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    • 03/01/2024
    • 10:30 AM
    • Landis Homes, 1001 E Oregon Rd Lititz, PA 17543

    March 1, 2024 Quarterly Meeting

    Location: Landis Homes, 1001 E Oregon Rd Lititz, PA 17543

    Members are requested to join the meeting in person, if possible, to facilitate networking and open discussion.

    Members Attend meetings for FREE! Not yet a member? Sign up at thescdn.org. Non-members pay $15 per meeting.

    ●   There will be a time for virtual sharing and in-person networking starting at 10:30 AM

    ●   The members meeting will begin at 11:00 AM

    In addition to our normal meeting format, we will have a special guest presenter. See details below:

    Speaker: Rev. Dr. Z. Allen Abbott

    Allen Abbott currently serves as the Vice President of Philanthropy for the Baptist Homes Foundation in Pittsburgh. Previously he held a similar position with Cypress Cove in Fort Myers, Florida. Most of his career has been in leadership and philanthropy with the American Baptist Churches nationwide.

    Recently he was the chapter president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and vice president of the Planned Giving Council. He earned the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential, recognizing the highest standards in ethics and effectiveness. He earned the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising from Indiana University, the Certificate in Financial Planning from Emory University, and the Certificate in Fund Raising Management from Indiana University.

    He holds the M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from Southern Seminary in Louisville and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Kentucky University. His post-doctoral work includes studies at Dartmouth College and Harvard Divinity School.

    His community involvement includes work with the American Red Cross, local community foundations, United Way and public media.

    Topic: Philanthropy Benchmarks in Aging Services: What You Need to Know

    Fundraising can enhance your organization's ability to transform loves, fulfill its mission, and compete in the marketplace. But, in today's market, fundraisers must work smart to achieve success. This session will present the latest finding from the Philanthropy in Aging Services Study, designed to help leaders of organizations serving older adults make informed decisions about their fundraising strategies and approaches. Presenters will highlight key metrics for fundraising programs, summarize new research on transformative giving, and present case studies from philanthropy practitioners across multiple organizations. Find out how your organization's fundraising compares with philanthropy programs in other aging services organizations, identify appropriate methods and measurements for fundraising, and evaluate the best next steps for fundraising at your organization.


    If joining via Zoom, here is the link for the meeting:

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    Meeting ID: 835 8141 7847
    Passcode: 853814


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