COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Hello Northeast Wisconsin fundraisers, Please know that your local AFP Chapter is here to help you during this unprecedented time. Philanthropy is all about caring for one another, and we are here to care about you as you navigate the fundraising profession in uncertain times.

Local Emergency Response Funds

You may already be aware of several COVID-19 response funds emerging in our area: Green Bay Area – Brown County United Way and Greater Green Bay Community Foundation Fox Cities Area – Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities Oshkosh Area – Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and Oshkosh Area United Way Wausau Area – Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and United Way of Marathon County

Resources to Help Respond to Our New Challenge

Many of you have canceled spring fundraising events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. AFP Northeast Wisconsin has curated resources that may be helpful to you in responding creatively to this challenge. If You Have to Cancel Your Event Because of Coronavirus from Gail Perry at Fired Up Fundraising Events, Coronavirus, Lost Revenue: What To Do from Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels How to (Quickly) Mobilize Volunteers to Maximize Nonprofit Fundraising During COVID-19 from Breakthrough Fundraising Group Coronavirus and Fundraising: What to Expect and How to Prepare from Gail Perry at Fired Up Fundraising COVID-19 and Your Fundraising Plan, an hour-long video from Tammy Zonker (must provide contact info for free access)

Interested in a Virtual Round Table Discussion?

Are you interested in participating in a virtual coffee or wine chat to discuss your fundraising response with peers? Contact program co-chairs Cara Gosse or Holly Rutter to express interest. They will determine from there whether to offer this opportunity to connect.

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