Newest Collegiate Chapter Hits the Ground Running
The members of AFP’s newest chapter, The Paul Quinn College Collegiate Chapter, located in Dallas, Texas, will be actively involved in the college’s fundraising programs. Learn more.
Fundraising News and Tips
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Publishes Standards Manual
Nonprofit hospitals, foundations and professionals who raise funds for health care institutions through philanthropy now have available standards offering a unique structured, efficient and businesslike approach for accurately measuring and reporting charitable giving in order to improve organizational performance with the publication by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) of its AHP Standards Manual. (Association for Healthcare Philanthropy) Read more.
Now Is a Good Time to Add “Secret Donor” to Your Job Description
Take it upon yourself to look under your organization's hood, from a donor perspective, to find the typos, mistakes and miscommunications that may be causing you to lose donors. (Hilborn Charity ENews) Read more.
I Can Has: Memes for Social Good?
Have you noticed the increasing number of charities and nonprofits taking advantage of popular “meme” trends to share their messages with a wider audience? If the world’s first Cat Video Film Festival hadn’t already convinced you that the internet is powered by LOLs, maybe this article will! Read more.
Members: Discuss this topic with colleagues on AFP2P: Has your organization done anything interesting using an internet meme? Share with us what worked, or if your attempts fell flat!
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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 the roles of the executive director and chief development officer in strategic message development and communications. To learn more, click here.
Sign Up to Serve on AFP’s Committees
Know someone who would make a great candidate for committee service and help steer the direction of your community? Would you like to serve on one of AFP's committees? Now is your chance to do so! To sign up today, click here.
Canada Globe and Mail to Publish NPD Supplement on Nov. 16
The Globe and Mail, which reaches nearly one million readers across Canada, will be publishing in partnership with AFP a special supplement about National Philanthropy Day®. The supplement will highlight donors, volunteers, corporations and foundations across Canada involved in philanthropy, and AFP members can receive special rates on advertising. 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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