2012 APRA-Metro DC Conference
Open Board Position
Conference Chair – Responsible for conferences including but not limited to an annual conference or other training program distinct from the regular programs. Plans and oversees conferences in accordance with general guidelines set forth by the Board at its first meeting of the year. Recruits a committee to organize and conduct conferences including recruiting speakers, finding a venue, and planning content. Assigns tasks and oversees progress. Reports on the work of the committee at the Annual Meeting. For external conferences, acts as chapter liaison and may add extra committees as required.
Registration ends soon for the APRA-Metro DC Retreat @ the World Wildlife Fund on May 16th! We will take you through a day of exciting Prospect Research topics and networking with your peers! See Lisa Howley, Steve knight, Gail Ferris and Bill Tedesco!
Register now for our upcoming Retreat! Great speakers, great discussions and great food throughout the day. $45 gets you in the door and a membership to APRA DC - all in one! Hope to see you on May 16th!
What role does Ethics play in your office? Do you have a confidentiality agreement? Would you like an example of one? Find out more at the @apra_metrodc Retreat! #ethics roundtable and #ethics panel #prospectresearch http://www.aprametrodc.net/?page_id=45
We hope to see folks in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area at upcoming APRA-Metro DC Retreat on May 16th! We will welcome you in the morning with coffee and continental breakfast at the World Wildlife Fund and take you through a day of exciting Prospect Research topics and networking with your peers!
When: May 16, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th Street, N.W. 20037
Go to our Events page and scroll down for the Registration Form! http://www.aprametrodc.net/?page_id=45
Session I: Advances in Relationship Management
Presenter: Lisa Howley, Director, Relationship Management
Session II and III: Ethics Roundtable and Panel
Presenters: Steve Knight, Director of Prospect Development, World Wildlife Fund and Gail Ferris, Director of Technology and Information Services, American University
Session IV: Markers of Philanthropy: Beyond the Traditional
Presenter: Bill Tedesco, Chief Executive Officer, DonorSearch
Cost: $45 for a continental breakfast, coffee, lunch, drinks, cookies and membership in APRA-D.C.
REGISTER BY MAY 10th
Contact Daniel Greeley at email@example.com if you have questions or concerns.
Exciting events on the horizon!! One-day Chapter Retreat on May 16th at the World Wildlife Fund and WealthX happy hour at Old Ebbitt Grill on 5/21 from 6-8pm! Check out our events page for more inforamation on how to register and RSVP! http://www.aprametrodc.net/?page_id=45
No need to print!
We will bring copies of the registration form for the One-Day Retreat in May to the happy hour tomorrow at Pound if you would like to sign up then!
Join @apra_metrodc for Happy Hour This Coming Thursday @poundthehill! We'll meet up with you starting at 6pm!
APRA-Metro DC Presents a One-Day Retreat at World Wildlife Fund!
May 16th, 2013 9am - 4pm
Network with fellow research and fundraising professionals while listening to presentations on the following topics:
- Advances in Relationship Management
- Ethics in Research and Fundraising
- Markers of Philanthropy: Beyond the Traditional
AGENDA and speaker bios: http://www.aprametrodc.net/?page_id=200
Reg Form: http://www.aprametrodc.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/2013-Registration-Form.pdf
Registration ends May 10th, 2013
Registration begins soon for our Retreat! We can't wait to welcome Steve Knight, Gail Ferris, Lisa Howley and others on May 16th at World Wildlife Fund. More information coming soon!
Be on the lookout, because Wealth-X and APRA-Metro DC will join forces for a fun event in late May. Details soon!
SAVE THE DATE! For the APRA-Metro DC One-Day Retreat
May 16, 2013 @ World Wildlife Fund Details coming soon!
Join APRA-Metro DC for happy hour Pound on April 18th! We'll be there chatting about MARC, our latest projects, and everything research! 6-8pm
@apra_metrodc's Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Prospecting brown bag is at TODAY, 2/12, @ noon!! See you then!
@apra_metrodc is looking forward to seeing everyone at our next brown bag on the Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Prospecting tomorrow at the Nature Conservancy! See you there at noon!
