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Advancing Philanthropy July 2013 (Summer Issue)

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


The Art of the Right Funding Mix

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This Month's Articles:

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20  THE RIGHT MIX
How to strengthen your organization’s sustainability through a well-thought-out plan that sees money as a strategic asset
By Paul Lagasse

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Features

26  CHANGE AHEAD
How different nonprofits have successfully diversified their funding and strengthened their organizations
By Mary Ellen Collins

32  AMERICA’S LARGEST DONOR
How to take advantage of federal dollars
By Mark D. McIntyre and Steven Pattie

37  JUST DESERTS  [Download a PDF of this article!]
Highlights of the 2013 AFP Compensation and Benefits Study
By Cathlene Williams, Ph.D.

44  NONPROFIT FINANCE  [Download a PDF of this article!]
Read “Innovating and Adapting to a New Financial Reality,” “Leveraging Accountability: Enhancing Your Value to Donors” by Jeff Sobers and “Moving From Fundraising to Financing” by Nell Edgington

Columns

4  CHAIR’S MESSAGE
The Freedom of Philanthropy

Departments

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

14  YOUR CAREER
Moving On—and Avoiding Ethical Potholes
By Alex Comfort

49  TECHNOLOGY
Social Media Use and Ethics
By Dave Tinker, CFRE

52  MANAGEMENT TRENDS
Not So!
By Emily Davis, MNM

54  PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT  [Download a PDF of this article!]
Prospect Research—Even With Limited Resources
By Jennifer J. Filla

57  COMMUNICATIONS
Mission-Driven Design: Insights for Enhancing the Donor Experience
By Brian Sooy

60  PHILANTHROPIC PLANNING
The Impact of Your Donors’ Dreams
By Dr. Scott Janney, CFRE, RFC

63  WHAT’S WORKING
Memories Are Made of This
By Adrian Salmon and Aline Reed

65  DONOR RELATIONS
Celebrate the Little Successes Along the Way
By Lynda McDaniel

69 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

70  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

72  ONE-ON-ONE
Anita Crethers

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