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Fundraising Symposium Early Registration Continues Through Aug.

Fundraising Symposium Early Registration Continues Through Aug. 16


DENTON — The 17th Annual Southwest Fundraising Symposium will be Sept. 9-12 on the Denton campus of Texas Woman's University. The symposium is designed for persons who have less than two years of fundraising experience.

Registration before Aug. 16 is $395 for Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) members and $495 for non-members. After Aug. 16, registration is $445 for AFP members and $545 for non-members. Single room lodging is available for $112 for the four nights in TWU's dormitories.

Participants completing the entire 24-hour program will be awarded 2.4 continuing education units.

Symposium topics include: basic principles of fundraising, an overview of nonprofit planning, fundraising marketing, developing an annual giving program, developing a direct mail program, special events programs, solicitation techniques, proposal writing and prospect research, among others. The symposium curriculum is written in a sequential style with each topic building on the previous one.

For symposium information, contact the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (940) 898-3408 or Colleen Ferguson at AFP membership applications are available at

The Southwest Fundraising Symposium was developed by the Fort Worth and Dallas chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, formerly the National Society of Fund Raising Executives. The symposium is sponsored by the Fort Worth and Dallas chapters of AFP in coordination with TWU's Office of Lifelong Learning and with assistance from the Alliance of Nonprofit Counsel.


For Further Information Contact:

Roy Kron
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456