Creating Partnerships through Corporate Giving - July Educational Luncheon
Jul
10
12:00 PM12:00

Creating Partnerships through Corporate Giving - July Educational Luncheon

The partnership between corporations and non-profits can extend beyond the financial contribution to make an impact on employees, clients and community engagement.

 Join Amy Jones, Director of Philanthropy, Royal Neighbors of America, and Matt Mendenhall, CEO, Regional Development Authority, for a discussion on how you can work with your corporate partners as they strive to make an impact on society through your mission.

Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Please feel free to bring your lunch. Our educational luncheons are brown bag.

Check-in starts at 11:45 am.

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2019 Introduction to Fundraising Course (Mentoring Included!)
Mar
29
to Jun 21

2019 Introduction to Fundraising Course (Mentoring Included!)

  • Sorensen Hall - Augustana College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This free program allows beginning fundraisers and those interested in learning more about the field to learn from experienced professionals.  Each session is taught by a development professional who has expertise in their subject area.  At the end of the seven class sessions, those students who have attended at least five of the seven sessions will be matched with an experienced fundraiser who will serve as their mentor in subsequent months.

This program has introduced and mentored numerous local nonprofit professionals about this fun and rewarding work. 

Classes meet in room 137 in Sorensen Hall on the Augustana Campus.  Sorensen Hall is located on the northeast corner of 38th Street and 7th Avenue in Rock Island and the address is 639  38th Street.  Parking is in the Centennial Hall parking lot (northwest corner of 38th Street and 7th Avenue)– with visitor parking located on the west side of the lot next to Centennial Hall.

Each class will meet from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

The following dates and topics are planned (subject to change):

  1.  Friday, March 29, Introduction to Development with Gray Rowe

  2. Friday, April 12, Getting Organized for Development with Jenny Von Kaenel

  3. Friday, April 26, Annual Giving with Sue Rector

  4. Friday, May 10, Grant Writing with Linda Wastyn

  5. Friday, May 24, Major gifts with Barbara Melbourne

  6. Friday, June 7, Working with your Board of Directors, Volunteers and CEO with Missy Gowey

  7. Friday, June 21, Donor Relations and Stewardship with Anne Calder

This is a FREE program offered by AFP Quad Cities so we can invest in the growth and prosperity of our non-profit professionals with the support of the Regional Development Authority and the Quad Cities Community Foundation.

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2019 Success in Fundraising Conference
Mar
6
8:00 AM08:00

2019 Success in Fundraising Conference

  • StoneyCreek Inn and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gather with your fellow fundraising professionals, board members, and those considering a career in philanthropy for a one-day workshop. The day is filled with a variety of sessions surrounding annual fund, corporate giving, event planning, major gifts and more - you can pick what is most relevant to you!

This is a low-cost way to educate you, your staff, your volunteers and board members. Each session is taught by a local or regional expert.

Join us for a fulfilling day for a very low cost!

8:00 – Registration

8:30 – 2:00 – Conference and Breakout Sessions

2:30 – 4:30 – Post-conference Social

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Conference Speakers

Christine Caves, Andrea Olson, TEDx Davenport
Brand Presence

Jeff Adamson, Comedy Sportz
Having fun taking your Board from “bored and tired” to engaged and inspired!

Steve Goebel & Trista Foster, QC Planned Giving Partnership
Planned Giving

M. Linda Wastyn, Ph. D. - President, Wastyn & Associates
Writing More Compelling Grant Applications Using Stories

Patrick Hoesing, QTego Fundraising Services
Enhancing Fundraising Events through technology

Jennifer Schroder & Belinda Mielenhausen, River Bend Foodbank
Increasing Volunteer Engagement Through 2018 Year of the Volunteer Campaign

M. Linda Wastyn, Ph. D. - President, Wastyn & Associates
Identifying, Recruiting, and Retaining Board Members

Josh Krakauer, CEO, Sculpt
Post with Purpose - Building an Audience-centric Social Media Strategy

Barb Melbourne, Palmer College
Tax Law Rules

M. Linda Wastyn, Ph. D. - President, Wastyn & Associates
Taking the Guesswork out of Fundraising - Data Driven Fundraising that will impress your colleagues and raise more money

Jodi Prosise, Tedx Davenport
Feature Video:  Empowerment Through Technology

Jodi Prosise & Christine Caves
What's Your TED?

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Development Officers Roundtable
Feb
11
3:30 PM15:30

Development Officers Roundtable

  • Sorensen Hall - Room 150 - Augustana College (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join fellow Development Officers Sue Rector, Augustana College, and Maureen Dickinson, Blackhawk College for a discussion about how personality styles can impact our work with our donors.

All are welcome to join this open discussion.

To register email Sue at suerector@augustana.edu.

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 Case Study: Mission-Based Fundraising, the IMMERSE Program
Sep
12
11:45 AM11:45

Case Study: Mission-Based Fundraising, the IMMERSE Program

  • Community Foundation of Great River Bend (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wednesday, September 12
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn how the concept of bringing Title 1 elementary school kids classrooms to the museum and totally immerse them within it to learn in a different way and use the rich resources a museum can offer came to fruition and how it has become a fundraising platform that all community can embrace.

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