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Foundation Fundraising 2018: What’s New and What’s Necessary for Nonprofits

Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop to learn foundation fundraising from experts and to hear from grantmakers on what to expect in 2018
February 23rd, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Oberlin College
173 W Lorain St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

Two tracks in the morning will provide information on the ins and outs of foundation grantseeking and grantwriting for novices and seasoned professionals. This will be followed by a lunch and panel discussion with representatives from local grantmakers, with a focus on changes to the funding landscape nationally, in Ohio, and in Lorain County. 

Bring your questions and prepare to network!

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Networking
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Morning Programs
12:00 p.m. -12:30 p.m. – Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dave Holmes
, Cleveland Lead, Foundation Center
Laura Fegan
, Manager, Grants and Foundation Relations at Sisters of Charity Health System

William Harper,Executive Director of United Way of Greater Lorain County
Cynthia Andrews
, President/CEO of Community Foundation of Lorain County (Invited)

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3 CFRE credits PENDING

AFP Members $60

Non Members $75


Holly Sukol – Hillel at Kent State University
Lisa Lebovitz, MBA –
Jewish Federation of Cleveland

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising CourseFor more information on the Course click here.

If you are interested in taking this course, please complete our brief survey!

***For those that complete the survey, you will be entered in our drawing for a chance to win a

Dunkin Donuts Gift Card or Starbucks Gift Card!**


  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 16, 2018 – Topic TBD
April 27, 2018 – Topic TBD
September 14, 2018 – Nonprofit Career Bootcamp
October 4, 2018 – Clam Bake Social
November 2, 2018 – National Philanthropy Day 2018
December 6, 2018 – Annual Meeting

Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter
4036 Center Road, Suite B * Brunswick, OH 44212 * (216) 696-1613
admin@afpcleveland.org * www.afpcleveland.org