Schedule

Thursday 21 Apr 2022

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration, Breakfast and Vendor Tour

No workshops in this session.

9:00 am - 10:30 am Welcome / Opening Remarks

Christine Gronwald, AFP President
Debbie Grooms, AFP Conference Chair
Frank Scott, Little Rock Mayor

10:30 am - 10:45 am Morning Break

No workshops in this session.

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Shining a Spotlight on Giving Campaigns in AR

Fred Scarborough, CFRE, Executive VP/Chief Communications and Development Officer, Arkansas Children's Hospital
Dr. Victoria Ramirez, Executive Director, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch and Table Topics

Learn and network by picking your lunch table by topic listed on the table tent! Nuts and Bolts Table Topics include, but are not limited to: Building your Grants program; Successful Fundraising Events; Planned Giving 101; Developing and Managing your Board; Day of Giving campaigns; Annual Fund Tips and Tricks; Managing your Fundraising Staff/Office; Fundraising in/past the Pandemic; Best Practices for your Virtual event; Direct Mail; Event Logistics; and more.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Vendor Tour

No workshops in this session.

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Branding Yourself

Ginny Makin, Founder of Grace & Stone Communications

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break

No workshops in this session.

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Panel: Advancing Men of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Charles King, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Philander Smith College
Joshua Price, Pulaski County Elections Commissioner, Past President Filipino Young Leaders Program
Scott Hamilton, CEO/President, Urban League of Arkansas

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Discussion - Inclusivity and Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector

Led by AFP’s IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity and access) committee

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Closing Conversation

Moderated by Michele Towne, Owner/Publishing Inviting Arkansas Magazine

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Social Hour

No workshops in this session.