Welcome to Apra Carolinas' chapter website!

Our chapter is a part of the International Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (Apra) for North and South

Carolinas. Our mission is to advance and promote the profession of prospect research, analytics and relationship management

through professional development and education among members and to be a resource for information about our profession 

to the community. 

For additional information about Apra Carolinas, please contact us at apra.carolinas@gmail.com

Join Apra Carolinas today! 

We'd love to have you in our professional community! 

Click on the link above to learn more about the benefits of being a member, and for the membership registration form. 

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Whether you would like to serve on the chapter board, the chapter committees, host an event, present at an event, or help with registration at an event... we need your help!

If you're interested now or in the future, click here to let us know! Thank you in advance! 

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Apra Carolinas Spring 2018 Conference

Elon University

Friday, April 13, 2018

Registration is now open!

We will kick off at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 with a tour of Elon University's Loy Farm and a networking reception at the Cork & Cow beginning at 6 p.m. Space is limited for both the farm tour and the reception.

Conference sessions will be held on Friday, April 13 in Oaks 212 on the Elon University campus. Session topics include prospect management, key metrics in major gift fundraising, effects of the 2017 federal tax reform on charitable organizations, differentiating planned gift and major gift prospects, cryptocurrency in the social sector, and a panel discussion on continuing education for prospect researchers.

Member fee - $60
Non-member fee - $75 (this price includes a chapter membership for 2018)

Click here for more details and registration.

A warm welcome to our 2018 Apra Carolinas Board:

President: Elizabeth Roma, The Helen Brown Group

President-Elect: Missy Garner, Clemson University

Treasurer: Kathy Mills, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Secretary: Christopher Resh, UNC General Administration

Education Chair: Merissa Lawson, Elon University

Membership Chair: Jennifer Vincent, UNC Wilmington

Communications Chair: Angie Herrington, The Helen Brown Group

NC Regional Representative: Rachael Walker, UNC General Administration

SC Regional Representative: Vicki O'Brien, Best Friends Animal Society

Immediate Past President: Beth Inman, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Congratulations to our 2018 scholarship recipients!

Professional Development Scholarship - Dana Green of Lenoir-Rhyne University

Road Trip Scholarship - Emily Hinz, UNC Charlotte

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