Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, 1700 Lakeside Avenue, RVA 23228
    • 84
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    How close is too close? Development professionals are expected to cultivate close relationships with donors. Learn how to establish, and how to help your staff establish, respectful boundaries and manage uncomfortable situations in your interactions on behalf of your NPO.

    Make plans to join us on Tuesday, March 5th, as we welcome Whitney Fogg, SHRM-CP, (pictured at right) Human Resources Director at The Community Idea Stations, to discuss what is and is not appropriate.

    This session is approved for one hour of CFRE credit.


    Our Presenter
    • Whitney Fogg has over fifteen years of experience in Human Resources providing guidance to both non-profit and for-profit organizations. She currently serves as the Human Resources Director for the Community Idea Stations. She touches all things HR related in this role, but her specialties are employee relations and training and development.
      Whitney is certified as a Society for Human Resources (SHRM) Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Humane Leadership from Duquesne University. She is a certified Conflict Management Coach. Whitney serves on the Richmond Area Diversity Roundtable Committee for SHRM and on the PTA board at Ridge Elementary in Henrico County.
      Whitney shares her home with her husband, three children, and several rescue animals. She enjoys reading, listening to NPR, watching PBS, and enjoying the wonderfully diverse activities and experiences RVA has to offer.

      SCHEDULE
      • 11:30 a.m. Registration

      • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon
      • 12:20 p.m. Program Begins
      • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn 
      MENU
      • Regular: Honey BBQ Chicken

      • Vegetarian/Gluten Free: Veggie Burger
      • Warm Rolls will be available.
      • Dessert: Apple Pie.          
        COST TO ATTEND

        $20 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), $25 for nonmembers employed by a member organization, and $30 for nonmember guests. Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by end of day February 27th.

        QUESTIONS?

        Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd, CMP, CAE at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to admin@vafre.org.

        CANCELLATION POLICY

        Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting. If cancellation is received after the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

        • Friday, March 08, 2019
        • 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
        • VCU School of Business, Snead Hall, 301 W. Main Street
        • 46
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        Please note the change to the date of this event!

        Members who joined within the last year are invited to attend our New Member Social on Friday, March 8th at the VCU School of Business.

        Come learn more about what VAFRE offers members and the work of our committees, meet with your Ambassador and get to know other members. Light breakfast provided.

        There is no fee to attend this event, but you are asked to register by March 1st.

        • Registrants/ attendees are encouraged to park in JL Parking Lot located at 200 W. Cary Street. We will provide a validation code to all registered quests before the day of the Social.
        • Proceed to Snead Hall, VCU School of Business located at 301 W. Main Street, with accessible entrances at both Main and Cary Streets. The New Member Social will be in the 1st floor Atrium.
        • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
        • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
        • The Woman's Club (Bolling Haxall House), 211 E Franklin St., Richmond 23219
        • 99
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        A Very Special Invitation

        Please join us for an exclusive pre-awards reception to toast 

        Gayle Haglund, CFRE, 2019 Nina Abady Award winner

        and

        Amy Clark Garmon, 2019 Rising Star Award winner

         on their achievement

         

        Date: April 16, 2018

         

        Time: 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

         

        Place: Bolling Haxall House Parlor (The Woman's Club)

        211 East Franklin Street, Richmond

           

        Network with previous VAFRE award winners, Past Presidents,
        Board members, and event sponsors

           

        The special pre-awards reception is complimentary for invitees,
        but advance registration is requested as space is limited.
        Lunch registration is separate from the reception and is available here.

         

        Register online or RSVP to VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd at
        (804) 368-3398 or admin@vafre.org.

        • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
        • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
        • The Woman's Club (Bolling Haxall House), 211 E Franklin Street, Richmond 23219
        • 61
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        Join VAFRE on April 16th as we honor our 2019 Nina Abady and Rising Star Award winners at The Woman's Club at the Bolling Haxall House.

        This year's honorees are:

        • Gayle Haglund, CFRE, Westminster Canterbury Richmond (pictured below, at left)
        • Amy Clark Garmon, ChildSavers (pictured below, at right)
                       

        For details on our honorees, visit the Awards page of the website.

