Chapter leadership hot topics
Download
1 / 30

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 256 Views
  • Uploaded on

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics”. November 2, 2009. CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics”. November 2, 2009. AFP “De-mystefied” Conferences Diversity Education. Finance Marketing NPD Volunteers. “HOT TOPICS” LIST. AFP ”DE-MYSTIFIED”. Why AFP service is so important

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics”' - emele


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Chapter leadership hot topics
CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics”

November 2, 2009


Chapter leadership hot topics1
CHAPTER LEADERSHIP “Hot Topics”

November 2, 2009


Hot topics list

AFP “De-mystefied”

Conferences

Diversity

Education

Finance

Marketing

NPD

Volunteers

“HOT TOPICS” LIST


Afp de mystified
AFP ”DE-MYSTIFIED”

  • Why AFP service is so important

    • Personal & professional growth

    • Leadership opportunities

    • Learning from other chapter leaders

    • AFP keeps administrative costs low by relying on volunteer leaders


Afp de mystified1
AFP ”DE-MYSTIFIED”

  • Getting involved at the international level

    • 450 chapter member volunteers

    • 62 committees, task forces and workgroups

    • Various lengths of service

    • All who volunteer are welcomed


Afp de mystified2
AFP “DE-MYSTIFIED”

  • How does AFP work get done?

    • Ideas/issues come from members, chapters, or staff

    • Ideas/issues are assigned to an existing or newly created committee/task force for recommendation or resolution

    • Resolutions or new programs are brought to the board for approval


Conferences
CONFERENCES

  • Everything a chapter needs for planning a conference is on the AFP website

    • www.afpnet.org

    • Chapters

    • Resources for Committees Chairs – Chapter Conferences


Conferences1
CONFERENCES

  • AFP IHQ Meetings Department is available to be a part of your planning team

    • Contract negotiations

    • Setting up a program committee

    • Scheduling


Conferences2
CONFERENCES

  • Help with conference sponsors

    • Available sponsor/exhibitor list – free

    • Shared information on which sponsors to target for conferences and NPDs

    • Ideas for how to promote your sponsors

    • Call/email: Lynn Smith, Vice President, Conferences/Meeting Planning – [email protected]


Diversity
DIVERSITY

  • Chapter Diversity Guide

    • www.afpnet.org

    • Chapters

    • Resources for Committee Chairs – Diversity


Diversity1
DIVERSITY

  • Consider having your chapter apply for the Friends of Diversity designation

    • Helps chapter’s implement diversity efforts

    • 5 required criteria and one optional


Diversity2
DIVERSITY

  • Consider applying for the Charles R. Stephens Excellence in Diversity Award

    • Show off your chapter’s diversity efforts

      • Aloha Chapter nominated themselves and won for their mentoring program

      • Greater Philadelphia Chapter nominated themselves for their “Color of Money” conference this year


Education
EDUCATION

  • New Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

    • Updated merger of old First Course and the Essentials of Fundraising

    • Will launch at the 2010 Conference

    • Flyer is available now

    • Call/email: Nikki Cagle, Education and Training Coordinator – [email protected]


Education1
EDUCATION

  • 2010 Webinar schedule mostly set

    • Great new lineup

    • Available for sign-up now, multiple packages available

    • List available now

    • Call/email: Nikki Cagle, Education and Training Coordinator – [email protected]


Education2
EDUCATION

  • Revised CFRE Course

    • Has been produced by 20 chapters

    • Rave reviews

    • Flyer is available now

    • Call/email: Nikki Cagle, Education and Training Coordinator – [email protected]


Finance
FINANCE

  • Chapter boards must understand their fiduciary responsibility and what that entails

    • Financial oversight of budget and accounts

    • Financial stability

      • Appropriate revenue and expenditures

    • Appropriate financial controls

    • Tax filings


Finance1
FINANCE

  • There are financial reporting/ analysis tools a chapter board can use

    • Provides a comprehensive view of financial condition

      • Trends, ratios, variance

    • Makes understanding finances easier


Finance2
FINANCE

  • The right person for Treasurer is critical

    • Has a good understanding of appropriate policies

    • Understands and implements internal controls

    • Able to explain financial reports and implications of decisions to the board


Marketing
MARKETING

  • Think about your key messages and concentrate on them

    • Your messages touch everything you do

    • They reach all of your audiences

    • Your must be relevant and consistent

    • You must deliver on what you say


Marketing1
MARKETING

  • Don’t reinvent the wheel

    • AFP website has many resources your chapter can use for marketing

      • Model Communication Plan

      • 50th Anniversary and NPD Toolkits

      • Sample Op-Ed pieces, articles to submit

    • AFP website has many resources your chapter can use for membership

      • Sample Recruitment/Retention Plans for chapters of all sizes


Marketing2
MARKETING

  • Be proactive and creative when asking the media to promote your chapter

    • Build relationships with specific reporters

    • Go to the media with story ideas

    • Have a designated and available spokesperson for the chapter


NPD

  • Make it fun and interesting

    • Invite all past honorees and recognize them

    • Add a champagne toast

    • Have senior professionals create a “state of philanthropy” report for the local area

    • Host a pre-event honoree reception

    • Hold an after-party for the volunteers


NPD

  • Work with the economic climate

    • Price tickets at “break-even” for non-profits

    • Have a table price differential for members and non-members

    • Increase sponsorship efforts; have sponsor for each award

    • Have high impact/low cost benefits for sponsors

    • Evites for members, printed for others


NPD

  • Start planning for 2010 now

    • Use fundraising skills in NPD planning

    • Combine NPD and 50th Anniversary logos

    • Ask an AFP leader to speak at your event

    • Make outreach efforts to schools & youth-serving organizations early to encourage Youth in Philanthropy award nominations

    • Consider an outstanding youth as a speaker for NPD


Volunteers
VOLUNTEERS

  • Put time into carefully recruiting volunteers

    • Take time to understand their:

      • Motivation and what they want

      • Interests, skills

      • Availability

    • Match them to the appropriate position

    • Effort at the front end will help you retain and recognize them effectively


Volunteers1
VOLUNTEERS

  • Re-assess your volunteer positions and assignments on a regular basis

    • Chapters needs change

    • People’s skills and interests change

    • Avoid burnout

      • Have a variety of opportunities

      • Make many of them short-term

      • Cross-train to offer variety and ensure succession


Volunteers2
VOLUNTEERS

  • Recognize your volunteers

    • Make recognition meaningful to the individual

      • Relate recognition to their reason for volunteering

    • Ideas:

      • Potluck dinner for board members with families or friends

      • Gift certificate to favorite store or restaurant

      • Photo-collage showing service

      • Business card-holder for “Volunteer of the Month”



Contact information
Contact Information

Joyce Mitchell-Antoine, CFRE

Planned Parenthood for Central North Carolina

[email protected]

Hazel Richards

Banner Health Foundation

[email protected]

Pat Bjorhovde

AFP

[email protected]



ad