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February Workshop - “Staying Out of the Headlines: Dirty Money and Gifts with Strings … Ethics, the Law and Morality in Fundraising”

Join us for this interactive discussion of questionable situations involving donors and fundraising regulations. Bring your own examples to share.

About Our Presenters

Ellis McGehee Carter, JD, LLM 
exclusively represents, nonprofit, tax-exempt and mission based businesses with respect to corporate, tax and regulatory matters as well as donors with respect to major gifts. Ellis spent 13 years practicing with large firms, forming Caritas Law Group (formerly Carter Law Group) in 2010.

Ellis has particular experience working with private foundations, hospitals and healthcare institutions, charter and private schools, museums and arts organizations.

Sandra Searle, CFRE, is recognized as a leader in the nonprofit and fundraising arenas. She currently serves as a major gifts officer at St. Joseph’s Foundation and Barrow Neurological Foundation. Prior to accepting this position, Sandra was the campaign director, of an $11.5-million integrated campaign at A New Leaf, where she worked closely with members of the board, executive leadership team and development staff. She successfully cultivated and closed this organization’s first $1-million gift. Sandra was honored as the 2010 Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year by the Greater Arizona Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Chapter and is designated a Master Trainer by AFP International.

February 7th, 2018
Meet & Greet
: 11:30am - Noon
: Noon – 1:30pm
Estrella Mountain Community College
                3000 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale, AZ 85392

Cost: Members $30.00/ Nonmembers $45.00

Approved for 1.5 CFRE credits

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AFP encourages you to pre-register for the luncheon prior to the deadline of 12 noon on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. If registering on-site the day of the luncheon, please note there is a cost increase of $15 and we cannot guarantee a meal.

All no shows will be charged. Thank you for your cooperation.

Cancellation and Refund Policy (For All Chapter Events)
Cancellations and Refund requests must be received in writing to 72 hours prior to an event. No refunds will be issued within 72 hours of the event. All no-shows will be charged and/or invoiced.