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Advancing Philanthropy July/August 2009

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

AP July / August 2009
Uh Oh! Mistakes happen ... then what?

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16 UH-OH!
How to turn mistakes into valuable learning opportunities

By Mary Ellen Collins and Paul Lagasse

Features

28 REWARDING REMUNERATION
Highlights of the 2009 AFP Compensation and Benefits Study

By Cathlene Williams, Ph.D., CAE

34 BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
How education—at home or abroad and at any age—advances an understanding of and appreciation for philanthropy

By Sarah Varadian and Ronald E. Nelson, CFRM

Columns

4 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Through Mistakes, We Learn

By Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE, AFP president and CEO

Departments

6 HEADLINES
Some of the latest stories and updates affecting nonprofit professionals

12 ETHICS
To Accept or Not to Accept

14 INCLUSIVENESS
Think First!

By Mary Ellen Collins

38 THE DONOR’S TURN
No Limits

By Lynda McDaniel

 


41 PLANNED GIVING
Open Hands

By Paul Lagasse

43 TECHNOLOGY
Avoid Database “Uh Ohs”

By Misty Grooms

44 YOUR CAREER
Leave a Legacy

By Jacklyn P. Boice

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49 WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips

50 MANAGEMENT FILE
I’m Drowning in My Work …

By Robert E. Fogal, Ph.D., ACFRE, CAP

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53 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

54 AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

56 ONE-ON-ONE
Daniel G. Clapin, ACFRE

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