Florida fundraising conference, Planet Philanthropy, opens early bird rate for registration thru March 15


Planet Philanthropy 2016 – Early Bird Rates end March 15

Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus.
May 22-24, 2016 at The Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center in sunny Orlando, Florida.

Member ‎$425.00 [More Info] ($475.00 after March 15)

Non Member ‎$475.00 [More Info] ($550 after March 15)

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Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) 2-Day Review Course

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The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Examination enables fundraising professionals to demonstrate mastery of the six core knowledge areas related to fundraising practice. As more organizations become aware of the standard of excellence a CFRE represents, the importance of this certification cannot be overstated. With CFRE behind your name, employers, peers and the philanthropic community know that you have demonstrated masterly of fundraising practices and methodology. As an employer, having a CFRE on staff will represent the organization with their high level of professional standards. Two-day Course Date & Times:  October 1-2, 2015, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Two-day Course Registration: $200 AFP Members – Current, $250 AFP Non-members. Note: AFP Members must be a current member at time of registration and on course dates. Course materials and boxed lunches are included with Registration.

Educational Credits: Full participation in the AFP CFRE Review Course is applicable for 13.75 points in Category 1.B Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification.

About the speaker Janet K. Ginn, CFRE:  Ms. Ginn is a nationally renowned CFRE with more than 30 years of expertise. Come join Ms. Ginn as she mentors and shares her many years of experiences with you. The course content includes:

  • Becoming a CFRE
    • The Process, The Application, The Examination, Accountability Standards, Re-Certification
  • The CFRE Exam Content
    • Prospect Identification, Solicitation, Securing the Gift, Volunteerism, Donor Relations, Management, Stewardship, Accountability
  • Passing the Exam
    • Your body, your attitude, your knowledge, your timing, your method

$109 Negotiated Room Rate Buena Vista Suites, 8203 World Center Drive, Orlando FL 32821, 407-239-8588 Direct, 800-537-7737 Reservations

Note: Reserve your room by September 9, 2015 and mention the AFP CFRE Course for the special room rate of $109.

Registration & Questions: Visit www.afpcentralflorida.org, call 407-293-4464 or email mail@afpcentralflorida.org.


Fundraising with The Three Wise Guys

 AFP Central Florida presents “Faith and Fundraising”. This luncheon will feature Rev. Bryan Fulwider, Imam Muhammad Musri and Rabbi Steven, better known as The Three Wise Guys who will discuss how to ask the faithful for support for non-profit organizations.

register-now-button-home$20 AFP Members

$40 Guest and all Walk-Ins

$30 First Time – Soon to be members

In the style of a radio show The Three Wise Guys from Friends Talking Faith on WMFE, 90.7 FM, our guest “wise guys” will discuss what every development professional should know when asking for money from people of faith. 


The theology, philosophy, and the “do’s” and “don’ts” of the ask. We’ll “pitch the topic,” then open up the “phone lines” to hear from our listeners (you the audience). Join us for a lively and insightful “live show!” 


Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys

Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys

You can listen to The Three Wise Guys – Rev. Bryan Fulwider, Imam Muhammad Musri and Rabbi Steven Engel – on WMFE Radio each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Learn more about The Three Wise Guys here. 



AFP Leadership Academy, Oct 22-24, 2015

Leadership Academy

AFP Leadership Academy 2015 – Kansas City, MO October 22-24

Join your colleagues in Kansas City for engaging educational sessions, exciting plenary speakers, and networking at the 2015 AFP Leadership Academy.

Space is limited!

  • WHAT 2015 AFP Leadership Academy
  • WHEN Thursday, October 22, 2015 — Saturday, October 24, 2015
  • WHERE Kansas City Marriott Downtown 200 W 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105, USA
  • RSVP October 9, 2015
 Book Your Hotel Room Today

AFP has secured a block of rooms at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown for $167 per night.

This rate is available until September 9, unless the room block sells out before that date.

Kansas City Marriott Reservations

National Philanthropy Day 2015 – Central Florida

Nominations are still open through May 29, 2015!


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Once a year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Central Florida Chapter (AFP) is proud to recognize and honor many heroes who make dreams come true through a community-wide event called National Philanthropy Day. This year’s 30th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards will take place on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes.

National Philanthropy Day acknowledges the entire spectrum of services that the non-profit and civic and service sectors provide, as well as the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society. This annual event is also a fundraiser for the Central Florida Chapter of the AFP to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to further individual members’ professional development.

Mark your calendar: Friday, November 13, 2015,  Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.,  Breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m.