Monthly Meetings & Events

FREML generally meets the second Tuesday of every month (except July and August) at Beargrass Christian Church in St. Matthews. Coffee and networking begins at 8:00 a.m.; the program presentation begins about 8:20 and wraps up around 9:00. Visitors and guests are welcome!

  • 8:00 a.m. – Coffee and networking
  • 8:20 a.m. – Program presentation

Beargrass Christian Church
4100 Shelbyville Road
(Corner of Shelbyville Road and Browns Lane in St. Matthews)
Park in front and enter through the glass double doors.

July 14th, 2020

June 9th, 2020

May 12th, 2020

April 14th, 2020- Click Here: VIRTUAL MEETING
Impact of the Pandemic On Local Nonprofits
Speaker: Robin Miller and Micah Jorrisch
Start Time: 8:15 AM

March 10th, 2020
Informed Delivery
Speaker: Joe Warren, USPS

February 11th, 2020
Data Segmentation
Speaker: Karen Olsen, HighNote

January 14th, 2020
Women in Philanthropy
Speaker: Jackie Ackerman, IU Lilly School of Fundraising

December 10th, 2019
Annual Holiday Breakfast

November 12th, 2019
GLP’s Deep Drivers of Competitiveness
Speaker: Ben Reno-Weber, Greater Louisville Project

October 8th, 2019
How Nonprofit Handle Difficult Issues
Speaker: Glenn Kosse, VP Development & Alumni Relations, Bellarmine University

September 10th, 2019– Location: Beargrass Christian Church
Annual Fund- Success is a Lousy Teacher
Speaker: Mark Roundtree, Partner, AshleyRoundtree

August 13th, 2019- 8am

July 9th, 2019
FREML SOCIAL 4:30 to 6pm
Location: Falls City Beer Taproom
Address: 901 E. Liberty St.
Louisville, KY 40204

June 11th 2019
Board Relations
Speaker: Abby Shue, Chief Advancement Officer, The Speed Art Museum

May 14th, 2019
Knowing Your Next Move
Speaker: Susan Barry, President, Community Foundation of Louisville

April 9th, 2019
Grants Management
Speaker: Jessica Leutzow, Family and Children’s Place

March 12th, 2019
FREML Half Day Summit!! 8:30am to 12:30pm
Speaker: Lilly School of Fundraising
Location Change: Kosair Charities
Register Here!

February 12th, 2019
Developing Major Gifts
Speaker: JP Davis, Sr. VP at Fund for the Arts

January 8th, 2019
Leading From Within: Authentic Leadership as Vision’s Ally
Speaker: Gregory Nielsen, Nielsen Training & Consulting, LLC

December 11th, 2018
Point, Click, Post: How to take quality photos with your phone
Speaker: Sam Draut

November 13th, 2018
The ABC’s of Prospect Portfolio Management
Speaker: Linda Speed, President Community Foundation Southern Indiana

October 16th, 2018 DATE CHANGE
Q&A on Tax Reform in Kentucky
Speaker: Micheal Fine with Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP

September 11th, 2018
Form 990
Speaker: Lisa Jessie

August 14th, 2018
FREML Field Trip
Topic: Re-branding and $7.6MM capital campaign completion
Location: BsideU for Life
Time: 8:00 AM

July 10th, 2018
FREML SOCIAL – 4:30 to 6:30
Location: Monnik Beer Co. – Second Floor Event Space
1036 East Burnett Avenue

June 12th, 2018

May 8th, 2018
Benefits of Outsourcing Your Events
Speaker: Ina Miller, Co-Owner of Ina Marcella Events

April 10th, 2018
Social Media
Speaker: Linda Schuster

March 13th, 2018
Compression Planning: Better Decisions, Quicker
Speakers: Cecilia Peredo and Becky Crump

February 13th, 2018
Philanthropy under the New Tax Act & Other Conversation Topics for your Donors
Speaker: Beth Anderson, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP

January 9th, 2018
The Local Way
Speaker: Dan Crutcher

December 12th, 2017
Holiday Breakfast- Please RSVP
Share Your Inspiration!

November 14th, 2017

October 10th, 2017
Half Day Summit with KyGPA
Location: JCPS Gheens Academy 

September 12th, 2017
Retirement Planning for the Nonprofit Professional
Speaker: Seema Sheth, Northwestern Mutual

August 8th, 2017- FIELD TRIP
Location: Waterfront Botanical Gardens

July 11th, 2017
Location: Sullivan’s Tap House

June 13th, 2017
Building Your Brand
Speaker: Katie Pilkington, CCPP

May 9th, 2017
Nonprofit Ethics Q&A
Speaker: Steven Koven, UofL

April 11th, 2017
Assume nothing: Identifying the assumptions that can doom your program to failure
Speaker: Alecia Kennedy

March 14th, 2017
Engaging Millennial Volunteers
Speaker: Ben Reno-Weber

February 14, 2017
The Dark Side of Special Events (tax implications)
Speakers: Anne Monell, Heather Singleton, and Stephanie Ubelhart

January 10th, 2017
Crowd Funding
Speaker: Darcy Thompson, Louisville Story Program