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Apply Today for the Apra-International Virtual Conference Scholarship

The Apra-MN Board is excited to announce that we will be giving out up to three scholarships this year to virtually attend Apra International's 2023 Prospect Development Conference! Prospect Development is Apra's premier annual conference. This year's conference will run from August 28th to August 31st. More details about the virtual schedule and offerings can be found at https://www.aprahome.org/Events/Prospect-Development-2023/Registration/PD-2023-Virtual-Ticket.

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the form below before May 31, 2023. Up to three Apra-MN members will be chosen at random by a member of the Apra-MN board. All applicants will be notified whether they have received a scholarship by June 2nd, and we will be in touch with winners to coordinate registration and payment in June. You must be an Apra-MN member to win, and we will congratulate the winners in an upcoming Apra-MN newsletter.

If you have any questions about this scholarship process, please contact Joe Hennen (jhennen@apra-mn.org).

Click here to apply today!

Honored Member: Tom Brown

Please see our Honored Member page for more information on our friend and colleague's life and his impact, his obituary and a way to share your thoughts and memories of Tom with the Apra Community. In the next few months, we will work on how Apra-MN can honor Tom and his legacy and will share those plans as soon as possible.

Welcome to Apra-MN

Apra-MN is the Minnesota chapter of Apra International, an international organization for professionals interested in prospect development. Apra-MN is a non-profit membership organization that promotes and supports professionals in the field of prospect development. 

Our Mission

Building on our Minnesota Legacy, Apra-MN's mission is to serve and educate fundraising professionals interested in the field of philanthropic research by: 

  • promoting and advocating on behalf of the field of prospect and advancement research with Minnesota non-profit organizations;
  • providing superior educational resources and networking opportunities for members;
  • increasing the philanthropic resources, knowledge and professional development of members to provide increased value to the institutions they serve;
  • strengthening relationships with other development professionals; and
  • acting as a central source of professional research information and expertise for Minnesota non-profits.

Our vision

To be the leading education resource and advocate for development researchers and fundraising professionals that inspire philanthropy.

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