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The Shenandoah Chapter will be offering virtual workshops until we can meet in person together again. Please see the schedule below.

Virtual workshops are held on the third Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm. 

In-person meetings consist of a program with a guest speaker, lunch, a short business meeting, and networking time. Workshop luncheons are usually held on the third Thursday, 11:45 am-1:15 pm. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for all other guests. Reservations are normally required by the Monday before the meeting. To reserve for your space, RSVP online.  

2021 Workshops and Events

January 21   AFP Global: Benefits of Membership with Taryn Gold

February 18    Equitable, Inclusive, and Strengths-Based Language with Salathia Johnson

March 18    Developing Fundraisers in ALL Staff with Tim Plant, Director of Development for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation

April 15  Fundraising Events in 2021 with group of panelists

May 20   Personal Storytelling for Fundraising Success with Terry Wolfish Cole. In partnership with The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham. Register (members receive a coupon code for free registration in their inbox).

June 28-30   AFP ICON, Minneapolis/ online*

July Virginia Fundraising Institute (VFRI)*

August 19 TBD

September 16  TBD

October 21  TBD


November 22  National Philanthropy Day

December 9 Roundtables & Holiday Raffle

*Professional Development Scholarship available for chapter members.

For more information on joining our Chapter, or scholarship memberships, contact Membership Chair Manuela Vazquez.

Archive 2020 Workshops and Events

January 16 Panel of National Philanthropy Day Recipients

February 20 Change Management, Jeff Lucas with SPQA

March 19 Cancelled

March 29-31- AFP ICON - Virtual Conference

April 16  Amp Up Your Direct Mail Results, Willis Turner with Huntsinger & Jeffer - Virtual Workshop

May 21  On the Road to Monthly Donor Success, Erica Waasdrop with A Direct Solution - Virtual Workshop

July 29-30 - Virginia Fundraising Institute - Cancelled

August 20 The Intentional Fundraiser - Take Control of Your Time, Tammy Zonker - Virtual Workshop

September 17 Establish, Grow or Re-Ignite Gift Planning in Your Organization, Jeff Grandy with Catapult Fundraising - Virtual Workshop

October 15 Fundraising Trends in a Virtual World, Victoria Dietz, Curtis Group - Virtual Workshop

November  - Shenandoah Chapter's National Philanthropy Day Postponed until 2021

November 12 - AFP Global National Philanthropy Day Virtual

December 10 - Roundtables and Holiday Raffle - Virtual Gathering on Zoom with Breakout Rooms discussing Ethics & Fundraising; Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access; and the benefits of a CFRE designation (Certified Fundraising Professional Executive).