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Advancing Philanthropy Spring 2016

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


Changing The Ways Fundraisers, Boards And CEOs Should Think About Donors

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This Month's Articles:

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16 INSPIRING BETTER 
When is too much simply too much? For donors, it is too many asks from too many fundraisers for too many causes. Perhaps it is time for fundraisers to rethink how they define and build relationships with their organizations’ supporters.

 

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Features

22 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? [Download a PDF of this article!]
How new research on relationship fundraising sheds light on what needs donors want met and how fundraisers can draw on social psychology to help meet them

28 LISTEN AND LEARN
How to identify the issues essential to your donors that will help establish a long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationship

36 CAN POVERTY COMPETE FOR PHILANTHROPY?
How to compete for impact-driven resources when your mission focuses on complex, long-term, poorly understood societal needs

42 COMPETING FOR THE 21ST-CENTURY DONOR
How private-label donor-advised funds can open opportunities for your organization

48 LOOKING FOR SILVER BULLETS
How to get the best from a consulting relationship

Departments

4 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Engagement and Collaboration Pay Dividends

6 WORTH A LOOK 

14 ETHICS
Can Familiarity Cause Ethical Dilemmas?

54 RESEARCH [Download a PDF of this article!]
Rediscovering What Canadian Donors Want

57 WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraising With Empathy

59 PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT
Five Work Strategies for the Solo Researcher

63 GIFT PLANNING
Friends for Life: Stewarding Planned-Gift Donors

66 MANAGEMENT
Just Get It Done!

69 YOUR CAREER [Download a PDF of this article!]
Think Bigger About Philanthropy

72 COMMUNICATIONS
Meeting No. 1: Ensure a Successful Initial Prospect Encounter

74 TECHNOLOGY
An 11-Step Program to Cure Shiny Object Syndrome

76 BEST BETS
How to Double Online Giving in Six Months

77 RESOURCES

78 ONE MORE THING

80 ONE-ON-ONE
David M. Huffine, CFRE

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