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A Thought – and an Invitation -- from Lisa Breitsprecker

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: March 18, 2020
Hey Everyone! Can I ask you -- my fellow southeastern Wisconsin fundraising friends – how you’re dealing with the uncharted changes we’re all experiencing at the moment?
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A Thought – and an Invitation -- from Lisa Breitsprecker

Here's What You Missed – Thriving in a Small Shop is a Balancing Act

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: March 18, 2020
Just as real estate’s motto is “location, location, location” it would seem a good motto for the small shop should be “balance, balance, balance.”
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Here's What You Missed – Thriving in a Small Shop is a Balancing Act

In a recent survey of Milwaukee area nonprofits, 50% of the 250 responding organizations said that volunteers were either essential or very important to their mission. That’s not surprising, given that 52% of the responding organizations had fewer than 10 paid staff – and fully 25% had only one staff member, or none.
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On Philanthropy: Volunteers a Growing Challenge for Milwaukee-Area Nonprofits

A Message to our Members: AFPSEWI Needs YOU!

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: February 13, 2020
As Chapter President, it is always interesting when I get asked how I got to be President. The easy answer, I was asked.
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A Message to our Members: AFPSEWI Needs YOU!

It’s as much about saying “no” as it is about saying “yes”. Members who attended January’s AFP Educational Luncheon heard from experts in the field on marketing strategies to make the most of their limited time and resources.
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Here's What You Missed – Strategic Marketing for High Impact in Small-Shop Fundraising

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