14 President of the Rotary Club of Greater West Chester Sunrise in West Chester, PA. She chairs the Boards of Directors of the Greater West Chester Sunrise Rotary Foundation and Westminster Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund.

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Wednesday, September 5
10:00am – 11:00am
Mesa Community College
Library Room LB145
1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202

Members – Free / Nonmembers - $25.00
*Not available for remote participation

Click here to register!