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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

 

Networking & Knowledge Breakfast

August 6, 2014

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Fundamentals of Fundraising - Extended Session

August 26 - November 25, 2014

CLICK HERE for more information on all seven classes!

 

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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