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May 24, 2017

Food for Thought

Authentic Donor Relations: Key Habits of Friendship Applied to Donor Relationships





Kerry A. Bartlett, CFRE, MBA
VNA of the Treasure Coast
Vice President, Foundation


Lenora A. Ritchie, APR, CFRE
Vice President

Northern Trust

755 Beachland Blvd • Vero Beach

8:00 am - 8:30 am - Networking Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 am Presentation

 How can the basic principles of being a good friend form the foundation for building authentic relationships with your organization’s donors? This 50-minute Interactive presentation will be guided by best practices, real-life examples and potentially awkward situations.


June 1, 2017

National Philanthropy Day Nominations Workshop

Northern Trust • 755 Beachland Blvd
8:00 am - 9:30 am

Please join us for a light breakfast and the workshop

Open to ALL Indian River County Non-profits

Learn what's new in the 2017 NPD nomination process
Gain insights as successful nominators share some of their hints
Pick up a nominations packet containing everything you need to know


June 25, 2017  - June 27, 2017

Registration is now open for Planet Philanthropy

Hurry!  Early bird registration discount is available through April 21, 2017

AFP Indian River has Planet Philanthropy Scholarships available.  Learn More

Visit Planet Philanthropy 2017 for more information and registration


August 16, 2017  - August 17, 2017

AFP Indian River is pleased to offer AFP's

Fundamentals of Fundraising

This course is perfect for fundraisers new to the field, board members and those wishing to "return" to basics

Two-Day Course will be held at

Northern Trust • 755 Beachland Boulevard in Vero Beach
8:00 - 5:30 pm

Breakfast & Lunch will be offered each day

For more information & to register please click the following link:

2017 Fundamentals of Fundraising



2017 National Philanthropy Day Celebration

A Night at the Museum
Where Philanthropy Comes to Life

November 15, 2017
Vero Beach Museum of Art
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Watch the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Celebration

National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients Announced

On November 9, Indian River County's National Philanthropy Day Award recipients were announced during a dinner program held at Oak Harbor.  Click here to read more about this year's recipients listed below.

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
Owen Leyda

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Marta Schneider

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
REALTORS® Association of Indian River County

Unsung Hero
Donald Poust

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist
Joyce Steggles

2016 President's Award
Alma Lee Loy


January 2017 Updated Membership Directory Now Available!

click to view

If you are planning on working toward your CFRE and have any questions regarding the process or exam, please contact any of the chapter's twelve CFREs listed below who will be more than happy to advise you:

Kerry Bartlett, CFRE
Ginny Blossom, CFRE
Peggy Gibbs, CFRE
Stephen Higgins, CFRE
Richard Johnson, CFRE
Dolores Korf, CFRE
Kathleen Kowanic, CFRE
Judith Lemoncelli, CFRE
Lenora Ritchie, CFRE
Beverly Sanders, CFRE
Beverly Smith, CFRE
Monique Walker, CFRE

CFRE Application Summary and Information.


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