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Motivating Millennials to Engage in Philanthropy

Multnomah Athletic Club 1849 SW Salmon Street

About this event

This event is provided by AFP Oregon and SW Washington Chapter

Motivating Millennials to Engage in Philanthropy will be presented on Friday,
September 9, Networking and lunch, 11 a.m. – Noon. Program, Noon to 1 p.m.
The event will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street,
Portland, OR 97205. The event is sponsored by the Association of Fundraising
Professionals Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter.

A panel of millennial professionals will take a look at who millennials are,
why they are the way they are, and how nonprofits can work to identify,
engage, and build meaningful relationships with millennials that will yield
positive outcomes. Panelists will discuss their extensive work with this
generation and how to make impactful changes to work with Generation Y.

Speakers will be Liza Dyer, CVA, Program Coordinator, Volunteer Services,
Multnomah County Library; Josh Damis, Social Media Strategist, R/West;
Jessica Fern, Marketing and Communication Manager, I Have a Dream Oregon; and
Melissa Peterson, Corporate Relations Manager, SOLVE. Jessica Alesky, CFRE,
Development Director for HEAT Oregon will moderate the discussion.

The panel will explore the philanthropic horizon, sharing perspectives on
recent shifts and emerging trends in giving philosophy and strategy. Topics
to be addressed include funding advocacy and activism, grantmakers’
increasing emphasis on social equity, social impact investing, recent
upheavals in arts & cultural funding and the evolution of corporate

The cost for the event is $35 for AFP and NWPGRT members, $25 for AFP Young
Professional members and $50 for nonmembers and guests. Tables of 8 are
available for $350. Pre-registration is required. Online registration is
available at For additional information about this
event or the local AFP Chapter, please email: [email protected].