Save the Date for the next DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference, May 28-29, 2019, at the Irving Convention Center

Philanthropy Conference Attendees

Save the Date!

Join us Tuesday, May 28 for these great pre-conference workshops and the VIP Reception.

  • Capital Campaigns
  • Grant Writing
  • Planned Giving
  • Fundraising 101
  • CFRE Review Course

2019 Speaker Lineup Announced

Philanthropy Conference Attendees

On Wednesday, May 29, we'll have an all-new format with great keynotes and breakout sessions from six of the leading experts in fundraising from around the world, including:

  • Dr. Adrian Sargeant, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at the University of and Adjunct Professor of Philanthropy at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University where he was the first Hartsook Chair in Fundraising.
  • Daryl Upsall, CEO of both Daryl Upsall Consulting International and Daryl Upsall & Associates. He has over 35 years' experience of successfully founding and managing fundraising, communications and advocacy operations for over 230 nonprofit organizations in some 62 countries. He is known for his international leadership and innovation in fundraising and his role as an international ambassador for the fundraising profession.
  • Tim Kachuriak, founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a research and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.
  • Anna Barber, President and Principal Consultant for Barber & Associates, a boutique fundraising consulting firm.
  • Marcy Heim — for over twenty years she has created artful, authentic, and life-long major giving relationships at the University of Wisconsin.
  • Simone P. Joyaux, blogger, consultant, founder of two organizations, regularly serves on boards, and a former chair of CFRE International.
  • Event includes breakfast and lunch, great sponsors, exhibitors, and networking with more than 600 fundraising professionals!
  • Watch this website and our Facebook page for pricing and more details to come.

Learn More

We need your help!

Sign up now to serve on the 2019 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference Planning Committee. Please email Conference Chair or Conference Co-Chair to let them know on which of the following committees you would like to serve.

  • Registration
  • Scholarship
  • Sponsorships
  • PR / Marketing — including photography, social media
  • Pre-Conference Workshops
  • VIP Party
  • Guest Relations
  • Logistics
  • Evaluation

You will be contacted with dates and times of planning meetings. Thank you for serving your AFP chapter and your profession as a member of the DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference Planning Committee.

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