Setting Up Your Board for Success: Recruitment and Retention Tactics That Work
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 pmRegister here.
Join AFP and Foundation For The Carolinas for an hour and a half virtual program about tactics for recruiting and retaining effective board members. The moderated panel discussion will feature insights from Tina Postel, CEO of Loaves & Fishes/ Friendship Trays, Jim Warren, Executive Director of Carolina Raptor Center, Joan Zimmerman, Civic Leader and Founder & CEO of Southern Shows, and Devirè Robinson, Vice President of Philanthropic Advancement at Foundation For The Carolinas.
National Philanthropy Day - Sponsorship Opportunities
Registration is open for National Philanthropy Day - and the event is already halfway to selling out!
Don't miss your chance to join us on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm. Sponsorships, tables, and tickets can be purchased on www.AFPCharlotte.org/NPD. Please email Sydney.Hammond@SafeAlliance.org with any questions. We look forward to celebrating the Power of Community with you!
Scholarships are Available
AFP Charlotte is pleased to offer scholarships to recruit new members, retain current members, and to assist with learning opportunities and professional development. Funds are available now! Visit https://www.afpcharlotte.org/professional-development/scholarships/ to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship through the AFP Charlotte chapter.
Members on the Move
Penny Hawkins, previously a Senior Consultant at PMA, has joined the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the Senior Director of Development - Strategic Planning & Gifts.
After seven years at UNC Charlotte, Alicia Morris-Rudd has joined the Jimmie Johnson Foundation as Executive Director.
AFP Board Member Holly Whitfield is on the move. The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte Executive Director has accepted the role of Executive Director with the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) headquartered in Charleston, SC. The AFFA is a social justice non-profit working focused on the LGBTQ+ community - striving to achieve equality and acceptance through advocacy while empowering and strengthening the LGBTQ+ community through grants, programs, events and workshops across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia.
We are excited to highlight our Members on the Move in future AFP newsletters. Please email Brittany Jenkins, VP of Membership, and share where you will be working, your new job title, and some highlights about your new role. We want to celebrate your success!
AFP Member Benefit
Don't forget that AFP Global is offering all AFP members a $40 credit toward an online AFP learning opportunity, redeemable through September 30!
How to redeem: Simply log into Blue Sky
(our learning management system) and select the items you'd like to purchase. When checking out, remember to enter the coupon code THANKYOU40 in the promo code box to enjoy your savings!