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Advancing Philanthropy November / December 2009

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

AP Cover Nov.Dec. 2009
Promises, Promises
Does your organization’s brand keep the promises you made?

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This Month's Articles:

Cover

16  PROMISES, PROMISES!
How an effective branding mind-set can ensure your organization delivers on its mission and purpose.
By Paul Lagasse

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Features

22 DO YOU KNOW US NOW?
How creating your organization’s brand is just the first step, with ongoing communication the essential follow-up
By Mary Ellen Collins

28 DIRECT-RESPONSE AND SOCIAL-MEDIA FUNDRAISING   
If someone told you a couple of years ago that you would Tweet to raise funds, you would have had a good laugh. Sing like a bird for the ask? How times have changed.

Columns

4  CHAIR’S MESSAGE
The Most Interesting of Times
By Robbe A. Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE

Departments

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

10 ETHICS
Trust Revoked

12  INCLUSIVENESS
The Color of Fundraising
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14  YOUR CAREER
Résumé Myths: Fact or Fiction?
By Pamela A. Cook, ACFRE, and Paul Gietzel
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36 THE DONOR’S TURN
Donald and Peggy Cravens: The Show Goes On!
By Lynda McDaniel

39  GIFT PLANNING
Who Makes Charitable Bequests?
By Heidi Frederick, Hao Han and Xiaonan Kou

44  MANAGEMENT FILE
Friends, or Not …
By Robert E. Fogal, Ph.D., ACFRE, CAP

48  TECHNOLOGY
Tell an Effective Story in a Twitter Grant Proposal
By Cheryl A. Clarke
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50  BEST BETS
More Good Advice

52  WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips

53  AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

54  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

56  ONE-ON-ONE
Joseph J. Rosenthal, CFRE

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