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Conversation with Nate Greenland, a Member of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort

AFP Advancement Northwest offers scholarships for promising fundraising professionals. Recipients have the opportunity to attend trainings for free, be paired with a mentor and join a committee to build their network. Nate Greenland is part of the 2018 scholarship cohort from Everett. He shared with us his thoughts on the experience and his appreciation for everyone who gave to make this opportunity possible.

Tell us why/how you became involved in the fundraising/nonprofit profession.

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Spread the Word! Now accepting scholarship applications for 2019

 


Scholarships for Advancement Northwest
are now open through October 15!

 


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Conversation with Tammy Do, a Member of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort

We chatted with Tammy Do, who is currently the Co-Chair of the AFP Advancement Northwest Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) committee, as well as part of the 2018 Scholarship Cohort. Tammy shared her thoughts with us on the value of the scholarship and how it allows her to grow in her professional career. If you're interested in an Advancement Northwest scholarship, applications are being accepted now through October 15. 

Share with us how you became involved in fundraising. 
Funny story. I started out doing community engagement and supported the board in transitioning into a working board. I was very excited to attend my first development training on planned giving. After an hour of estates, assets, and wills, I realized that planned giving was code for end-of-life giving! While advanced for my starting point, planned giving introduced me to the greatness of a legacy beyond this lifetime—and the beauty that when the time is right, the donors in my community who are quietly giving a modest amount, year after year, are invited to leave a legacy-scale impact too.

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Toasting the season – and our future

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter and the Northwest Development Officers Association celebrated the season at our 2014 Holiday Social and Annual Meeting, where we also reveled in a final step toward the launch of AFP Advancement Northwest. 

In an overwhelming show of support, AFP WA and NDOA members approved elected AFP Advancement Northwest's 2015 Board of Directors and approved changes to the organization's bylaws.

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