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Sunday, March 29, 2015

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Maryland Science Center

Charms of the City will be a spectacular evening of fun to kick off the 2015 AFP International Conference! Presented by CCS with the venue provided through the generosity of the Maryland Science Center, the event is a wonderful way to catch up with friends and colleagues and welcome visitors from around the globe to Baltimore. All fundraisers are welcome. 

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AFP Maryland is your source for professional development. More than 400 members and other development professionals meet frequently to learn from AFP-International’s resources and participate in a range of chapter offerings, including: 

Regular programs and events that provide a wide range of education and training and opportunities for networking; Roundtables to connect with peers around topics of interest and relevance; Mentoring that brings experienced professionals together with those new to fundraising or who want to learn a new skill; a local Job Bank for job seekers; and an annual Fundraising Day conference and National Philanthropy Day celebration.

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Mar 12 - President's Message - March 2015
Your chapter was recognized with two awards by AFP International for our efforts in 2014 to support ethical and effective fundraising practices. We are one of just 43 chapters to achieve the Ten Star Gold award, the highest honor for AFP chapters, and one of 69 chapters to receive the Friends of Diversity award. ... more >
Jan 2 - Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Charms of the City networking event on March 29 ... more >
Jan 2 - Charms of the City Networking Event
Charms of the City will be a spectacular evening of fun to kick off the 2015 AFP International Conference! Presented by CCS with the venue provided through the generosity of the Maryland Science Center, the event is a wonderful way to catch up with friends and colleagues and welcome visitors from around the globe to Baltimore. ... more >
Sep 25 - 2015 Call for Presenters
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter, invites you to share your knowledge, ideas, and experience as a presenter. We are seeking presenters and topics for 75-90 minute educational sessions in 2015. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP, Relationship Science Announce Strategic Partnership
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic partnership with Relationship Science (RelSci), a technology solutions company that enables organizations to strategically leverage the collective connections of employees, executives, and board members in order to shorten fundraising cycles and identify high-impact donors. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP Texas Lobbying Event a Huge Success
AFP chapters from across Texas came together in Austin at the State Capitol building in early March to raise awareness of philanthropic and fundraising policy issues at the second AFP Texas Legislative Action Day. ... more >
Mar 25 - Top Ten (Week of March 23, 2015): The Lure of Poverty Porn for Nonprofits
(March 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including what nonprofits can learn from Uber and AirBnb; the psychology of distractions; why you should crowdfund for your nonprofit; 10 insanely useful (and free!) Twitter tools for nonprofits; five ways to sabotage your call-to-action; and more! ... more >
Mar 25 - Bernard Ross Reveals the Next Big Thing in Fundraising!
(March 25, 2015) Have you ever wondered what your donors are thinking? Life would be so much simpler if you could read their minds. Now, we're actually a step closer to knowing. To understand what your donors are thinking, you first need to understand how they think. That’s where veteran consultant and author Bernard Ross, director of The Management Centre, and fundraising consultant Alan R. Hutson, Jr., principal and Managing Partner of The Monument Group, can help. ... more >
Mar 25 - Discover What Company CSR Executives are Thinking
(March 25, 2015) So, what are considered best practices in CSR? Does a CSR program bolster a company’s reputation? How does the company know one way or the other? How do companies keep on top of tracking, measuring and reporting impact? What is the future of CSR? What will the implications be for both corporations and the nonprofit sector? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the session “Understanding CSR from the Corporate Perspective” at the AFP International Fundraising Conference (Baltimore, March 29-31, 2015). ... more >