23rd Annual Philanthropy Institute coming to Western North Carolina

 FLAT ROCK — The Association of Fundraising Professionals Western North Carolina Chapter (AFP-WNC) is hosting its  Annual Philanthropy Institute (PI) on July 19 at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock.

Founded in 1991, AFP Western North Carolina Chapter serves its members and community by providing development professionals on-going education; promoting and practicing ethical fundraising; supporting the community as an expert on philanthropic giving; and advocating on the role and importance of fund development in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector in Western North Carolina.

For over 23 years, the AFP-WNC Chapter has organized Philanthropy Institute, an engaging and informative conference for over 100 nonprofit leaders and development professionals from the Western North Carolina region.  This year’s event will be feature Keynote Speaker Sandy Rees, CFRE and will offer beginning and advanced practitioner coursework and special content for Board Members and those new to fundraising. 

The event will be held on Wednesday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. Registration is required.
Participants can register at www.afpwnc.org. Registration closes July 14.
The AFP-WNC chapter is committed to delivering the highest quality of services and products for our members and community. We are thrilled to offer nonprofit professionals and volunteers the opportunity to increase their knowledge in best practices and ethical standards in fundraising.
The event will be held at the Blue Ridge Community College in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall/Applied Technologies Center at 180 W.
Campus Drive, Flat Rock.
About Shelby Harrell
Shelby Harrell is the editor of the Biltmore Beacon, editor of The Guide arts and entertainment publication and is a staff writer for Mountaineer Publishing. Originally from Asheville, she has worked in journalism for seven years and currently lives in Clyde, NC.