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Session Handouts

This page reflects all of the handouts AFP has received to date from speakers for education sessions at the 2018 New Orleans Conference. If a particular session is not listed, that means we have yet to receive a handout from the session speaker(s).
Please note: All pre-conference Workshop materials will be provided to those registrants during the Workshops.

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63 record(s)

50 Plus Ways to Love Your Donors
John Lepp
Holly Paulin

Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Rebecca Watkins
Kent Weimer


Ambassadors ALL - Fundraising and Engagement are TEAM SPORTS!
Marcy Heim - CFRE, PLCC

Authentic Organizations
R. Scott Fortnum - MA, CFRE, ACFRE
Leah Eustace - MPhil, MInstF, CFRE, ACFRE

Being a Diverse Fundraising Professional in an Alt-Right Era
B.Michael McFarland
Alphonce Brown Jr - ACFRE
John Huebler - MPA, CFRE
James Phelps
Penelope Poppers

Best Practices on Managing a Face-to-Face Fundraising Program: Data from the Door, Street and Mall
Jerome Cheung
Ashley Bloom

Better Together: Building Strong Volunteer/Staff Relationships for Organizational Success
Juliana Wilkins - CFRE
Jermaine Smith


Building a Leadership Pipeline
Nancy Racette - CFRE
Kimberly Churches


Building a Major Gifts Program with No Alumni and Little Budget
Armando Zumaya

CANCELED SESSION: Stewarding Donors with Dementia
Jolene Martin - PhD, CCC-SLP
Robert Hofmann - MA, CFRE


Corporate Partnerships Are So Much More Than Sponsorship and What You Don't Know Could Be Costing You Millions in Fundraising
Chris Perry
Maureen Carlson

Cracking the Code of Facebook Fundraising - How to Turn Facebook into a Sustainable Source of New Donors
Jeff Giddens

Designing Powerful Partnerships that Transform Culture and Result in New Major Gifts
Susan Holt





Development of Effective Governance for Major Fundraising and Impact (the Brazilian National Strategy for Financial Education case)
Thiago Nascimento

Doing the Ethical Thing in Fundraising. And Why It’s Harder Than You Might Think
Ian MacQuillin
Cherian Koshy - CFRE

Donor Segmentation Isn't Just for Data Geeks
Clay Buck - CFRE
Linda Garrison - CFRE, APR

Don’t Quit! 5 Ways to Stay Successful and Sane as a Fundraiser
Tammy Zonker
Jen Love
Shanon Doolittle


Dynamic Board Governance: What’s Working, What’s Next
Linda Hartley - M.B.A.
Vivien Hoexter
Cheryl Teamer




Embracing the Growing Importance of Board Diversity: Philanthropy, Leadership & Board Engagement
Sasha Zarins
Angela White
Vernetta Walker

Finding Your Perfect Remote Employee
Amy Wolfe - MPPA, CFRE
Natalie Gupton





First Timers Speed Networking
Annie Fritschner - ACFRE, AFP Master Trainer
Jeff Rupp

Five Steps to Build a Campaign Ready Major Gifts Program
Carol Spychalski
Brian Daugherty

Foundation Grants: The Forgotten Funding Source and Why They’re Worth Your Attention
Susan Schaefer - CFRE


Fundraising: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World
Daryl Upsall

Get Write on It! How to Publish Through AFP
Stephanie Cory - CAP, CFRE

Getting Involved in the ACFRE Process
R. Scott Fortnum - MA, CFRE, ACFRE
Alice Ferris - CFRE, ACFRE


Having Difficult Conversations: How to Manage Difficult Fundraising Topics
Holly Hull Miori - CFRE
Valerie Pletcher, MinstF (Adv Dip)
Mack Campbell
Milton Key

He Said, She Said: Fixing Fundraising and Finance Failures
Heidi Watkins
Cherian Koshy - CFRE

