Fundraising Forum

Learn to confidently Make the Ask, online and in-person, and blow the doors off your bottom line. Date & time in October TBA.

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

Event Information

Wednesday, June 09, 2021 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Fundraising Forum taps the expertise of Bill Dauster and Pamela Yosh from Garnet Health, Middletown, who share their experience pivoting, making The Ask, and working through changing philanthropic dymanics post-pandemic. 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

FREE AFP Chapter members (MidHudson Valley and Westchester)
$25 Not-yet-members

As President of the Garnet Health Foundation, Bill has proposed the opportunity for investment more than once, to a lot of donors, and with great success... millions of dollars worth of impact to Hudson Valley healthcare.

Pamela Yosh, Director of Development, pivoted quickly and effectively from in-person galas and golf outings to online fundraising when the pandemic hit. Within a week, she raised over $150,000 to support frontline workers with PPE.

Join us for this panel discussion followed by Q&A. Doors open at 9a for networking. The presentation begins promptly at 9:30a. 

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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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