The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is designed for fundraising professionals with 0 to 4 years of experience. This may also include others who have responsibility for the development function such as:
* executive directors;
* vice presidents of development;
* program managers;
* marketing staff;
* special event coordinators; and
* leadership volunteers for local nonprofits and foundations.
Individuals who are transitioning into the sector and those new to the development field will learn how to organize and manage fundraising programs, gain basic skills in a variety of techniques, and prepare for a career in development. Trustees and CEOs will discover useful tools to change the direction and clarify the expectation of the development office. Volunteers will find this course a valuable preparation for gift solicitation.
Full participation in the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is applicable for 16.0 points of CFRE.
Dates: 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, & 11/2 from 6 – 7:30 pm. The course is seven modules with a different module offered each night; participants must attend all dates to complete the course.
Price: $390 for AFP members; $490 for AFP non-members
The Primary Care Coalition has partnered with Cornerstone Montgomery to deliver the trainings and are offering a number of trainings that people can sign up for independently but can also collaborate with your organizations to provide organizational trainings. Because we have the grant from SAMHSA the MHFA trainings are offered free of charge. It is an 8-hour course tailored to those who work with adult and senior populations. The course counts towards CEU for LCPC and LCSW-C.
The course is designed to train individuals identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorder, also connecting you with a nation-wide resource database to help you guide people to the appropriate resources.
You can also register as an individual or small group at the following link. To receive this free training and see available training dates, please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/MPkZgZP2neTzeuov1
Olney Theatre Center
2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
Olney, MD 20832
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Month, please join us for a free movie screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect
Hosted by Cornerstone Montgomery, NAMI Montgomery County and Olney Theatre Center
The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then, Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery. Join us for a
free screening and conversation to recognize World Suicide Prevention Month.
616 Firestone Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20905
Game Format: Four-Person Scramble (Captain’s Choice)
Shotgun Start – one to two foursomes on each hole
6:30 AM Driving Range opens
7:00 AM Team Check-in
8:00 AM Course Welcome
8:30 AM Shotgun Start
Team photos will be taken on the course during play. After the tournament: Sit-down BBQ, Awards Presentation, & Raffle Drawings Contests, Prizes & Raffles: Long Drive (Hole 2), Car (Hole 4), Straight Drive (Hole 9), Close to Pin (Hole 11), Double Your Money (Hole 14), Putting Contest (Putting Green), Wacky Ball & Raffles.
Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Rd.
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Please feel free to make a tax-deductible donation to the Museum to support programs like this.
Explore the distinct people, food and music of the ancient civilization of Egypt. Learn from Dr. Fatma Ismail of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) about the continued exploration and discoveries Egypt has to behold. Engage in discussions with fellow travelers and share perspectives on visiting Egypt. Have beautiful patterns applied to your skin, provided by a masterful henna artist. The afternoon will begin with a food tasting and will close with a tanoura dance performance that will leave you in awe of Egypt. The event is sponsored by the Egyptian Embassy of Washington, D.C.
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd.
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Cornerstone Montgomery’s Champions and Legacies Celebration Breakfast will be held on October 10, 2019 at The Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. This special event will recognize 2019 Legacy Honoree Douglas M. Duncan, president and CEO of Leadership Greater Washington. Employer, Partner and Volunteer of the Year Awards will also be presented. Proceeds support the Cornerstone Montgomery Vocational Program, which helps more than 600 adults and transition aged youth who are recovering from mental health disorders choose, find and keep employment. For sponsorship opportunities and ticket information visit https://www.cornerstonemontgomery.org/2019-gala , call 240-614-4266 or contact email@example.com
National Capital Trolley Museum
1313 Bonifant Rd
Colesville, MD 20905
The National Capital Trolley Museum will hold its 50th Anniversary Celebration: “Cheers for 50 Years.” The event will run from 5:00-7:30 pm at the museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville, MD. It includes trolley rides from 5:00-6:00 pm, a reception serving hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer starting at 5:30 pm, and a Recognition Program starting at 6:30 pm. Honorees include:
Paul Wiedefeld, WMATA General Manager Neil Pedersen, Executive Director, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, and former State Highway Administrator Carol Petzold, NCTM Board Member and former member, Maryland House of Delegates Casey Anderson, Chairman, Montgomery County Planning Board
Admission to this celebration and fundraiser is $50.
For those individuals and companies willing to be a sponsor of this event, please review this link:
Celebrate Imagination Stage’s 40 years as the most respected multidisciplinary theatre arts organization for young people in the DC metropolitan region. The 2019 Annual Gala will jumpstart the holiday season in spectacular fashion. The performance will include inspiring musical numbers performed by Imagination Stage students and professional actors, as well as the presentation of the Imagination Award to Carol Trawick. After the performance, there will be beverage and food stations along with passed delectables for your enjoyment. Dancing and dessert will round out a perfectly orchestrated celebratory evening.
6:00 p.m. VIP Reception
6:30 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 p.m. Presentation and Performance
8:00 p.m. Beverage and Food Stations, Passed Delectables, Dessert, and Dancing