Support the AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Fund
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy in coordination with the AFP Diversity & Inclusion Committee is pleased to announce the second year of a new Diversity Scholarship Fund for members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. Learn more.
Fundraising News and Tips
Our Retro Edition of Fundraising News and Tips, with older articles and posts you may have missed, or they’re just so interesting you should see them again!
No Words Necessary
A great post from February 2012 on the power of images. (Donor Power Blog) Read more.
Common Sense and Effective Fundraising
A blog post and related conversations from May 2012 about the value of thank-you letters. (SOFII Foundation Blog) Read more.
Lessons to be learned from a Bullied Bus Monitor
From June, the recent videos of 68-year-old bus monitor Karen Klein being bullied by tweens and teens have generated a lot of talk across media outlets. What started as a YouTube video pulled from Facebook has transformed into a powerful online community. (What Do You Stand For Blog) Read more.
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McManus Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal
Andrea McManus, CFRE, the chair of AFP, has been awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for her service to the fundraising profession and the nonprofit community in Canada. Read more.
Want Senior-Level Skills and Experience Beyond Just Fundraising? Get New Skills for a Complex World at Stanford This September
The seventh annual Nonprofit Management Institute, the popular conference sponsored by AFP and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, takes place Sept. 11-12 on the campus of Stanford University. The theme this year is “New Skills for a Complex World.” Plus, new for 2012 are two optional post-conference intensives on Thursday, Sept. 13. Learn more.
Calling All Authors! Exceptional Writers Needed for Three Books
The AFP Publishing Advisory Committee is looking for authors for three books focusing on the following topics: the transition from CDO to CEO, crisis management, and strategic message development and communications. The books will be part of the AFP Fund Development Series published by John Wiley & Sons. To learn more, click here.
Read the July/August 2012 Digital Issue of Advancing Philanthropy!
Entrepreneurial leaders are transforming the way organizations, donors, volunteers and constituents interact with one another to accomplish greater social good. And they are not interested in simply improving efficiencies here and there—they want to reinvent the way nonprofits work. Click here to read the July/August 2012 digital issue of AFP’s Advancing Philanthropy magazine.
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