Chapter Update
November 14, 2019
Memorable Moments from the Podium
National Philanthropy Day honorees inspired with actions and words
Over 450 community leaders gathered at AFPSEWI’s National Philanthropy Day celebration at the Pfister Hotel on November 12, hoping to be inspired by this year’s honorees. Those receiving the six awards did not disappoint, as affirmed by some of the outstanding quotes from their words of thanks:

A Message to Our Members
Empower. Strengthen. Transform.
By serving fundraisers, AFP also serves our community. Because every fundraiser shares one mission: as we secure the resources that allow area nonprofits to do good, we also help generous community members act on hopes for a better world.

December Annual Breakfast:
Ask a Seasoned Pro!
Special Offer for Members - bring a guest at the $35 member rate
Back by popular demand: AFPSEWI will again offer "Pick Three" Roundtable Talks at its December professional development breakfast. Crowdsource solutions to your challenges by rotating through your choice of three discussion tables, each on a different topic and facilitated by a seasoned pro. Topics will range from...

Not a Member?
Here's two financial incentives to act now
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! Offer good through November 30.

PLUS to advance our philanthropy profession and help grow chapter membership , we are offering membership scholarships to qualified individuals to help new members join AFP.

‘Tis the Season…to Join a Committee? Yes!
Installment 4 of Ann’s and Amy’s New Member Chronicles
It’s November, so you’ve got turkeys to roast, trees to decorate, and…committees to join?

Yes, busy though the season is, it’s a good time to think about how you might contribute as a volunteer in the new year. As a new member, I discovered it might just be the best way to get the most out of your AFP membership!

Scholarship Funds Available!
Becoming a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) sets you apart
With 2020 just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to evaluate your career. Are you are ready to set yourself apart, ready for your next career advancement, or ready to demonstrate your commitment to your philanthropy career?

Congratulations to our Three ICON 2020 Scholarship Recipients!
Each will receive $2000 in support to attend
We’re excited to send three AFP ICON Scholarship winners to Baltimore for the 2020 edition of the world’s largest conference for professional fundraisers. Congratulations to:

  • Bridgett Brown, Development Coordinator – Lad Lake
  • Karen Heuberger, Fund Development Director – Dismas Ministry
  • Meghan Roesner, Development Director – Milwaukee Chamber Theater

Impact Data: From soup to nuts, inclusion, evaluation, and impact
Don’t collect data just to collect data. What do you really need to know? 
Our October educational luncheon speakers affirmed the importance of sharing our organization's mission impact with funders and other stakeholders. The panel offered sound advice on the question of how best to report impact...

Welcome to our New Members

Katy Corey
Jennifer Grokowsky
Emily Kaiser
Tresca Meiling
Mimi Notestein
Katelyn Piper
Andrea Rivera De Vega
Emily Triump
Michael Wos
Thank you to our Renewing Members

Michael Brever
Shavonn Montgomery Brown
Julie Whelan Capell
Dawn Groshek
Jean Gurney, CFRE
Jen Hense
Maggie S McAsey
Pamela Milczarski
Dan Mueller
Ellen Phillips, CFRE
Prudence Precourt, CFRE
Amy Rowell
Andrea Urban
Erin Vella
Kristin Ward
Virginia Zignego
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