In This Issue
What is CFRE?
New Chapter Members
Area Job Listings
Membership Scholarship Opportunity
Chapter Sponsors
LuncheonJanuary Luncheon: The 3 Resolutions Your Nonprofit Should Make Now
Nicole Morgan, Ally Lightle, and Lacey Taylor
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Tulsa Garden Center | 11:15a - 1:15p
Steadfast. Firmly determined. Purposeful. Do those adjectives describe your organization and its fundraising efforts?

They describe the principles and practices of nonprofits that get results - in dollars, donors and impact.

Join Resolute PR CEO Nicole Morgan, APR and her team for an interactive dialogue to uncover the 3 commitments your nonprofit should make right now to bring a sense of purpose to your message and elevate your mission.

Forty percent of Americans make New Year's resolutions and only 8 percent keep them. These are 3 resolutions for real results you won't want to break.
Steffanie Bonner
2018 Chapter President
Tulsa Regional Chamber
PresidentLetterLetter from the President
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
Happy New Year!  What are your resolutions for the 2018?  Is furthering your development knowledge or expanding your professional network part of your resolutions? If so, then your local AFP Chapter will most assuredly be your go-to resource this year. 
I'm honored to serve your chapter this year and excited to mention a couple of programs that will provide you membership-value and opportunities for involvement.  Starting this month we will kicking off a NEW program called Funders Impact Series.  The series will spotlight a local funder each month, at the beginning of our luncheon programs.  It will be an opportunity to network with local philanthropists and understand the mission and vision from the funder's perspective.
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FISNew for 2018: Funders Impact Series
Jeff Harjo, Trustee, The HoganTaylor Foundation
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Tulsa Garden Center | 11:45a - 12:00p

New in 2018, the Funders Impact Series is a short-form opportunity to network with local philanthropists and understand mission and vision from a funder's perspective.

Join us at 11:45 a.m. for a 15-minute discussion on what's on horizon for the foundation in 2018, along with opportunities or challenges facing the foundation and its areas of impact. Key takeaways will include how local nonprofits can help the foundation realize its vision through awareness, advocacy and collaborative work.

Get to lunch early so you don't miss out!
SmallGroupSmall Group Networking Series
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Location Supplied to Registrants | 4:00p - 5:30p
The AFP Small Group Networking Series is a new membership benefit opportunity to engage in small group, member-only conversations with AFP peers on fundraising and nonprofit management topics of relevance to you. The series will feature six meetings a year in members' homes or at local hot spots. Light refreshments will be provided.
MembershipLetterLetter from the Vice President - Member Services
Happy New Year!     
I am honored to serve as the VP of Membership in 2018 and am very excited to have you as a member in our chapter, or as a potential future member. We appreciate your interest in furthering your fundraising knowledge and networking skills.  
As a reminder, did you know that our chapter, through AFP International, is Eastern Oklahoma's source for ethical fundraising expertise, toolkits, established and field-tested ideas, legislative news, ongoing adult learning, and support for achieving certification, the CFRE? Please find attached a reminder of what membership in our chapter does for you and your career.  In addition to that,  encourage your participation in our Mentor and Mentee program, which is another great resource for chapter members.
This stands for Certified Fund Raising Executive, an internationally recognized certification in the fundraising field and administered by CFRE International.  This certification provides an answer to the public's concerns about fundraising practices and ethics.
First period testing dates for 2018 - January 15th through March 15. Application deadline is January 5th. 
Second period testing dates for 2018 - April 15th through June 15. Application deadline is April 5th. 
Recertification applications are due on or before your Certification Expiration date on your certificate.  Late Recertification applications are accepted, up to six months from the original Certificate Expiration date (a late fee will apply).
To find out if you are ready to begin the certification process, visit here.
Contact Chris Miller, VP of Advancing Philanthropy, with any questions! (918-491-0079)  
NewMemNew Chapter Members
Christina Siemens
Tulsa Advocates For The Protection of Children
Sandra Willmann
Cascia Hall Preparatory School
JobsArea Job Listings
ScholarshipMembership Scholarship Opportunity
We are thrilled to share our chapter has initiated a Membership Scholarship fund. These scholarships will be awarded in both full and partial funding. If you are interested in applying for a membership scholarship, please review the scholarship requirements prior to submission.
Thank you to our Sponsors

  AFP Eastern Oklahoma Chapter
918-978-9718 |
P.O.Box 33103 | Tulsa, OK 74153