2015 Combined Federal Campaign is over–see note below.
Aid for Africa Member Meetings
New York, NY, June 7, 2016
Thanks to Aid for Africa member Panthera for co-hosting with Aid for Africa a meeting of NY member representatives at their offices in Manhattan. Members represented included African Childrens Haven, African Services Committee, charity: water, Hope Through Help, Indego Africa, Kenyan Education Fund, Village Health Works, as well as Panthera.
Aid for Africa staff and representatives from member organizations in the Washington area met for lunch on September 25th. Discussions ranged from work priorities to the CFC. They welcomed Aid for Africa’s new board member Jean Claude Tchatchouang of the World Bank.
|Washington, DC, May 2, 2014
Marriott Courtyard Chevy Chase
Almost 60 participants, including representatives from 35 member organizations met for a day of presentations, discussions, and networking.
Photo right: Meeting participants enjoyed an out-door reception following the meeting.
Yar Ayuel, Ambassador, RefugePoint
*See presentations below.
Member Meeting Presentations/Resources
Building Partnerships with Aid for Africa: The Morehead-Cain Foundation Aid for Africa Presentation and Morehead-Cain Foundation Overview, University of North Carolina Julie DeVoe, Scholar Advisor, The Morehead-Cain Foundation, May 2014
Digital Persuasion–When Does Social Media Motivate Beyond Clicks? Insights from Research Julie Dixon, Deputy Director, Georgetown University Center for Social Impact Communication, May 2014
Partner Database–Georgetown University Center for Social Impact, May 2014
Building Partnerships with Aid for Africa: Aid for Africa Endowment for Food and Sustainable Agriculture at Tufts University’s Friedman School Jacqueline Lauer, Aid for Africa Scholar, May 2014
Communications Strategies–Partnering for More Outreach Courtney Petersen, Senior Communications Officer, Tostan, May 2014
Building Partnerships with Aid for Africa: Ubuntu Education Fund and Experian QAS Travis Randall, Head of Marketing, Communication, and Outreach, Ubuntu Education Fund, May 2014
The Changing On-line Landscape for Digital Giving from Donation Pages to Mobile Giving–Can Small Nonprofits Compete? Caryn Stein, Director, Content Strategy, Network for Good, May 2014
Incorporating Social Enterprise into Nonprofit Programs—Bicycles in Africa
How a School for Model Education led to Community Health and Development, John Wanda, Arlington Academy of Hope, May 2011
How to Take the Perfect Photo
Communicating Via Imagery (Georgetown University)
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The Combined Federal Campaign 2015
The 2015 CFC completed in January 2016. The results have not yet been announced and are expected in April. Aid for Africa has begun compiling pledge and donor reports from the 150 Principal Combined Fund Organization’s (PCFOs) throughout the country. This process should be competed by May. Once complete, the lists of CFC donors will be posted on each member’s private Reports page in the Members Only section of the Aid for Africa website.
Thanks to Aid for Africa member Ubuntu Education Fund for its support of our 2015 Washington Metro poster outreach project. Ubuntu provided the photo that was used on the poster, which appeared throughout the Washington Metro system on trains and buses. Other members who participated in the project included Nurturing Minds, World Hope International, H2O for Life, Books For Africa, Maasai Girls Education Fund and the Fistula Foundation. View the poster on display below.