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Welcome to the Western New York Chapter!


Nomination Deadline Countdown: 4 Days!

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Nominations Due: Friday, May 26th

View/Print the 2017 Award Categories & Criteria

Download Nomination Forms and Guidelines

Luncheon Celebration: November 15th

Wednesday, May 24

Join us for a special session of our Professional Development Luncheon Series, at The Buffalo Club!

Increasing Fundraising Results & Efficiency:
Utilizing Social Media Data

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Fundraisers' Progressive Networking Breakfast on April 5 to CONNECT, GROW, and IMPROVE.

Welcome to our newest Chapter members:

Austin Byrd - University at Buffalo

Dan Wiles, BS - KenTon Meals on Wheels

Danielle Heferle - Child/Family Svcs, Haven House

Laurie Jones-Prinzel - Dmitri House, Inc.

Robert Van Wicklin - St. Bonaventure University

Rachel Voelkle-Kuhlmann - Evergreen Health

Tracy Reed - Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

Miata Wright - Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)

Kelly Kinderman, MS - CSDD


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May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
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May 24 - Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature
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