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Mentor Application

Directions: Tab and type to complete this page. Print it. Click the [Submit] button to start the application process.

The Mentoring Committee will determine the Mentor/Mentee matches based on goals, interests, and experience.

The pairs will be expected to meet at least four times a year for two hours per meeting, plus a minimum of four hours via phone and/or email, with the goal of monthly contact.  

If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Merkert.

We look forward to your participation in this important project.



Note: You must be a member of the AFPNEO chapter BEFORE you apply for the mentor program.
Click here for information about joining.








Email (required)


How many years have you worked in fundraising/development?        

Professional credentials/degrees:

Summary of experience and background:

Areas of expertise:

Please indicate the areas for which you would like to provide guidance:

Career Development/Ethics
Donor Relationships/Stewardship
Annual Giving
Capital Campaigns
Major Gifts/Prospect Research/Planned Giving
Board Relationships/Governance/Training
Grant Proposals/Case Development

Strategic Planning
Telemarketing/Direct Mail Outreach
Special Events
Volunteer Management

What is your preferred method of communication in terms of your mentoring relationship?

Mentee Preference (optional) *Note: We will do our best to match your request




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I acknowledge the need of all fundraising professionals to continually build their skills and offer my services as an AFPNEO Chapter Mentor. If appropriately matched, I will serve as a Mentor for one year and report back to AFPNEO Chapter at the conclusion of the mentorship.


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