On Philanthropy - Corporate execs: Expect Provocative Tax Questions from Fundraisers
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.
BTC Funds Granted – and a reminder of a benefit for YOU!
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...
Whose generosity inspires you?
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…
On Philanthropy: Revealed - Milwaukee Philanthropists Secretly Wish to Be Ordinary!
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:
Local Feedback on the AFP International Conference
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.
National Philanthropy Day Date Set: Volunteers needed now
National Philanthropy Day (NPD) is the day that thousands of people around the world come together to put that word into action as well as to recognize the many people who have contributed to making our society a better place. On November 13, 2018, we will be celebrating our 40th Anniversary in the Southeastern Wisconsin AFP Chapter—a very special occasion for our Chapter and the Milwaukee community.
Here’s What You Missed…A Lunchtime Two-fer:
A Lunchtime Two-fer: Can Stewardship Trump Tax Reform? At AFP SEWI’s February 22 educational luncheon, attendees heard expert insight on something we CAN’T control – how the new tax laws might affect charitable giving – and what we CAN control – how sound donor stewardship can help counter potential disruption.