AFP_TenStar_GoldAward_2020.jpgMission Statement
Our mission is to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals throughout northwest Ohio and promote high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. We do this by providing outstanding professional development programs, career-growth options, mentoring partnerships, access to resources, and opportunities to network and get involved in our philanthropic community.

National Philanthropy Day

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter (AFPNWO) has announced a call for nominations for their 37th Annual National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Awards. The 2024 National Philanthropy Day® will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2024.

National Philanthropy Day® acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact philanthropy has on the fabric of society. Each year, AFP honors those who, through their hard work and dedication, have advanced philanthropy, enhanced their communities, and changed the world.

Recognizing individuals and organizations for their spirit of selfless generosity inspires the entire community to celebrate the spirit of philanthropy, spurring others on to “Change the World with a Giving Heart.”

Deadline for submissions will be 5:00pm on Friday, June 14, 2024.

In order to submit a nomination, you MUST be a member of AFP Northwest Ohio. To become a member of AFP NWO, click here

Begin your nomination HERE!

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AFPNWO and The Center for Nonprofit Resources have enjoyed a strong partnership for a number of years. 


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Center for workshops, certificates and on-demand resources.   If you are looking to earn CFRE credits, The Center offers many low-cost, no-travel options that are CFRE eligible.

Idea Statement

Northwest Ohio AFP Chapter’s Statement on Diversity and Inclusion (IDEA): 
We believe diversity and inclusion in fundraising is achieved by ensuring we intentionally create a respectful and welcoming environment that is open to all; and, is representative of a broad spectrum of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures. AFP NWO has been awarded with the 2024 IDEA Champion Designation for our commitment to increasing inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in the fundraising profession. AFPIDEAChampion2022v1Final.png

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