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February Focus on Fundraising


The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mid America Chapter presents 
the 18th Annual February Focus on Fundraising on Thursday, February 18.

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Plan to attend February Focus 2016! 
This exciting and interactive seminar for fundraising professionals 
will change the way you think about your role as a fundraising leader! 

Marc A. Pitman, founder of will recharge your batteries as a fundraising professional with his high-energy, top-notch presentation. 

At this event, we'll learn how to get the first meeting, tell a powerful fundraising story, and overcome objections to achieve the outcome that maximizes your organization's mission. 

 Marc will offer coaching on donor communications, grant writing, and securing corporate support. 

We'll even have an opportunity to ask Marc our burning questions and get his help 
solving our fundraising dilemmas. 

You won’t want to miss him here in Kansas City on this unforgettable, jam-packed day.


Secure your spot today! See you on February 18! Visit our Event Calendar for more information or to register!

About the Speaker: An international leadership coach and fundraising trainer, Marc A. Pitman helps nonprofit board members and staff get excited about asking for money. He is the founder of - recognized by The Atlantic as "1 of 5 Philanthropic blogs fundraisers need to read." He is also the author of Ask Without Fear!, the executive director of the affordable fundraising training program The Nonprofit Academy, and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank.

Because of his dynamic trainings, Marc speaks to thousands each year at events like the World Fundraising Summit in Mexico, trainings in New Zealand, Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference, and organizations around the world. His experience in nonprofit fundraising and leadership training, as well as his balanced commentary, has caused him to be featured in books and articles around the world and be sought out as a guest on TV, radio, and print as diverse as Al Jazeera, SUCCESS Magazine, and Fox News.

With a passion that's made people call him the "Johnny Appleseed of fundraising," Marc believes fundraising is all about leadership. Fundraising affects everything from mission and vision to board governance to HR to marketing and community relations. So he is committed to making it ridiculously easy for everyone - board members, volunteers, and nonprofit staff - to get fundraising training.