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AFPNS Welcomes Keynote Speaker, Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE!

AmyEAmy Eisenstein, ACFRE is an author, speaker, trainer and consultant. Her published books include: Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops, Raising More with Less, and 50 A$ks in 50 Weeks. She is a frequent speaker at national and local conferences as well as at staff and board retreats on a variety of topics. She became an AFP certified Master Trainer in 2009. Amy recently completed her service as the president of the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – New Jersey Chapter. She became a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2004 and received her advanced certification, ACFRE, in 2013. Check out her blog and video posts at for free fundraising tips and best practices.

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Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
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