AFP Foundations for Philanthropy:
United States and Canada
About the Foundations
The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy enhance philanthropy and volunteerism through programs of education, research, and service that benefit those who lead, serve and support nonprofit institutions. The purpose of the Foundations is to generate the resources to fund strategic initiatives that advance ethical and effective fundraising.
The AFP Foundation is Pleased to Announce a Successful 2014 BE the CAUSE Campaign...and an Even Better 2015! Thank You!
The AFP Foundation is pleased to announce that as of May 28, 2015 the BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $259,906 (in gifts and pledges) compared with $238,348 this time last year (a 9 percent increase from the end of May 2014). It represents 52% raised against the goal of $500,000! The number of donors has also increased from 1,299 to 1,557.
Remember to utilize the campaign materials available at afpfoundation.org/toolkit.
Here you will find a variety of resources such as a short animated video, a PowerPoint presentation, a brochure, solicitation letter templates, an insert, postcard, table tent cards, sample email solicitation copy, and a BE the CAUSE website: afpfoundation.org/bethecause. For more information download the Guidebook from the toolkit page.
Chapter IMPACT Campaign 2015
This year we’ve provided chapters with the opportunity to make a chapter-directed gift that supports one or more of the strategic initiatives that mean the most to your members:
• Capacity Building for the Foundation
• Professional Education and Career Development
• Diverse Communities Scholarship Program
Click here to learn more!
• AFP 2014 Donor Survey Special Report
• AFP/AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Case for Support
• The Steward Newsletter: *New* Spring 2015 | Fall 2014 | Spring 2014 | Fall 2013 | Spring 2013 | Fall 2012 | Spring 2012 | Archives
• BE the CAUSE Campaign Update Email: *New* June 2015 | May 2015
• AFP Annual Reports: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | All
Forms and Documents
• *New* 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation | Form
• *New* Champion Circle Members
• 2014 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
• 2014 Distinguished Donors List
• Alpha Society List
• Omega Circle Donors
• Leadership Society Members
Special thanks to Ruffalo Noel Levitz for implementing the annual fund calling program pro bono for seven years!
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How to Give to the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy
Thank you for supporting the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy through the 2015 Be the Cause Campaign. Your gift will make a difference by helping the Foundation generate the resources needed to fund strategic initiatives that advice ethical and effective fundraising.