Join APRA-Metro DC for a Brownbag Discussion on the Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Prospecting!
When: Tuesday, February 12th
Location: The Nature Conservancy, Arlington VA (Ballston Metro)
Registration: Free to members and non-members, please RSVP.
RSVP: Andy McMahon - firstname.lastname@example.org
For more info: http://www.aprametrodc.net
Looking for an opportunity to learn more about the Census Bureau's American Community Survey which provides new data every year on population, education, household income, etc? Look no further! Our friends at the Foundation Center in DC are sponsoring this is helpful information session for fundraisers and researchers. Check this link for more details and to register!
apra -metro dc is now on twitter! #prospectresearch in DC, check us out! #apra Follow us here! @apra_metrodc
Did you know??
APRA MARC 2013 Early-Bird Registration Ends Feb. 6! I'll be there, will you?
It's a brand new year and now is your chance to become a member of APRA-Metro DC or renew your membership! Looking for a few reasons to renew? Informative and engaging research-related programs and tours, "Brown Bag" presentations to meet other professionals for information exchange, Scholarship opportunities to attend the APRA national conference, and more. It will be the best $25 you ever spent! Please visit our membership page for more information and membership details.
Interest codes for prospects entered in by Research. A good take-away to try.
@ APRA DC Brown Bag and learning about creating a mission for your research office and realizing how important this is!
Excited to see everyone at the Brown Bag today at World Wildlife Fund!! Reinvigorate Your Shop with Strategic Planning with Anne Dean should be a good one!
Join APRA Metro DC for a Brown Bag session, Reinvigorate Your Shop with Strategic Planning 12 noon, December 11th at the World Wildlife Fund go to http://www.aprametrodc.net for more info!
Join us to learn how to "Reinvigorate Your Shop with Strategic Planning” - An APRA-Metro DC brown bag presentation.
Please see our events page on the APRA-Metro DC website for presentation description: http://www.aprametrodc.net/
When: Tuesday, December 11th
Location: World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037 (Conference Room 2004), between the Foggy Bottom and Dupont metro stations
Cost/Registration: Free to members and non-members, but please RSVP so we know how many people to expect!
RSVP: Daniel Greeley at email@example.com
Save the Date! The World Wildlife Fund will host our next Brown Bag event on December 11 @ noon! The free event will welcome Anne Dean of GWU as our featured speaker. She will share with us all we need to know about how we can reinvigorate our shops with strategic planning! Please visit our website for further details.
For those of you who came out to network last night, greet old friends and talk shop - thank you! We had a great time and welcomed our colleagues and friends to Pound and shared good food and drink. We met some new researchers who recently moved jobs and moved to the DC area. It was great to see everyone! Thanks to our new friends at Pound for making us feel welcome and for those of you who took the time to come out!
Interesting article on predictors and major donors...
Hey DC, did you know that the APRA Mid-Atlantic Researchers Conference is taking in your backyard at the end of the month? Check out the program, go register online, and join us in Fairfax at the end of the month! http://www.aprahome.org/p/cm/ld/fid=184
Did you attend the APRA-Metro DC Retreat last week at The Nature Conservancy? Tell us your thoughts on our first conference in over 5 years! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LB5ZC5Q
APRA Metro DC had it's first conference in over 7 years last Friday! Thank you to the Nature Conservancy for hosting our group of over 40 people and three dynamic speakers: Brent Swinton (Notre Dame of Maryland University), Jon Thorsen (the Nature Conservancy) and Sarah Parnum Cadbury (La Salle University). It was great to see everyone and hope to see you at our next event!
There is still time to register for the APRA-Metro DC Retreat on May 17th at the Nature Conservancy. Register online today!
Registration is live for our upcoming Retreat at the Nature Conservancy on May 17th visit http://www.aprametrodc.net/?page_id=45 to regiter
MARC 2012 Registration is now open! Early-bird prices end April 27, 2012 to login and register today!
