National Philanthropy Day
Celebrate Philanthropy on Tuesday, November 14! Registration coming soon.
National Philanthropy Day is the special day set aside to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy – and to pay tribute to those remarkable individuals actively living philanthropically in our community – recognizing their life-changing contributions in our lives, our community, and our world.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Minnesota Chapter invite you to our National Philanthropy Day Celebration. Come for the ENTIRE DAY to learn ways to improve your fundraising skills, or simply join us for the AWARDS LUNCHEON.
We will be honoring outstanding achievements by individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers and professional fundraisers.
Rochester Apache Kahler, 1517 16th Street Southwest, Rochester, Minnesota 55902
Schedule of Events
8:30 – 11:30 am - Morning Workshop: "Raising larger gifts by asking about asking"
1:30 – 3:30 pm - Afternoon workshop: "Intentional Board members"
Registration package - $100 for entire day
$60/ morning session $25/ afternoon session
$25/Awards Luncheon (Table of 8 discounted at $175)
About Our Presenter
Kent Stroman, Institute of Conversational Fundraising, is regarded as America's ASKing Coach, is a talented speaker insightful advisor, effective communicator and author of Asking about Asking: Mastering the Art of Conversational Fundraising, a groundbreaking guide for securing major gifts. Kent's purpose in life is to Equip, Inspire and Encourage and he accomplishes this through speaking, writing, teaching, consulting and coaching.
Stroman's career spans over 35 years of service in the philanthropic sector including higher education and private consulting in Fundraising, Board Governance, Strategic Planning and Leadership Development. He holds numerous credentials including Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). He is a frequent speaker and presenter to regional, national and international audiences.
2016 Award Recipients
Outstanding Philanthropist: Drs. Hugh & Aynsley Smith
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: Rochester Motor Cars
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Tom Winkels
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: John Marshall High School Student Council
President’s Award: The Rochester Rotary Clubs & the Rotary US Bank Holiday Classic
Sterling State Bank— 2016 Presenting Sponsor
Mayo Clinic – 2016 Silver Sponsor
OMC Regional Foundation—2016 Silver Sponsor
Rochester Area Foundation— 2016 Silver Sponsor
Home Federal Savings Bank— 2016 Blue Sponsor
Metafile - 2016 Blue Sponsor
Southern Minnesota Foundation— 2016 Blue Sponsor
Think Bank— 2016 Blue Sponsor
United Way of Olmsted County— 2016 Blue Sponsor
St Mary's University- 2016 Event Supporter
Flowers by Jerry - 2016 Event Supporter