Be the Cause 2017-09-06T22:11:03+00:00


BUILDING A STRONGER CULTURE OF PHILANTHROPY TOGETHER

Be the cause furthers professional development by promoting education, training, mentoring, and research empower fundraisers. Its ethical and effective fundraising practices build trust and strengthen relationships. Be the cause encourages donor-centered fundraisers help transform giving to create social change.

2016 Campaign Results

Thanks to the cooperative efforts of chapters like AFP WNC, the collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $404,648 in gifts and pledges from 3,760 donors as of December 31, 2016. This represents 81% of the Foundation’s $500,000 goal.

Because of you…

    • $127,500 in support back to 159 local AFP chapters
    • Scholarships
      • $136,716 in awards for the AFP International Fundraising Conference
      • 140 Chamberlain Scholars (first-time conference attendees)
      • 25 Diverse Communities Scholars
      • $44,250 in awards for AFP Leadership Academy
    • Educational support

Because of our partners and endowments…

  • Program and research support
    • Research Prize funded by Skystone Partners
    • Emerging Fundraisers Academy funded by the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation
      • 65 collegiate members and advisors
  • Leadership Development
    • 9 Leadership Scholars funded by Marjorie K. & Stephen M. Levy

 

 

For more information on be the cause visit afpfoundation.org or contact our local chapter chair Mandy Pearce at presidentelect@afpwnc.org.