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Giving USA 2017

June 16, 2017

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Windows on the River
2000 Sycamore Street
Cleveland, OH 44113

11:00 a.m. – Registration and Networking
11:30 a.m. – Summary of the study’s key findings
Peter Fissinger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Campbell & Company
12:00 p.m. – Lunch and AFP announcements
12:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion
Randell McShepard, Vice President of Public Affairs, RPM International Inc
Susan Zanetti, Specialty Territory Manager, Promius Pharmaceuticals
Paul Clark, Regional President, PNC Bank
Moderator: Peter Fissinger
1:30 p.m. – Program Concludes

Price: $40 Member/$55 Non Member
Get in Shape
Proposal Writing Boot Camp
June 5-7, 2017
at The Well in Akron, OH  |  $695

Get ready to tone your fundraising muscles at our boot camp! In 3 days, you’ll learn how to craft a competitive proposal, develop a project/program logic model for deeper proposal development, write an effective Letter of Inquiry, create an organized budget, and more. You’ll leave the class with practical tools and knowledge to implement immediately. Limited scholarships are available.


$50 Professional & Associate New Member Discount!

In honor of our 57th Anniversary, AFP will be offering a $50.00 discount to
new members joining in the Professional and Associate Member categories
by June 30, 2017.
The discount applies to $50.00 off the International portion of the dues. Fill out the membership invitation as usual, but deduct $50.00 from the total and include this coupon with your payment. *Coupon must be included with payment.
To join online, go to www.afpnet.org and use Promo Code: JUNE2017
One coupon per new member. Expires June 30, 2017
Questions, call the AFP Membership Department at (800) 666-3863.
Did you know that AFP members receive free downloads of the AFP Ready Reference Series? The nine part series includes many how-to tips, step by step instructions and insights into specific aspects of the fundraising and philanthropy. Login to your account at afpnet.org to download your free copy of the AFP Ready Reference Series. 


Navigating Government, Exerting Influence
and Securing Funding for Non-Profits

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

12:30-1:00 p.m. – Sign-in/Registration/Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Seminar
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115
Parking lot entrance is on Prospect Ave. at East 22nd St. –
Use 2307 Prospect Ave. to map driving directions to parking lot

With decades of experience in public policy, accessing government funding, and advocacy on the Hill and at the Statehouse, presenters will offer practical insights on how government operates, running effective advocacy campaigns, and securing government funding, including capital funding from the State. 

Topics include:
* Budget Processes in Washington, D.C. and Columbus
* Key Timelines
* Sources of Government Funding
* Decision-Makers for Funding and Policy
* Advocacy Tools & Case Studies
* Insider Tips on How to Succeed
$30 if register by June 1st and $40 for late registration and walk-ins
RSVP to Greg Kapcar at gkapcar@G2Gconsulting.com  or  216-658-3995.


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
October 6th- The Importance of the Annual Campaign-Start with Why
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

4036 Center Road, Suite B Brunswick, OH 44212 (216) 696-1613 
admin@afpcleveland.org www.afpcleveland.org

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