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Giving USA Report with Melissa Brown

We are excited to announce that this session is a historic event with four participating Ohio Chapters! It will combine Giving USA 2020, Nonprofit Research Collaborative findings, and other data sets to examine current trends and potential changes coming in philanthropic giving. With 2021 vision, your charitable organization will be more able to respond to emerging shifts in philanthropy.

Ethics Presentation:
Dr. Ericka Harney, CAE, CFRE, GPC, CVA, Harney & Associates, LTD


Date: Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021

Time: 9:00-10:30 a.m. Program

Location:   Virtual Zoom Meeting

AFP Members & Students (with valid student ID) – FREE
Non-Members – $25.00

About our Speaker:

Melissa S. Brown helps charities turn knowledge into action. Drawing on nearly 30 years in the nonprofit sector, Melissa knows what drives charities to deliver on their mission. She uses research about giving trends and donor motivations to help clients plan effective fundraising. Services include presentations, training, surveys, and program evaluation. She was rated as one of the country’s top philanthropy speakers in 2016.

Melissa began work as a fundraiser in 1989. Since 2011, Melissa S. Brown & Associates has served clients throughout North America. Projects include instruction for The Fund Raising School, evaluation for Indiana Youth Institute, data analysis for National Philanthropic Trust, and project management for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. Melissa is co-founder and manager of the Nonprofit Research Collaborative, which surveys charities twice a year about fundraising.

She volunteers on the AFP Research Council and for the Association of Philanthropic Counsel. She holds degrees from Reed College in Portland, Oregon and the University of Pennsylvania. Melissa and her family live in California. She recently fulfilled a dream and saw two endangered species-whooping crane and Kirtland’s warbler-in one day in central Wisconsin.

This event has been approved for 1.5 CFRE Credits.

This event has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Professional Education Units for social workers via www.Butler-Consulting.com as a pre-approved provider [Approval number: RSX071003 by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CSWMFT; accepted by the Ohio Nursing Board as well as the CSWMFT Board for Counselors and MFTs)].