Pop-Up Talks 
Discuss hot topics in fundraising with fellow AFP Chicago professionals! 

You are invited to these member only programs to come learn from some of the leading professionals in our field. These exclusive pop up programs provide the opportunity for round-table discussions on a smaller more focused scale. This fluid format allows us to address the hot topics affecting the fundraising industry right now.

Take full advantage of this member only opportunity and come join in on the conversation!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Topic:  Ethics in Fundraising: The Donor Bill of Rights 

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Nighthawk, 4744 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

As fundraisers, we trade on the trust we earn from our donors. Join us for a frank discussion with your peers about our responsibilities to those donors—from Foundations to Estates, and from Corporations to Individuals. Understanding how to earn and build trust through ethical fundraising is essential to our role in philanthropy. 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Topic:  Ethics in Fundraising: Difficult Donor Conversations

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Spinning J, 1000 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

This program is approved for 1 CFRE point.

Are there conversations with donors that you dread? Topics around grant agreements and gift restrictions that you hope to avoid? Have you ever had to turn down a gift? Come to this pop-up chat to share your experiences and learn from your peers how to make a difficult conversation into the foundation for a stronger donor relationship. In addition to the discussion topics generated during introductions, the facilitator is prepared to include the following topics in the discussion:

  • Grant agreements and contract terms
  • Restricted gift allocations and use
  • The donor bill of rights
  • When to turn down a gift
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access





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