National Philanthropy Day Sponsors

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South Texas Money Management

Boy Scouts of America

Chick-Fil-A Foundation

Texas Capital Bank

Texas Health Resources Foundation

La Cima Club

M. Gale & Associates

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Murray Media

The Color of Money

AFP Greater Dallas Chapter Past Years Calendar of Events

Past Events


Date Event Presenter
January 28 Fundraising in Challenging Times Panel Discussion
January 28 January Luncheon
Fundraising in Challenging Times
Panel Discussion
February 25 February Luncheon
Diversity in Philanthropy
Tracy Brown, President, Diversity Trends, LLC
March 25 March Luncheon
Stephen Chandler, Best-selling Author
April 22 April Luncheon
Planned Giving in Today's Economy
Jayne Grimes, Director of Gift Planning, Baylor Health Care System Foundation
May 27 May Luncheon
Great Fundraisers See the Future First
Carolyn Corbin
June 26 DFW Philanthropy Conference
August 26 August Luncheon
Major Gifts Panel
September 23 September Luncheon
Jeff Crilley, Real News Public Relations
September 24-25 First Course
October 22 October Workshop / Luncheon
Fundraising from the Heart
Lynne Twist, Soul of Money Institute
November 10 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
December 9 Holiday Luncheon Nancy Barry


Date Event Presenter
January 23 Do you have to be more than ethical to be a good leader? Carole V. Rylander
February 27 Maximizing Leadership: The Key to the Future Roy H. Temper, Ketchum
March 26 Internet Fundraising 2.0 and E-Philanthropy Trends Matt Frazier, Pursuant
April 23 Two Faces of Philanthropy: Professional and Personal Philanthropist Cecilia Boone
May 28 Major Gifts/Asking Jerold Panas
June 13 DFW Philanthropy Conference  
July 23 Campaigns Janet Davis, Dini Partners
August 27 Marketing to Post-World War II Audiences and Repositioning Fundraising for the 21st Century Judith Nichols, Ph.D., CFRE
September 24 Inspired Legacies Engaging Donors and Nonprofits for Lifetime and Legacy Ecstasy Tracy Gary
October 22 Strategic Event Design - Keys to Success Tara Judd, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
November 14 National Philanthropy Day  
December 4 Holiday Luncheon Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert


Date Event Presenter
January 24 Becoming the Organization of Choice John Paul, Partner, Association Works
February 28 Personal Reflections Caren Prothro, Volunteer Fundraiser
March 25-28 AFP Int'l Conference on Fundraising  
April 25 Eight Proven Strategies for Keeping Development Efforts on Target Carole Rylander, Rylander Associates
May 23 How to Never Get a No Karen Osborne, The Osborne Group
June 15 DFW AFP Philanthropy Conference - Discover Your Hidden Treasure  
July 25 The Ask: How to Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose Laura Fredricks, Pace Univ.
August 22 Working with Families and their Philanthropy, Advice to Fund Raisers Curtis W. Meadows, Jr.
September 26 "Prospect Research" and "How to Turn Knowledge into Gifts" Ali McLane, P!N
October 24 Megatrends Affecting Planned Giving Cynthia Krause, Wilson & Krause
November 9 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon  
December 12 Holiday Luncheon Bill Lively, CEO & President, Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation


Date Event Presenter
January 25 The Impact of Governmental and IRS Changes on Nonprofits in 2006 Terry Simmons, Thompson & Knight
February 22 e-Philanthropy- How Your Organization's Website Can Actually Further Its Mission - Not Just Describe It Allan Pressell, Founder & CEO, CharityFinders
March 22 Secrets of Converting the Power of Emotion into Donations Kelli Newman, Newman & Newman
April 26 The Greatest Gift . . . from the Donor's Perspective Lyda Hill
May 24 How to Get Positive Publicity for Your Nonprofit Jeff Crilley, Dallas News Reporter
June 16 DFW Philanthropy Conference - Fundraising Under the Big Top  
July 26 The Able-Bodied Mind Randy Snow, No XQs
August 23 What's Economics Got to Do with It? Patrick Rooney, Indiana University and Purdue Univ/Indianapolis
September 27 FUNDraising Ethics FUNDamentals Tim Burchill, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Executive Director, Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership
October 25 Fundraising in a Donor-Centered World Penelope Burk, Author of Donor-Centered Fundraising
November 2 National Philanthropy Day  
December 13 Annual Holiday Luncheon  


Date Event Presenter
January New Year's Resolutions for Fundraisers Kathy Friend, CFRE
February The Many Benefits of AFP Membership Pat Bjorhovde, CFRE
March A CEO's Perspective of Development Dr. Oscar Page
April The Greater Good Claire Gaudiani
May Gushing with Gifts, Marketing Strategies Jackie Franey
June D/FW Philanthropy Conference  
July Building a Donor Constituency David Northington
August Philanthropy is a Learned Behavior Bob Hopkins, CFRE
September Governance as Leadership Susan Decker
October The Look of D/FW in 10 Years Dan Petty
November NPD  
December Holiday Luncheon David Biegler