Chapter Update - October 13, 2016
Educational Luncheon - Thursday, October 27
Thank you to our October sponsor
Making the Case for Resource Investment

For development operations of all sizes, one of the ever-present challenges to senior leadership is making the case for philanthropic investment.  Although we all face the pressures of ensuring responsible use of our organization's dollars, under-investment in fundraising is as much, if not more of, a problem as over-investment. Join us for discussion focused on making the case for philanthropic investment. At this session, CCS's Travis Carley and Peter Hoskow will share trends and tips for overcoming resource challenges with senior leaders and board members. We will also lead a discussion with development professionals from throughout the greater Milwaukee region on their challenges and how they tackle them.
Milwaukee Corporate Citizens Earn Praise - and Profits

Milwaukee-area businesses get it:  corporate citizenship boosts the bottom line.

The effect has been well documented:  according to an annual survey conducted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, more than 60 percent of business executives say that a company's community involvement contributes to its business goals...
Heidi Boyd
Membership far will they take you?

Heidi Boyd, CFRE, Associate Director of Individual Giving
Wisconsin Humane Society

Here I am at Fenway Park during this year's AFP International Conference in Boston.  You can apply for a scholarship to go to next year's conference in San Francisco!  Read on to learn more.
National Philanthropy Day - it's more than a luncheon!

We want to recognize your donors!  It's free and as simple as an email!  Click here to learn more about Partners in Philanthropy. 

Don't forget to register by Friday, October 14th for early bird pricing.  And don't forget to register to attend the Community Discussion on Philanthropy when you do!   We'll be announcing the panelists next week - you'll not want to miss this discussion.
Webinar Library
Four NEW Webinars added to the library of over 50 FREE webinars to choose from!
  • Corporations and What They Want in Today's World of Employee Engagement - Presenters: Rachel Hutchisson & Andrew J. Troup of Blackbaud, Inc.
  • The 5 Things You Need to Know to Run a Successful Monthly Giving Program - Presenters: Harvey McKinnon & Rosemary Oliver, CFRE
  • Understanding How and Why Millennials Give - Presenters: Derrick Feldmann, Millennial Impact Project & Michelle Cline, Carey Business School
  • Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat - Presenter: Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE
Welcome New Members!
Karen Cohen    
Emily Garcia
Kristine Hage
Cynthia Petted

Thank You to our Renewing Members
Christine Baranoucky
Elizabeth Billings Robin Kasel
Jamie Kellicut
Anne Koening
Elizabeth Meyer
Jamie Pratt
Lisa Rasmussen
Nicole Renouard
Erin Richardson
Amalia Schoone, CFRE

Ten Star Gold Award
$50 off for new members!

New Professional & Associate members from now until November 30th will receive $50 off their membership fee with this coupon!  That's a 17.5% savings!!!  This deal is only good until the end of November, so don't delay.

Click here to download the COUPON
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