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Foundation Funding Workshop

May 19, 2017
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Lorain County Community College
The Stocker Center
1005 N Abbe Rd
Elyria, OH 44035
Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop and learn foundation fundraising from the experts. Two tracks in the morning will provide information on the ins and outs of grantseeking for novices and seasoned professionals.  This will be followed by a lunch and panel discussion with representatives from regional foundations.  Bring your questions and prepare to network!


10:00 am – 10:30 am – Networking
10:30 am – 11:45 am – Breakout Sessions
Key Elements of Proposal Writing (Dave Holmes)
Building Better Relationships with Funders (Donae Ceja)
11:45 am -12:00 pm – Break
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Panel Discussion with Grantmakers:
Moderator: Dave Holmes, Foundation Center

Peter Schindler, Community West Foundation
Patty O’Brien, The Stocker Foundation
Dawn Golba, The Nord Family Foundation
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm – Conclusion and Evaluation

Price: $60 Member/$75 Non Member
3 CFREs Approved

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Highest Retention Award!

The AFP Greater Cleveland Chapter is happy to announce that we have been awarded the Chapter Group 4 (251-400 member) category for

highest “2016 Retention Rate” at 75.68%. 

Our chapter will be recognized at the Chapter Presidents Council meeting on April 30th in San Francisco. Our chapter will be receiving $2,000 for this award which we can use to help better our association!

We also had a increase of 4 “professional” and/or large “nonprofit organizational” members in 2016, and we will receive an additional $80! 
Thank you to all of our wonderful members! None of this would be possible without you and your commitment to our chapter!


New Members

Allyson Rey – Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio



To everyone who will Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day…


June 16, 2017 – Giving USA at Windows on the River
July 19, 2017 – Summer Social at Cleveland Yacht Club

August 25, 2017 – CFRE Review Course at Corporate Plaza in Independence

September 2017 -AFP Greater Cleveland Fundraising Boot Camp

& Career Fair

November 3, 2017- National Philanthropy Day at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel

December 1,  2017 – AFP Annual Meeting at the Cleveland Yacht Club

 Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter


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