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VAFRE E-news, November 2022

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.


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.

Welcome New (& Returning) Members!

      • Diane Beirne, Primis Bank 
      • LaChelle Lewis, The Valentine
      • Chelsea Suche, The Friends of Barnabas
      • Tunstall Willis, Grandeur & Grove Events
      • Courtney Winters, Richmond Animal League 

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


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              VAFRE is proud to be a participating organization with CFRE International. Members receive a 20% discount on certification and recertification. The next application deadline is October 1st.

              Thanks to our P3 Sponsors

              December 6 Program: Hot Topics in Cold Times

              Join us on December 6th for an energetic networking event where we will crowdsource solutions to relevant year-end professional topics. Come prepared to problem-solve, share, and engage with your vibrant VAFRE community! Alan Hutson, MPA, CFRE, of The Monument Group and Samantha Marrs of VCU will lead a fun-filled and creative problem-solving workshop that is guaranteed to boost your holiday spirit and leave you ready to tackle the end of year.

              For complete details or to register for the in-person session, click here: for the virtual session, click here.


              Video from November Program Not Available

              As our virtual participants know, there were issues with the sound during the presentation on Ethical Storytelling with Bill Martin on November 1st. Due to these problems, the recording will not be available on the website. 

              All virtual registrants will receive a refund or a credit for a future program, and we will continue working to ensure that our virtual participants are able to fully experience each program offered by VAFRE.


              Future of Funder Collaboratives Session Postponed

              As the Programs committee worked on developing a session planned to look at the Future of Funder Collaboratives, they determined that it was better to continue the discussions with the presenters to flesh out the details of the program and offer it in the spring. Watch for complete details coming soon!


              VAFRE Members Can Access Free CFRE Credits!

              If you've been looking for a few credits of continuing education, be sure to check out the VAFRE website for recordings of all of our webinars. Members simply need to log-in to access the Program Recordings and Handouts page of the website, where all of our programs are available to view on-demand.

              Currently, there are twenty programs available for credit, with more being added regularly.


                Link Up with VAFRE on LINKEDIN

                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.

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