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Nonprofits Proving Resilient
Nonprofit organizations are proving themselves to be quite resilient during the current recession compared to previous times of significant economic stress. Read more.
Study of U.S. and U.K. Wealthy Shows Generosity Still High
A report published this month by Barclays Wealth indicates that high net worth donors in the United States and the United Kingdom continue to give generously despite the bad economy. Read more.
Fundraising Offices Make People a Priority as Budgets Are Cut
College advancement chiefs are working to protect their most-valuable assets: frontline fundraisers, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Read more.
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Register Today for the Nonprofit Management Institute at Stanford University
How do you shape an effective organization during tough times? AFP and Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) put together this year's Nonprofit Management Institute program to help you shape and grow your organization while dealing with current resource constraints. Read more.
Call for How-To Papers
If you’re interested in writing and want to help your colleagues and give back to the profession, consider developing a short information paper for AFP’s Fundraising Resource Center. Read more.
Nominations Being Accepted Now for the AFP Board of Directors
AFP is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to serve on its 2010 board of directors as a district director or as an at-large director. Forms are due on or before July 31, 2009. Read more.
Last Call for Nominations to Foundation for Philanthropy Board
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is now accepting nominations for officers and directors (due July 24). Read more.
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AFP Member Testimonial
"AFP has better enabled us as fundraisers to make a more profound difference for the causes we care about so deeply!"
Lynn Trojahn explains why AFP membership is indispensable for her career in fundraising. Read Lynn's testimonial.
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Don’t Miss Two Great Webconferences to Improve Your Fundraising
A Blueprint for Fundraising Success in Any Economy – Presented by Kent Dove
July 23 | 1–2:30 pm ET
Veteran fundraiser Kent Dove will describe and detail a comprehensive, integrated development model that has allowed numerous nonprofits to create programs that have grown exponentially and been able to sustain that growth over time. Learn how to apply techniques to build solid relationships with donors that provide annual, special major, planned and capital gifts over time and permit nonprofits to maximize their private giving potential. Register now for A Blueprint for Fundraising Success in Any Economy: Creating a Sustainable, Comprehensive Development Model presented Thursday, July 23 at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Creating a Successful Fundraising Culture: Twelve Tools for Motivating Your Board
August 12 | 1–2:30 pm ET
Why are so many volunteers and staff members reluctant to participate in approaching prospects and donors? How can board chairs, development committee members, nonprofit CEOs and professional fundraising staff lead their board teams to own -- and even enjoy -- the essential and ultimately rewarding work of major gifts fundraising? In this practical train-the-trainer session, Carole V. Rylander, CFRE, will address the needs of nonprofit leaders who want to increase volunteer and staff participation in approaching and engaging prospects and donors. Register now for Creating a Successful Fundraising Culture: Twelve Tools for Motivating Your Board on Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. E.T.
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Special AFP Resources
Free Member Downloads of AFP Ready Reference Series
As a benefit and service to help fundraisers through the current challenging economic environment, AFP is pleased to offer all of its Ready Reference volumes FREE to all members. Click here to download (login required). Hard-copy versions may still be ordered from the AFP Bookstore.
A Survival Kit for Fundraising in a Bad Economy
AFP has compiled a toolkit of resources to advise and guide fundraisers in tough economic times.
AFP's Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers
This toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help you carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position.
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Job Listings/Career Opportunities
Currently there are more than 225 jobs listed on our website. To find one that is right for you, visit http://jobs.afpnet.org/search
Access the newest jobs available to development professionals.
Reach highly qualified candidates by posting your opening in the AFP Fundraising Job Center
Your To-Do List for This Week
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