Upcoming Events

    • 05/03/2018
    • 05/04/2018
    • Crowne Plaza Downtown Columbus, Columbus, OH



    OPRN 2018 Annual Spring Conference

    Prospect Development: Strength in Numbers

    Thursday and Friday, May 3rd and 4th

    Crowne Plaza Downtown Columbus
    Columbus, OH

    Click here to register!



    Itinerary

    Thursday, May 3, 2018
    • Registration (12:30pm)
    •  Workshop (1:00 – 2:30) Strengths Finders
    • Workshop (2:45 – 4:00)   Prospect Development Career Pathways
    • Vendor Demo - Blackbaud Target Analytics (4:00pm)
    • Happy Hour  (4:30pm)
    • Optional Group Dinner Outing (6:30pm) (cost not included)

    Friday, May 4, 2018
    (Casual Friday attire - jeans encouraged!)

    • Registration  (8:15am)
    • Breakfast (8:30am)
    • Donor Search Vendor Demo (9:00am)
    • KEYNOTE:  Alexander W. Oftelie - The Frontier of Fundraising Analytics: Hype or Hope (details)  (9:45am)
    • Awards Luncheon  (11:30am)
    • Concurrent Sessions (pick one) (details)  (1:15pm)
      • Portfolio Hygiene, Data Analytics, and Prospect Research through the Lens of a Front Line Fundraiser
      • Small Shop to Large Shop...Humble Beginnings
      • Concurrent Sessions (pick one) (details)  (2:45pm)
        • Development Officers and Research Professionals: Assessing a donor ask amount
        • Make the Most of Your Meetings


    • 06/12/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Mark your calendars for Apra's 2018 Annual Business Meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, June 12 at 1pm ET. Gather your colleagues and fellow Apra members to hear important updates and information on all things Apra. 

    During this virtual meeting, Apra leaders will discuss:  

    • Apra's strategic plan
    • Prospect Development 2018 highlights
    • Updates on upcoming educational events
    • 2018 Apra Award winners
    • Apra chapter and membership initiatives

    Not sure what to expect? View the 2017 Annual Business Meeting here.  

    Look for more information and registration to come soon. Share your plans to be there and encourage your colleagues to join you using #ApraBiz18!


    • 06/19/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
    • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    Register

    2018 Apra Indiana Skills Workshop

    Register Now!

    Join us in West Lafayette at Purdue University for Apra Indiana's biggest event of the year! The skills workshop provides two tracks of content for everyone from development professionals at small organizations who want to dig deeper into the field, to seasoned researchers from large institutions. Choose one track or feel free to move between basic and advanced tracks to attend whatever sessions interest you most. 

    We are excited to have Elizabeth Crabtree, founder and president of Crabtree Lane LLC, a nonprofit management and consultancy practice. She has over 20 years of senior management experience in fundraising and has been a nonprofit consultant since 2007. Her most recent engagements have included serving as an interim director of development and providing campaign feasibility and strategic planning advice, as well as research, prospect development and database management services to a diverse number of organizations. 

    Agenda

    8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

    9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 

    9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 1
    Basic Track: The Researcher Abroad: A Guide to International Prospect Research - Kristen Noel
    Advanced Track: Planned Giving - Marcus Knotts

    10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break & Networking

    10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Development Officer Panel

    11:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Keynote with Elizabeth Crabtree
    Special Report: Insights on Global Wealth and Philanthropy

    1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Session 2
    Basic Track: A Guided Tour of SEC Documents for Prospect Research, Ralph Rohrer
    Advanced Track: Part 1: Guiding the Way: Key Concepts in Wealth Analysis & Gift Capacity Rating, Elizabeth Crabtree

    2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break and Networking

    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session 3
    Basic Track: Donor Healthcard: How do your Daily Tasks Help Meet the
    Fundraising Goal?, Cathy Spieth
    Advanced Track: Part 2: Guiding the Way: Advanced Wealth Analysis & High Impact Reporting, Elizabeth Crabtree

    3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Closing & Evaluations

    Register Now!


Apra- Indiana Refund Policy

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing.

Received 10 business before event – Full refund

Received 5 business days before event – 50% refund

Less than five days – no refund

No shows will not receive a refund.


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