National Philanthropy Day to be celebrated in CT

TRUMBULL—AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals Fairfield Country Connecticut Chapter) invites you to celebrate philanthropy in Connecticut with an awards breakfast and educational conference featuring nonprofit leaders, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking and more.

Holly Doherty-Lemoine, executive director of Foundations in Education in our diocese will be honored at the event. Holly and her staff administer and distribute the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund, a tuition assistance program funded through the Annual Catholic Appeal.

After the awards ceremony, build your skillset with a series of educational programs taught by sector experts. Topics include board leadership and governance, fundraising best practices, marketing and communications and organizational challenges.

Then enjoy a banquet luncheon featuring nationally-acclaimed author, activist, fundraiser & speaker Dan Pallotta, founder & president, Add Humanity and the Charity Defense Council and Top 100 viewed TED Talk speaker.

After lunch, bring your insights and questions to round table leaning moderated by nonprofit professionals and grow your influencer circle in our Power Hour networking sessions.

This is a meaningful day to learn and strengthen our philanthropic community. Please join us for Connecticut’s National Philanthropy Day®!

This event will attract more than 250 executives, board members, community volunteers and fundraising professionals from across the region.

Tickets are on sale now.

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