Professional Programs 

While our in-person events are placed on hold for now, AFP Golden Gate has virtual learning and networking opportunity for you. Gain essential skills, take deep dives into advanced topics and interact with provocative thought leaders. Chapter programs offer a range of formats and time frames. See below for upcoming programs or go to Calendar.

 Live Webinar AFP Golden Gate Chapter: Masterclass   LunchLearn

Monday, August 10, 2020 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: 
Adaptive Fundraising Strategies

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: Donor Stewardship: Easy and Effective Ways to Stay in Touch with Donors All Year Long

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: The State of Online Fundraising 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: 
The Pearls and Pitfalls of Crowdfunding

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: 8 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Year-End Appeal

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: Visioneering Your Organization – How to Set a Bold Vision and Strategic Plan that Inspires Donors, Staff, and Leaders

Past Programs

Wednesday, July 08, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: Robots Make Bad Fundraisers – How Nonprofits Can Maintain Their Heart in the Digital Age

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: 
Medical Fundraising

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Mentor Program: Connecting with Donors in a Virtual Environment

Friday, June 19, 2020 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Financial Management in Uncertainty

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Powerfully Use Storytelling NOW During the Pandemic

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: The Art of the Legacy Ask

Thursday, May 21 * 11:00 AM -12:30 PM 
Virtual Masterclass: Self-Care for Fundraising Professionals

Monday, May 18 * 5:30-6:30 PM
Virtual Networking: Yoga Mindful Hour on Zoom

Thursday, May 7 * 12:00-1:00 PM 
Virtual Lunch & Learn: How are you doing now? A COVID-19 Community Check-in

Thursday, April 30 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Virtual Lunch & Learn: Social Justice Fundraising
Presenters: Mario Lugay and Jocelyn Wong

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You – The Pragmatist’s Guide to Successful Special Events
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Friday, April 17, 2020
Joint Webinar with DER: Now More Than Ever: Strategic Thinking by Nonprofits, Fundraising for 2020
Presenters: Eric Ryan, Founding Partner, Mission Met; Laura Sears, Co-founder and Development Director of Vida Verde; Michael Allison, Principal of Michael Allison Consulting; Debi Harris, AFP Golden Gate Board Member and Director of Development of Public Advocates, Inc.; James Lee, DER Board Member and Director, Business Development at Revolution Foods along with panelists

Monday, April 3, 2020 * 5:30-7:00 PM
Virtual Happy Hour

Monday, March 23 * 12:00-1:30 PM
Special Webinar: Fundraising in the Face of COVID-19

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 * 10:00-11:30 AM
Live Webinar: Bringing in the Top Ten Gifts for Your Capital Campaign
Presenter: Andrea Kihlstedt

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 * 5:30-7:30 pm
Unplugged Networking Event
An opportunity to socialize in a casual setting with other members, young professionals and Blackbaud leadership @ 1111 Minna SF

Friday, February 14 * 12:00-1:30 PM
Masterclass: Donor Advised Funds: Treasure or Threat?
Joint Program with Development Executives Roundtable @ Light House for the Blind, SF

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 * 8:00-10:00 AM
Masterclass: Building Board Diversity: The Art of Creating Equitable and Inclusive Leadership
Joint Program with City Club SF @ The City Club, San Francisco 

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