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Marci Schick to present at LV Philanthropy Institute May 16

Schick to present @ Philanthropy Institute

Marcella Moyer Schick, ACFRE, and Susan Nenstiel of the Lower Macungie Library, will present a session at the Lehigh Valley Philanthropy Institute on May 16, 2018. They will speak on Adapting Tried and True Strategies to your Unique Capital Campaign.


There are seven key ingredients of a successful capital campaign: 1) Visibility and a strong reputation; 2) a compelling and urgent case for support; 3) a committed board; 4) donors to make the required gifts; 5) volunteer fundraising leadership; 6) staff and fundraising systems to carry out campaign activity; 7) a culture and environment that supports philanthropy. How these are exemplified in practice depends on each organization’s unique circumstances. Good planning can help build on strengths and overcome weaknesses. We will focus on some of the tried and true strategies for campaign success and through examples explore how they can be adapted to fit a variety of circumstances.

AFP Eastern PA Chapter has an exciting schedule planned for this year’s Philanthropy Institute, May 16, 2018, at DeSales University. Learn more and register at http://afpeasternpa.afpnet.org/Content.cfm?ItemNumber=17729&navItemNumber=17730


Good News for Nonprofits

Good News for Nonprofits

There’s been good news amidst the gloom and doom that dominates public rhetoric these days. Here are some highlights…   Charitable giving will grow in 2016 and 2017.  Fundraising campaigns are on the rise and driving success.  Research is giving teeth to relationship building efforts.  Giving is expected to increase 4.1 percent in 2016 and… Continue Reading

Congratulations Palmyra Public Library!

Congratulations Palmyra Public Library!

Congratulations to FAC’s Development Planning Retreat Raffle Prize Winner!   Late September, Judy Barberich and I participated in the 2015 Collaborative Conference, a new joint venture between AFP Central Pennsylvania Chapter, PANO and the Susquehanna Valley Planned Giving Council. More than 300 participants came together to share resources and tools that aim for community impact. For Judy… Continue Reading

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