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2013 FEDERATION AFUSA ANNUAL MEETING. Fundraising for Smaller AF Chapters. GROUND RULES. Mission Statement Programs and Accomplishments Contributions to the community. Program selection. WHAT: Significance and history HOW : Details on how the funds will be used WHO: Personalize it.

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2013 federation afusa annual meeting


Fundraising for

Smaller AF Chapters

Ground rules

  • Mission Statement

  • Programs and Accomplishments

  • Contributions to the community

Program selection
Program selection

  • WHAT: Significance and history

  • HOW: Details on how the funds will be used

  • WHO: Personalize it

Community partners
Community partners

  • Win-win situation

  • Restaurants, wine shops, bakeries, creperies, delicatessens, shops & boutiques, hair and nail salons, movie theaters

  • Film groups, book groups, museums, music/choral groups, travel agencies, other cultural organizations, YMCA, your AF members

Events and themes

  • Fundraising banner: “Adopt a Classroom” (AFPR), “Ooh La Library”, “La Petite Ecole”, Scholarship Fund

  • Major Events: Mardi Gras, 14 Juillet, Beaujolais Nouveau

  • Event Series: Food and wine, art, fashion, film

D gustations

  • Wine and cheese: Dégustations, pairings

    • “Well RED”, “Think PINK”, “Tomorrow is a CHARDONNAY”

  • Wine shop

    • Special evening discount

    • Add $10 to wine shop charges

  • Private home

    • Ask host to provide hors d’oeuvres

    • Bring a bottle and $20 donation

  • Vocabulary list: “Répétez après moi!”

Quelques mots sur le vin
Quelques mots surle vin


  • Bakery, créperie, coffee shops

    • Add donation to each dessert

    • “Let Them Eat Cake”

    • “Café: La joie de Vivre”

  • Cooking Demonstrations

    • Crêpes, madeleines, croissants, etc.

    • Proceeds from sales of baked goods for AF

  • Don’t forget the vocabulary list

Le club de d ner
Le club de dÎner

  • French restaurant or French-themed menu

    • Quarterly dinner series

    • Special prix fixe menus

    • No Host or BYOB

    • Extra $10 per meal

    • Tables françaises

Lecture series
Lecture series

  • Cocktail dînatoire in a private home

  • Ask host/hostess to donate champage for toast

  • BYOB

  • Fashion (Coco Chanel), art (Toulouse Lautrec), literature (Proust), cuisine (history of the Cordon Bleu, etiquette française), travel

  • University/college professors, local chefs, art historian from a local museum, travel agent


  • Ciné Club

  • Museum docent tour in French

  • Scarf tying demo at a local boutique

  • French Waiters’ Race

  • ________________________________

  • ________________________________

Les f tes traditionelles
Les Fêtes traditionelles

  • Check for competing events

  • Early bird registration

Mardi gras
Mardi gras

  • Mardi Gras: Un BalMasqué

    • Mask/costume contest

    • Prize: AF membership, bottle of champagne

    • Make-up bar: make-overs donated by a local salon

      • Advanced reservations at registration

      • $25.00

  • Partner with another culture organization

14 juillet
14 juillet

  • Soirée

    • Champagne toasts

    • Lyrics to national anthems

    • Local dignitaries and officials

    • Silent Auction

      • Gift certificates from restaurant/hotel, wine donations from members, dinner in a member’s home,lunch with the mayor, French manicures

Beaujolais nouveau
Beaujolais nouveau

  • Cocktail dînatoire in private home

  • Guests donate a bottle of wine for Silent Auction

  • Presentation on the history of Beaujolais Nouveau


  • Flyer for newsletter, email blast, website

  • Community calendar, Public Service Announcements

  • Online resources: Jotform, PayPal, Google Drive

  • Registration list: contact info including opt out

  • Go paperless -> email acknowledgements only

  • Sponsor logos on newsletter, program, website

  • Set deadline 2 days before actual

For every event
for every event

  • Membership forms

  • Newsletters

  • Donation acknowledgement with tax deductible amounts. List single/multiple registrations and circle appropriate amount.

  • Pins, tote bags, all logo merchandise for sale

  • Goodie bags/packets with sponsor info and AF membership form

  • Two-tiered pricing structure: member/non-member