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2014 APRA-MN Spring Conference

  • 06 May 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • U of M Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave, St. Paul


  • Includes conference and discounted one year APRA-MN membership

Registration is closed

APRA-MN Spring Conference

Join us May 6th!

*Register EARLY and get Early Bird Pricing

Keynote -  Prospect Identification Strategies 

Bond T. Lammey is a senior associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner, Washington D.C., specializing in prospect development. Bond’s experience ranges from higher education to academic medicine, large and small social service agencies, and national and local member/cause organizations. She is accomplished in principal gift prospecting, working with non-natural constituencies, daily wealth screenings, and comprehensive prospect development strategies.

Breakout Sessions: Beginner/Intermediate or Advanced

Beginning/Intermediate Track with Fran Corcoran, College of St. Catherine: How to Create an Individual Research Profile. Following up on our successful Bootcamp for New Researchers (and those at Small Shops), Fran will lead us through how to build multiple types of profiles. She will focus on the art of writing within a profile as well as tailoring your message to the audience.

Advanced Track with Susan Hommes, University of Minnesota Foundation: Discovering Estate Gift Donors: Maximizing Estate and Planned Giving Prospecting. Susan will focus on new prospecting tools, including the Planned Giving Prospect Evaluation Grid (PEG), engagement strategies for cultivating and soliciting future gift donors, and recent estate and planned gift donor case studies from UMF.

hedule for the day:

8:30 a.m.    Registration/continental breakfast

9:00 a.m.     Welcome/chapter updates & announcements

9:15 a.m.    Morning Keynote Address
-    Prospect Identification Strategies with Bond Lammey, Bentz Whaley Flessner

10:45 a.m.    Morning Break

11:00 a.m.    Morning Breakout Session (Advanced track or Beginning/Intermediate track)

12:00 p.m.    Lunch & Networking
1:45 p.m.    Afternoon Breakout Session
  -   Board Prospecting: A Case Study with Bond Lammey and Matt Hewitt, Concordia University

2:45 p.m.    Snack Break

3:00-4 p.m.    Q&As/Closing thoughts

Directions: Link to Directions and Parking info

*Early Bird Pricing until April 30th - after April 30th the full day conference will go up $10

Cancellation Policy:  A $20 cancellation fee will be applied to any refunds requested through May 5th.  No refunds granted May 6th or later.

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