APRA Mid-Atlantic Research Conference Registration (MARC) is Open! Join us from June 27-29, 2012 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Early Bird pricing ends 4/27.
APRA-Metro DC will be offering a one-day Prospect Research retreat. We’d love to have your input in order to make this conference as interactive as possible. Please submit topics by March 12th that you would find helpful in our discussions and we look forward to seeing you at the conference!
*SAVE THE DATE*
A One-Day Retreat
May 17, 2012
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
Details to follow.
Learned some neat stuff on the Foundation Center Tour today, they have a new site http://www.grantspace.org the best part is it's FREE!
Grand Opening Reception
Foundation Center’s new Cooperating Collection at the
University of the District of Columbia
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
4:00 pm--7:00 pm
Register at http://grantspace.org/Classroom/Training-Calendar/Washington-DC or call 202.331.1400
APRA-Metro DC has a new open board position!
APRA-Metro DC Conference Chair – Responsible for conferences including but not limited to an annual conference or other training program distinct from the regular programs. Plans and oversees conferences in accordance with general guidelines set forth by the Board at its first meeting of the year. Recruits a committee to organize and conduct conferences including recruiting speakers, finding a venue, and planning content. Assigns tasks and oversees progress. Reports on the work of the committee at the Annual Meeting. For external conferences, acts as chapter liaison and may add extra committees as required.
APRA-Metro DC is currently in the beginning phase of planning it's latest conference. Be a part of it and share your knowledge and insight! Work with a group of dedicated individuals who want to see the chapter grow and are excited about planning events for their fellow researchers.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-885-5923 for more information.
Check out this interesting NYTimes article...focuses on prospect research. Very interesting!
Wealth Engine is hosting a free Networking Round-table: Strategies for Growing your Fundraising Program 2012
Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 11AM - 2 PM
1307 New York Ave, NW
RSVP at the link
Hope to see you there!
Prospect Research Analyst position available with public radio station, WAMU 88.5 Washington
Join APRA Metro DC for a brown bag today "Research in the Era of Social Media" Presented by Jay Frost noon at the Nature Consrvancy, near the Ballston Metro stop off of the orange line.
Upcoming Events and Announcements
2011 APRA Metro DC membership - - Join or renew for $25
Your local APRA chapter connecting you with colleagues…
Go to http://www.aprametrodc.net/membership to download the membership form and you can print a copy of the form to mail along with your payment by check.
A few of the benefits of membership…
- opportunities to network with your peers
- advanced notice prior to official event marketing
- access to speakers prior to events
- access to seating for events at small venues
- eligibility for professional development grants
- regional job announcements and career alerts
APRA DC Chapter Happy Hour at Rumors Bar on October 27th @ 6pm
Contact and RSVP by October 26th:
Dan Creel - CREEL@cua.edu
All are welcome to join APRA DC for the celebration of our one year anniversary and kick-off to our new season! We welcome new members and welcome back the old members.
You will have the opportunity to meet your fellow area researchers, learn about upcoming chapter events, and volunteer opportunities.
Rumors Bar, 1900 M Street, 202-466-7378
Cost = Free
Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available.
More details about this event and others at our website - http://www.aprametrodc.net
"Research in the Era of Social Media”
An APRA Metro DC brown bag presentation on November 3rd @ Noon
Contact and RSVP by October 28:
Devon Villa Gessert - email@example.com
Presenter: Jay Frost, a 25-year veteran of the world of philanthropy.
Welcome and Introductions: Jon Thorsen, Director of Advancement Services at The Nature Conservancy and former president of APRA.
The Nature Conservancy, 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203
Our friends at The Nature Conservancy will be providing a selection of drinks and cookies for dessert!
More details about the event at our website - http://www.aprametrodc.net
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Looking to get more involved?
Would you like to hone your public speaking skills?
Please contact Devon Villa Gessert at President@aprametrodc.net for more information about any of the above!
Please contact us if you would like to be added or removed from the APRA Metro DC Mailing list, or if there is someone more appropriate to contact.
Another great online tool from a leader in Prospect Research
Thought the Researchers out there might find these formulas helpful