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Advancing Philanthropy Winter 2016

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


Keeping An Organization Afloat And On Course

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This Month's Articles:

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16 LEADERSHIP: A POSITION OR PROPOSITION? [Download a PDF of this article!]
The best fundraisers are leaders in the truest sense. Their leadership does not come from a position or power, however. It comes from a value proposition that their missions matter and merit investment

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Features

24 THE CORNER OFFICE—FULL SPEED AHEAD
How development directors are taking a leadership role through vision, resilience and commitment to mission

28 WHAT’S AFTER NEXT?
How innovative chief executives use entrepreneurial techniques to lead and motivate their staff and volunteers to succeed

36 CHANGE FOR THE BETTER
How CFRE International’s updated credential reflects the latest best practices

Column

4 CHAIR'S MESSAGE
Marathon Methods

Departments

7 WORTH A LOOK

14 INCLUSIVENESS
The Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program

41 RESEARCH
Small Nonprofits Can Raise Major Gifts!

44 YOUR CAREER [Download a PDF of this article!]
Time Out!

48 NEXT STEPS
Good Fellows

51 FUNDRAISERS WITHOUT BORDERS
Leadership and Philanthroculture

55 MANAGEMENT
Time, The Avenger

57 PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT
Maximum Capacity: Establishing Common-Sense Metrics and Deliverables for Prospect Research

62 GIFT PLANNING
Building a Bridge Between the Hard and Soft Sides of Legacy Giving, for You and Your Donors

65 WHAT’S WORKING
Exceeding Expectations

70 TECHNOLOGY
Making the Most of Your Technology Palette

73 COMMUNICATIONS
The Secret to Great Nonprofit Advertising

77 One More Thing

80 One-on-OneCathy Cessna, ACFRE
How development directors are taking a leadership role through vision, resilience and commitment to mission

28 WHAT’S AFTER NEXT?
How innovative chief executives use entrepreneurial techniques to lead and motivate their staff and volunteers to succeed

36 CHANGE FOR THE BETTER
How CFRE International’s updated credential reflects the latest best practices

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