Welcome to the AFP Northwest Ohio Chapter!

Our mission is to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals throughout northwest Ohio and promote high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. We do this by providing outstanding professional development programs, career-growth options, mentoring partnerships, access to resources, and opportunities to network and get involved in our philanthropic community.


Chapter Sponsors

Lead Chapter Sponsor

Toledo Community Foundation

Our thanks to The Toledo Community Foundation, whose generosity allows the AFP Northwest Ohio Chapter is able to provide this webinar FREE all interested nonprofit fundraising professionals, board members, and volunteers. Normally, AFP webinars would cost $79 for AFP members and $99 for non-members.

In addition, the Foundation also funds our Membership Scholarship program. We are grateful for their investment in ethical and effective fundraising in our community.


Webinar Location Sponsor


We greatly appreciate ABLE (Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc.) and LAWO (Legal Aid of Western Ohio), who host our webinars each month. Because of their availability, nonprofit fundraising executives are able to select from four convenient locations to view our professional development webinars:

  • Toledo (ABLE Office): 525 Jefferson Avenue Suite 300 
  • Defiance (ABLE Office): 1340 A West High St 
  • Findlay (LAWO Office): 1800 North Blanchard St Suite 109 
  • Sandusky (LAWO Office): 109 W. Water St Suite U



Calendar of Events

Be sure to save the dates for AFPNWO events throughout the year. For more info and to register for upcoming events, click on the more info link for each event below.

March 27 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Toledo Clubclear
Professional Development Luncheon Meeting
Turning Your Fundraising Career into a Calling
Registration Deadline: March 22
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Our Values

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be a world-leading AFP chapter of our size by sustaining an inclusive community of fundraising professionals, offering best in class member services and advancing the culture of philanthropy across our service area.

Chapter Diversity Statement

We believe diversity and inclusion in fundraising is achieved by ensuring we intentionally create a respectful and welcoming environment that is open to all and is representative of a broad spectrum of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures.




Get Involved - Join a Committee!

Joining a committee is a great way to maximize the benefits of your AFP membership, as well as a great way to network and get to know your fellow fundraisers. The following committees are in need of volunteers (click here for a description of the purpose of each committee). If you are interested, contact Jacquie, our chapter administrator ( or 330-329-2472).

  • Diversity
  • Membership
  • Programming
  • National Philanthropy Day
  • Scholarships
  • Youth in Philanthropy


Apply for a Membership Scholarship

applyThe AFP Northwest Ohio Chapter (AFPNWO) is committed to advancing the careers of fundraisers in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. To that end, it has partnered with the Toledo Community Foundation to fund the cost of membership dues to AFP International (AFPI) of eligible fundraisers for one year. A second half-year scholarship is available to members who demonstrate strong financial need after their first scholarship.

The scholarship award covers the membership dues for one year to the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Click here for eligibility criteria and additional information, including the application.







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Erin McPartland, Chapter President | PO Box 2507, Toledo  OH  43606
330-329-2472 | 330-315-0399 Fax


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Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter | John Lechman, President | PO Box 2507, Toledo  OH  43606
330-329-2472 | 330-315-0399 Fax

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