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Non-Profit Resource Center Workshops and Trainings

If you shared the day with the Nonprofit Resource Center and AFP out on beautiful Anna Maria Island last year, you know you don't want to miss out on this year's Fundraisers Forum! This year, we're limiting registration to the first 180 people. Be sure to plan early and reserve your place.

When: July 9th, 2010 9:30AM-3:00PMWhere: Anna Maria Island Community Center

Escape again to the island for a full day of professional development, networking with nonprofit leaders from west central Florida, and exposure to cutting-edge fundraising techniques to keep your organization sitting in a sunny fundraising spot. Join us in your casual beach attire, flip flops and a relaxed mood! We'll make sure you have a great time.

Keynote Speaker: Penelope Burk, "Donor-Centered Fundraising" Penelope Burk is an author, researcher and mentor celebrated for some of the most important innovations in modern-day fundraising. In 2000, Penelope introduced the not-for-profit industry to the concept of Donor-Centered Fundraising®, transforming the way the sector communicates with donors and bringing fundraising in line with donors’ needs.

Today, Penelope’s groundbreaking research continues to gain international recognition for challenging long-standing but ineffective fundraising practices and showcasing evidence-based methods that raise more money.

Select Two One-Hour Breakout Sessions From These Topics:Communications is the Ask. Penelope Burk, President, Cygnus Applied Research, Inc.

"Surf's Up for Donors: Catch the Next Wave in Philanthropy!"Local radio personality Cliff Roles’ on-stage interview with United Way Executive Directors Jerry Koontz (United Way of Manatee County) and Cecy Glenn (United Way of Charlotte County), along with Stewart Stearns of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

Cost: $50, including lunch. Register TODAY!