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Apra-IL & Related Organization Events

Apra-IL events and programs are designed to support your work and career development. Connect and learn with us. 

Check out upcoming programming. Contact us with questions or program ideas.




Upcoming events

    • Wed, February 20, 2019
    • Wed, December 18, 2019
    • 11 sessions
    • Conference Call
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     All active members are welcome to attend this meeting

    1. Roll Call

    2. General Board Business

    3. Treasurer's Report

    4. Membership and Marketing

    5. Programming 

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    • Wed, November 06, 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • West Lafayette, IN

    2019 Apra Indiana Fall Conference

    EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

    Calling all researchers AND fundraisers! Join Apra Indiana on November 6, 2019 for our Fall Conference at the Kurz Purdue Technology Center for an exclusive event that focuses on partnership opportunities between researchers and fundraisers. Sessions will include how to establish realistic expectations for successful relationships between fundraising and research, philanthropy trends from fundraising and prospect research perspectives, networking tips, and so much more! This conference will feature a “What It’s Like to be Me” panel comprised of successful individuals in the fundraising and prospect research fields We are also excited to have Anthony Cawdron, events coordinator for Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, lead a session on event etiquette and networking. Don’t miss an opportunity to network with professionals across the industry!

    REGISTER NOW!

    Schedule 

    9:30am - 10:00am - Registration

    10:00am - 10:45am - Keynote: How Prospect Research Has Benefited My Work in Fundraising
    Nathan Wight, Chief Advancement Officer at Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity

    10:45am - 11:00am - Break

    11:00am - 12:00pm - What It’s Like to Be Me Panel 
    (Panel comprised of 3 fundraisers and 3 prospect researchers)

    12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
    Apra Indiana Business Meeting & Awards

    1:00pm - 2:00pm - Event Etiquette & Mastering the Art of Speed Networking 
    Dessert and Coffee will be provided
    Anthony Cawdron, Event Coordinator and instructor of Hospitality at Purdue University

    2:00pm - 3:00pm Setting Realistic Expectations for Fundraisers and Prospect Researchers 
    Stephanie Brouwer, Manager of Advancement Data and Research at Marian University
    Wendy Faust, Executive Director of Development at Marian University

    3:00pm - 4:00pm Breakout Roundtable Discussions - Trends in Philanthropy
    Group #1 - Higher Education Fundraisers/Prospect Researchers
    Group #2 - Non-Profit Fundraisers/Prospect Researchers

    View full session descriptions here

    Registration Costs 

    Check out our bundle registrations for savings opportunities! As you can see, when more than 3 people from your organization attend you can save additional money. We want to encourage prospect researchers to bring fundraisers from their shops. To receive the Apra Indiana Member pricing level, an organization must have at least one registered Apra Indiana member (that person does not have to attend the conference). 

    For instance, a bundle registration for 3 attendees could be comprised of any of the following:

    3 prospect researchers from the same organization
    2 prospect researchers & 1 fundraiser from the same organization
    1 prospect researcher & 2 fundraisers from the same organization
    3 fundraisers from the same organization (organization must have an Apra Indiana membership)

    Bundle Registration Type

    Apra Indiana Member
    Early Bird Pricing
    (Before October 4, 2019)

    Apra Indiana Member
    Regular Pricing
    (After October 5, 2019)

    1 attendee (prospect researcher or fundraiser)

    $25

    $35

    2 attendees from the same organization

    $40

    $50

    3 attendees from the same organization  

    $55

    $65

    4 attendees from the same organization

    $70

    $80

    *Add $10 per person if registering more than 4 attendees from the same organization

    $80+

    $90+


    Bundle Registration Type

    Non-Member 
    Early Bird Pricing
    (Before October 4, 2019)

    Non-Member 
    Regular Pricing
    (After October 5, 2019)

    1 attendee (prospect researcher or fundraiser)

    $40

    $50

    2 attendees from the same organization

    $55

    $65

    3 attendees from the same organization  

    $70

    $80

    4 attendees from the same organization

    $80

    $90

    *Add $10 per person if registering more than 4 attendees from the same organization

    $90+

    $100+

     

    Questions? Contact Stephanie Brouwer or click here for more information.


