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Greater Cincinnati Chapter earns 10 Star Gold again!  We are one of only 30 AFP chapters to earn the distinction!

 

Congratulations to the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter for winning the Charles R. Stephens Excellency in Diversity Award!

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Upcoming Events

 

Fundamentals of Fundraising - Extended Session

August 26 - November 25, 2014

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Networking & Knowledge Breakfast

October 1, 2014

"Getting REAL Results with Social Media" 

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Audioconference

October 17, 2014

"Extreme Social Media Makeover:  Nonprofit Edition"

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Why become an AFP member?  Read Here...

Perhaps your organization saved a life today.  Maybe your institution provides shelter for Greater Cincinnati’s homeless or feeds our hungry.   Perhaps it is one of our area’s leaders in providing excellence in education, or you deliver clean drinking water and basic needs to people in the poorest communities around the world.

We are privileged to work as professional fundraisers in the Greater Cincinnati nonprofit community and it is our pleasure to invite you to join the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Cincinnati Chapter.  Consider these reasons why you should join today: 

1. AFP Membership is important to your organization as it shows your constituencies that you value ethical and effective fundraising.  Our chapter is dedicated to serving the many charities and non-profit organizations that improve the quality of life, through philanthropy, for everyone in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky community. 

2. AFP connects you to other fundraising professionals. Hundreds of your colleagues with leading local non-profit organizations in the Greater Cincinnati area—more than 30,000 worldwide—have already joined AFP.  Network, share ideas, stay up-to-date on best practices with quality education and programming, and learn what current trends are working in other organizations.

3. AFP offers outstanding educational programs for you and your staff. Professional fundraisers know value. As an AFP member, you’ll enjoy many benefits including free programs like the Network & Knowledge series, Audio Conferences, social networking opportunity Meet & Greets; discounts for larger chapter programs such as Fundraising 101 and CFRE Review; discounts on international programs; and unlimited access to AFP’s comprehensive Resource Center for development professionals. 

3. Join NOW through SEPT. 30, 2014 and save! In honor of AFP’s 54th year, receive $50 off a Professional and Associate new membership.  CLICK HERE to review full list of benefits of membership.

Membership Coupon (good through Sept. 30, 2014) - CLICK HERE

We look forward to welcoming you as our newest member soon. Start enjoying the benefits of AFP Membership now! 

 

“We love associations and salute the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter for their commitment to excellence in advancing the fundraising profession!”

Jill Claire

Owner Secretary to the Public, Administrator AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter, and AFP Member since 2005


 

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Sep 19 - Director of Planned Giving
Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Planned Giving is responsible for development of a comprehensive donor-centric planned giving solicitation plan to meet long term planned giving goals including case statement development and strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding planned giving prospects. The Director works with leadership to identify and cultivate prospects for six and seven figure endowment gifts. The Director serves as a leader on the Development team providing guidance to colleagues. The Director will work collaboratively with the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services for prospect identification and joint requests. The Director will also work closely with the Planned Giving Committee providing leadership support for the committee members as they identify, cultivate and solicit planned giving prospects. ... more >
Sep 10 - Director of Advancement
Title: Directory of Advancement Department: Advancement Office Position Type: Salary Reports to: Principal Schedule: M-F 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Periodic Evenings and Weekends) Send resume to dkohlhepp@covcath.org ... more >
Sep 10 - Major Gifts Director - Columbus, Ohio
The Major Gifts Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the council’s Preparing our Youth. For Life. campaign, including prospect research, cultivation strategies, solicitation and stewardship of donors and gifts received for the campaign. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >