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      2019 AFP Symposium on Fundraising Presented by Montecito Bank & Trust in Ventura


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      May 21, 2019

      Tuesday   9:00 AM

      450 East Harbor Boulevard
      Ventura, California 93001

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      2019 AFP Symposium on Fundraising Presented by Montecito Bank & Trust

      Symposium on Fundraising: Elevating High Performance Teams Elevate your team to new levels of fundraising success by attending this immersive educational and interactive experience. Led by master trainer and coach, Grace Keohohou Hou, by the end of the day, you will: Understand your style to get the most from yourself, your co-workers and fundraising volunteers. Shift your board culture to reenergize your team. Apply self-coaching to improve your active listening skills for increased donor engagement. Create an action plan to take with you! This year’s symposium, will lead you through a dynamic series of training and interactive modules directly related to fundraising and working effectively with board members and donors. Take a look at what you will learn! Download AFP Symposium 2019 Flyer    Keynote Speaker Grace Keohohou Hao Grace Keohohou Hao co-founded the Coach Excellence School in 2007. After being exposed to entrepreneurship her entire life, Grace is now grateful to be reaching leaders in more than 30 countries through her speaking, writing and educational programs. She is a Certified Coach with the Coach Excellence School and Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) Certified Business CoachTM (CBCTM). She recently received the honor of being named the National Advocate of the Year for Working Mothers. Grace loves being a devoted wife, mother of 8 amazing children and enjoys serving profitable corporations, educators, leading executives, and non-profit organizations.  Learn More About Grace    Pre-Symposium CFRE Workshop Stacy Swanson, CFRE Why should you become a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)? In this workshop, we will explore the why’s and the how’s of becoming a CFRE… from your first consideration through the exam process and everything in-between. We will answer questions about the application process, preparing for the exam… and most importantly, why earning a CFRE designation is beneficial to you, your organization and your professional career growth. We hope to de-mystify the certification process and motivate you to take the first (or next) step! Stacy Swanson, CFRE, Director of Development at California Lutheran University, spent the majority of the last 25+ years of professional life in the non-profit and not-for-profit sector including 15 years with Thrivent Financial and six years with Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County.  In 2013, Stacy joined the Advancement Division at her alma mater, California Lutheran University, where I serve as the Senior Director of Development for the Graduate Schools & Seminary.  Stacy earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts/English from California Lutheran University, a Master of Arts degree in Christian Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University. She has been married to my husband, Krister, for 26 years and together have three teenage/young adult sons. In her free time, she loves to read, cook, run and practice yoga.    At the Symposium this year, we’re doing some special things for organizations that have threeteam members sign up at the same time. We’re including: A pre-Symposium phone call to help you and your team An early morning, solutions-oriented breakout session for teams A $50 discount to sign up your team Your team will get special help, only available to teams, to address four critical areas: Technology Community Investment Overcoming board inertia Conquering board fundraising fears To sign up your team today!     Thank You to Our Symposium 2019 Sponsors  PRESENTING Montecito Bank & Trust COMMUNITY PARTNERS Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach | Donor Perfect | V3 Printing PARTNER CFRE | CLU Center for Nonprofit Leadership | Crescendo | Santa Barbara City College Foundation FRIEND Designworks | Netzel Grigsby Associates | Ventura College Foundation | VISIONALITY

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