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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.

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.

 


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.

 


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.

 

 

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.


September 24 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Webinar
Digital Envy: Showcasing the Best of Digital Fundraising
Registration Deadline: September 20
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September 25 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Perrysburg City Schools Administration Building - 140 E. Indiana Ave. Perrysburgclear
Professional Development BREAKFAST Meeting
The Art and Science of Storytelling with Data
Registration Deadline: September 20
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October 22 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Giving Shifts: How Networks are Catalyzing Change
Registration Deadline: October 18
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October 23 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Professional Development Luncheon Meeting
Major Gifts
Registration Deadline: October 18
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November 13 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Celebration of Philanthropy
National Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Registration Deadline: October 31
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November 19 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Future of Philanthropy and why Diversity Matters
Registration Deadline: November 15
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December 10 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Simple Secrets to Successful Nonprofit Events
Registration Deadline: December 6
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December 11 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Professional Development Luncheon Meeting
Ethics in Fundraising/Annual Meeting
Registration Deadline: December 6
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NPD

Join us for the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on November 13

Join us in showing gratitude to those who have significantly contributed to the welfare of the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan community. On November 13, 2019, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter will celebrate our 32nd Annual National Philanthropy Day! We will honor these inspiring individuals and organizations:

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist:
AccuShred
nominated by
Gretchen Awad,
Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio

Outstanding Foundation:
ProMedica Foundations
nominated by
Adam Reny,
The First Tee of Lake Erie

Outstanding Media Outlet or Best Nonprofit Media Coverage:
13abc WTVG
nominated by
Gary Cates,
ProMedica Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:
William F. "Bill" Buckley
nominated by
Richard P. Anderson,
The Great Lakes Historical Society

Outstanding Philanthropist:
Dr. William & Holly James
nominated by
William Garbe,
ProMedica Foundation

Outstanding Fundraising Professional:
Ann Riddle
nominated by
Jessica LaValley,
LaValley, LaValley, Todak and Schaefer

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 5-17:
Youth in Philanthropy Encouraging Excellence (YiPEE)
nominated by
Leadership Toledo

Sponsorships now available! We have added additional benefits to make sponsorships more valuable. Click here to view all the sponsor benefits for 2019.

Be sure to reserve your sponsorships or tickets for November 13th and join us for this celebration of philanthropy in our community!

 


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 (info@afpnwo.org or 330-329-2472).

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

 

 

 

 

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AFP Ten Star ChapterFriends of DiversityAssociation of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter

Erin McPartland, Chapter President

info@afpnwo.org | PO Box 2507, Toledo  OH  43606
330-329-2472 | 330-315-0399 Fax

 

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Friends of Diversity Award

Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter | John Lechman, President

info@afpnwo.org | PO Box 2507, Toledo  OH  43606
330-329-2472 | 330-315-0399 Fax

© 2013-2018 AFPNWO, Toledo OH 43606 | All rights reserved.

 

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Jacq Connect