AFP Northeast News
Volume 4, Issue 4 - April 2019
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A Message from our President
It's been a humbling and exciting month for our chapter. Chapter President Julie Keller shares the highlights.
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AFP Member Moment
Did you know that AFP members receive the AFP Compensation & Benefits Report free? The report priced at $79 for nonmembers contains full data tables for salaries and benefits across all job positions and factors. It also contains data about how fundraisers view their jobs and the profession. Members can download the free report by visiting the AFP Bookstore .
Quick Tips to Create a Great Monthly Giving Program
Did you miss our happy hour round table on monthly giving last month?

Here's a helpful resource to make the case to start or enhance your monthly giving program along with tips on how to make it great!
Ethics Corner
Can we accept this gift or not?
Resolving ethical dilemmas in fundraising

Your nonprofit has a donor who wants to make a large gift, but you sense red flags. How do you determine whether you should go ahead and accept that gift? Whom do you consult? Who gains from this? Who could be hurt?
 
Or maybe you don't even have concerns … but should you? 
 
This recent article addresses that - we encourage you to read, discuss, and share it with team members and board members.
April 17: Communication Strategies - for any shop!
How can you utilize your annual appeals not just to raise money, but as a strategy for improved donor engagement? Chad Hershner will take us through the steps needed and how this leads to more engaged donors and growth.
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May 10: Database Roundtable

Do you dream in data(bases)? Join us for our next Database Roundtable. The specific topic will be announced soon, but reserve your spot for this free event today!
May 8: Leadership Forum: Build Long-Term Financial Stability
Attend this free event in partnership with the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. This session covers two engaging topics: 1) Stewardship and Recognition: Building Strong Relationships with your Long-Term Donors and 2) How to Become an Expert in the Conversation of Philanthropy (or Endowment).
May 29-31: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofits Conference
On the UW-Madison campus, this conference is for seasoned professionals and newcomers alike who want to polish skills, acquire new ones, and network with other influential nonprofit professionals. Learn more.
Are you interested in a CFRE study group?
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Let us know if you're interested in studying with others for the CFRE exam. Learn more about certification.
Get to Know Your Board Members
Beth Vanderloop
National Philanthropy Day Chair

The AFP Northeast Wisconsin Board is comprised of many hard working and dedicated fundraisers. Let's learn more about those who work to make us a Ten Star chapter!
Job Board
Looking to hire a development professional? Are you a development professional looking for a change? The chapter's job board is always free for job seekers and free for members to list open positions. It's a steal for non-members to post for $50 and reach over 500 potential candidates and their networks!
Membership Kudos and News
We celebrate member good news such as awards, success, or member promotions. Click below to hear the latest news about your local AFP community. Submit your entry for consideration to: AFP Northeast WI afp.newi@gmail.com.
Thank you to our Renewing Members!
Julie Keller
Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region
Appleton

Cinnamon Rossman
Door County Land Trust
Sturgeon Bay

Trina Doxtator
Catalpa Health
Appleton

Brent Roubal
Scholarships, Inc.
Green Bay
Lisa Strandberg
Back Office Service Solutions
Neenah

Kara Muchow
Lawrence University
Appleton

Theresa Collins
Beacon Organizational Consulting
Manitowoc

Linda Drezdzon
Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra
Appleton
What does it mean to be a Ten Star Chapter?
The Ten Star award honors those chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in AFP's Strategic Plan.

Earning the Ten Star Chapter designation ensures that your AFP chapter performs specific activities designed to increase professionalism within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.

Your Northeast Wisconsin AFP Chapter has been a Ten Star Chapter for more than a decade!
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