The Association of
Fundraising Professionals Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter ("AFP”)
will present "$500 Million. All or Nothing? What Does the Knight Challenge Mean
for Local Philanthropy?” on Friday, February 7. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch
will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program from noon to 1:15 p.m. The
event will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street in
The program speakers will discuss the two-year, $500 million
Phil and Penny Knight Challenge to OHSU and the impact of that challenge on
fundraising efforts for other non-profit organizations in our community, its
implications for philanthropy in our region and how nonprofits of all sizes
have a stake in the outcome. The conversational program will feature panelists
with a range of experience and expertise in development and philanthropy.
Johnson, Retriever Development Counsel LLC, will facilitate the discussion
which will feature panelists Bob Speltz, Director of Public Affairs, The
Standard; Nancy Steuber, President, OMSI; Carol Van Natta, Executive Director
and Chief Development Officer, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation;
Tom Wilson, Vice-President, Campbell and Company; Jim White, Executive
Director, Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO); Dick Withnell, Philanthropist
and Community Leader, Oregon Education Community Investment Board; and Lisa
James, Director of Development, Portland Japanese Garden.
The cost for the
event is $35 for AFP members and $50 for nonmembers. Tables of 8 are available
for $350. Pre-registration is required. Online registration is available at www.afporegon.afpnet.org.
additional information about this seminar or the local AFP Chapter, please
contact: 503.715.3100 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.