Chapter Update
August 15, 2019
Have you registered for Fundraising Day Wisconsin?
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With the event less than a week away, we can't wait to see you.
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The goal is simple: create a space where development professionals can learn together and grow.

National Philanthropy Day Is Artfully Approaching!
AFP Members Join the Celebration
The National Philanthropy Day committee is working hard, and we are pleased to announce plentiful opportunities for members to show their talents, and contribute to the celebration on Tuesday, November 12, at the Pfister Hotel. Here are some quick updates:

AFP New Member Chronicles 
Ann and Amy crack the code of AFP member benefit
It’s easy to feel bewildered or overwhelmed by AFP’s many resources. Here’s where to start: read the ongoing discoveries of Ann and Amy, our two neophyte explorers in “The AFPSEWI New Member Chronicles.”

Philanthropy 2018: Bad news about good news (and vice versa)
Giving USA report shows effect of Trump tax cut – or does it?
Is your glass half full? Half empty? Thrown against the wall in frustration?

The Giving USA report annually summarizes the nation’s charitable giving. The report on 2018 came out in July, and you can see whatever you want in those tea leaves.

What’s the Connection Between Money and Gum? 
And how can the AFP Mentor program help you find the answer?
Have you been around for a while? Seen a lot of things? Been successful in your career? Made some mistakes along the way? Consider lending your talents as an AFP Mentor!

Two Funders of 100 Women (or More)
Ladies Leveraging Technology to Support You
Throughout my fundraising career, women have come together to support the organizations where I’ve worked, often through auxiliaries or Friends groups. Lately, women have leveraged advances in social media and technology upgrade their collective power to support the work we do in the nonprofit sector. Here are two examples:

Congratulations are in Order
Four AFPSEWI members received FDWI 2019 scholarships
  • Carrye Jo Cony, The Salvation Army
  • Leif Nordstrom, Riveredge Nature Center
  • Sarah Robinson, St. Joseph Academy
  • Ann Sebald, Lighthouse Youth Center

If you missed applying for this scholarship opportunity look for other scholarship opportunities available throughout the year in upcoming chapter updates.
More chances to learn and connect...Register today!

SEPTEMBER 26 - Educational Luncheon: Corporate Funding
Affinity Groups Now in AFP Connect!
Meet, share and learn with others
Want to connect with fundraisers who work in the same subsector and/or on the same cause as you? Meet, share, and learn with each other through AFP's new Affinity Groups in our online forums, AFP Connect. Just some of the groups include Arts and Culture, Faith-Based, Rural, Small Nonprofit and many more. Click here to find your group(s) and connect with colleagues around the world. 
Welcome to our New Members

Annmarie Baumgartner
Christina Holmes
Emmet Liston
Sarah Mullaney
Meghan Roesner
Thank you to our Renewing Members

Sybil Bell
Patricia Borger
Julie Quinlan Brame
Jeanine Dederich
Rebecca Emmons
Jane Flieller
Heidi Frankson
Patrick Kessenich
Richard Mannisto
Tanya Mazor-Posner
Susan Mendelson
Nancy Nadolny
Jamie Pratt
Shannon Rolbiecki
Karen Samelson
Jon Stewart
Fundraising Day Wisconsin
August 22, 2019
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