Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
    • 97
    Register

    Having a solid plan for end of year (EOY) giving is crucial to the success of your fundraising efforts. Now more than ever, we need to get both creative and strategic with how our solicitations inspire donors to both renew and increase their support. Our presenters will share data driven methods to help attendees fine-tune their EOY solicitation strategies in ways that allow you to be both more effective and efficient. Attendees will also learn how to use their own data to determine which individuals are more likely to make a gift and how to create more donor-centric solicitation strategies. Whether you are unsure of what lies in your data or you live inside of your data day in and day out, you will leave with tools that you can use year after year.

    Our Presenters

    Amy Holland, CFRE, Advancement Professional

    F. Nicholas Sollog III, Founder & CEO, The Sollog Group, LLC

    Nick founded The Sollog Group in 2009 to help charitable organizations meet their annual giving & prospect research needs. Since 2012 he has worked as a capital campaign consultant with the Episcopal Church Foundation, assisting parishes, dioceses and school with their capital campaigns. He has been in development since 2003 & has worked for both Lynchburg College & the University of Richmond. He sits on the board of World U.P. Foundation and is an active parishioner at Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Professionally, he is a member of YNPN RVA, Apra International, Apra-VA, and VAFRE.

    This meeting sponsored by CFRE International.

    MENU
    • Regular: Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce, Rice, Cucumber Salad
    • Vegetarian/Gluten Free: Greek Salad with mixed greens, tomato, sliced cucumber, green pepper, sliced red onion, Kalamata olives and feta cheese.

    In order to keep lunch costs low for our members and guests, Jefferson Lakeside is unable to accommodate special dietary requests beyond the gluten free and vegetarian options listed and is unable to make last minute substitutions of one meal for the other. 

    If you have questions about the menu, please contact Mary Kidd at admin@vafre.org or by phone at 804/368-3398. 

    SCHEDULE
    • 11:30 a.m. Registration
    • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program
    • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)
    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 September 5th.

    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.

    • Sunday, September 30, 2018
    • 12:00 AM
    • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    • 11:30 PM
    • not applicable
    Register

    VAFRE members who would like to prepay for all of their meetings may purchase a Season Pass. A Season Pass covers all regular meetings from September 2018 through June 2019, including the monthly luncheons and the Awards luncheon.*

    The Season Pass allows members the convenience of one annual payment for VAFRE events at a discounted rate of $190.00 - that's $30 less than paying as you register for each event, or like getting to attend the Awards luncheon for free! Members may also send another staff person in their place if they are unable to attend a meeting (simply contact our offices to register your substitute).

    ADDED BONUS: Season Pass holders may register one guest to attend any one regular monthly meeting (excludes Awards luncheon) at no additional charge. That's an additional savings of $30!

    *VAFRE reserves the right to charge Season Pass holders for any additional events that may be scheduled.

    Please note: the Season Pass is available to members only. You must be logged in to register for this option.

    • Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
    • 120
    Register

    Details to be announced.


    SCHEDULE
    • 11:30 a.m. Registration
    • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program
    • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)
    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 September 26th.

    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, November 06, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
    • 120
    Register

    Details to be announced.


    SCHEDULE
    • 11:30 a.m. Registration
    • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program
    • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)
    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 October 31st.

    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, December 04, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
    • 120

    Details to be announced.


    SCHEDULE
    • 11:30 a.m. Registration
    • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program
    • 1:15 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)
    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 October 31st.

    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

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
Thursday, April 05, 2018 AFP Meeting - A Balancing Act: Equity and Major Gift Fundraising
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Annual Giving Strategies
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Grant-O-Rama! Presented by Studio Two Three and Cultureworks
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?
Thursday, March 01, 2018 AFP Meeting - Looking for New Major Gift Prospects? You Work with Them Every Day!
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 16, 2017 Tips for Boosting Annual Giving
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Stewarding Your Financial Resources - Strategic Financial Leadership
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Building Competencies for Nonprofit Sustainability with Steve Zimmerman
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Planned Giving Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Stewarding Your Financial Resources
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Virginia Gift Planning Council Signature Series
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Professional Partnership Program Kickoff Meeting
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Stewarding Your Financial Resources
Saturday, September 30, 2017 2017-2018 Season Pass
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 VAFRE Deeper Dive: Diversity in Action
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Joystick Book Launch and Reception
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Fall New Member Social
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Diversity in Action
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 YNPN RVA's Summer Resource Social
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Brown Bag Luncheon - Award Winners Panel
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Virginia Fund Raising Institute: Innovating Philanthropy
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Brown Bag Luncheon - Strategic Planning: Make it a Powerful Tool, Not a Waste of Time and Paper

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