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Advancing Philanthropy March / April 2010

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

March/April 2010 Advancing Philanthropy
No Excuses!
Don't let the grass grow under your organization's leaders' feet—start them fundraising!

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This Month's Articles:

Cover

20  NO EXCUSES!
How your organization’s leaders can avoid fundraising stage fright and learn to actually like working with donors
By Paul Lagasse

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Features

26 ALL TOGETHER NOW!
How the development officer + executive director + board members = successful fundraising for your organization
By Mary Ellen Collins

 

Columns

4  CHAIR’S AND PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
Actions Say More Than Words
By Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE, and Robbe A. Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE

 

Departments

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

12  ETHICS
Moveable Assets

14  TECHNOLOGY
Technology Trends in the Donor Lifecycle
By Bo Crader and Kristen Fulks

17  GIFT PLANNING

Promoting Planned Gifts: Merits of the “New” and the “Tried and True”
By Bill Zook

34  YOUR CAREER

The Truth About Reference and Background Checking
By Pamela A. Cook, ACFRE, and Paul Gietzel
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38 THE DONOR’S TURN
Nice Guys of San Diego: Nice Going!
By Lynda McDaniel

42  MANAGEMENT FILE
Effective Teamwork
By Bruce Jordan

45  INCLUSIVENESS

“Fem-anthropy”: Women’s Philanthropic Giving Patterns and Objectives
By Katherine Swank, J.D.

48  BEST BETS
Adopt a Program
By Dr. Michael Zimmerman and Jonathan W. Barada
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50  WHAT’S WORKING

Fundraisers Share Their Tips

51  AP RESOURCES

Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

52  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

56  ONE-ON-ONE
Donald G. Rizzo, CFRE

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