Media

Good Insight and a Free Toolkit

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: February 17, 2017
“Investments in effective fundraising strategies should be made not despite our need to fund our missions and work, but because of it.” Wow—think about that for a minute.
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Good Insight and a Free Toolkit

Foundations and Nonprofits Seek New Alignment for Challenging Times

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: February 17, 2017
One would think that Wisconsin’s foundations and the nonprofits they fund would strongly agree about what those organizations need to thrive. Turns out that is only partly the case.
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Foundations and Nonprofits Seek New Alignment for Challenging Times

AFP Offers More than a Good Lunch!

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: February 17, 2017
Your AFP membership offers so much more than a once-a-month opportunity to hear a great speaker! Just ask Heidi Boyd, CFRE, and Associate Director of Individual Giving Wisconsin Humane Society.
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AFP Offers More than a Good Lunch!

Let’s Build a Community Culture of Corporate Philanthropy

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: January 13, 2017
The secret to expanding corporate philanthropy in Milwaukee? Helping companies learn how to do it right.
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Let’s Build a Community Culture of Corporate Philanthropy

Memo from AFP Southeastern WI Chapter President Nancy Seidl Nelson

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: January 13, 2017
Hopefully year-end efforts were fruitful, holidays enjoyable and now we all ready to move forward into 2017 with renewed energy, high hopes and solids plans for success. As your Chapter President, I hope that AFP and all we have to offer is part of your plans for networking and education in the coming year.
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Memo from AFP Southeastern WI Chapter President Nancy Seidl Nelson

AFP in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Where’s “Up?”

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: December 16, 2016
Local Leaders Make 2017 Predictions for Milwaukee Philanthropy - On November 8, 500 luncheon attendees celebrated National Philanthropy Day and honored the past leadership of several Milwaukee philanthropists. But the event also looked forward: in a panel discussion convened by the AFP and moderated by Business Journal publisher Kira Lafond, area corporate and nonprofit leaders shared their thoughts on “what’s next” for Milwaukee philanthropy…
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AFP in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Where’s “Up?”

YOU+ME+ONLY $319 = ACHIEVING OUR GOAL!!!

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: December 1, 2016
Milwaukee is known as a great, family-oriented community: People here know that giving to a family member in need is not only the right thing to do, but results in a warmer and stronger family environment that benefits everyone. Fair enough. But there’s a special group among us who take this even farther – who see all of us as family. These people extend their giving spirit to the community at large – and the result is a warmer, stronger metro Milwaukee.
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YOU+ME+ONLY $319 = ACHIEVING OUR GOAL!!!

AFP in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Give a Hand to Those Who Give

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: November 11, 2016
Milwaukee is known as a great, family-oriented community: People here know that giving to a family member in need is not only the right thing to do, but results in a warmer and stronger family environment that benefits everyone. Fair enough. But there’s a special group among us who take this even farther – who see all of us as family. These people extend their giving spirit to the community at large – and the result is a warmer, stronger metro Milwaukee.
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AFP in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Give a Hand to Those Who Give

Membership benefits...how far will they take you?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: October 12, 2016
Why did I join AFP? Early in my career, I worked in small shops and was often the only Development staffer – and AFP provided not only the tips and tricks and educational resources to help me learn how to do my job well, but also the camaraderie and necessary support through an amazing network of colleagues.
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Membership benefits...how far will they take you?

Milwaukee-area businesses get it: corporate citizenship boosts the bottom line. The effect has been well documented: according to an annual survey conducted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, more than 60 percent of business executives say that a company’s community involvement contributes to its business goals -- and not just reputation or employee engagement goals, but hard objectives like customer acquisition and retention, access to new markets, and attracting new investors.
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AFP in the Milwaukee Business Journal: Milwaukee Corporate Citizens Earn Praise – and Profits