The Birthplace of Apra
Our colleagues at Apra-IL invite members of Apra-MN to participate in a free webinar!
Topic: A Look at Data Analysis Tools, or Why You Should Learn R
Jake Tolbert, Director of Data Services at Millikin University, compares three different data analysis tools (Qlikview, Excel, and R) and talks about what makes each a valuable tool for analysis. Then, we take a brief look at R's capabilities and why it's the best tool and worth your time to learn.
Time: Mar 5, 2019 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
To register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tG7PmGTjQqiU6ioqr7avVw
Rescheduled BUZZ Session!
: Join us on Wednesday, March 20th to talk about all the latest BUZZ about prospect management. Our focus will be on systems and strategies, so bring questions ideas to share with the group. If you signed up for the previous session, you will need to re-register. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Description: The BUZZ Session seeks to serve anyone interested in learning more about prospect management. Through participants and a panel of people currently using prospect management systems, we will learn from each other's experiences in the uses and advantages of different types of prospect management systems.
When: Wednesday, March 20th. Registration and Breakfast: 8:30am-9:00am; Event 9:00am- 11:00am
Location: Animal Humane Society, 845 Meadow Lane N., Golden Valley, MN 55422
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! for the Apra-MN 2019 Conference!
The Apra-MN 2019 conference date has been set for Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with keynote speaker Michael Quevli and special guests Bond Lammey and Mark Egge!
Michael Quevli serves as Senior Consultant at Target Analytics, a Blackbaud Company. He joined Blackbaud in 2008 after working for a number of years in nonprofit prospect development. Michael also served 2 consecutive terms for the California Advancement Researchers Association (CARA) where during his tenure membership grew from 165 to 300. He served on the board of directors for Apra for nine consecutive years and was president in 2012 and is currently serving on the board of trustees for Apra. He is a frequent speaker for Apra and taught at the College of Extended Learning at Cal State Northridge in prospect research and prospect management. Michael is the recipient of the 2004 CARA Service Award, the first male to receive the Stephens College Alumnae Service Award (2007), and the 2018 Apra Distinguished Service Award.
Bond Lammey is a Managing Associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner specializing in prospect development and donor relations. She has worked with higher education institutions, medical centers, and humanitarian and conservation organizations. Prior to joining BWF, Bond was the Director of Prospect Research at the University of Chicago. Bond received her BA in Sociology and her Masters of Management in Nonprofit Administration, both from North Park University in Chicago, Illinois. She is the treasurer of the Apra International board and an instructor at the Rice University Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. Bond has presented in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Asia at CASE, ADRP, AASP, and Apra conferences.
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