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Apra-MN Fall 2022 Conference 

Thank you to everyone who attended in person or virtually for the 2022 Apra-MN conference.

Thank you to our sponsors: Insightful Philanthropy and iWave. 

Thank you to our presenters and panelists: Michelle Edgerton, Josh Forsyth, Emily Maple, Jenny Johnson, Darren Cooper, Alisa Lamont, Mark Egge, Krista Gallagher Colt, and Jo Theodosopoulos. 

And, much appreciation to all the volunteers that helped along the way. 

November Giveaway

Apra-MN is giving away one Chronicle of Philanthropy webinar. The Chronicle does great webinars each month on a really wide variety of topics - pick your favorite (with a cost up to $100) and we'll fund it! The full list of Chronicle of Philanthropy webinars is available at: https://store.philanthropy.com/pages/on-demandTo enter for a chance to win, please submit your name and email before the end of October. 

You must be a current Apra-MN member to apply. The Apra-MN Board Vice President will randomly select a winner and notify them on the last business day of the month.

Apra Great Lakes Collaborative

Apra-MN is thrilled to be a part of the Apra Great Lakes Collaborative, a partnership between midwestern Apra chapters with a goal of providing strategic, collaborative and shared content, along with networking opportunities. Give us a follow on Linkedin to learn about great virtual events by us or our friends in other chapters. Hope to see you there!

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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