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VAFRE E-news, July 2022

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The Susan Early Scholarship Fund is available to new and renewing VAFRE members to cover the cost of your dues. To apply for a scholarship, follow the link in the member application or, for current members, follow the link on the Members Only page.



Welcome New Members!

  • Julia Bowling, UMFS
  • Lauren Decker, Richmond Animal League
  • Cara Haddon, MCV Foundation
  • James Lugar, Ronald McDonald House Charities - Richmond
  • Alyssa McBride, All Saints Catholic School
  • Carolyn Roberts, Ronald McDonald House Charities - Richmond
  • Brian Thomas, MCV Foundation 

      Log in to the Member Directory to access contact information for these and all members.

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      Register for VAFRE's Upcoming Professional Partnership Program!

      Part  ner : one that shares

      Are you new to fund development or would you like to enhance your professional skill sets?  If you answered “YES’ then VAFRE has great news for you!

      The  Professional Partnership Program (P3), now entering it's tenth year, offers VAFRE members the opportunity for small groups (the Partners) to meet a minimum of four times with two highly experienced facilitators (the Leaders) between October and June. 

      Registrations received by July 31st are just $50. Effective August 1st, the price will increase to $75, so register now for what has been called the "cheapest group therapy in town."

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      2022 - 2023 Meeting Schedule Announced, Season Pass Available

      Mark your calendar now for all of VAFRE's 2022-2023 programs!

      Though we won't be holding a program in August, VAFRE has a full schedule planned for the coming fiscal year. Once again we will be meeting at The Virginia War Memorial and we will be offering both virtual and in-person registration options.

      Our upcoming program dates are:

      • September 13
      • October 13 (joint program with AFP Central Virginia Chapter)
      • November 1
      • December 6
      • January 10
      • February 7
      • March 7
      • April 4
      • May 2 (Awards program)
      • June 6
      • July 11 (Brown Bag)

      Watch for complete details on each program as presenters and topics are confirmed.

      In the meantime, have you considered getting a Season Pass? If you are tired of having to submit a check request for every program, this could be the perfect option for you!

      A Season Pass covers either in-person or virtual registration for all regular meetings from September 2022 through June 2023, including the monthly luncheons and the Awards luncheon. It  allows members the convenience of one annual payment for VAFRE events at a discounted rate:

      • Just $190.00 for in-person that's $30 less than paying as you register for each event, or like getting to attend the Awards luncheon for free! 
      • Just $60.00 for the virtual option - a discount of $12 off of the pay-as-you-go rates. Those with a virtual season pass will have the option to upgrade to an in-person registration when they wish to do so for a small fee to cover the costs associated with the in-person event.

      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 for the in-person pass and $15 for the virtual pass!

      Click here to get your Season Pass now!

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