2019 National Philanthropy Day

A fundraising event for Mid-Hudson Valley Association of Fundraising Professionals

Event Information

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 7:30am - 12:00pm

13th Annual National Philanthropy Day

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 

Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel | Poughkeepsie, NY 

Ticket Pricing:

$85.00 : Full Day - nonmember

$75.00: Full Day - member

$45.00 : Half Day (Breakfast and Keynote included)

Keynote Speaker: Kyle Cavanaugh, Vice President of Administration at Duke University and Duke University Health System presenting on motivation, leadership and organization development.

2019 Honorees

Outstanding Philanthropist Award

Nick Preddice

Innovation in Philanthropy Award


Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy Award

Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe, LLP

Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award

Regina McGrade

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer Award

Maureen Crush

Rising Star Fundraiser Award

Meghan Whalen

Youth in Philanthropy Award

Austen Hrynda & Brendan Scoralick

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About the Organization

Mid-Hudson Valley Association of Fundraising Professionals

Formed in early 2006, the Mid Hudson Valley Chapter is one of the newest chapters of the International AFP. Prior to our existence, AFP members had to travel to the Capital Region or New York City to attend chapter events.

Our chapter provides resources to fundraising professionals who serve approximately 4,500 public charities registered in the six counties in the Mid Hudson Valley including Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster.

Our member benefits and activities include:

AFP of the Mid Hudson Valley often works in collaboration with other professional development organizations in the area to organize educational opportunities of the highest quality through pooling of resources.

• Regular web/audioconferences on topics of interest to fundraising professionals, board members and othernonprofit managers. These conferences are provided by International AFP and are hosted by chapter members in locations around the six county area of the Mid Hudson Valley. There is a no fee for members to attend these events; nonmembers are also welcome at a $20...

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