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Welcome to the IN, Northwest Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Indiana, Northwest Chapter fosters the growth of development of philanthropy, the fundraising profession, the Chapter, and its individual members. 

Be sure to check the event calendar for future workshops and events, as well as the job postings.

 

Save the Date...2016 National Philanthropy Day®

Thursday, November 17, 2016

We are seeking nominations for the prestigious awards to be presented at the event. The annual awards are intended to recognize people, businesses and organizations that have made a significant philanthropic impact on our region. Download the nomination form. 

Please note: Only Chapter members are able to submit a nomination. If you are not an AFP member, please ask a member to partner with you to submit a nomination or consider joining AFP by contacting Amanda Maynard at amanda@mownwi.org.  


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May 25 - Donor Relations Associate
The Donor Relations Associate is responsible for all gift and constituent data entry into The Raiser’s Edge database, Kintera’s Sphere program, and other development systems. The Donor Relations Associate is responsible for processing all gift acknowledgements in a timely manner and in such a way that donors are delighted by their correspondence. The Donor Relations Associate is also responsible for reconciling gift data in The Raiser’s Edge database with the accounting department. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email paffairs@afpnet.org with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >