Stubhub Foundation Survey Results Are In!
Diane LaVigna, CFRE, Director of Annual Giving for the AFP Foundation discusses results of a recently published survey on special events made possible in part by a grant from the StubHub Foundation, an advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, with Philip Schumacher, CFRE, ACFRE, former AFP board member and current Chair of CFRE International!
Related Resource: The 2014 Special Events Report
Nominate Your Colleague for AFP's Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award
In Baltimore at its International Fundraising Conference, March 29-31, 2015, AFP will recognize one member as its Outstanding Fundraising Professional. Will it be you? A colleague? One of your chapter's past honorees? Nominate today! Deadline is December 17!
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AFP Canada New Horizons Task Force: Work Plan and Timeline
The Canada New Horizons Task Force is exploring the current model of AFP in Canada and the structure of the AFP Canadian Council, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada and the AFP Canadian Government Relations Committee. Learn more.
#inclusivegiving at AFP Congress
Three years ago, a last-minute grant application resulted in a ground-breaking learning series, The Inclusive Giving Project. At AFP Congress in Toronto, the "best of the best" of the 12 diversity workshops were revisited in a special "capstone event." Read more.
REPORT: 2014 Fundraising Technology Trends Study
In this recent report released by Find Accounting Software, 142 Canadian and U.S. fundraisers were surveyed about their use of technology. Find out what they had to say about growing contributions and how they described their software management platforms, communication channels, and payment acceptance methods.
The Power of Sponsorship
Sponsorship is a very big business in Canada. Yet every year, many sponsors are disappointed in their investment outcomes. Brent Barootes explains how you can make the most of your sponsorship program.
Three Free Tools to Help You Increase Donations This Holiday Season
CanadaHelps, a registered charity whose mission is to serve other charities, offers three simple and free tools to help you raise more money this holiday season.
Learn Your Fundraising Personality Type and Work with Donors, Colleagues More Effectively
Have you ever wondered why your colleague's ideas are so different from yours? Or why you relate to some donors very quickly, but with others it seems more difficult to build a relationship? The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is partnering with TypeCoach to help you learn how to meet these and similar challenges.
Canadian Member News
Moving Beyond Diversity
Hamlin Grange, chair for the African and Caribbean Advisory Group for AFP's Diversity to Inclusion in Philanthropy Series, spoke at AFP Congress about navigating differences and building authentic relationships that bridge the gap to someone else's culture. Here is a small excerpt from that discussion.
Canada Revenue Agency News
Linsey Rains, with Carter's, helps nonprofits stay current with what's happening with the Canada Revenue Agency, including recognition of National Philanthropy Day by the Harper government, updates to tax and sponsorships and an alert on gifting tax shelters. Read more.
WEBCAST: Friends in High Places: Why Your Success Depends on Government Relations
Recorded live at AFP Congress 2014, and now available as a complimentary webinar to all members, "Friends in High Places: Why Your Success Depends on Government Relations," sponsored by Mackenzie Investments and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, will help you become better prepared to engage in public policy. Watch the recording.
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