AFP OH, Greater Cincinnati Chapter: Networking & Knowledge Breakfast
CANCELLED WEDNESDAY - RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 3, 2013
Topic: "Building a Major Gift Program From Scratch: A Beginners Guide to Success"
Speaker: Matt Hughes, Urban League of Greater Cincinnati
University and hospital development programs raise large amounts of money because they have been successful in implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan that includes a vibrant annual giving program as well as a strong major giving program that includes outright and planned gifts.
This presentation will discuss the steps you can take to implement a major giving program at your organization.
Topics will include getting started, funding the program, benchmarks for success and evaluation of the program.
Ethics Presentation: Kathleen Ruppert, Training Director at Tavern Restaurant Group
Main Presentation: Matt Hughes, Urban League of Greater Cincinnati
Parking is available in the Junior League’s parking lot, on-street and across the street at the Neyer building. Directions and detailed parking map will be emailed to all registrants.
Members – Free, Non-Members - $20.00
To register, simply click on the email link and let us know to count you in for this event (please include your contact information or email signature). Thanks!
*Your registration is a financial commitment.
Funded through member support of AFP Foundation of Philanthropy’s Every Member Campaign.
* This event has been cancelled due to weather. It has been rescheduled for
Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
More Information on the Speaker:
Matthew P. Hughes has served as the Vice President of Development and Marketing of the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati (ULGC) since October 2012. He has more than 22 years of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience. Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and a Master’s of Public Administration from Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Heinz School of Public Policy and Management. Prior to joining the ULGC, Matt lived in Pittsburgh and worked in a variety of fundraising and administrative roles at CMU, St. Margaret Foundation, IUP, the Pittsburgh Public Theater and Ketchum, Inc.
Matt has previously spoken on a variety of topics of fundraising including major and planned giving, developing a comprehensive fundraising program and donor stewardship.
Matt is a Board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) where he serves as co-chair of the education committee. He serves as a member of IUP’s Journalism Advisory Board, and in Mason, he is a member of Grace Chapel. Matt has three children, Kailey, Zachary and Lexie.
More Information on the Ethics Presentation Speaker:
Kathleen Ruppert -
Grew up outside of Washington DC, have 2 daughters 27 and 30
Bachelors: Social Work, Mount Saint Mary’s College, MD
3 Years in the Social Work field,
25 Years in Hospitality, Management, HR, & Training
8 Years at Cincinnati State, 6 as co-op coordinator for Hospitality, 2 years as Director of Business Development
Aug 12 – Current @ Tavern Restaurant Group as Training Director.