OPRN is the Ohio Chapter of Apra - the premier organization for professionals who strategically harness information and data to drive fundraising for philanthropic institutions.
The Ohio Prospect Research Network (OPRN) is a non-profit association for individuals working or interested in non-profit fundraising, development and advancement. OPRN is committed to furthering the profession of research, prospect development and analytics in the field of Advancement. Our pledge is to serve those individuals who desire to seek and share information about prospect research by providing a forum and the organizational means to bring members together in a spirit of dialogue and partnership.
OPRN member services include our spring conference, mentoring program, Thumbprints newsletter, scholarships for new and veteran researchers, and networking events in various regions throughout the year.
OPRN was founded in 1987 to:
Please follow these links for the Apra Statement of Ethics and the complete Apra Donor Bill of Rights as developed by the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel (AAFRC), the Association of Fund Raising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).