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What’s Really Behind the Decline in Individual Giving?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 18, 2019
Charitable giving in the United States reached $427 million in 2018, according to the 2019 Giving USA Report released last month. Giving by individuals declined to 68% of the total, suggesting that nonprofits will need to shift their fundraising strategies to rely increasingly on the growing corporate and foundation sectors. A group of local nonprofit leaders, however, has challenged this statistic, arguing that the reported drop is an artifact of the way the report was run.
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What’s Really Behind the Decline in Individual Giving?

On Philanthropy: Saving the World – and My July 4th Picnic

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 18, 2019
Every July 4th, our family reunion brings me into contact with my clueless brother-in-law. He’s the guy in every family who remembers exactly one fact about everyone else. As expected, he quickly worked our conversation around to his usual dig. “Hey, dude, you work for a nonprofit. So do you actually get paid?” he smirked.
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On Philanthropy: Saving the World – and My July 4th Picnic

I’ve been a fundraiser and activist since the age of six, having attended parochial school on the south side of Milwaukee beginning in the early 1980s. My lifelong relationship with fundraising and competition began...
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A Fundraising Retrospective from the World’s Finest to the World’s Largest

NEW! National Philanthropy Day Impact Awards

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: July 18, 2019
The Impact Awards will be presented at the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon to recognize the important work that goes on ‘behind the scenes’ and to celebrate the Art of Philanthropy. In the coming weeks, AFP SEWI will be seeking member nominations for the following awards:
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NEW! National Philanthropy Day Impact Awards

Why AFP’s $30 Dues Increase is a No-Brainer

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 13, 2019
To cut to the chase: AFP’s annual membership fee is going up by $30 on July 1. May we boldly suggest you join us a hearty “Who cares?!” Here’s why…
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Why AFP’s $30 Dues Increase is a No-Brainer

On Philanthropy: Suffragette Dreams Come True – via Philanthropy

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 13, 2019
One hundred years ago, on June 10, 1919, Wisconsin became the first state to ratify the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. When I reflect on the struggles of our foremothers, I wonder: What have we accomplished?
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On Philanthropy: Suffragette Dreams Come True – via Philanthropy

International Conference stars align for Fundraising Day Wisconsin

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 13, 2019
Lisa Pieper reveals: “My first trip to AFP ICON did not disappoint. Here are tips I picked up from some of the BEST MINDS in fundraising, many of whom have been or will soon be Fundraising Day Wisconsin stars..."
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International Conference stars align for Fundraising Day Wisconsin

Here's What You Missed – Donors with Dementia

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 13, 2019
What happens when you are sitting across from a donor and they do not seem like themselves? You find him repeating the same story in quick succession or she forgets her order at the restaurant you go to on every visit. Your donor may be suffering from dementia. But what does that mean for your role as a fundraiser and your donor’s relationship with your organization?
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Here's What You Missed – Donors with Dementia

Is Your Career “Sustainable”?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 11, 2019
Everyone feels excited at the start of their career. Will you feel the same passion throughout? Chris Kann tells you how – because it’s not just luck.
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Is Your Career “Sustainable”?

Are you Bunching this year?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: May 9, 2019
How to make sure the new tax law doesn’t reduce charitable giving by $20 billion this year.
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Are you Bunching this year?