Past events

Fri, October 18, 2019 Apra-IL Fall Networking Conference
Tue, October 08, 2019 Apra-MN Webinar - Paint Me a Picture: Translating Analytics into the Language of Possibility
Thu, August 01, 2019 Annual Happy Hour in Phoenix
Wed, July 31, 2019 Prospect Development 2019
Tue, June 04, 2019 Apra Indiana Basic & Advanced Skills Workshop
Wed, May 22, 2019 Apra-MN 2019 Conference
Fri, May 17, 2019 Apra-NW Conference
Thu, May 16, 2019 CARA Conference
Fri, May 03, 2019 Apra-IL Spring Symposium 2019
Fri, April 26, 2019 Apra MidSouth Spring Conference
Fri, April 26, 2019 Apra-NY Spring 2019 Conference
Fri, April 12, 2019 Apra-WI Spring Conference
Wed, April 10, 2019 NEDRA Annual Conference
Thu, April 04, 2019 Apra Great Lakes 2020 Planning Call & Volunteering Opportunity
Tue, March 12, 2019 Happy Hour: Help! I Only have 2 Slides!
Tue, March 05, 2019 Apra-IL Webinar: A Look At Data Analysis Tools, or Why You Should Learn R
Thu, February 28, 2019 New Researchers Symposium
Wed, February 27, 2019 Volunteer with APRA-IL Happy Hour
Mon, February 04, 2019 2019 Chapters Share the Knowledge
Wed, January 16, 2019 2019 APRA-IL Board Retreat
Tue, December 18, 2018 Board and Committee Meeting
Thu, November 15, 2018 Apra-IL Happy Hour
Wed, November 07, 2018 RESCHEDULED Webinar: Two Challenges, One Spreadsheet to Address Them
Thu, November 01, 2018 Apra PD: Plug In to Relationship
Fri, October 12, 2018 Apra-IL Fall Networking Event
Thu, August 09, 2018 Annual Breakfast in Pittsburgh
Wed, August 08, 2018 Apra PD
Wed, June 27, 2018 Salon: Cryptocurrency
Fri, May 04, 2018 Spring Symposium 2018
Tue, April 17, 2018 Eat with Apra-IL
Fri, March 23, 2018 Apra-IL Webinar: Show Me the Monet: Using Art as a Wealth Indicator
Thu, February 08, 2018 Apra-IL Share the Knowledge Webinar
Fri, January 26, 2018 2018 Board Retreat
Thu, December 21, 2017 Eat with Apra-IL
Mon, December 04, 2017 Webinar: Apra-MidSouth
Thu, November 09, 2017 Board Open House Happy Hour
Fri, October 27, 2017 Apra-IL Fall Networking Conference
Thu, September 28, 2017 Apra-IL/SLA Happy Hour Mixer
Mon, September 25, 2017 Webinar: Apra-MN lead
Fri, September 22, 2017 Apra-WI Fall Conference
Sat, September 09, 2017 Apra-IL Field Trip: Chicago Botanical Gardens
Thu, September 07, 2017 Eat with Apra-IL!
Thu, July 27, 2017 Midwest Happy Hour!
Thu, July 27, 2017 Annual Apra-IL Chapter Breakfast
Wed, June 28, 2017 Eat with Apra-IL
Tue, June 20, 2017 Webinar: Reevaluating Campaign Goals- University of Chicago
Fri, June 09, 2017 Member Appreciation Event: SPiN Chicago
Thu, May 18, 2017 Eat with APRA-IL
Fri, May 05, 2017 APRA-IL Spring Symposium
Wed, March 22, 2017 Salon: Private Companies
Wed, February 22, 2017 Eat with APRA-IL
Thu, February 09, 2017 Share the Knowledge Week Happy Hour
Wed, January 11, 2017 Webinar: What Lies Ahead for Fundraising Pros in 2017
Tue, December 20, 2016 Programming Committee Meeting
Thu, December 08, 2016 Holiday Happy Hour!
Fri, November 11, 2016 AFP Chicago Breakfast Workshop Series
Fri, October 21, 2016 APRA-MI Fall Conference
Thu, October 20, 2016 Eat with APRA-IL!
Fri, September 30, 2016 APRA-IL Fall Networking Conference
Thu, August 18, 2016 Eat with APRA-IL!
Thu, August 11, 2016 APRA-IL Field Trip: Art Institute
Thu, July 28, 2016 Midwest Happy Hour-PD 2016
Thu, July 28, 2016 APRA-IL Annual Breakfast
Wed, July 27, 2016 APRA International 2016- Nashville
Wed, July 13, 2016 APRA-IL Salon
Wed, June 29, 2016 Webinar: Researching Public Filings with Success
Thu, June 16, 2016 Eat with APRA!
Mon, June 06, 2016 ARC Conference
Tue, May 17, 2016 APRA-IL Field Trip: Museum of Contemporary Art
Thu, May 12, 2016 APRA-IL Happy Hour
