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The following is a draft and subject to partial or complete change:

AFP Northeastern Pennsylvania Philanthropy Forum 2019 — Tentative Schedule

Wednesday Location The Woodlands Inn
11:30 a.m. Lunch & Networking

Presentation: Storytelling: Communicating your Mission with Infectious Passion
(James Anderson, CFRE)

1:30 p.m. Senior Development Roundtable Grant Professionals Forum (by invitation only)


Jo Miller, GPC


Grassroots Organization Institute (for organizations with one or fewer employees)


Stephanie Cory, CFRE




4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Networking & Happy Hour


Thursday Location: Wilkes University
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening General Session

Steven Shattuck – Bloomerang


ROOM Miller Ballroom 1st Floor Lounge 2nd Floor Lobby
9:30 – 10:30 Becoming a Grant Professional

(Jo Miller)

Board of Directors: Fundraisers & Friendraisers

(Stephanie Cory, CFRE)

Using Social Media for Good (James Anderson, CFRE) Sponsored Sessions


10:40-11:40 Nonprofit Videos on a Budget

(Steven Shattuck)

Planned Giving Marketing 101

Viken Mikaelian

TBA Sponsored Sessions
11:40 – 12:00 Networking & Visit the Exhibitors and Lunch
12:00 – 12:50 General Session

James Anderson, CFRE – GoalBusters Consulting

“Fiercely Authentic: Staying True to Your Personal Brand”

1:00-1:30 Networking & Visit the Exhibitors
1:30-2:30 Diamonds in the Rough – Finding The Hidden Gems In Your Donor Database

(Steven Shattuck)

The Velvet Rope: Creating Effective Special Events

(James Anderson, CFRE)

TBA  Sponsored Sessions
2:30-3:00 Networking and Visit the Exhibits
(Exhibits close at 3:15 p.m.)
3:00-4:00 Steps to Becoming a Grant-ready Organization

(Jo Miller)

Shades of Grey: Ethical Fundraising in Changing Times

(James Anderson, CFRE)

10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained

(Steven Shattuck)

Sponsored Sessions
4:00-5:00 Closing Session