Advance the noble profession of fundraising.


BE the CAUSE Fast Facts:

  • Over the past three years, it has allowed AFP Greater Cleveland to distribute more than $10,000 in scholarships
  • All funds raised will be split 62/38 between our local chapter and AFP International.

Donate to BE the CAUSE and acknowledge up to three professional mentors: this is an opportunity to thank mentors who have helped shape your fundraising career. Simply check the ‘Thank a Mentor’ box and include contact information for your mentor(s). We will send a letter notifying them that you have made a gift in honor of the help and support they provided to you.


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Total Chapter Goal: $8,553

2019 Raised to Date: $4,534

2019 BE the CAUSE Campaign Contributors

Fran Anderson
Karen Bain Hiller
Michelle Blackford
Ellen Brown
Robert Cahen, PhD
Carol L. Carbary, CFRE, ACFRE
Matthew Carter
Glen Danahey
Beth Darmstadter
Amy Dawson
Garen P. Distelhorst, CAE
Patricia G Egan, CFRE
Jessica Ford
Jane Furth
Katharine Goss
Betsey Kamm, CFRE
Karen J. Kannenberg, CFRE


Daniel Malone
Jessica Malone
Jeff McCormick
Debbie Miller, CFRE, MBA
John Morabeto
Joan Palumbo
Collin Ries
Melanie A. Shakarian
Diane Strachan, CFRE
Sarah Thomas, MA
Allison Tillinger
Betty Vrcek
Mitch Wasserman
Pamela J. Willits
Michael Wolf
Stephen Zinram