July Roundtable & Social – Prospect Research & Prospect Management

 AFP Roundtable and Social
at Nob Hill Brewery, Ridgefield

Join us for our latest Roundtable Discussion at Nob Hill Brewery in Ridgefield! Meet us in the Garden; the Biergarten The back-to-back events will take place on Wednesday, July 10th.

The Roundtable is from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm and is a “members-only” benefit. There is no fee. Our topic is Prospect Research and Prospect Management.

Kim Pugh will kick off the roundtable by sharing some of her experiences as a major gift officer for two large nonprofits — Make-A-Wish and Lupus Research Alliance. Lupus Research Alliance has recently completed an evaluation of several prospective research options and contracted with two. Learn the benefits of different formal prospect research products and share your experience and one-on-one donor research and prospect management strategies with your peers.

Bring your questions and share your successes. Our Roundtables are designed for you to freely ask questions and exchange ideas.

The Social will run from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and is open to members, guests, and future members. This is a great time to mix and mingle, exchange cards, make friends, and build new relationships. It is also the perfect setting to learn about new opportunities in nonprofits or get more involved with AFP!

The registration fee of $25 for all and includes your first drink! Ridgefield’s Toozy Patza will be supplying Pizza and Anti Pasta – “Best thin crust pizza around!”

Our Moderator:

Kim Pugh – Major Gifts Officer, Lupus Research Alliance


Kim recently joined the Lupus Research Alliance as a Major Gifts officer. She has been in fundraising for over 20 years, most recently as Director of Major Gifts at Make-A- Wish CT.

She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. In 2022, Kim was the President of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) for the Fairfield County Chapter in CT.



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Date: Wednesday, July 10th

4:30pm – 5:30pm Roundtable: Prospect Research and Prospect Management
5:30pm – 7:30pm Social
Location: Nob Hill Brewery, 137 Ethan Allen Highway, Ridgefield, CT 06977

Social Fee


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