Chapter Update
February 13, 2020
Volunteers – We all Need Them!
As chapter president it is always interesting when I get asked how I got to be president. The easy answer, I was asked. And now I'm asking you.

Thriving in a Small Shop
February 27 Educational Breakfast
Come and learn their tips and tricks for staying effective, efficient, and energized. Panelists include:

  • Nancy Clarkin, Development Director, First Stage
  • Ellen Phillips, CFRE, President WCTC Foundation
  • Dan Taivalkoski, Executive Director, Racine Food Bank

Special 20% off discount for AFP Members on the CFRE application
April 15 is the next application deadline
CFRE Refresher Course June 15 & June 16

The AFP CFRE Refresher Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program.

Scholarship funds will be available to attend this class when registration is open.

Make Minimal Marketing Marvelous
Strategic Marketing for High Impact in Small-Shop Fundraising
It’s as much about saying “no” as it is about saying “yes”. Members who attended January’s AFP Educational Luncheon heard from experts in the field on marketing strategies to make the most of their limited time and resources.

Welcome to our Membership Scholarship Recipients!
AFP is happy to provide you the best tools for success
  • Debbie Buchanan, Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
  • Mark Davis, Milwaukee Jazz Institute
  • Stephanie Samson, Fundraising Professional
  • Danielle Savick, Versiti
  • Stacy Tolomeo, Cedarburg Education Foundation

Stay tuned for details on 2020 Membership Scholarship offerings.

Don't want to wait to join? Did you know AFP Global has a membership installment plan? Click here for details.

Mark Your Calendars!
More chances to learn and connect...Register today!
FEBRUARY 14 - Emerging Professionals Special Interest Group (session is full)

FEBRUARY 27 - Educational Breakfast: Thriving in a Small Shop
MARCH 18 - Educational Luncheon:
Donor Advised Funds - Save the Date

APRIL 30 - Planned Giving Council Annual Conference: Making Planned Giving an Easy Ride
APRIL TBD - AFP Webinar Watch Party and Social

Who Do You Follow for Fundraising Advice?
Help us plan FDWI 2020
Fundraising Day Wisconsin is beginning to review speaker suggestions for our August 11 event. We want to know who our members follow for fundraising content and advice? Send us an email and let us know.

Member Benefit Alert
Free download for AFP Members
Ethics is an essential element of fundraising. While we wrapped up our first-ever Ethics Awareness Month in October, we don't ever want you to stop thinking about it. Check out our newest Ready Reference booklet, Embracing and Living Ethics in Fundraising, from Robbe Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE, and review the basics of ethics in fundraising and how it relates to your work. Free download for AFP Members!

Welcome to our New Members

Stacey Basile
Jacqueline Harcourt
Maria Watson
Thank you to our Renewing Members

Vicki Chappell, CPA
Dr. Jennifer Charpentier, CFRE
Wendy Cozzens
Doug Diefenbach
Laura Eggert
Lauren Fuhrmann
Keri Gerlach
Dr. John Pierrus Hanson Jr
Lorene King
Emily Lukasek
Mark Maurice, CFRE
Suzanne McCoy
David Salmo
Roselyn Smolej-Hill, CFRE
Kimberly Sosa
Donna Triplett, CFRE
Jan Van Rens
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