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.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: The Essential Guided Tour of Social Media
Presenter: Sarah Willey, MA, CFRE, SMS
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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Embracing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in Your Organization and on Your Board
Presenter: Vernetta Walker, J.D.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: The Donor Decision Lab: Using Behavioral Science to Engage Supporters
Presenter: Barnard Ross
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Branding for the Nonprofit Professional
Presenter: Rochelle Sodipo
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See more details about our 2021 AFP Global Live Webinars.

 Live Webinar AFP Golden Gate Chapter: Masterclass  LunchLearn

Past Programs

Friday, February 5, 2021 * 11:30-1:00 PM
Philanthropy Book Club: Money as Medicine A Guided Journal for Reflection and Action by Edgar Villanueva

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Time, Talent and Treasure: Using Giving Circles in Fundraising
Presenter: Tracey Webb

Friday, February 26, 2021 * 12:00-2:00 PM
Using Your Sphere of Influence to Advance Social Justice
Presenter: Tanya Odom

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 * 10:00-11:00 AM
So, You Want Your CFRE…?
Presenter: Ashley Gatewood, Communications & Marketing Director for CFRE International

Friday, March 5, 2021 * 11:30-1:00 PM
Philanthropy Book Club: Donor Centered Fundraising by Penelope Burk

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Living with More Ikigai
Presenter: Alice Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
COVID Realities Lunch & Learn Conversation Series: Leading and managing teams during the pandemic
Presenters: Melissa Irish & Wanda Scott, CAP®, CFRE

Friday, April 2, 2021 * 11:30-1:00 PM
Philanthropy Book Club: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Advancing Your Career in a Post Pandemic World
Presenter: Nancy Racette

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
COVID Realities Lunch & Learn Conversation Series: Major Gift Fundraising and Major Donor conversions
Presenters: Melissa Irish & Wanda Scott, CAP®, CFRE

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Adapting Your Development Plan to the New Normal
Presenter: Christal Cherry, MA

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Development + Finance = Fundraising Success
Presenter: Amy Fiore and Amy Karson, MBA

Friday, May 7, 2021 * 11:30-1:00 PM
Philanthropy Book Club: The Soul of Money By Lynne Twist 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
COVID Realities Lunch & Learn Conversation Series: Donor cultivation, stewardship & communications
Presenters: Melissa Irish & Wanda Scott, CAP®, CFRE

Friday, June 4, 2021 * 11:30-1:00 PM
Philanthropy Book Club: Gay, Inc.: The Nonprofitization of Queer Politics By Myrl Beam

Thursday, June 24, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Small Shop Series: Getting Real About Life in a Small Shop
Presenters: Esther Landau & Adam-Michael Royston

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Building Long Distance Relationships
Presenter: Aliguma Young, MBA

Friday, July 30, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Small Shop Series: How to Run an Entire Event by Yourself
Presenters: Mark Hernandez, Esther Landau, CFRE, and Adam-Michael Royston

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Making the Most of Your Virtual and Hybrid Events
Presenter: A.J. Steinberg, CFRE

Thursday, August 19, 2021 * 5:30PM
Nonprofit Queers: LGBTQIA+ Fundraisers and Visibility
Speaker: Camille Kennedy, Senior Director of Advancement Strategy, Ms. Foundation for Women

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: From Surviving to Thriving: Leading through a Crisis
Presenter: Birgit Burton Smith, Kim Churches, CFRE and Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA

Thursday, August 26, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
Small Shop Series: The Things You Need to Know to Run a Small Shop
Presenters: Esther Landau & Adam-Michael Royston

Monday, September 13, 2021 * 5:30-7:30 PM
AFP Golden Gate Unplugged

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 * 12:00-1:00 PM
California Non-profit COVID Relief Grant: How to Apply 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 * 10:00-11:30 AM
AFP Global Webinar: Herding Well-Intended Cats: A Survival Guide to Navigating Small Shop Boards of Directors
Presenter: Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Friday, October 1, 2021 * 12:00-1:30 PM
Rock Your Annual Campaign
Speaker: Christine Kohls, CFRE, Principal, Raising Results


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