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The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter
is to advance philanthropy and ethical fundraising. 

AFP February Monthly Meeting

Friday, February 10, 2017 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  

Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon Street | Portland, OR 

Pitch Perfect: Crafting Your Quick Pitch

Everything you want to accomplish through your organization begins with the story you tell. No matter what role you play—from volunteer and board to programs and development staff, everyone has the opportunity to draw someone in with a concise and inspiring answer to the question—so what do you do? We will roll up our sleeves alongside you in this interactive workshop. Our main goal is to distill the essence of what you do and why you do it into a quick, engaging pitch. We’ll explore how your quick pitch translates into more committed supporters for your organization and how to adapt it to different audiences and settings.  Our format will simulate real life—come prepared with a pitch in mind, and we will refine it and practice together in real time. You will leave with a quick pitch you are proud to share everywhere from the grocery store to the board room. 

Anna SmallAnna Goren, Communications Consultant
Collins Group, a division of Campbell & Company

 Anna’s sharp analytic skills, love of words, and passion for social justice have supported her career at the intersection of social impact and writing. As an Associate Consultant on Collins Group’s Communications team, she helps nonprofit clients bring clarity to complex goals and projects through simple and compelling language, from annual messaging to campaigns. Prior to joining Collins, Anna worked as a freelance journalist covering politics and culture in the Northwest. She currently volunteers on the Board of the Seattle Globalist, a local journalism nonprofit dedicated to elevating diverse voices through media.

 

 

Amy BrownAmy Brown, CFRE, Senior Consultant
Collins Group, a division of Campbell & Company

 With more than 20 years in the nonprofit sector, Amy brings passion and experience to her work with each client. Her expertise with fund development, campaigns, major gifts, strategic communications and project management reaches many corners of the sector. Prior to joining Collins, Amy worked as a nonprofit fundraising and executive search consultant and served as the statewide Development and Marketing Director for SMART (Start Making A Reader Today). A longtime member of AFP, Amy is the current President-elect for our Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter. She is also a member and past President of Willamette Valley Development Officers, and a member of the Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable and Nonprofit Association of Oregon.

 

 

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$ 35 AFP Members
$ 50 Nonmembers
$ 25 AFP Young Professional Members

 


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