Chair: Susan Schweitzer
Not a Member? Join Today!
If you're not already a member of AFP, we invite you to join! With your membership, you will enjoy a wealth of career-building programs, educational resources, networking opportunities, and exclusive member discounts. The AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter (AFPNEO) serves northeast Ohio, including Summit, Stark, Ashland, Cuyahoga, Jefferson, Medina Portage, Richland, and Wayne Counties.
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Why should I join AFP?
Here's why being a member of AFP and your local chapter is the best thing you can do for and the fundraising profession.
- High-quality, local professional development sessions with fundraising professionals from our area.
- Networking events with other AFPNEO members.
- Mentoring opportunities with a fundraising professional from a local nonprofit.
- Access to resources and tools created by and compiled from top fundraisers from around the world.
- Reach out directly to fellow fundraisers for advice, tips, and reassurance. AFPNEO’s professional development workshops, mentoring program, and the AFP online forum provide easy ways to network with your colleagues.
- AFP’s Code of Ethics is the only enforceable code in the sector. Your organization’s financial supporters are assured that ethics remain at the forefront of fundraising.
- Free access to AFP Connect, the online forum where thousands of fundraisers interact, ask questions, and provide answers.
- Free fundraising courses through Blackbaud University, covering the basics of fundraising, marketing and more.
- Free micro-learning videos and member-exclusive webinars to keep you up to date on industry trends. More than 100 to choose from for fundraisers of all skill levels.
- Free career advancement tools like negotiation workshops through the AAUW Work Smart program and access to the AFP Career Center.
- Free profile in AFP360° the online career development platform which offers interview tips, resume review, and more.
- Free access to the AFP Compensation and Benefits Report to discover benchmarking on fundraisers’ salaries, benefits, and other compensation.
- Discounts on premium webinars featuring the best fundraising experts in the nonprofit sector.
- Discounted rates for the AFP ICON conference held each spring.
- And, much more!