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Advancing Philanthropy May / June 2011

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals

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Good Gifts
Be ready for any donation—the great, as well as the others.

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This Month's Articles:

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14  ALWAYS THINK TO THE FUTURE
After five years as a member of AFP’s executive staff as chief programs officer, Andrew Watt, FInstF, prepares for a short move down the hall to take the reins as the organization’s new president and CEO.

By Mary Ellen Collins

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Features

18  PUT YOUR MONEY IN TRUST
How a gift-acceptance policy can guide your fundraising, reduce your risk and help steward your donors

By Paul Lagasse

24  THANKS, BUT NO THANKS
How to accept the gifts your organization needs and avoid potential disasters

By Mary Ellen Collins

33  FUNDRAISING TECHNOLOGY [Download the PDF of this Article | Download 2010 Technology Chart]
Tech Talk, Trends, Tips ... and More

Columns

4  CHAIR’S MESSAGE
Keep Your Vision in Sight

By Andrea McManus, CFRE

Departments

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


43  MANAGEMENT TRENDS
Worn Out at Work?

By Jon Gordon

48  YOUR CAREER [Download the PDF of this Article]
Fundraising for Introverts
By Eva E. Aldrich and Tyrone M. Freeman

50  PHILANTHROPIC PLANNING
Technology and Great Planned-Gift Administration

By Gary M. Pforzheimer and Jeff Lydenberg

53  BEST BETS
How Time Flies

By Renee C. Herrell, M.A., CFRE

55  INCLUSIVENESS
Understanding the African-American Donor in 2011

By Birgit Smith Burton

57  DONOR RELATIONS
An Uplifting Activity

By Lynda McDaniel

60  WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips

61  AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

62  AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

64  ONE-ON-ONE
Azza M. Koura
 

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