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IMAGINE 2019
May
31
6:30 PM18:30

IMAGINE 2019

IMAGINE is the biggest event of the year for the Family and Children’s Agency. Join them at the Tokeneke Club in Darien, CT for an evening of dinner, dancing, and fundraising as you see the real impact of their work.

This year's event will be held on Friday, May 31 at The Tokeneke Club in Darien, set in a private enclave, on an idyllic cove, with breathtaking views of Long Island Sound.

Event honorees, Julene and Simon Greenshields of Wilton, will be presented with the Spirit of FCA Award for their extraordinary commitment and service to the agency.

For more information about this event please check the event page here.

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Fundraising Day New York Conference
Jun
14
8:45 AM08:45

Fundraising Day New York Conference

Google searches are not enough. Successful fundraising programs use more sophisticated tools and strategies to build prospect profiles. The Research and Prospect Development track provides tips for finding prospects, rating giving potential, and partnering with gift officers. The sessions are geared toward anyone who has research or major gift responsibilities .

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2019 NYWF Celebrating Women Breakfast
May
14
7:30 AM07:30

2019 NYWF Celebrating Women Breakfast

2019 Celebrating Women Breakfast
Join the New York Women’s Foundation as they celebrate the work of their grantee partners—women-led community organizations working to create an economically secure, safer future for all women and families in New York City. The Breakfast also honors women leaders who work to empower women and girls in New York City and the world. Past honorees have included Madeleine Albright, Queen Latifah, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Billie Jean King, Gloria Steinem, and Nobel Laureates Leymah Gbowee and Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai. Attended by 2,200 guests, the Breakfast raises $2 million, a significant portion of their $8 million in annual grantmaking.

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Apr
16
4:00 PM16:00

NYU Longer Service Recognition Reception

Prasad Consulting & Research is pleased to announce that Professor Prasad will receive an award for her 15 years of service to the New York University School of Professional Studies!

Poonam has been teaching prospect research in the Certificate and former Diploma and Masters Programs at the George Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising within the Center for Global Affairs.

The NYUSPS community will acknowledge the years of service and continued dedication of faculty with Longer Service Recognition Awards at a reception on Tuesday April 16 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

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Columbia University Information Session Webinar: M.S. in Nonprofit Management
Apr
16
12:00 PM12:00

Columbia University Information Session Webinar: M.S. in Nonprofit Management

The increasingly sophisticated nonprofit sector now demands its professionals to have management skills tailored to the unique needs of this mission-based sector. The M.S. in Nonprofit Management at Columbia University is your portal to mastering cutting-edge applications of management skills to this particular sector. You will explore current issues in policy and advocacy, international nonprofits, innovations in philanthropy, multimedia communications and marketing, and fundraising and development.

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Prospect Research: Fundraising Techniques & Technologies
Sep
4
to Dec 4

Prospect Research: Fundraising Techniques & Technologies

  • Columbia University School of Professional Studies (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course teaches students the practical skills needed to develop and utilize research for fundraising efforts. It introduces students to assorted research tools and teaches them to develop targeted research strategies. Within an ethical context, they learn how to obtain information on donors and other funding sources. The course also covers how to summarize research findings and how to use research for enhanced written communications.

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Fundraising Day in New York Conference (FRDNY)
Jun
22
8:45 AM08:45

Fundraising Day in New York Conference (FRDNY)

Fundraising Day in New York is the premier East Coast conference on philanthropy. This one-day event takes over the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, NYC, bringing together the best and brightest nonprofit professionals from around the world to share their thoughts and advice.

For Fundraising Day in New York 2018, Poonam Prasad served as Research Track Co-Chair.

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The Data on Donor-Advised Funds: New Insights You Need to Know
Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

The Data on Donor-Advised Funds: New Insights You Need to Know

Join The Giving Institute and Giving USA Foundation on Thursday, March 1, when expert panelists will discuss the new Giving USA Special Report: "The Data on Donor-Advised Funds: New Insights You Need to Know.” The Special Report fills in gaps in data and understanding about these important giving vehicles and takes a rigorous, new, in-depth look at where the money goes. During our live webcast, expect to have your most pressing questions about donor-advised funds and how to incorporate this giving vehicle into your fundraising plans answered.

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Introduction to Prospect Research at NYU
Nov
29
to Dec 20

Introduction to Prospect Research at NYU

  • New York University School of Professional Studies (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course teaches students the practical research skills needed for fundraising. It introduces students to assorted research tools, websites, and databases and teaches them to develop targeted research strategies. Within an ethical context, they learn how to obtain information on donors and other funding sources.

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Prospect Development Trends Webinar
Nov
1
12:00 PM12:00

Prospect Development Trends Webinar

Join past presidents of Apra, the association representing prospect development professionals internationally, for a discussion on the current state of prospect development and future trends. This session will highlight how information provided by the prospect development team is critical to fundraising success. Professionals at all career levels will benefit from this discussion. This webinar is offered in partnership with The Giving Institute.

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The Power of Charitable Giving: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2016
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

The Power of Charitable Giving: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2016

Join Poonam Prasad, President of Prasad Consulting and Research, a Director of The Giving Institute, and NYU SPS Heyman faculty member, as she moderates a panel discussion with Rachel Hutchisson, Chair of The Giving Institute and Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy, Blackbaud, Inc., Jane Karlin, Senior Vice President, Israel and Global Philanthropy, The Jewish Agency for Israel North America Council, and Jill Scibilia, Vice President for Philanthropy and External Relations for the Girl Scouts of New York, in which they review and examine the Annual Report on Philanthropy for 2016 and discuss national trends in growth, future giving, and models for fundraising campaigns.

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Prospect Research: Fundraising Techniques & Technologies
Sep
15
to Dec 1

Prospect Research: Fundraising Techniques & Technologies

This 9-session course at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies teaches students the practical skills needed to develop and utilize research for fundraising efforts. It introduces students to assorted research tools and teaches them to develop targeted research strategies. Within an ethical context, they learn how to obtain information on donors and other funding sources. The course also covers how to summarize research findings and how to use research for enhanced written communications.

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Fundraising Day in New York 2017
Jun
22
8:45 AM08:45

Fundraising Day in New York 2017

Fundraising Day in New York is the premier East Coast conference on philanthropy. This one-day event takes over the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, NYC, bringing together the best and brightest nonprofit professionals from around the world to share their thoughts and advice.

For Fundraising Day in New York 2017, Poonam Prasad served as Presenter and Research Track Co-Chair.

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Research in the 21st Century: New Technologies, New Challenges M.S. in Fundraising and Grantmaking 
Nov
29
6:45 PM18:45

Research in the 21st Century: New Technologies, New Challenges M.S. in Fundraising and Grantmaking 

Presenter
Research in the 21st Century: New Technologies, New Challenges M.S. in Fundraising and Grantmaking 
New York University School of Professional Studies
George H. Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising
New York, NY
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
6:45 – 8:45pm

Guest speaker in graduate course on fundraising technology.

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Introduction to Prospect Research at NYU
Nov
2
to Nov 30

Introduction to Prospect Research at NYU

  • The George H. Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Introduction to Prospect Research
New York University School of Professional Studies
George H. Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising
New York, NY
Wednesdays, November 2 to November 30, 2016
6:30 – 8:30pm

This course teaches students the practical research skills needed for fundraising. It introduces students to assorted research tools, websites, and databases and teaches them to develop targeted research strategies.

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Fundraising Day New York Conference
Jun
17
8:45 AM08:45

Fundraising Day New York Conference

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Fundraising Day New York Conference
The Marriott Marquis, New York, NY
Friday, June 17, 2016
8:45am – 5:00pm

Fundraising Day New York is the premier East Coast conference on philanthropy. This one-day event takes over the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, NYC, bringing together the best and brightest nonprofit professionals from around the world to share their thoughts and advice.

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Prospect Research at NYU
Jan
25
to Feb 25

Prospect Research at NYU

This 5 session Master’s level course teaches students the practical research skills needed for fundraising. It introduces students to assorted research tools, websites, and databases and teaches them to develop targeted research strategies.

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Prospect Development 2015: APRA’s 28th Annual International Conference
Jul
24
10:30 AM10:30

Prospect Development 2015: APRA’s 28th Annual International Conference

  • New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Donor Pipeline: It Starts with the Invitation List — Turning Guests into Donors

Identifying, researching and asking people to become donors is critical to the success of any non-profit. And these donors are everywhere, from attendees at your Special Event to people who contribute annually in some other way.

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