Peterborough Area Fundraisers’ Network

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The Peterborough Area Fundraisers’ Network (PAFN) is a network of fundraising individuals who have a desire to share ideas, information, learn and keep up to date on what is happening in the sector. Network members are from non-profit organizations across the Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes areas. PAFN offers numerous networking opportunities as well as an exceptional speaker series.

“I am so grateful to have PAFN in our community! Having both a community of fellow fundraisers and an opportunity for such excellent professional development is wonderful – thank you!”

Monthly Meetings

Regular monthly meetings are held at Five Counties Children’s Centre from 7:45 – 9:00 on the 4th Thursday of each month from October to May (except December). Five Counties is located at 872 Dutton Road, Peterborough . Please enter the building by the north (far) door.

PAFN WORKSHOP

Your revenue goal is high, and time is tight. But before you can start fundraising, you need permission. Whether it’s a simple nod of approval, or a complicated formal vote, others have to say yes so you can begin. If you’re lucky, getting permission is easy. But often it’s not. And you probably have to convince people who don’t know fundraising. In this workshop, you’ll learn to:

Getting Permission to Fundraise

Managing an Organization’s Approval Process

Date:  August 15, 2019
Time:  8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location:  To be determined. 
Cost: $26.74 including fees

Your revenue goal is high, and time is tight. But before you can start fundraising, you need permission. Whether it’s a simple nod of approval, or a complicated formal vote, others have to say yes so you can begin. If you’re lucky, getting permission is easy. But often it’s not. And you probably have to convince people who don’t know fundraising. In this workshop, you’ll learn to:

  • Use the approval process to your advantage
  • Navigate decision-making structures efficiently and successfully
  • Grow knowledge of, and respect for, fundraising
  • Enhance your stature and win the confidence of peers and senior leaders
  • Create fundraising allies among Board members, volunteers, and staff

Denny Young returns to Peterborough to share what he’s learned – often the hard way – during a 30-year career in fundraising. 

Schedule:

8:30 Registration and coffee 
8:45 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 Workshop begins 
10:20 Break
10:45 Workshop resumes 
12: 30 Workshop ends

Registration is limited to 30 participants. Please note that you or your organization must be a member of PAFN to attend the workshop.If you are not a member, please consider joining PAFN. New members joining for 2019/2020 will be eligible to register.

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Also August 15th, 2019

PAFN SUMMER SOCIAL

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Location: Riley’s Pub
Address: 251 George St N.
No Host Bar – Appetizers Provided