AFP Greater Madison Summer 2017 Newsletter
John D. Trybus
Professor John D. Trybus, Georgetown University's Center for Social Impact Communication

Stories are the currency of life and an important way in which we connect as human beings. As social impact leaders we must think about how we can leverage the art and science of storytelling as a key strategy for the organizations we love to emotionally connect with donors and other target stakeholders to inspire them to act. Creating stories that resonate and break through the clutter in this age of information-overload is not easy! 
Jen Davie_ CFRE
Jen Davie, CFRE, Chapter President, Literacy Network of Dane County

This month, we received a letter from AFP International congratulating the Greater Madison Chapter on celebrating our 30th Anniversary!  For me and so many of our members, AFP Greater Madison has been a constant in our professional development that it is hard to think that at one point, not too long ago, this resource did not exist in our community...
Kaitlin Kropp
Adam Erdmann, AFP Communications Chair, Alliant Energy Foundation

How did you learn to be a good fundraiser? It didn't happen overnight and probably came with a few bumps along the road as wells as a sophisticated comfortableness with the word, "no." 

At AFP Greater Madison, we're working hard to train the next generation of fundraisers and to equip all development professionals with the skills and resources they need. 
Well Done

It's a membership celebration! Check it out along with the latest news and successes of the AFP Greater Madison membership and community.  And be sure to check out details on how to advance you career with help from AFP Greater Madison.

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Simone Joyaux_ ACFRE

Join Simone and your fellow professional fundraising colleagues for a great educational seminar on nonprofit boards and governance.

You won't want to miss this one of a kind opportunity to learn from "one of the most thoughtful, inspirational and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector!"

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Thank you to our recent Chapter Meeting sponsors!

UW Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies

Park Hotel

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