Chapter Update
May 14, 2020
Survey Says: Are local fundraisers too pessimistic about the effects of covid 19?
National and local surveys compared to reveal reasons for optimism
Fundraisers in Southeastern Wisconsin may be too gloomy about the effects of COVID-19 on donor behavior.

You Can Raise More Money During the Pandemic
Emergency Appeal Template Suitable for All Organizations
You don’t need to have a health-care related mission to succeed in fundraising during this time of pandemic, shut-down, and fear. Detailed in this article is a template for an e-mail or direct mail piece which can produce significant revenue for your organization right now.

What You Need to Know NOW for National Philanthropy Day
TOMORROW is the Nomination Deadline!
Honor an outstanding donor or volunteer for your organization by nominating them for a  National Philanthropy Day Award (in one of six categories)! Or celebrate a local organization for fundraising practices that are exceptionally innovative, donor-centric or mission-driven by nominating them for an  Impact Award . Awards will be presented at the NPD luncheon in November. Two special awards, one nomination deadline: May 15.

Finding Hope in Darkness
Philanthropy in the age of COVID
Working in the wee hours (when my daughter’s asleep so there are no mouths to feed, no diapers to change, no zoom meetings to attend), I gaze out the window to see a star shining through the foggy twilight, and it reminds me: in the darkest skies we find the brightest stars.

Fundraising Support When You Need it Most
AFP's online resources are more important now then ever.
AFP works to provide you with essential services and resources and to support you during both good and challenging times. Now, as we face this pandemic together, we want to remind you of the importance of community, guidance, experience, and leadership—the foundation of AFP. Take a moment to review the value of your membership benefits and learn more about how we can help you succeed!

21st Century Grant Applications
Be compelling, but concise!
Some days I am ready to throw my computer out the window if I see one more grant application ask me to provide my organization’s mission, history and goals in 500 characters or less.

*BREATH DEEPLY*

Not a Member? Now is a Good Time to Join AFP!
Invest in yourself
AFP is offering $50 off the Professional or Associate membership dues. New members at this level can take advantage of the savings and join our chapter for $290!

Member Kudos
Celebrating achievements
Our members are amazing! Every day they do things that make a huge impact in our community and the world. See what AFP Southeastern fundraisers have been up to.

More chances to learn and connect...Register today!

MAY 27 - FREE Webinar for Members:

MAY 28 - ONLINE Education Session:

June 18 - FREE Online Program:
Hey Members, did you miss the last two FREE live webinars from AFP Global? Good news, you can still register and watch the recording. Simply "purchase" online and watch at your leisure.

Welcome to our New Members

Rechelle Chaffee
Thank you to our Renewing Members

Jenna Czaplewski
Becki Johnson
Melinda Lanham
Kristen Mekemson
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