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Professional Development Meeting

March 8 | 8:00 - 9:45 am

8:00 - 8:30 am ... Breakfast and welcome
8:30 - 9:45 am ... Program

Glenmoor Country Club,
4191 Glenmoor Rd NW, Canton directions

Please note that as of March 8,
AFPNEO professional development meetings will be
$18 for members | $25 for not-yet members

Reservation/Cancellation Deadline:
March 1, 4:00 pm.

Approved for 1.25 CFRE credits; documentation




How to Raise Money from Anyone

Presented by Robb Hankins and Cindy Kilduff, ArtsinStark

How do you execute a comprehensive solicitation program in order to generate financial support for your organization’s purpose?  How do you implement successful solicitation strategies and “make the ask” to different donor groups? 

Join us for an informative presentation from ArtsinStark development professionals Robb Hankins and Cindy Kilduff to learn about their formula for running a successful solicitation program. Learn from their experience as they share their fundraising techniques for effective annual, major gifts, planned giving and endowment campaigns.      

About the Speakers

Robb HankinsRobb Hankins has spent the last 30 years directing arts agencies in nine different states. In 2005, he became CEO of ArtsinStark, the non-profit Arts Council for Stark County. Since then he’s created the Canton Arts District and monthly “First Fridays.” He’s kicked off The ELEVEN public art project celebrating the greatest moments in professional football history. He has launched the SmArts Program in the schools and the NE Ohio Genius Project. ArtsinStark has won the Governor’s Award for the Arts, and last year it became the only united arts fund drive in America to ever make goal for 10 years in a row.

Cindy KildiffCindy Kilduff served the Canton/Stark County community as a volunteer fundraiser and community leader for 20 years prior to transitioning to professional fundraising. Her advancement experience includes annual giving, as well as multi-faceted major gifts work funding capital projects, developing planned giving programs, and building endowments. As the Vice President of Advancement for ArtsinStark, the non-profit Arts Council for Stark County, she is securing the resources to create smarter kids, new jobs, and a healthier community through the arts.




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