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We are excited for this years' PGRTAZ calendar of programs and marketing and education collaborators...a HUGE THANK you to the organizations who have agreed to partner with PGRTAZ for marketing collaborations:




  • 19 Dec 2016 12:00 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)




    Join us for the Because We Care Community Forum and Resource Fair

    The Arizona Community Foundation's Black Philanthropy Initiative and the Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy, along with 11 other community collaborators invite you to an evening of entertainment and impactful information. HIV, one of the greatest healthcare issues impacting Arizona's black community, takes center stage at the Because We Care Community Forum and Resource Fair. Join us in spreading this urgent call to action Because We Care.

    During the Community Forum, a host of advocates including Mayor Greg Stanton, faith-based leaders, survivors, artists, and medical experts will deliver messages of hope, provide information about testing and linkage to care, and mobilize the community into action. Onsite mobile testing will be offered at the Resource Fair, along with other information and services.  



    Wednesday, March 1 
    4:30 to 5:30 p.m. -- Resource Fair

    5:30 to 7:00 p.m. -- Community Forum


    Herberger Theatre

    222 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix

    There is no cost to attend, but we encourage you to

    RSVP online.

    Our thanks to BHHS Legacy Foundation and Gilead for supporting the Because We Care Community Forum.
  • 05 Dec 2016 4:32 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday for the month of December to:

    Rebecca Zandarski

    Dave Binsfeld, CIC, LUTCF, ARM

    Ron Wilson

    Cindy Bozik, JD, CTFA

    Annette Lawson

    Holly Rose

    Tom Bashwiner

    Timothy Dombek

    How, you may ask yourself, do we know this? Completed information in the membership profiles.  Completing all fields in your profile could get you birthday recognition, and possible other little perks..........We don't need the year you were born, just the month.
  • 02 Dec 2016 9:35 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Phoenix Art Museum:  Major-Planned Giving Officer

    Posted December 2, 2012

  • 17 Nov 2016 3:32 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Mentorship and the Importance of
    Continuing Education

    Join us to celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the nationally recognized Professional Mentoring program, and honor this year’s program graduates!

    In addition to celebrating the professional growth of our 2016 participants, we are pleased to have as our keynote speaker, Edgar R. Olivo, Hispanic Author, Award-winning Speaker, Business Development Strategist and Corporate Trainer. Edgar will share his insights on the importance of continuing education and self Development.

    When & Where

    Wednesday, December 7

    Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Location: Sheraton Grand Phoenix

                  340 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004


    AFP Member - $30.00

    Nonmember - $45.00

    Click here to register today!

     *On-site registration: $15.00 additional for both members and non-members. AFP encourages you to pre-register for the luncheon prior to the deadline of 12 noon on Tuesday, December 6. If registering on-site the day of the luncheon, please note the cost increase and that the hotel cannot guarantee a meal. ALL No shows will be charged. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • 07 Nov 2016 10:36 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)


    LIVE WEBINAR: High Net Worth Donors

    The 2016 U.S. Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy examines giving patterns, priorities and attitudes of America's wealthiest households. Since 2006, this biennial study has been written and researched in partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. The largest, longest running series of its kind, the study is an important barometer for wealthy donors' charitable engagement and viewpoints, offering valuable insights that inform the strategies of their peers, nonprofit professionals, charitable advisors, and others.

    At the end of this session participants will:

    • Hear the latest data on America's wealthiest donors
    • Be given strategies on how to apply that data to the fundraising needs of their respective nonprofit organizations.

    When & Where

    Tuesday, November 29

    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Mesa Community College

                  1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202
                  Library, 1st floor, Community Room (LB145

     *Please note the webinar is not available for remote participation.


    AFP Member - $10.00

    Nonmember - $25.00
    *Lunch will be provided

    Click here to register today!

    Generously Sponsored by Sue Gaub, CFRE

  • 03 Nov 2016 3:13 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    SAVE the DATE
    November 30, 2016

    Plan to come join your fellow Planned Giving Professionals for some much needed R & R to bring in the Holiday Season!

    Aunt Chilada's
    7330 N Dreamy Draw Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85020

    Appetizers provided courtesy of McNemar Law Offices

    Cash bar available

  • 03 Nov 2016 3:10 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Now Accepting Applications for 2017 AFP Mentoring Program Two-Tracks Available!
    For New Professionals and Advanced Track Professionals

    Developed by the Greater Arizona Chapter, this incredible year-long program has been adopted as a model by AFP International. In addition to matching you with an experienced certified (CFRE) professional mentor, the program features educational presentations twice each month, covering all aspects of fundraising knowledge and skills to make yours a successful career. Designed especially for professionals new to the field of fundraising (1-5 years of experience) this program helps you move beyond the basics to learn in detail about:


    The Case for Support, Annual and Monthly Giving, Special Events, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Volunteer Management, Donor Stewardship, Membership Programs, Capital Campaigns, Making the Ask, Prospect Management and Research, Database Administration, Career Development and more…


    The Advanced program is a resource for experienced development professionals designed to enhance and broaden your knowledge, skills and success in one select aspect of fundraising that is currently not your expertise. This year-long program is oriented toward professionals with 5+ years of fundraising experience, and also matches participants with a certified (CFRE or ACFRE) professional mentor, who helps you through customized skill building and connections to other professionals that enables participants to master their goal, pursue their CFRE and publish a related article.


    Master a certain discipline of fundraising at a low cost; Establish ongoing relationships with other fundraising professionals; Hone a specific skill that is not currently your fundraising expertise; Advance your career.


    Deadline for applications: December 16, 2016. Annual AFP membership required (scholarships are available) is required by January 31, 2017.


    Cost: Tuition $495 due with application (refunded if not enrolled in the program).


    Questions?  Please contact the AFP Mentor Committee Chair, Chris Sar, CFRE at


    Download applications here:


    New Professionals Track

    Advanced Track

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