Association of Fundraising Professionals South Sound Chapter and the South Sound Planned Giving Council are thrilled to announce the 3rd annual South Sound Philanthropy Summit on Friday, October 9.
Development and planned giving professionals, financial planners and philanthropists from across the region will convene at Allenmore Elks Events Center, located at 2013 South Cedar St in Tacoma, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to “Unite to Unleash the Power of Philanthropy.”
World-renowned keynote speakers include Dr. Russell James of Texas Tech University, presenting innovative research on how to utilize neurocognitive methods to encourage generosity, and Dr. Eddie Thompson of Thompson & Associates, sharing proven ways to convert prospective supporters into legacy donors. Kathi Littman, new President and CEO of The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation will address the role of community foundations in being catalysts for change.
The Philanthropy Summit includes panels and round-table discussions hosted by local experts on topics such as planned and endowment giving, donor advised funds, social media, marketing and policy. Continental breakfast and lunch are provided. Early bird pricing is just $100 before September 11, and $135 thereafter. Participants qualify for 5 CFRE credits. Register online at bit.ly/1JQjMI5.
The South Sound Philanthropy Summit is brought to you by the South Sound Planned Giving Council and the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Sound Chapter. This collaboration has created THE annual gathering of development and financial planning professionals in the South Puget Sound region. Learning from the foremost leaders in the industry and from each other, participants gain inspiration and insight into how to motivate and inspire donors to fulfill their philanthropic dreams and desires. Participants also can network with colleagues, share challenges and concerns and learn about the in latest techniques in both the development and financial planning fields.
Generous event sponsors make the Summit possible. Presenting Sponsors: The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, CHI Franciscan Health. Corporate Sponsors: Collins Group, The Alford Group, BNY Mellon. Supporting Sponsors: Johnson Stone & Pagano P.S., Community Health Care.