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Welcome to the AFP Dallas Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 25,000 members in 165 chapters in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. Read more about AFP Dallas.

National Philanthropy Day Customizable Invitation

Click here for a message you can customize with your organization's information, then email or snail mail to key donors to invite them to your table at the annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon!

September 2014 Luncheon Meeting

Our next monthly event will be the September 2014 Luncheon Meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Time: 11:30:00 AM - Networking
12:00:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM - Luncheon Program : Difficult Volunteers (and Donors) . . How to Get Them On Board
Guest Speakers: Lin O’Neill, President, Futures
Venue: Arlington Hall at Lee Park
3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219

Online registration for this luncheon has closed. You can still make reservations by fax or mail on a space-available basis by download the reservation form and faxing to 972-490-4219, or emailing it to the .

Lin O'Neill

With a blended background in operations and human resources, consultant, trainer, speaker and coach Lin O'Neill has been a corporate officer and president of her own firm. Lin has a B.S. in sociology, an M.B.A, is licensed as an Assisted Living Administrator and certified as an Assisted Living/ SNF Activity Director. For more than two years, Lin hosted a weekly talk show regarding career and career transition challenges for a Los Angeles radio station. Currently an instructor for the SBA's e200 program, GDHCC's Entrepreneurial Executive program and T.W.U.'s EMBA Program, she has also taught in colleges in California and Oklahoma. Currently, Lin is a board member for the Texas Culture Change Coalition and a member of SMU's Associate Board. She has served as both national board president and DFW Operating Committee member for CEO Netweavers, a past board member for the DFW Alliance of Technology and Women, Rae's Hope and the Alliance on Aging. Lin is founder of Sakred Cow Enterprises and ENTREPRENEURS (Dallas and Fort Worth groups). In 2007, Lin published the first book in The Simple Series, Managing High Maintenance Employees. Her second and third books (Leaders in Drag and Status Quo is not a Happy Place) are due out soon.

Lee Park & Arlington Hall Conservancy

"AFP Dallas appreciates the Lee Park & Arlington Hall Conservancy for graciously opening its doors to us for our 2013 schedule of monthly programs. The Conservancy is a 501 (c)(7) charitable organization whose mission is to preserve, maintain and thoughtfully develop Lee Park and Arlington Hall," says Gay Waltrip Donnell, President and CEO of the Conservancy. By booking events at the Hall, you and your organization support the Conservancy's mission of caring for these Dallas treasures. For rental information visit We invite you to join the Conservancy to support our mission and meet our philanthropic members at