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Summit on Philanthropy

AFP Southern Colorado Proudly Announces
 Our 11th Annual Summit on Philanthropy!

AFP SoCo Summit on Philanthropy


Friday, September 22, 2017


West Wing Conference Center (on the campus of the Olympic Training Center), 1750 E. Boulder Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80909


8 AM - 4:30 PM

AFP National Philanthropy Day


Learn about fundraising tools that will save time and make your job easier, the secrets to thinking like a donor, the future of fundraising, and the local state of fundraising! You will walk away from this seminar with strategies and ideas that will enhance your fundraising prowess and assist you in boosting revenue!

Top Reasons for Attending the Summit on Philanthropy

  • Grow your fundraising knowledge and skills
  • Network with other fundraising professionals
  • Honor two local fundraisers
Approved for CFRE Continuing Education Points Full participation in AFP SoCo's 2017 Summit on Philanthropy is applicable for 5.75 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

It's Almost Time for This Year's Summit!

Tickets are still available for both the full day and lunch only options.

Reserve Your Spot Today!


Scholarships Are Available

Please contact Jennifer Malenky, our Summit Co-Chair, at for more information about our scholarship program.

Group Discounts Are Available

If your organization is planning to send 3 or more people to this event, please contact Gina Taranto, our AFP SoCo President, at for more information about our group rates.

Featured Speaker - Rachel Muir

Rachel Muir

Rachel Muir

A winner of Oprah Winfrey’s Use Your Life award, Rachel is a three time finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, was named “Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and one of Fast Company Magazines “Fast 50 Champions of Innovation." Read more about Rachel Muir >>>

Rachel will present two sessions: The Future of Fundraising & Timesaving Tools to Make Fundraising Easier, and Secrets to Think Like a Donor and Boost Revenue by Retaining & Upgrading Donors.

Keynote Speaker - Renny Fagan

Renny Fagan

Renny Fagan

Renny Fagan, President and CEO of Colorado Nonprofit Association (CNA), will give the keynote address. Renny, a Colorado native who grew up in Colorado Springs, has worn many hats, including lawmaker, state official and state legislator, and is a passionate champion for Colorado’s nonprofits.

The keynote address, which is scheduled for presentation during the lunch and awards portion of the program, will focus on the local state of fundraising. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn about current trends in fundraising in Colorado. We are offering a special 'lunch only' registration to allow those fundraisers who can only spend a few hours during the day to benefit from this topic.

Congratulations to Our Award Winners

Fundraising Executive

Leadership and Excellence

Joan Selman
Executive Director
Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation

Outstanding Emerging Fundraising Professional Award

Rising Professional

Michelle Reich
Annual Giving & Special Events Coordinator
UCHealth Memorial Hospital Foundation

Exhibitor/Sponsor Opportunities

Summit on Philanthropy is the best opportunity for visibility with fundraisers in the southern Colorado nonprofit community! It attracts executive directors, fundraisers, board members, and community leaders and volunteers who represent more than 100 organizations of every type and size.

We work hard to make sure every attendee can learn about and meet you. We invite you to take advantage of this terrific opportunity – join us!

Download Exhibitor/Sponsor Opportunities


Learn More about Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care



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Learn More about UCCS School of Public Affairs   UCCS - Give Now!

Spots are still available for this educational seminar and networking event!

Join us to learn how to enhance your fundraising competency while networking with other professionals. Celebrate with us as we honor two of southern Colorado's outstanding fundraisers during a special luncheon presentation!

Register Today!

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