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.

Our Next Meeting…

April 25, 2019
Topic: To CFRE or Not to CFRE

Moderator: Emily Vassiliadis CFRE, Senior Development Officer, Science, Trent University.

Panelists: Cynthia J. Armour, CFRE, Principal Strategist, Elderstone Resource Development (former Subject Matter Expert for CFRE International); Julie Davis, CFRE, Vice-President, External Relations & Advancement, Trent University; Mike McClintock, Director of Development at White Ribbon;  and Dane Shumak, CFRE, Development Officer, Trent University

To CFRE, or not to CFRE, that is the question. Acquiring and keeping your CFRE designation is hard work! If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s worth the cost – in both energy and investment – join us April 25 for a lively discussion. This panel will reflect on their experiences having or not having their designation and whether their decision has had an impact on their careers.

It’s important to note that many fundraisers aren’t even eligible to subject themselves to the final exam because they do not meet the preliminary criteria required. Be sure to visit http://www.cfre.org/certification/initial/requirements/ before this session so you understand what is required.

Time: 7:45 am – 8:00 am Networking
8:00 am – 9:00 am Meeting

Location: Five Counties Children’s Centre, 872 Dutton Road, Peterborough . Please enter the building by the north (far) door.