Provocative thought leadership from the field.

The Forums feature regional and nationally-recognized authors and thought leaders. They are include discussion with peers and great networking at the reception!

2019 Forums

Earns 2 to 3.5 CFRE Credits
AFP Member Pricing | General Community Pricing
Group discounts for 5+ registrants
Scale for young professional members & members from small nonprofits


Monday, April 29
Spring Forum: As the Development World Turns - Vu Le on the Evolution of the Field
Chapter Member Respondents TBA
3:00-5:30PM followed by reception @ David Brower Center Goldman Theater
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley 94704 

Thursday, July 25
The IDEA Forum: Racial Capitalism - Investigating Bias at the Heart of Fundraising
3:00-5:30PM followed by reception
Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired
1155 Market Street, 10th Floor
San Francisco 94103

Thursday, October 3
The Hank Rosso Forum: Can Your .Org Make It in a # World?
Produced in Collaboration with DER
Kay Sprinkel Grace, Chair
2:00-5:30PM followed by reception
Bank of America
555 California  Street, San Francisco


Friday, November 15
The NPD Forum

A morning program preceding the National Philanthropy Day Awards Reception & Luncheon
Details TBA