Association of Fundraising Professionals Luncheon

Host: AFP Southern Lowcountry Committee
    When: Thursday, August 23 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Where: Palmetto Electric Cooperative, Inc (Community Room)
1 Cooperative Way Hardeeville, SC 29927
Calling all local fundraising professionals! Join us for an informational luncheon to launch an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) affinity group in our area.
Special Guest Speaker
Paulette V. Maehara, FASAE, CAE
Former President & CEO of AFP
AFP offers a wide range of educational, networking and mentoring programs that support and enrich each member's professional experience and skills.  Learn more about AFP and plans for local educational programs in our community. 
Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Gloria@coastalcommunityfoundation.org so we have an accurate count of attendees.

Each year, in conjunction with the celebration of National Philanthropy Day, the S.C. Lowcountry Chapter of AFP recognizes outstanding achievements by local individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists who form a vital partnership with nonprofit organizations to ensure that the needs of its citizens are being met. 
These awards recognize individuals and organizations whose achievements have had a significant impact in the Lowcountry.


This year's award winners are

Corporate Philanthropist of the Year:  Nucor Steel
Small Business Philanthropist of the Year:  Coastal Expeditions
Individual Philanthropist of the Year:  Martha Rivers Ingram
Organization Philanthropist of the Year: Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community
Outstanding Professional Fundraiser: Elliott DeMerell

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Mark Your Calendar for

2018 AFP Lowcountry

membership meetings!

  • Thursday, August 16: Data Basics with Sam Shirley of Charityproud

    Location: Coastal Community Foundation

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM **lunch will be provided**
    Click here to register

  • Fri, August 24th: SPECIAL HALF DAY PROGRAM with SC Planned Giving Council 
Click here to RSVP!
  • Thurs, September 20th: Corporate Giving with Denise Ciccarelli of College of Charleston

    Location TBD 
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM **lunch will be provided**
    Click here to register

  • Thurs, October 18th: Tax Bill Changes and their Effect on End-of-Year Giving with Bill Yaeger of The Citadel Foundation

    Location: The Citadel Foundation **breakfast will be provided**

    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Click here to register

  • November: Webinar TBD

  • Thurs, December 6th: Annual Meeting (Time and Location TBD)
QUESTIONS?  Contact 2018 AFP Lowcountry Education Chair Helen Wolfe

 Many thanks to our 2018 Education Sponsor
Winkler Group

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals seeks to strengthen our profession and help members gain valuable knowledge to advance their organizations' missions, as well as their personal careers. Members of the S.C. Lowcountry Chapter of AFP have access to the resources of the world's largest fundraising organization at their fingertips, including the AFP International Online Reference Center. AFP keeps you connected, informed and always moving forward.


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