2017 AFP Greater New Orleans Fundraising Conference
June 15, 2017
New Orleans, LA

The AFP's Greater New Orleans Chaper is hosting a conference where you will hear a Keynote address from the world’s foremost fundraising academic Dr. Adrian Sargent, reenergize with a day of professional developmentand team building, choose from more than 15 sessions based on your areas of interest and time in the field, and meet fundraising colleagues from across the region.


2017 Bridge Conference
August 2-4, 2017
Washington, DC

Bridge 2017 is the premier conference of, by and for fundraising professionals. Hosted by DMAW and AFP, it's a vast, immersive uniquely comprehensive experience for the latest strategies, techniques and innovations in direct response marketing and fundraising.

This year, more than 2,000 of the brightest, boldest and most creative fundraising professionals from every sector of our industry will gather for three energizing days of dynamic keynotes, panels, workshops, networking and more - all rigorously curated to embolden you to push the limits in search of what direct marketing and fundraising can achieve, and enhance your personal and professional abilities.


Look for us at the 2017 AFP Greater New Orleans Fundraising Conference

Join Vicki Viera on Thursday, June 15th at 9:15am for the session "Game Changing Tests to Try Now"

You have a wonderful direct response fundraising program – or you have one that you are just getting off the ground – but sometimes you ask, “how can I move the needle even more?” This dynamic, interactive presentation will give you some things to test that may help you improve response, raise average gift, or get people to give through new channels.

Look for us at the 2017 Bridge Conference

Join Tiffany Neill on Friday, August 4th at 2:00pm for the session "STRETCH - Running a Capital Campaign and an Annual Fund campaign with grassroots donors"

How can you keep your vital unrestricted annual funds coming in AND make your capital campaign goals? In this session you will discover ways to analyze your base of lower dollar donors, learn how to use your fundraising channels in unison, and find out "what happens next" after you get some of your lower dollar donors to stretch and make additional capital gifts. Learn how in this session with case studies from organizations large and small.

Join Lesley Hostetter on Friday, August 4th at 11:15am for the session "Christmas in July (August)! Are YOU ready for Year-End?"

It's never too early to start planning for your biggest fundraising season! In this session, we will take a look back at our favorite, most successful year-end fundraising campaigns to get your creative juices flowing for 2017. We will look at multi-channel campaigns from email to mail to social and more. This will be a fun fast-paced session with audience participation!