Tue, April 26, 2016 Industry Corner: Webinar with Namrata Padhi
Wed, April 13, 2016 APRA and SLA Networking Event
Thu, April 07, 2016 Eat with APRA!
Wed, March 30, 2016 APRA-IL Field Trip: The Oriental Institute
Fri, March 04, 2016 Membership and Marketing Committee: Marketing
Wed, February 17, 2016 Prospect Research and Competitive Intelligence: Exploring Two Sides of Our Profession
Wed, February 10, 2016 Salon: Corporate and Foundation Research
Fri, February 05, 2016 Membership and Marketing Committee
Thu, January 21, 2016 APRA-IL Field Trip- Adler After Dark
Fri, January 15, 2016 Membership and Marketing Committee
Tue, December 08, 2015 Membership and Marketing Committee
Sun, November 01, 2015 APRA-IL Board Election
Fri, October 23, 2015 APRA-IL Fall Conference
Wed, October 21, 2015 APRA-MN Fall Conference
Fri, October 16, 2015 APRA-WI Fall Conference
Fri, October 16, 2015 APRA-MI Fall Conference
Tue, September 15, 2015 Call for Board Nominations
Thu, September 10, 2015 Finance and Governance Committee
Thu, August 27, 2015 Basic & Advanced Skills Workshop
Wed, August 26, 2015 APRA-IL Salon- Evanston Edition
Fri, July 24, 2015 Midwest Chapters Happy Hour
Thu, July 23, 2015 APRA International Conference: IL Chapter Breakfast
Wed, July 22, 2015 APRA International Conference 2015
Sat, June 13, 2015 APRA-IL Frank Lloyd Wright Outing
Tue, May 12, 2015 APRA-MN Spring 2015 Conference
Fri, May 01, 2015 APRA-IL Basic Skills Workshop
Fri, April 24, 2015 APRA-WI Spring 2015 Conference
Fri, April 17, 2015 APRA-MI Spring 2015 Conference
Fri, April 17, 2015 APRA-IN Spring 2015 Conference
Fri, April 10, 2015 APRA Great Plains Conference
Wed, March 25, 2015 APRA-IL Salon
Sat, February 28, 2015 APRA-IL Field Museum Field Trip
Wed, February 18, 2015 Board and Committee Meeting
Thu, February 12, 2015 Meet Your APRA-IL Board!
Thu, February 12, 2015 Webinar - Prospecting in Latin America
Wed, December 17, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, December 16, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Mon, December 15, 2014 Membership Committee Meeting
Wed, November 19, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, November 18, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Wed, October 15, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, October 14, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Fri, October 03, 2014 Data Analytics Fall Conference
Wed, September 17, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, September 16, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Wed, August 20, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, August 19, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Thu, July 31, 2014 APRA International Happy Hour
Wed, July 30, 2014 APRA International Conference
Tue, July 15, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Wed, June 18, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, June 17, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Fri, June 06, 2014 Basic Skills Workshop 2014
Wed, May 21, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, May 20, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Tue, April 22, 2014 Programming Committee Meeting
Wed, April 16, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, April 15, 2014 Financial Industry Overview and Happy Hour (Lewis University)
Fri, April 04, 2014 Financial Industry Overview and Happy Hour (University of Chicago)
Thu, March 27, 2014 Researchers in Restaurants (Chicago)
Wed, March 19, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Wed, February 19, 2014 Board and Committee Meeting
Tue, February 18, 2014 Researchers in Restaurants


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