Advancing Philanthropy July / August 2010
Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals
What skills and knowledge will future fundraisers need?
This Month's Articles:
22 ALL THUMBS?
How nonverbal and verbal skills can make all the difference with donors—and why young fundraisers should care
By Paul Lagasse and Mary Ellen Collins
Features33 CENTER ON WEALTH AND PHILANTHROPY INDIVIDUAL GIVING MODEL Charitable Giving in 2009 and the First Half of 2010
By John J. Havens and Paul G. Schervish
38 SALARIES REBOUND, BUT ARE BENEFITS AT RISK?
Highlights of the AFP 2010 Compensation and Benefits Study
By Cathlene Williams, Ph.D., CAE
44 ONGOING LEARNING
The practical, academic and multidimensional educational offerings available to further your career
4 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
What a Year!
By Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE
6 WORTH A LOOK
Some of the latest stories and updates affecting nonprofit professionals
12 GIFT PLANNING
Donor-Advised Funds and Private Foundations: Decision Factors for Donors
By Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D., AIF
Opening Up to the World: Understanding Richness Before Focusing on Riches
By Susan Raymond, Ph.D., and Mary Beth Martin, Esq.
Like Mother, Like Son
50 TECHNOLOGY [Download the PDF of this Article]
Building the Constituent Journey
By Richard Geiger
52 MANAGEMENT FILE [Download the PDF of this Article]
Succession Planning: Proactive Preparation of Future Leaders
By Mary F. Morten and Joy Wright, M.Ed.
55 THE DONOR’S TURN
Small Sparks Making a Huge Fire
By Lynda McDaniel
58 BEST BETS
A Best Practice Approach to Implementing New Technology
By Misty Grooms
60 WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips
61 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace
62 AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP
James Lewis (Jim) Bowers, Ph.D.
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