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Advancing Philanthropy April 2014 (Spring Issue)

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


How charitable organizations can measure up—for donors, funders and rating services

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This Month's Articles:

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14  THE GREAT DEBATE [Download a PDF of this article!]
How charitable organizations can measure up—for donors, funders and rating services
By Mary Ellen Collins

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Features

20  NOT A MONEY PIT!
How nonprofits can convince donors and funders that outcomes can be achieved more effectively when they support overhead along with programs
By Paul Lagasse

26  CONNECTING THE DOTS
How Canada has made strides in overcoming outdated perceptions of how charities operate and what they require to do so successfully
By Paul Lagasse

30  GAME CHANGERS
How to strengthen your development operation with effective change management
By Prue S. Precourt, Ph.D., CFRE, and Ed Richmond, CPA

 

Columns

2  PRESIDENT'S REPORT
The Power of Knowledge

 

Departments

 

4  WORTH A LOOK
Some of the latest stories and updates affecting nonprofit professionals

12  ETHICS
The Grand Presentation

36  COMMUNICATIONS
Trapped by Your Marketing Plan?
By Eugene Scanlan, Ph.D., and James P. Gelatt, Ph.D.

40  RESEARCH
The Very Best Guidance on the Annual Fund!
By Melissa S. Brown

43  INCLUSIVENESS [Download a PDF of this article!]
Developing a Foundation of Inclusion

48  TECHNOLOGY
Is Your Database of Nondonors a Security Blanket?
By Jay Love

50  GIFT PLANNING
Impact at What Price?
By Lorri M. Grief, CFRE

52  YOUR CAREER [Download a PDF of this article!]
After the Interview
By Pamela A. Cook, ACFRE, and Andrew Kaufteil, J.D.

54  PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT
Five Techniques to COAST Through Prospect Development Visualization
By Bond T. Lammey and Joshua M. Birkholz

57  MANAGEMENT
A Matter of Trust
By Karen Eber Davis

60  FUNDRAISERS WITHOUT BORDERS
So You Want to Work Internationally?
By Daryl Upsall, FInstF

62  WHAT’S WORKING
Development and Finance: A House Divided?
By Angela Seaworth, MBA, ACFRE; Kristen Schlatre, CFRE; and John Zeitlow, DBA, CTP

64  BEST BETS
The Beautiful Foundation: Building Philanthropy in South Korea With Lego Block Banks

66  DONOR RELATIONS
Focusing on Learning, the Land and the Less Fortunate
By Lynda McDaniel

69  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

71 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

72  ONE-ON-ONE
Eileen R. Heisman, ACFRE

 

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