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Friday, February 15, 2019

 Donor Advised Funds: How to Find and Secure Support
 JumpStart Inc.
6701 Carnegie Ave., Suite 100
Cleveland, OH 44103
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Just a few headlines you may have seen in the last couple months:

• Grants From Donor-Advised Funds Totaled $19.08 Billion in 2017 (Philanthropy News Digest)
• Sheryl Sandberg Contributes $50 Million to Donor-Advised Fund (Philanthropy News Digest)
• Growing Popularity of Donor-Advised Funds is Changing Philanthropy (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
• The Advantages Of Donor Advised Funds As A Charitable Giving Strategy (Forbes)

Donor-Advised Funds have rapidly taken their place as the most talked-about type of private giving. But how do they work? And how can they work for your organization?

Join AFP and the Foundation Center as we talk to three expert financial managers who will discuss the ins and outs of how this type of giving can work for donors and grantseekers alike. Help your organization get ahead of the curve in 2019. Bring your questions and business cards!

Dave Holmes, Cleveland Lead, Foundation Center

James Carpenter, Vice President and Charitable Planning Consultant, Fidelity Charitable
Linda Olejko, Managing Director, Glenmede
Terri Eason, Director of Gift Planning, Cleveland Foundation

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Cost to Attend:
AFP Member $60 per person
Non-Member $75 per person 

  Camille Smith – Adoption Network Cleveland

Lisa Brown – Lorain County Community College Foundation

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NonProfit SIG Monthly Breakfast Meeting

Marketing to Prospective College Students of All Ages & Walks of Life

January 24, 2019

7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

College Now (inside Tech Elevator)
7100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

For more information and registration, click here.

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Looking for a career change or to see what opportunities are available in
Greater Cleveland and surrounding communities?

Director of Development – Cuyahoga County Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library is seeking an experienced, creative and motivated development professional to lead its fundraising program. The ideal candidate will have a personal passion for the Library’s mission and awareness of the role that libraries play in fostering individual opportunity and community progress. The new Director of Development position will add senior level expertise to the CCPL fundraising team, helping implement an expanded fund development program to support CCPL and its mission: To be at the center of community life by creating an environment where reading, lifelong learning and civic engagement thrives.



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  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.

  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


March 8, 2019 – Mike Geiger, CEO AFPI HQ Program, Beyond Just Fundraising: The Impact of AFP in Philanthropy, the Workplace and the World
March 31, 2019 – April 2, 2019 – AFPI International Conference

April 12, 2019 – AFPGC/Foundation Center joint Program

November 8, 2019
 – National Philanthropy Day

December 5, 2019 – AFPGC Annual Meeting (Date Change possible)

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter 

4036 Center Road, Suite B * Brunswick, OH 44212 * (216) 696-1613 *