Chapter Update - March 17, 2017
Don't Delay, Nominate Today!

An awards nomination is tops on a list of 45 easy ways to cultivate high value donors, according to article in Fundraising Success Magazine. At AFP SEWI we could not agree more!

Show appreciation for all that your donors and volunteer do for your organization by nominating them for a National Philanthropy Day (NPD) award. The nomination process is short and simple but the return on your investment of time may be huge if your nominee is selected to receive a prestigious NPD award.

Don't delay! Nominations are being accepted through April 30th
100 Years of Giving

I just took my old work shoes to the resale shop. Yeah, I could have chucked them in my back closet. But I knew somebody out there would want them, and I knew I'd get a receipt for a little tax deduction.  I wouldn't save a lot -- but, hey, every little bit helps, right?

If the charitable deduction can influence what I do with my old shoes, do you think it makes a difference to people who give away millions?  You bet.  Of the $265 billion Americans gave away in 2015, more than 80 percent came from taxpayers taking charitable deductions....
The AFP Membership Fee Yields a High ROI
According to long-time member

"I am proud to be an AFP-Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter member because I value ongoing professional education. The chapter gives a convenient and consistent way to fulfill my educational needs. I always come away from a chapter event with a best practice to implement as soon as I return to the office. Most of all, the chapter introduced me to the CFRE, which gave my career a boost and me a shot of confidence which has lasted to this very day. I highly recommend development professionals to join AFP. The dividends it yields far outweigh the membership fee."

Joe Maddalena
Director of Foundations
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee
AFP Member since 2008
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AFP Hot Topic
Hot Topic: Tax Reporting

Your AFP membership gives you access to a wide range of resources to help you grow professionally. This includes webinars, templates and articles through AFP International. Check out this month's  "Hot Topics"  section for some timely tips on tax reporting, including questions related to the annual nonprofit tax return, Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT), reporting to donors on deductibility of donations on their tax returns, and other tax-related matters.
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