Chapter Update - June 5, 2018
The Wisconsin Funder Community: A Newcomer’s Perspective
June 28 - Education Luncheon
They publish their giving guidelines. But beyond the publicly available criteria, do Wisconsin funders hold less widely known priorities, preferences and expectations that could maximize your nonprofit’s chances of earning a grant?

Testimonial: The many benefits of nominating your donor for a National Philanthropy Day award
Michelle St. Clair, Development Officer, Community Memorial Foundation
AFP member Michelle St. Clair has good things to say about how her donor’s National Philanthropy Day award paid off in stronger relationships and sound stewardship:

Revealed: Milwaukee Philanthropists Secretly Wish to Be Ordinary!
Time to nominate the area’s top donors, volunteers and community-builders
The scene: last November’s National Philanthropy Day celebration in Milwaukee. 

There I sat, in the crowd of 600-plus diners, listening to heartwarming thank-yous as our area’s leading philanthropists and volunteers...

BTC Funds Granted – and a reminder of a benefit for YOU!
Each year, BE the CAUSE is the cooperative, annual giving campaign of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and U.S. AFP Chapters. Each year, a percentage of the dollars donated by AFP Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter members are granted back to the Chapter to be used for a local project. This year, we are excited to share...

Here's What You Missed...
May Luncheon: Local Planned Giving Experts Strike Upbeat Tone about New Tax Law
Fundraisers nationwide have sounded alarms about how the Trump Administration’s new tax law will affect philanthropic giving. But at least three local experts don’t seem overly concerned...

Join Us! All are welcome!
June 13 - Giving USA Milwaukee 2018 - filling up fast!

June 19 - Grant Group - best kept secret in town!

June 20 & 21 - CFRE Refresher Course - deadline to register June 6th!

August 23 - Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference - early bird ends June 30!
AFP Members from Wisconsin gathered together at the AFP International Conference in New Orleans in April
Not a member? Now is a great time to join!
AFP is offering $50 off the Professional or Associate membership dues of $250 for new members.

Use discount code AFP2018, or mail in your application with this coupon to receive the reduced dues. Offer expires June 30th!

Welcome to Our New Members

Ana Myers
Ellen Friebert Schupper
Heidi Wirth
Thank you to our Renewing Members

Julie Quinlan Brame
Christopher Hoar
Brenda Hughes
Tonya Mantilla
Jenny Ann Mendenhall
Philip Meinzen
Felicia Miller
Sam Mott
Nancy Seidl Nelson, CFRE
Jayne Pfeifer
Kris Ponciroli
Jacqueline Rekowski
Michelle Ries
Tre Waldren, CFRE
Timothy Young Eagle, CFRE
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