The Shenandoah Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals offers members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new friends and achieve great results in their work. They focus on delivering innovative educational programs and events to help you reach your goals. Contact President Kate Renalds to learn more and get involved!
The Chamber offers a variety of programs designed to meet the ever-changing needs of our member businesses. Through networking events, educational programs, committees and informative publications, we build community relations and offer our members a variety of ways to make new customer contacts, network with fellow Chamber members and enhance their overall lead generation and selling efforts.
It partners with groups in tourism, the arts, economic development, workforce, technology, downtown revitalization, higher education and law enforcement. Its programs range from monthly Business After Hours networking events, to an annual awards banquet honoring business leaders. Periodic training programs and issues-based forums all develop leadership and communicate information that influences decisions for the benefit of businesses within our community.
The Non-Profit Institute (NPI) is a professional development program for leaders in nonprofit organizations located throughout the Shenandoah Valley. The Institute is designed to equip today’s nonprofit manager with practical skills for effective leadership.
MISSION: Strengthening our communities through purposeful giving and active engagement.
VISION/PHILOSOPHY: To be a trusted philanthropic leader in the communities we serve through delivery of the highest quality donor services, customized and unique grant and scholarship programs, and bold initiatives to address community needs.