Join AFP Central Virginia on Wednesday, June 26th as The Curtis Group explores the dynamic landscape of philanthropy. Drawing from the recently released Giving USA 2024, as well as other national studies and reports, The Curtis Group will highlight key trends, patterns and shifts in charitable giving and their implications for major donors and nonprofits in Central Virginia and nationwide. Leave with a better understanding of how to adapt your institution’s strategy to maximize success in the current fundraising climate.


Guest Speakers:

Keith Curtis has more than 30 years of experience in fundraising and nonprofit management. He is a sought-after speaker, making up to 40 presentations a year to the nonprofit industry. Keith is past chair of Giving USA Foundation and past chair of the Giving USA Advisory Council on Methodology and has spoken on the report in many national publications and broadcasts.


Abby Webster has 15 years of development experience and as Vice President, works with a wide array of nonprofit clients. She currently serves on the board of the AFP Central Virginia Chapter as the program chair and is a past board member of the AFP Hampton Roads Chapter. Abby is an active member of VAFRE and serves on the sponsorship committee for VFRI.


Rachel Kimble, as Consultant, partners with a diverse group of nonprofit clients, helping them formulate long-term strategy, set realistic objectives and ultimately achieve their goals. Rachel currently serves on the Giving USA Editorial Review Board, which provides oversight to the editor and authors of the Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy.



8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration and Networking

9:00 – 10:00 am: Program


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