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Advancing Philanthropy October 2014 (Fall Issue)

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


More Than a Sum of the Parts!

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This Month's Articles:

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42 A CONVERSATION WITH BOB CARTER, CFRE, AFP BOARD CHAIR
For Carter, childhood dreams of being a professional baseball player eventually gave way to aspirations of a job with the diplomatic corps. It wasn’t until his first post-college job at Boy’s Latin School that the foundation was laid for his four-decade career in the nonprofit sector.
By Mary Ellen Collins

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Features

16 MORE THAN THE SUM OF THE PARTS [Download a PDF of this article!]
What makes a fundraiser?
By Paul Lagasse

24 YES, I’LL HELP!
How to create volunteer connections that work
By Mary Ellen Collins

30 ARE YOU READY?
How you can work successfully with consultants or decide whether consulting is right for you


Columns

4 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Championing the Sector

 

Departments

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

14 ETHICS
Ethics Is Not a Game of Jeopardy!
By Ligia Peña, CFRE, and Leah G. Eustace, CFRE, ACFRE

46 RESEARCH
Lifelong Learning Dimensions of Volunteering
By Vincent Kin Ming Law, CFRE, MInstF (Dip)

52  PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT
Relationship Mapping: Charting the Right Course
By Timothy Wowk

55 COMMUNICATIONS
Conveying the Essence of Your Organization
By Kelli B. Newman, APR

58 MANAGEMENT [Download a PDF of this article!]
Go for the Burn!
By Erik J. Daubert, MBA, ACFRE, and Steven A. Reed

61 GIFT PLANNING
Adagio, ma con brio
By Dee Vandeventer, CFRE, M.A.

63  WHAT’S WORKING
The Development Committee Workbook: Managing Your Volunteers to Success
By Michele R. Berard, MBA, CFRE

66 TECHNOLOGY
Analytics, Schmanalytics—It’s More Than Just the Data
By Gilman Sullivan

68 YOUR CAREER [Download a PDF of this article!]
In Transition
By Stephanie Cory, CAP, CFRE

71 FUNDRAISERS WITHOUT BORDERS
Fundraising in Paradise
By Jennifer Burland Adams and Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

74 DONOR RELATIONS
The Good You Can Leave Behind
By Lynda McDaniel

77  AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

78  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

80  ONE-ON-ONE
Wilson C. “Bill” Levis

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