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VAFRE E-news, October 2021

VAFRE is proud to be a participating organization with CFRE International. Members receive a 20% discount on certification and recertification.

Member News

Members, do you have recent news you'd  like to share? Details on an upcoming charitable event for your organization? A book you've published? A recent promotion? Log in and post it on the Member News page of the website and let the rest of the VAFRE community know. The most recent posts will also show up on the Home page and the News page of the website.

Welcome New Members!

        • Laura Hite, CodeVA
        • Lauren Velardi, WNRN

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        VAFRE has a Company page on LinkedIn: check it out to see what's happening with VAFRE

        Also, members can join our LinkedIn group page and post items of interest to other members.

        Thanks to our Exclusive P3 Sponsor

        Join Us for a VAFRE Member Social!

        It's been so long since we've all gotten together in-person to just enjoy each other's company!

        Join VAFRE on Thursday, October 28 from 5-7 PM for a casual, outdoor Member Social at Brambly Park. 

        Brambly Park is an urban winery located in the northwest corner of Richmond's Scott's Addition neighborhood (with parking available). 

        VAFRE will purchase several bottles of red and white wine to share at our reserved tables (first come, first served). 

        We hope to see you there! This is a FREE event, but we'd appreciate it if you'd let us know you're coming. Click here to register.


        Upcoming Events

        November 2. Let's Talk Tofurkey: Stewardship for Every Appetite. Stewardship is a critical activity for any solid fund development plan. Carol Anne Lajoie and Stuart C. Siegel will take a look at customizing stewardship to fit every organization, regardless of the size of your development shop. In-person and Virtual registration available. 

        December 7, The Story of VCU's Make It Real Campaign: The Design, Results and Lessons Learned for Every OrganizationIn 2016, VCU announced its $750,000,000 the largest and most impactful campaign in its history. It concluded on June 30, 2020, exceeding its goal. Discuss the planning process, outcomes, and lessons learned that can apply to any organization. In-person and Virtual registration available.


        Need Help with Your Dues?

        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.

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