Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: You have chosen fundraising as a career. Now what? Bridgette Frommell of the Wisconsin Humane Society will walk you through the stages of fundraising. Learn how to build a plan for success and make a donor’s dream come true!

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: Presenters: Dave Siewert and Susan Schultze of Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: In the fundraising world, we all know how important our time is with donors. In this brown-bag session learn how your organization can capitalize on that time through events and make it a meaningful and substantive touchpoint for your donors. Hope you can join!

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: When your annual appeal falls short of expectations and your fiscal year goal and limited budget have you stressed, don’t worry, there are solutions! This session will present cost-effective ideas to help you meet your fundraising goal as well as best practices to set yourself up for future success, regardless of the size of your organization.

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: Crafting a strong grant proposal is much more than just a fundraising task.  Grant writing articulates how a non-profit organization fulfills its mission and envisions how it creates and implements solutions to community needs.

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: How do you want your career to grow? Once you answer that question, how will you get there?

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: If you cringe when you hear the word “PowerPoint,” this is for you.

Hosted by the Developing Professionals Special Interest Group: In 1915, a small group of generous and visionary Milwaukee leaders believed in the power of philanthropy to change the lives of people in our community. By creating the then Milwaukee Foundation, they fashioned a way for a permanent pool of charitable resources to be used to address the community’s most pressing issues. More than 100 years later...

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

Are you interested in networking with other seasoned development professionals (10+ years) to exchange ideas, discuss development trends, share frustrations and learn more ways to galvanize the power of philanthropy to address critical needs?

December's Topic: Wisdom From the Seasoned Vets!

November's Topic: Board Engagement

October's Topic: Annual Appeals -  This month we have Heidi Jeter, the Director of Advancement Communications at Alverno College coming as our resident expert as we discuss Annual Appeals.

September's Topic: Following Up After an Event

August's Topic: First Gala Ever

July's Topic: Prospecting and Relationship Building

Talk informally about grant writing, grant makers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grant makers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grant makers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

Talk informally about grant writing, grantmakers, grant management, and pretty much whatever fundraising topics the group may want to bring up.

February's Topic: Development Goal Setting – “Goals give you a compass in order to direct your path. Goals focus your thoughts and actions on areas that have precise purpose and meaning.” – Catherine Pulsifer

January's Topic: Focus on wellness with certified yoga instructor (and AFP Member!) Maggie Seer.