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Professional Fundraisers’ Perspectives About Dementia

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 27, 2018
Professional fundraisers frequently work with individuals over the age of 65. These individuals experience higher rates of dementia than younger people, which can create a variety of concerns for professional fundraisers.
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Professional Fundraisers’ Perspectives About Dementia

Fundraisers nationwide have sounded alarms about how the new tax law will affect philanthropic giving. But at least three local experts don’t seem overly concerned. Among other strategies, they suggest fundraisers use the tax changes to leverage corporate giving.
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On Philanthropy - Corporate execs: Expect Provocative Tax Questions from Fundraisers

AFP member Michelle St. Clair has good things to say about how her donor’s National Philanthropy Day award paid off in stronger relationships and sound stewardship:
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Testimonial: The many benefits of nominating your donor for a National Philanthropy Day award

Here’s What You Missed…

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 5, 2018
Fundraisers nationwide have sounded alarms about how the Trump Administration’s new tax law will affect philanthropic giving. But at least three local experts don’t seem overly concerned.
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Here’s What You Missed…

The Wisconsin Funder Community: A Newcomer’s Perspective

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 5, 2018
They publish their giving guidelines. But beyond the publicly available criteria, do Wisconsin funders hold less widely known priorities, preferences and expectations that could maximize your nonprofit’s chances of earning a grant?
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The Wisconsin Funder Community: A Newcomer’s Perspective

BTC Funds Granted – and a reminder of a benefit for YOU!

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: June 5, 2018
Each year, BE the CAUSE is the cooperative, annual giving campaign of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and U.S. AFP Chapters. Each year, a percentage of the dollars donated by AFP Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter members are granted back to the Chapter to be used for a local project. This year, we are excited to share...
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BTC Funds Granted – and a reminder of a benefit for YOU!

Whose generosity inspires you?

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: May 24, 2018
Quick: what’s the biggest thrill of being a fundraiser? Surely it’s the opportunity to associate with selfless humanitarians every single day. Admit it: you’ve got at least one donor or volunteer whose incredibly generous commitment gets you a little choked up… buoys your belief in society’s future…restores your faith in humanity…
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Whose generosity inspires you?

The scene: last November’s National Philanthropy Day celebration in Milwaukee. There I sat, in the crowd of 600-plus diners, listening to heartwarming thank-yous as our area’s leading philanthropists and volunteers received awards from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. I tried to put myself in their shoes, imagining how such public acclaim for altruism, generosity and community commitment must be like a dream come true for the honorees. Then suddenly it struck me:
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On Philanthropy: Revealed: Milwaukee Philanthropists Secretly Wish to Be Ordinary!

Here’s What You Missed…

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: May 7, 2018
See why one attendee said "Great session! I left inspired. It also helped me think about specific changes I can make to improve my EI."
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Here’s What You Missed…

Local Feedback on the AFP International Conference

By: AFP SE WI Administrator
Date: May 7, 2018
Attending this conference was an amazing opportunity to meet and learn from many experienced professionals from around the world. All the networking and educational opportunities available make it an invaluable experience that I recommend every fundraising professional to take part in.
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Local Feedback on the AFP International Conference