Membership Meetings 2015-16

2016-17 Membership Meeting Dates:

Thursday, October 6:  Membership Meeting in Allamuchy 10AM

Wednesday, November 16:  Membership Webinar 12 Noon

Friday, January 20: Membership Meeting at Liberty Science Center 9:30AM

Date TBD in February: Membership Meeting and NJ Devils Event

Tuesday, April 25: Membership Meeting, Location TBD

Thursday, May 25: Membership Webinar

Please contact us if there is a topic you would like us to cover during a membership meeting.

Highlights of the 2015-2016 NJEFP Membership Year

July – Newsletter emailed to all members

September – Newsletter emailed to all members

September 9th – NSFA* Webinar “Annual Fund Campaigns”

September 15th – Members renewing by this date receive a voucher for two free NJ Devils’ tickets

September 29th – Webinar “Art of the Ask”

October 2nd – Members given four free tickets to NJ Devils preseason game.

Devils host dinner meeting for members to discuss upcoming NJEFP Night with the Devils.

October 22nd – Membership Conference call with the Devils to discuss ticket sale fundraiser

October 29th – Members invited to attend webinar given by on “#GivingTuesday”

November 10th – Membership Meeting at Investors Bank Robbinsville branch

“Marketing Strategies to Build Awareness of Your Foundation”

December – Newsletter emailed to members

December 1st – NSFA Webinar “Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K – 12 Education Foundations”

January – Newsletter emailed to all members

January 14th – Membership Meeting at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City on “Crowdfunding”

February 18thWebinar given by EdBacker discussing “Online Fundraising, Donor data base  

                             Management and Communications for Non-Profits”

February 24th – NSFA Webinar “Preparing For and Making the Major Gift Ask”

February 26th – Membership Meeting in Newark at Prudential Center

  • “Sharing Best Practices, Successes and Challenges”
  • Followed by dinner and attendance at the Devils game
  • Celebration of NJEFP Night at the game

March – Newsletter emailed to all members

March 31st – NSFA Webinar “Recruiting Effective Board Members”

April – Newsletter emailed to all members

May – Newsletter emailed to all members

May 2nd – NSFA Webinar “Four Pillars of Donor Relations”  

May 14th – Membership Meeting at the Lawrence Community Center in Lawrenceville

  • “Attract, Retain and Energize Board Members”

June 7th – Webinar “Strengthening New Jersey’s Education Foundations”

During the 2015-16 school year NJEFP experienced tremendous growth. The highlights included:

  • Conducted a workshop at the New Jersey School Boards Association annual convention in Atlantic City which was attended by over 75 people.
  • Had a booth on the NJSBA convention floor
  • “Creating a Local Education Foundation” manual developed by NJEFP made available to all members for purchase
  • Representation at the National School Foundation Association conference
  • Continued our partnerships with sponsors ETS, PSEG, Investors Bank, NJ Devils, Withum Smith + Brown and New Jersey Manufacturers.

*NSFA is the National School Foundation Association. Your membership dues with NJEFP automatically make you a member of NSFA and entitled to attend all of their webinars for free.