More than 100 total educational sessions* are waiting for you at AFP ICON Virtual 2021. Whether you want to master leadership, relationship building, securing the gift, trends and innovation, or all of the above, AFP has the latest and greatest information to unlock your fundraising potential.
Ethical Dilemmas in Crisis Fundraising: Calling All Reflective Practitioners
(Session Run Time 84-minutes)
(Eligible for 1.25 ACFRE credits in Ethics)
In the context of crisis fundraising, how do we do the right thing and do it now? Investigate multiple case studies, face multi-faceted challenges, and determine what you think is best and why. Receive multiple tools for ethical reflection. Participants from various sectors will benefit from this interactive presentation.
Dementia, Philanthropy, and the Audit: What to know, what to have, and what to plan
(Session Run Time 69-minutes)
(Eligible for 1.25 ACFRE credits in Leadership or Ethics) Don't risk litigation, loss of institutional reputation, and upset donors because you were not prepared for increased incidents of dementia among donors! Participate in a session that walks you through case studies and lessons learned that helped a community foundation, frontline fundraisers, and professional advisors become aware and fully prepared.
Fundraising + Harassment: What No One is Talking About
(Session Run Time 74-minutes)
Fundraisers have experienced harassment in various forms and levels forever. This session will address the topic head-on and provide real-world solutions to put an end to a pervasive problem that has been ignored for far too long.
Marketing + Social Impact: How to tell stories that uphold the dignity of communities
(Session Run Time 66-minutes)
Join Mo Waja Fundraising Strategist & Digital Integration Specialist at Blakely, and Jess Myers, Fundraising Content Officer at Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for a practical exploration of responsible fundraising storytelling — including an approach to develop content that avoids exploitation and a functional tool to help self-assess your own material.
DEI Data Guide: How to ethically collect, store, and use identity information
(Session Run Time 37-minutes)
(Eligible for 1.25 ACFRE credits in Management or Ethics) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) data is complex and sensitive. This presentation will discuss ethical ways of collecting, storing, and using DEI data, so you can feel comfortable and confident with the data. Members of Apra’s Ethics Committee have a live Q&A to answer questions and drill into the complexities.
(Session Run Time 71-minutes)
Ever dread calling a particular donor out of fear that they might make an inappropriate comment about race, politics, or gender? This has happened to many of us, and there is no avoiding these uncomfortable conversations. Learn some key takeaways and how to identify a potential conflict from this discussion.
Quentin Moore Quentin Moore serves as the Director of Development at Project for Pride in Living – PPL. A Twin Cities non-profit dedicated to building the hopes, assets, and self-reliance of individuals living with lower incomes through transformative housing and career readiness services. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas, and currently serves as AFP-MN’s Resource Development Vice-President. Quentin also serves on the Board of Directors for Ascension Catholic Academy in North Minneapolis.
Elodie Lee Elodie Lee (she/her) is driven to tackle systemic issues with transformational hospitality that inspires giving. Elodie has 10+ years of experience creatively connecting resources with community needs as a relationship builder, fundraiser, and donor organizer. Currently fundraising with individuals and families as Donor Engagement Officer at Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, she’s an alum of the Giving Project and a part of community-based grantmaking at Headwaters Foundation for Justice and is a Community Centric Fundraising enthusiast
11:45am - 1:00pm
In Conversation with ACFRE’s: The Credentialing Process
(Session Run Time 75-minutes)
Listen in as five development professionals share how they became ACFREs. Through conversation and storytelling you will become familiar with the requirements of the ACFRE credentialing process, as well as learn tips and insights from their personal experiences.
Alphonce J. Brown Alphonce J. Brown Jr., ACFRE, consults traditional and nontraditional U.S. and international nonprofit organizations on fundraising strategies tailored to their needs. He was chairman of AFP’s board during 2005 and 2006.
Joy C. McKee Joy C. McKee, ACFRE, MBA, is an experienced fundraising, marketing and communications professional with a demonstrated 20 years working alongside non-profits to build collaborative relationships with individuals, community, corporations and foundations.
Sanae Tokumura Sanae Tokumura, ACFRE, APR, provides hands-on, full scope fundraising and public relations consultation for non profit organizations.
Aaron Sanderson Aaron Sanderson, ACFRE, has more than 13 years of nonprofit experience, and was named “Top 40 Under 40” by the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy in 2018 and selected as a “Difference Maker ” by the Rick Hansen Foundation during its 25th anniversary national relay.
Barbara Tartaglia-Poure Barbara Tartaglia-Poure, ACFRE, CFRE, MLS, is an AFP Master Trainer and a recognized presenter. Her expertise is in Philanthropy, Capital Campaigns, Stewardship, Alumni Relations, Volunteer Management, and Public Speaking.
2:20pm - 3:35pm
Hack Your Fundraising – Tips from 2 Productivity Nerds
(Session Run Time 69-minutes)
There are countless fundraising tasks but only 24 hours in the day. How will you get it all done? Fundraising master trainers and productivity nerds Alice Ferris and Chad Barger will help you refine your personal productivity system and maximize your time, energy and attention for fundraising success.