Member Update - September 9, 2016

Congratulations to our 38th Annual 
National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients
SAVE THE DATE! Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Join us in saluting these 2016 award recipients who through their involvement demonstrate the best in community engagement. Their actions and responsible conduct make the following individuals, corporations, foundations, and youth the leaders in
Southeastern Wisconsin.

Leave a Legacy Award

Pat and Joan Kerns
Nominated by Aurora Health Care Foundation

Todd Wehr Volunteer Award

Donald W. Layden, Jr.
Nominated by The Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center

Philanthropic Youth of Today Award

Madison Sveum and Michela Miller
Nominated by Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast

Scott M. Cutlip Professional Fundraiser Award

Shannon Watry, CFRE
Nominated by Nancy Seidl Nelson, CFRE and colleagues

Wisconsin Organization Philanthropy Award

MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer)
Nominated by Medical College of Wisconsin

Evan P. Helfaer Donor Award

James and Yvonne Ziemer
Nominated by UW Milwaukee

Mark your calendars to join your AFP colleagues and hundreds of others to celebrate Southeastern Wisconsin philanthropy. Invitations will be mailed soon!

National Philanthropy Day is presented by:
Greater Milwaukee Foundation

McDonald Schaefer
Thank you to our September sponsor!
Dream It. Fund It. Build It.

Capital Campaigns are perhaps the most effective and efficient nonprofit strategy for raising major gifts, often in the millions and tens-of-millions of dollars.  In this presentation, we'll discuss what it takes to plan and run a highly successful capital campaign and illustrate key principals with real-world stories.  There is an art and science to Feasibility Studies and Capital Campaigns - this presentation will show you what to expect during your campaign journey and how to maximize your results with amazing major gifts!
AFP Board President William Martin
AFP in the News: Strengthening Economic Competitiveness -- through Philanthropy?

Wisconsin businesses are hiring, and that is good news!  According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate in June was Milwaukee County is 5.6%...higher than the nation and balance of state, but moving in the right direction.  An example of growing demand... CLICK TO READ MORE
Time to Nominate your Partners in Philanthropy!

Partners in Philanthropy (PIP) is a unique opportunity for a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals to nominate two donors/volunteers that have made a difference to your organization and to the greater community. 

This opportunity to nominate partners is one of the benefits of being an AFP member, whether you are able to attend our National Philanthropy Day event or not.  Partners will be recognized in the program, listed in the presentation, posted on our website and acknowledged in various ways through event media coverage. All you have to do is simply send us an email with your PIPs!
Webinar Library
Four still NEW Webinars added to the library! Watch Today! Over 50 webinars to choose from!
  • The Future of Fundraising: How Digital Technologies and Strategies will Create Your Next Gen Development Operation  - Presenter: Rosa Conrad
  • Nonprofit Videos (on a Budget) that Engage and Retain Donors - Presenter: Steven Shattuck
  • Engage Your Board in Fundraising - Presenter: Sandy Rees, CFRE
  • Strategic Doing: Making Plans that Impact - Presenter: Benjamin Mohler, ACFRE
Welcome New Members!
Carolyn Hahn       
Susan Mendelson
Sandy Wysacki
Thank You to our Renewing Members
Leslie Dietz
Maureen Gerard Chris H Xiong
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