        Our speaker will be Talley Baratka, founder of Impact 100 Richmond, a collective giving organization with more than 300 women investing over $1 million in Richmond since 2009. Talley currently leads the Business Strategy Team at Rhudy & Co. In her most recent corporate role, she led Capital One's grant-making and volunteer programs in Richmond.

        Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor

        Schedule
        • 11:30 a.m. Registration
        • 12:00 p.m. Plated Luncheon
        • 12:30 p.m. Awards Program
        • 1:30 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)    
        Parking 
        • Carpooling is encouraged.
        • There are a number of parking decks in the area, though we do suggest you confirm the terms and availability by searching online and calling the numbers listed.
        • There is also a variety of on-street parking available in the neighborhood.

         

        Cost to attend:

        $30 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), and $40 for nonmember guests. 

         

        Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by Tuesday, April 9th.


        To purchase a table or sponsor the event, click here.

         

        Questions?

        Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to admin@vafre.org.

         

        Cancellation Policy

        Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Tuesday before the Awards Luncheon. If cancellation is received after noon on Tuesday, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

        • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
        • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
        • The Woman's Club (Bolling Haxall House), 211 E Franklin Street, Richmond 23219
        Register

        Each April, VAFRE holds a special luncheon to recognize two individuals who have excelled in serving their organizations and the greater nonprofit community. The Nina Abady Award recognizes lifetime achievement in fundraising and the Rising Star award recognizes a member who has demonstrated remarkable talents at an early stage in their fundraising career.

        This year's honorees are:

        • Gayle Haglund, CFRE, Westminster Canterbury
        • Amy Clark Garmon, ChildSavers

        For details on our honorees, visit the Awards page of the website.

        Our speaker will be Talley Baratka, founder of Impact 100 Richmond, a collective giving organization with more than 300 women investing over $1 million in Richmond since 2009. Talley currently leads the Business Strategy Team at Rhudy & Co. In her most recent corporate role, she led Capital One's grant-making and volunteer programs in Richmond.

        The following sponsorship levels are available for the luncheon, which will be held on April 16th. (For individual luncheon tickets, click here.)

        SOLD Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive)

        • $1,500.00
        • Publicity on VAFRE website and in e-mails including organization logo and link

        • Logo on promotional materials

        • Prominent signage at the event

        • Recognition in press release

        • Recognition in all advertising for the event
        • Recognition in event program

        • Recognition from podium by event host

        • PowerPoint slide at the event
        • Opportunity to address audience during luncheon (2 minutes) and at VIP reception
        • One table (10 tickets) to the luncheon
        • Prominent table location by event speaker

        • Complimentary centerpiece from table

        • Invitation to VIP reception prior to the event   

        Award Winning Table Sponsor (2 available)

        • $1,000.00

        • Recognition in event program

        • Recognition from podium by event host

        • PowerPoint slide at the event

        • One table (10 tickets) to the luncheon

        • Seating with direct proximity to Nina Abady or Rising Star Winner

        • Complimentary centerpiece from table

        • Invitation to VIP reception prior to the event

        • Opportunity to address audience at VIP reception 

        SOLD VIP Reception Sponsor (Exclusive) 

        • $750.00

        • Recognition in event program

        • Recognition from podium by event host

        • PowerPoint slide at the event

        • One table (10 tickets) to the luncheon

        • Prominent table location

        • Complimentary centerpiece from table

        • Invitation to VIP reception prior to the event (includes VAFRE Board Members, Speaker, and Award Winners)

        • Opportunity to make remarks at VIP reception 

        Table Sponsor (8 available)

        • $500.00

        • Recognition from podium by event host

        • One table (10 tickets) to the luncheon

        • Complimentary centerpiece from table

        • Tuesday, May 07, 2019
        • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
        • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
        • 126
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        Details to be Announced.

        2 hours of CFRE credit will be applied for.

        SCHEDULE

        • 10:30 a.m. Registration
        • 11:00 a.m. Presentation Part 1
        • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon
        • 12:30 p.m. Presentation Part 2
        • 1:30 p.m. Adjourn
        MENU
        • To be announced.
          COST TO ATTEND

          $20 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), $30 for nonmembers employed by a member organization, and $40 for nonmember guests. Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by end of day May 1st.

