Chapter Highlights

 Year  Event
 1991 PREP was founded as an independent networking group of prospect researchers with 25 members 
 1999  Founding sponsor of first MARC conference at Bucknell University, First issue of newsletter, Ingenuity, published
Vote to affiliate with APRA International
First Board of Directors elected
 2000  Official website is launched
Co-sponsor of second MARC conference at Rutgers University
 2001  Recipient of APRA International Grant
First PREP/APRA board turns over; second board is elected
Co-sponsor of third MARC conference at Princeton University
 2002  First paid program, “The Invisible Web”, is offered at Spring 2002 conference
Communications Chair position on the Board is established
Revised website is launched
Co-sponsor of fourth MARC conference at C. W. Post at Long Island University
 2003  Hosted first APRA Virtual Seminar
Co-sponsor of fifth MARC conference at Bryn Mawr College
 2004  First pre-conference social event is held
Co-sponsor of sixth MARC conference at Johns Hopkins University
 2005  APRA – Greater Philadelphia merged into PREP/APRA
Co-sponsor of sixth MARC conference at Virginia Commonwealth University
 2006 Newly designed website is launched
Two new Board positions created: Director-at-Large and Lending Library Director
Co-sponsor of seventh MARC conference at New York University
 2007  Won the MARC 2007 Recruitment Contest by having the most members present
A sponsor of APRA's 10th Anniversary
 2008  CO-HOST of MARC 2008 held at Bucknell University
 2014  Named changed to APRA Pennsylvania


APRA Pennsylvania is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is a state chapter of APRA, an internatioanl memberhsip organization that "serves and educates fund-raising professionals interested in advancement research and promotes the profession of advancement research."

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