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Advancing Philanthropy March / April 2009

Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


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This Month's Articles:

Rock Solid
Are your volunteers happy and thoroughly committed to your organization?

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14 SOLID FOUNDATION
How using proven management techniques creates rewarding relationships with your volunteers

By Paul Lagasse


Features

20 LISTEN & LEARN
How listening carefully to your volunteers can make all the difference

By Mary Ellen Collins

26 A SEAMLESS STREAM OF ENGAGEMENT
How fundraising strategies and communication counsel combine to achieve successful results

By Robert M. Moore. Ph.D.


 

Columns

4 CHAIR’S MESSAGE
The Power of (Supported) Volunteerism

By Robbe A. Healey, MBA, NHA, ACFRE

Departments

5 HEADLINES
Some of the latest stories and updates affecting nonprofit professionals

9 BUSINESS ETHICS
Ringing Up New Contributions

11 INCLUSIVENESS
A New Script

By Darryl K. Lester

30 THE DONOR’S TURN
Mark Kittrell: Building Community

By Richard M. Potter

33 PLANNED GIVING
High-Impact Philanthropy: Strategies for Partnering With Professional Advisers

By Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D.; Tracy A. Mack, Esq.; Joseph Fortuna; and
William L. Sutton Jr., J.D.

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36 TECHNOLOGY
Web Design Strategy That Works!

By Sherry Bruck

38 YOUR CAREER
Bring It Back Home

By Christine Schmidt, CFRE, CSPG

41 BEST BETS
Sounds Like a Plan!

By Jacklyn P. Boice

42 MANAGEMENT FILE
Good Fences Get the Work Done

By Robert E. Fogal, Ph.D., ACFRE, CAP

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45 WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips

45 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

47 AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

48 ONE-ON-ONE
Carolyn A. Chassee, CFRE

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