          QUESTIONS?

          Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd, CMP, CAE at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to admin@vafre.org.

          CANCELLATION POLICY

          Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting. If cancellation is received after the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

          • Tuesday, June 04, 2019
          • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
          • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
          • 134
          Register

          Details to be announced.

          SCHEDULE
          • 11:30 a.m. Registration
          • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon
          • 12:25 p.m. Program Begins
          • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn 
          MENU
          • To be announced.
            COST TO ATTEND

            $20 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), $25 for nonmembers employed by a member organization, and $30 for nonmember guests. Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by end of day May 29th.

            QUESTIONS?

            Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd, CMP, CAE at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to admin@vafre.org.

            CANCELLATION POLICY

            Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting. If cancellation is received after the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

          Past events

          Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Deeper Dive: 21st Century Career Mapping
          Tuesday, February 05, 2019 21st Century Career Mapping: Pathways to a Fulfilling and Successful Career
          Thursday, January 24, 2019 Deeper Dive: Cultivating Resilience
          Tuesday, January 08, 2019 Cultivating Resilience: Mindfulness to Recognize and Resist Burnout
          Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Deeper Dive: Thank you, Thank you very much
          Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Thank you, Thank you very much: Composing Stewardship Methodologies
          Wednesday, November 14, 2018 How to Become a CFRE (Webinar)
          Monday, November 12, 2018 Deeper Dive: Changes to the Tax Code and What They Mean for Charities
          Tuesday, November 06, 2018 Changes to the Tax Code and What They Mean for Charities
          Wednesday, October 24, 2018 VAFRE Fall Social
          Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Professional Partnership Program Kickoff Meeting
          Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Cocktails & Conversation: Getting Ready to Get Ready: Laying the Groundwork for Your Capital Campaign
          Tuesday, October 02, 2018 Getting Ready to Get Ready: Laying the Groundwork for Your Capital Campaign
          Sunday, September 30, 2018 2018-2019 Season Pass
          Monday, September 24, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Planning for Year-End Giving
          Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Planning for Year-End Giving
          Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Brown Bag Luncheon - Making the Ask
          Wednesday, July 18, 2018 26th Annual Virginia Fund Raising Institute
          Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Brown Bag Luncheon - The Improvising Fundraiser: Campfire Storytelling
          Tuesday, June 26, 2018 P3 Celebration
          Thursday, June 21, 2018 Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Phillanthropy
          Tuesday, June 19, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Prospect Research
          Tuesday, June 05, 2018 Prospect Research and VAFRE Annual Meeting
          Tuesday, May 15, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Women in Phillanthropy
          Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Women in Philanthropy
          Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Annual Awards Luncheon
          Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Sponsorship of the Annual Awards Luncheon
          Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2018 Awards Tribute Slide
          Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Annual Awards VIP Reception
          Thursday, April 12, 2018 VAFRE Spring Social
          Tuesday, March 20, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Annual Giving Strategies
          Thursday, March 08, 2018 Spring New Member Social
          Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Diving Deep….Is Your Annual Campaign Floating Along or Racing to the Finish Line?
          Tuesday, February 20, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Crisis Communications or Stewardship Opportunity?
          Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Crisis Communications or Stewardship Opportunity?
          Tuesday, January 23, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Get Organized for the New Year
          Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Get Organized for the New Year: Cut Through the Clutter
          Tuesday, December 19, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Would Somebody Invent You?
          Wednesday, December 13, 2017 VAFRE Member Social
          Tuesday, December 05, 2017 If You Didn't Exist, Would Somebody Invent You?
          Tuesday, November 21, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Planned Giving
          Thursday, November 09, 2017 Stewarding Your Financial Resources - Strategic Financial Leadership
          Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Planned Giving Panel Discussion
          Tuesday, October 17, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Stewarding Your Financial Resources
          Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Professional Partnership Program Kickoff Meeting
          Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Stewarding Your Financial Resources
          Tuesday, September 26, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Diversity in Action
          Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Fall New Member Social
          Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Diversity in Action

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