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Advancing Philanthropy Fall 2016

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


What is success, anyway, and how do you measure it?

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This Month's Articles:

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14 IT’S ALL RELATIVE
How do you define success? Let us count the ways. Not only can success mean something different to your organization’s various stakeholders, but there are also numerous ways to measure it.

 

 

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Features

22 PERFECT
How measuring success is not trying to fit a square peg into a round hole

28 MISSION POSSIBLE
How to measure and evaluate your advocacy and policy efforts

34 THE POWER OF RELATIONSHIPS
A conversation with Patrick J. Feeley, MBA, CFRE, AFP board chair

Departments

4 INTERIM PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Service and Impact

6 WORTH A LOOK

38 PROGRAM EVALUATION
Program Evaluation: How Does It Affect You?

42 MANAGEMENT
The Five Principles of Change Leadership 

46 FOR GOOD MEASURE
Using Logic Models to Strengthen Fundraising

49 WHAT’S WORKING
Measuring Your Major-Gifts Program With Metrics Beyond Dollars Raised

52 DONOR RETENTION [Download a PDF of this article!]
Doing the Right Things the Right Way

57 FUNDRAISERS WITHOUT BORDERS
International College Fundraising: Strategy 101

60 RESEARCH [Download a PDF of this article!]
Why Philanthropy Is More Successful in Some Countries Than in Others

64 YOUR CAREER [Download a PDF of this article!]
Good > Better > Great

68 COMMUNICATIONS
The Customer-Centric Nonprofit Brand

71 BEST BETS
Moving the Elephant: Success for Fundraising Consultants

74 TECHNOLOGY
Helping Funders Recognize Success Through Outcomes

78 ONE MORE THING

80 ONE-ON-ONE
Barbara Tartaglia-Poure

 

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