How to Earn A Profit for Your Cause or Social Business: How to Profit for Your Case
Michel Freller

How to Own and Strategically Leverage Donor Advised Funds in Donor Cultivation Efforts
Brandolon Barnett

How to Raise More Money with Your Annual Fundraising Appeal
Claire Axelrad - J.D., CFRE


Is Fundraising a Profession? And Does It Matter If It Isn’t?
Sarah Nathan - PhD
Cathy Mann
Michael Davis
Alice Ferris - CFRE, ACFRE
Cherian Koshy - CFRE

It Takes a Village: How to Build Your Mentor Network
Adrienne McDade
Cherrelle Duncan


Leading Your Team to Success... Even When You're Not the Team Leader
Martha Schumacher - CFRE, ACFRE, MInstF
Michael Delzotti


Leveraging Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Become a Better Fundraiser
Tanya Odom


Meaningful Engagement: How Small Organizations Can Design and Sustain Young Professionals Engagement
Kate Sarata
Naomi Pabon-Figueroa

Mining for Gold: Maximizing Your Event's Host Committee
Jaclinn Tanney




No Budget, No Problem : How To Successfully Engage the Community Through Third Party Events
Lynnette Adams



Nonprofit Accounting for Fundraisers
Susan Ross

Opinion Mining: How Fundraisers Can Discover New Gold Through Sentiment Analysis
Colin Habberton - B Soc Sc M Phil IKM

Planned Giving When That's Not All You Do
Aviva Shiff Boedecker - J.D.

Preparing for the C-Suite
Myra Mathis

Prospect Research for People Who Hate Prospect Research
Steven Shattuck


Purse Power- How Women's Philanthropy Can Change the World
Lois Buntz - MSW, LISW


Relationship Fundraising 3.0
Adrian Sargeant

Small Shop Academy
Jen Love
Simon Scriver

So You Want to Be a Campaign Consultant?
Andrea Kihlstedt
Amy Eisenstein - ACFRE

Stewardship at Its Best - More than Just Another Event
Lesley Ray
Adrian Sargeant




Storytelling for Action: What Stories to Tell (and When to Tell Them) to Cause Your Donors to Take Action
Steven Screen


Telephone Fundraising – One Ring to Rule Them All
Simon Scriver

The Annual Campaign: Doing It Well and Then Doing It Even Better Next Year
Jane Stein - M.B.A.


The House of Philanthropy: Creating a Framework for Cross-Cultural Giving
Alice Ferris - CFRE, ACFRE
James Anderson - CFRE

The Innovation Imperative
Colin Habberton - B Soc Sc M Phil IKM

The Introverted Fundraiser: How to Be Successful When You Just Want to Go Home
Matthew Taylor Siegel - CFRE
Ann-Marie Meacham
Vinney Arora

The Risk of Under Investing in Fundraising: The Conversation Boards Aren’t Having About Fundraising Effectiveness
Jason Lee - JD
Andy Davis
Anne Wallestad


Thriving as a Fundraising Professional in Work and Life!
Diane Lloyd - CFRE PCC

Through the Looking Glass: See Your Organization Through Your Volunteers' Eyes
Helen Arnold - CFRE


Transforming Relationships by Managing Mid-Level and Legacy Donors Together!
Kimberley Blease
Mark Phillips

Unlock the Secrets to Increase Giving to Your Faith-Based Organization
Sarah Matthews - CFRE
Gregory Cole - CFRE
Linda McNay



Using the Logic Model - A Tool for Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation
Dr. Beverly Browning - MPA, DBA, CSPF

Why Every Organization Needs a Case for Support, and How to Create One
Leah Eustace - MPhil, MInstF, CFRE, ACFRE

Why Good People Do Bad Things
Michael Hood

You’re Still Only As Good As Your Plan (And Whether You Use It)
Jennifer Pelton - CFRE, AFP Master Trainer
Linda Beeman - MBA, GPC