AFP Monterey Bay Summer Summit 2018

Friday, June 22

Embassy Suites, Seaside, CA
Room block available for Thursday evening, 6/21/2018
Free on-site parking   

The Monterey Bay Chapter of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts its 2018 Summer Fundraising Summit on Friday, June 22, at Embassy Suites, Seaside, CA.

The full-day conference will include a continental breakfast, a renowned keynote speaker, five breakout sessions, a networking lunch, a general session, wine reception, and more!

Our keynote speaker is Jay Love, author, consultant and president of Bloomerang, Inc. Jay is a member of the AFP International Board of Trustees. The day also features Claire Axelrad: fundraising coach, blogger, and featured expert for BloomerangNetwork for Good, andTopNonprofits/ThirdSectorToday.

Attendees will hear from Autumn Rossi of Hyashi Wayland on the new tax law and from Liza Horvath of Monterey Trust Management on planned giving strategies. Alicia Hernandez Sanchez of CSUMB will present a two-hour session on grant writing. Closing out the day will be a special presentation direct from the AFP International Conference: Fundraising for Introverts by Vinney Arora, Ann-Marie Meacham, and Matthew Taylor Siegel of the Silicon Valley AFP chapter.

AFP Member - $95
Non-Member - $115
Day of Registration - $125
Young Professional* AFP Member - $60
Young Professional*  Non-Member - $75
*must be 30 years old or under

Sponsorship Opportunities
Your support will help underwrite the event, keep registration fees affordable for our attendees, and allow you to reach more than 100 movers and shakers in the nonprofit sector.

$2,500 Presenting Sponsor
Logo/name included prominently on all promotional materials before and during the conference; a table display at the conference; and a session introduction opportunity. You may provide materials in attendees’ welcome packets; includes two tickets for the conference

$1,000 Gold
Logo/name included on all promotional materials before and during the conference plus a table display at the conference. You may provide materials in attendees’ welcome packets; includes two tickets for the conference

$500 Silver
Name listed on all promotional materials, a table display at the conference, and one ticket for the conference

$250 Bronze
Name listed on sponsor recognition signage plus one ticket for the conference

Conference Day Schedule

8-9am              Registration and Continental Breakfast

9-9:15              Welcome

9:15-10:15       Keynote: Secret of the Second Gift
Jay Love, CEO and Co-Founder of Bloomerang

10:15               Break (water, coffee and tea service)

10:30-11:30     Session A: Planned Giving
 Liza Horvath, president, Monterey Trust Management

                 OR    Session B: The Introverted Fundraiser: How to Be Successful When You Just Want to Go Home
Matthew Taylor Siegel CFRE - Director of Development, College of Humanities & the Arts, San Jose State University;
Ann-Marie Meacham CFRE - Fundraising Consultant, Meacham Communications;
Vinney Arora - Principal, The Arora Collective, Consulting for Social Good

11:30               Break (water, coffee and tea service)

11:45-12:45     Tax Law Updates Every Nonprofit Needs to Know
Autumn Rossi, CPA, Partner, Hayashi/Wayland

12:45-1:45pm Lunch in the Atrium

2-4pm*           Session C: Grant Writing Fundamentals for the Electronic Age
Alicia Hernandez Sanchez, CSU Monterey Bay


2-3 pm             Session D: Major Gifts
Michele Melicia Young, Assistant Director, Montage Foundation

3-4pm             Session E: 12 Nonprofit Thank You Mistakes to Avoid
Claire Axelrad, award-winning blogger and front-line development coach

4-5pm             Wine Reception and Raffle

*Note: Each session is one hour long except  Grant Writing Fundamentals, which runs for two hours.