AFP in the CLE



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Thank you to everyone who attended the
Friday, March 8, 2019
 program! We were happy to show such a huge welcome to AFPI CEO Mike Geiger. 

Government Grants Beyond Research Dollars

 Friday, May 10th, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Minter Conference Center, Cleveland Foundation
1422 Euclid Avenue, 12th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44115

 3 CFRE credits Pending

 “You should really see about getting some government funding.” But how? If you’re
not a medical research institution looking for a million-dollar grant from the NIH,
are there any other options for you?

The short answer is yes! Come find out the ins and outs of government funding for all types of nonprofits. A panel of experts will talk about how to identify opportunities, how to apply for those funds, and what you need to know about the application process

Teleange’ Thomas
, Director, Foundation Center Midwest, a service of Candid

Matt Carter, Executive Consultant, Grants Plus
Emily Campbell, Associate Director, The Center for the Community Solutions

View Speaker Bios

Price Member $40.00
Non-Member $50.00


  Jamie Kutner – Sisters of Charity Health System
Alyse Nevil –
Nevil Consulting, LLC
If you are interested in becoming a member of
AFP Greater Cleveland, please click here.

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Nomination Format Requirements

Submit a Nomination

 Once you begin the nomination form, it must be completed. The form cannot be saved to complete at a later time.We suggest that you answer the questions in a Word Document first and then copy and past them into the form.
Click here to view PDFs of the award questions before you begin

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

Individual Giving Coordinator – Greater Cleveland Food Bank

This position is responsible for project coordination, database maintenance, and administrative support for the individual giving program. It provides direct support for direct mail, online fundraising and major gifts. The Individual Giving Coordinator reports into the Sr. Manager of Donor Relations and will help grow individual giving through prospect research and other strategic initiatives, while maintaining detailed, accurate and actionable donor records in Raiser’s Edge. The Individual Giving Coordinator also works closely with the Director of Development on the strategic direction and successful execution of direct mail and online fundraising campaigns.

Annual Giving Manager – United Church of Christ

The Annual Giving Manager’s primary responsibility will be planning, executing, and managing a comprehensive annual fund and annual giving program. The manager will engage in personal interactions with prospects and donors as well as plan and present donor recognition and fundraising events.


Does your company have any job openings? To learn more about our NEW product offerings for advertising,
please click here.

Ready to become a CFRE in 2019? Don’t miss the April 15 Application deadline

The April 15 CFRE Application deadline will be here before you know it! Start your application at no cost at the CFRE website. View the application requirements. You only pay when you are ready to submit. AFP members enjoy a special discounted rate of $700 – that’s a 20% savings off the regular rate. Have questions or need help getting started? Contact CFRE International at

Proposal Writing Boot Camp

Monday, March 18 – Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM | $695

Foundation Center’s first Proposal Writing Boot Camp of 2019 in the Midwest region will be held in Cleveland, OH! The immersive, hands-on, three-day workshop will cover topics such as building a sound budget, creating letters of intent, developing your proposal, submitting online applications and more. This course is great for everyone from program managers looking to brush up their fundraising skills to individuals considering a career move into the nonprofit sector, and even to consultants looking to expand on the services they offer their clients.

Make 2019 your most successful fundraising year yet – register today!


 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 31, 2019 – April 2, 2019 – AFPI International ConferenceMay 23, 2019 – AFP Program – Round table Wine and Cheese

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 *