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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.27
July 6, 2016

Take the Youth in Philanthropy Challenge: Focus on Youth Programs in Your Chapter!

The Youth in Philanthropy Subcommittee is starting a new campaign to help any member who is interested in promoting and furthering youth issues at the chapter level.

Nonprofit Videos (on a Budget) that Engage and Retain Donors

AFP had a chance to chat with Steven Shattuck, vice president of marketing at Bloomerang, about the use of video in fundraising, the topic of his upcoming webinar on July 11.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

Nominations Now Open for AFP Charles Stephens/Barbara Marion Awards
The Charles R. Stephens Award for Excellence in Diversity is a chapter award which spotlights outstanding diversity and inclusion programs, while the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP recognizes an individual AFP member who has contributed his/her time, talent and treasure to AFP on the local, regional, national and international levels. Deadline for nominations for both awards is Monday, August 15!

A Roadmap for the Future: The 2016 Emerging Fundraisers Academy

New professionals and students interested in fundraising gathered together in Orlando, Fla., in June to create a model for how young people can learn and engage with the fundraising profession and ensure they receive the training and networking they need to remain committed.

Canada: AFP and The Globe and Mail Partner on NPD Supplement
AFP members in Canada can advertise in the 2016 National Philanthropy Day in Canada supplement, published by AFP and The Globe and Mail. Click here for more information about the supplement that will be published on Nov. 15. Get involved by Oct. 4!


Increase your online fundraising results with the new Ultimate Guide to Online Fundraising and online fundraising webinar series. Learn more in the Abila Online Fundraising Resource Center.


Coming to Facebook: Personal Fundraisers
Starting in July, some Facebook users in the United States will be able to create campaigns to raise money for personal causes from their friends. They can share their personal story and set a fundraising goal on dedicated pages so that friends can donate to 501 (c)(3) non-profits in a few taps or clicks without leaving Facebook. (Giving USA)

AFP Top Ten Fundraising News, Ideas, Stories & Perspectives: Successful Retention, Charity Auctions, Humans of New York, More!
Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. Read more.


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AFP Central—AFP Programs, News and Services You Need to Know

Adrian Sargeant Discusses the Structure of AFP's All-New Diploma in Fundraising
What topics will be addressed in AFP's Diploma in Fundraising course? Professor Adrian Sargeant explains in his latest video.

Save the Date: AFP's 2016 Leadership Academy
Mark your calendars now! AFP's 2016 Leadership Academy will be in Portland, Oregon, October 20-22, at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. Both chapter management and leadership development will be explored in-depth. Stay tuned for additional details!

Need a Few CFRE Education Points? Check Out Our eCourses!
You have easy access to more than 80 eCourses about fundraising and nonprofit management. Take a look today to see how you can expand your professional skillset, and you can even earn CFRE education points along the way. Click here to see the full list of available eCourses.

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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for July:

YOUR CAREER: Visit The AFP Career Center

Have you posted/updated your resume on the AFP Career Center? You never know when opportunity may knock. Visit the AFP Career Center today to post your resume and find out all the resources at your disposal.

Related Resource: Your Fundraising Career Hot Topic Page

Currently there are more than 400 jobs listed on our website.
To find one that is right for you, visit

Grant Opportunities, Presented by GrantStation

The following grant opportunity listings—updated weekly—have been provided by GrantStation from the latest issue of GrantStation Insider. GrantStation is an essential tool for efficiently connecting grantseekers with accurate information about a wide range of grantmakers. Learn more about GrantStation.

National Funding

Regional Funding

Federal Funding


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