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On Philanthropy: The Case for a Way Back

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: January 17, 2020
Each year, philanthropic donors bring enlightenment, health and opportunity to area residents through charitable gifts to nonprofit organizations. But those of us who genuinely care about community-building must support one more mission: restoring the ability of troubled and at-risk neighbors to thrive as community members.
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On Philanthropy: The Case for a Way Back

AFP New Member Chronicles: Wonderful Gifts from AFP that Keep on Giving

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: January 17, 2020
This month new members Amy and Ann discovered a surprising member benefit: how AFP's fundraising advocacy -- both locally and nationally -- strengthens the philanthropic environment in which we all raise funds.
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AFP New Member Chronicles: Wonderful Gifts from AFP that Keep on Giving

Back by popular demand, AFPSEWI’s annual round table event brought opportunity for our members to ask questions on the trending topics of the fundraising profession. Nine Seasoned Professionals led round table discussions and when asked after the event: What is one rule to live by/important piece of advice you have to offer on your topic? What challenges/themes did you notice amongst your guests? What advice can you offer? Here’s what some of our experts had to say:
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Here's What You Missed – Fundraising Topics ‘On the Table’ at December Educational Breakfast

A Message to our Members: Empower. Strengthen. Transform.

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: November 14, 2019
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.
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A Message to our Members: Empower. Strengthen. Transform.

More than 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:
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Memorable Moments from the Podium - National Philanthropy Day Honorees Inspired with Actions and Words

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...
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Here's What You Missed – Impact Data: From soup to nuts, inclusion, evaluation, and impact

On Philanthropy: How to paint a beautiful picture without picking up a brush

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: November 1, 2019
To create an inspiring work, an artist translates a beautiful vision into reality. It’s the same for a philanthropist: starting with their vision of a better world, they wield brushstrokes of passion, creativity, insight and generosity. Their works don’t just inspire us – they lift our whole community’s quality of life.
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On Philanthropy: How to paint a beautiful picture without picking up a brush

Nationally, individual giving fell last year while corporate philanthropy was up 5.4 percent, according to Giving USA. That made AFP’s September 26 educational luncheon a particularly timely one. Consultant Joanne Ray’s insightful “Strategies for Mutually Beneficial Corporate Partnerships” set pens flying as the crowd of 80 attendees scribbled valuable notes.
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Here's What You Missed – Achieving Mutual Benefit Through Corporate Philanthropy

What a good investment you made! That was what I told myself when I discovered there are not just one but two major pathways to getting value from my new AFP membership: local and global. If you’re like me, you probably joined without realizing how robust the resources are on both sides of that line. So I knew I had to share my findings as part of this ongoing “New Member Chronicles” blog I’m writing with fellow AFP rookie Ann Sebald. Ready? Here we go!
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AFP New Member Chronicles: Today’s Special - Get Two AFP Communities for the Price of One!

Are YOU ready for 2020?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: October 10, 2019
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?
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Are YOU ready for 2020?