December Virtual Seminar-- In OR & WA!

Jennifer Johnston JenniferJ at
Thu Nov 18 12:10:18 PST 2004



Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement-Northwest

APRA-NW is pleased to announce upcoming educational events in Oregon and

APRA Int'l Virtual Seminar on Rating Systems and Scoring Methods for
Gift Capacity and Beyond

(December 2, 2004)

OR Program: Sponsored by APRA-NW at Reed College (Portland, OR)

WA Program: Hosted by the University of Washington at UW campus
(Seattle, WA)

Please RSVP for either location to Susan Corcoran Hayes at 206-221-5622
or schayes at

All APRA-NW members are invited to attend either event for FREE. The
Washington location is a members only event; non members may attend the
OR event for a $10 fee. To become a member, please contact Kathryn
Norris at 206-221-6412 or knorris at
<mailto:knorris at> .

What: Virtual Seminar, Rating Systems and Scoring Methods for Gift
Capacity and Beyond

Presenters: Lawrence Henze, Managing Director, Blackbaud Analytics &
Elizabeth Crabtree, Director of Prospect Development, Brown University

Virtual Seminar Summary:
APRA International's Virtual Seminar series offers real-time
presentations by top research experts, broadcast over both Internet and
phone hook-ups to participating groups nationwide. A timely follow up to
the November virtual seminar on wealth indicators, this seminar will
explore rating systems and scoring methods to help nonprofit
organizations understand, identify and segment their constituent
databases. This session will discuss how wealth analysis, demographics,
psychographics, intrinsic relationships and historical patterns in
giving and volunteering can advance understanding of current levels of
activity and predict future behavior and potential. A demonstration of
suitable rating techniques, formulas and scoring methods for a variety
of purposes will be covered (see also presenter bios below).


When: December 2, 2004, 8:30 AM-1:00 PM

(Virtual seminar begins at 9 AM; there will be a post program debrief &

Where: Howard Vollum Lounge, Vollum Building (Reed College , Portland)

The Vollum Building is located above the circle drive.

Parking: Parking is free and parking areas are generally not

Cost: Free for APRA-NW members and $10 for non-members (if you pay at
the door, please bring a check or exact change)

Mail Payment to:


c/o Susan C. Hayes

3806 W. Armour St.

Seattle, WA 98199-3115



8:30-9:00 AM Registration

9:00-11:00 AM Virtual Seminar

11:00-11:30 AM Post seminar discussion

11:30-1:00 PM Lunch and Networking (to order a box lunch
($8.25), please

contact Susan Corcoran Hayes at 206-221-5622 or
schayes at


When: December 2, 2004, 8:30-11:00 AM (virtual seminar begins at 9 AM)

Where: Allen Library Auditorium (University of Washington campus,


The Allen Library Auditorium is located on the main floor of the Allen
Library. To get an expanded view of the campus, click on the turquoise
box in the top-left corner of the map that says "home map."


Parking is available in the Central Plaza Underground Parking Garage,
just west of the Allen Library. The daily parking rate is $8, but
refunds are distributed upon exit for visits under four hours.

Cost: Free for APRA-NW members; members only program


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration/Networking
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Seminar

Presenter Bios:

Lawrence C. Henze, J.D., managing director of Blackbaud Analytics, is
the founding partner of two prospect screening firms and an expert in
market research for nonprofits. Before beginning his 11-year consulting
career, he was a development officer for 13 years for three different

Elizabeth Crabtree is the director of Prospect Development at Brown
University. Elizabeth has previously held positions with Northern
Illinois University, Benedictine University, College of DuPage, and the
Digital Schoolhouse Foundation. Elizabeth also has worked as a
consultant and has considerable experience outside the nonprofit arena.
She serves on APRA-International's Board of Directors.

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