Thursday 21 Apr 2022

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration, Breakfast and Networking Hour

No workshops in this session.

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome / Opening Remarks

Jennifer Owens, AFP President
Frank Scott, Little Rock Mayor

10:30 am - 11:40 am 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

11:45 am - 1:15 pm Lunch and Table Topics

Emily Piechocki, Ronald McDonald House: Successful Fundraising Events
Ted Hackney, Consultant: Planned Giving 101
Jennifer Owens Buie, Arkansas Repertory Theatre: Developing and Managing your Board
Haley Fowler, UCA: Day of Giving Campaign
Samatha Wiley, UA LR: Annual Fund Tips and Tricks
Kelly Fleming, Habitat for Humanity: Managing your Fundraising Staff
Terrie Turner, Page 2 Crew: Direct Mail
Debbie Grooms, AEDD: Event Logistics and Volunteer Management
Fran Carter, Arkansas Advocates: Capital Campaigns
Kaitlyn Myers and Claire Atkinson, Arkansas Foodbank: Portfolio and Donor Management
Melody Sugg, CFF: Major Gifts
Marci Robertson: Grants

1:25 pm - 2:40 pm Building Your Leader Brand

Keynote Speaker - Ginny Makin, Founder of Grace & Stone Communications

Building your leader brand to drive results in the non-profit and fundraising space
• What is your unique superpower?
• Do you have a personal brand statement that aligns with your organization's purpose and reputation?
• What behaviors will strengthen your leadership brand and engage your stakeholders?

2:45 pm - 3:45 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
Miguel Lopez, Chief Community Outreach Officer for Encore Bank
Scott Hamilton, CEO/President, Urban League of Arkansas

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Discussion - Inclusivity and Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector

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

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Conversation

Moderated by Michele Towne, Owner/Publishing Inviting Arkansas Magazine
Door Prize drawings

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Social Hour (Drink Ticket included with registration/cash bar)

No workshops in this session.