Tammy Zonker
 This month , Tammy Zonker of Fundraising Transformed will share inspiring examples of donor engagement that prove nothing happens until someone feels something . Recognized as one of America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts, Tammy is an internationally renowned speaker and trainer in the discipline of transformational philanthropy. We look forward to welcoming this mast er fundraiser and major gifts strategist to our March 27th luncheon program .

Future luncheon programs include a Funders Forum o n April 24th, with panelists from corporate, banking and foundation communities sharing insights on successful grant seeking. In June, Paula Calise will speak with us about marketing “Our Personal Brand." In October, we will hear from Kent Weimer , Director of Trusts Estates and Gift Planning with the Parkland Foundation.  
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Dallas Chapter is proud to offer our 2019 Mentoring Program to promote one-on-one relationships between new and seasoned fundraising professionals in our chapter. Whether you are looking for career guidance, looking to improve your fundraising skills, or simply want to pay it forward as you've reached the pinnacle of your fundraising success, this program is for you. The Mentoring Program is free and only available to members of the AFP Greater Dallas Chapter.

  • Applications will be accepted through Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Click here to access the mentee application or mentor application
  • Minimum one hour per month commitment with mentor/mentee for nine months
  • Must be a member of the AFP Dallas Chapter

Contact Cheryl Jones at or call 469-418-4577 for questions or help with submitting your application.
Early Bird registration has been extended through March 15th, with an added bonus! If you've been thinking about joining AFP International and taking advantage of all the opportunities and resources AFP offers for fundraising professionals, we are offering special AFP membership pricing for our Philanthropy in Action attendees.  Join AFP here  (separate from registration) and enter the following codes at check out to receive the corresponding discount on your membership type.

  • DFW50 — $50 off Professional Membership
  • DFW20 — $20 off Young Professional Membership
  • DFW10 — $10 off Collegiate Membership

And if you haven't already done so, register now for the 2019 DFW AFP Philanthropy in Action Conference.
Teamwork photo
  • Brandon Barnes, Texas Can Academies
  • Laura Fannin, Cornerstone Assistance Network
  • Mary Beth Harrington, 501C3 Empowering Nonprofits
  • Andrea Hernandez, National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Sarah Kate Littlefield, Teach for America
  • Lana Marker
  • Ashley Miller, National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Adrian Palmer
  • Andrew Patton, Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts
  • Kristin Priest, Pursuant
  • Michelle Rocha, Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County
  • Michelle Romanczukiewicz
  • Tamika Terry, Dallas Symphony
  • Triska Watson, Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
2019 Friend of Diversity logo
The Greater Dallas AFP is proud to announce it has received the 2019 Friend of Diversity designation from AFP Global.