Fundraising seminar featuring the presentation of Giving USA 2012: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 on the same day of its national release by Dr. Patrick Rooney of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. Giving USA is the philanthropy field’s most influential publication. Also, a panel of Charlotte foundation and nonprofit leaders from The Belk Foundation, The Duke Endowment and Arts & Science Council will discuss local philanthropic challenges and opportunities. Sponsored by A.L. Brourman Associates, Inc., a full-service consulting firm specializing in fundraising, public relations and organizational development for nonprofits.