Membership Scholarships

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Toledo Community Foundation

We are grateful To the Toledo Community Foundation for their investment in ethical and effective fundraising in our community.

 

Scholarship Deadlines

  • March 1
  • June 1
  • September 15
  • November 15

The 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 in the following membership categories:

  Membership Level

Scholarship Value

    Professional $290
    Young Professional  (age 30 or younger) $95
    Small Nonprofit  (budget less than $1,000,000) $175
    Associate  (consultant) $290

 

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must:

 

Candidate Responsibilities

Upon acceptance of the scholarship, the member must:

*The AFP Scholarship Committee retains the right to use the evaluation form in publications and on the website as the promotion of the scholarship program.

 

Expectations of Candidate

Although these are optional, the Scholarship Committee expects the new member to commit to the following:

 

Need help completing the form? Send an email to info@afpnwo.org or call 330-329-2472.

AFPNWO Scholarship Application

Please note: At the end of the application, we will ask you to send us your updated resume in PDF format and a professional headshot in jpg format. Please have them ready.

Appropriate Membership Level

Professional
Young Professional - age 30 or younger
Small Nonprofit - operating budget <$1,000,000
Associate - consultant

Name

Organization

Address

City/State/Zip

Phone

(please use 000-000-0000 format)

Email

(required for confirmation)

Are you currently an AFP member?

Yes       No

Have you ever been an AFP (formerly NSFRE) member?

Yes       No

Is anyone else in your organization applying for a scholarship this year?

Yes       No

Have you attended any AFP meetings in the past year?

Yes       No

Years in your current position (enter months if less than 1 year):

Years 
Months

Years in Fundraising (enter months if less than 1 year):

Years 
Months

What is the size of your organization’s annual budget?

under $200,000
$200,000 - $500,000

$500,000 - $1,000,000
$1,000,000 - $3,000,000

$3,000,000 - $8,000,000
more than $8,000,000

Expense budget for fundraising functions:


Your AFP membership dues will be paid by:

Self    Organization

Please describe your organization in 1-2 sentences.

Please describe your fundraising responsibilities.

What are the financial circumstances that caused you to apply for this scholarship?

How will membership in AFP benefit you (as a professional or as a volunteer)?

How will membership in AFP benefit your organization?

Are there any special circumstances you would like the reviewers to consider?

Name of AFP member who referred you (if applicable):

ATTACHMENT

Click here to send AFPNWO your updated resume in PDF format and an optional headshot in jpg format.

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By clicking below, you confirm the following:

  • You meet all eligibility criteria.
  • You agree to uphold the AFP Code of Ethical Standards, attend at least six meetings and/or webinars for the following year, serve and participate on a committee during the scholarship year, and complete the Scholarship Evaluation Form upon request.
  • You agree that the candidate expectations after receiving the scholarship are reasonable and that you will follow them.

 


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

John D. Lechman, CFRE, 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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