Apra Twitter Chats

Upcoming Twitter Chats


Mega Millions: Demystifying Principal Gifts

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

12pm – 1pm Central

Facilitated by: Lindsey Nadeau, Associate Director, Presidential & Principal Gifts Research, George Washington University

A principal gift program can lead to transformational seven-figure giving for organizations. Join in to learn the ins-and-outs of principal gift work at your peers’ shops.  Discover colleagues who are working with principal gifts daily and what their programs look like.  Never heard of principal gifts or your organization doesn't have a principal gift program? Come learn what all the fuss is about and how to get started! Use #ApraChats to join in the discussion.

Want more on Principal Gifts? Check out these available webinars in Apra University:

Managing Principal Gift Programs, Services and Pipeline

Securing Principal Gifts to Further Your Organization’s Mission


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Title: In-House Data Mining
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Use #ApraChats to direct questions to Apra’s Subject Matter Experts and contribute to the conversation with your peers.

How do I participate in the Twitter Chat?

  1. If you haven't done so yet, be sure to follow @Apra_HQ. If you are brand new to Twitter, check out this short tutorial here to get started.
  2. On the date of the event, log in to your Twitter account and look for messages with the hashtag #ApraChats. You can also go to the free service, Tweetchat and log in to this free service with your Twitter account. By using, you will be able to filter your Twitter feed so that it only includes the hashtag #ApraChats and automatically adds the hashtag to your tweets.
  3. In the first few minutes of the talk, introduce yourself. Be sure to use the hashtag #ApraChats with any tweets associated with the Twitter Chat so we can see all your questions and responses.
  4. After that, join in the conversation!

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