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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.32
August 10, 2016

Nominations Due Monday (August 15) 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.

AFP Webinar: Corporations and What They Want (August 31, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)

In this webinar, Rachel Hutchisson of Blackbaud will provide the point-of-view of a corporate social responsibility professional who is on the receiving end of asks, and will explain what companies value in today's competitive world. Click here to register.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

Has Your Chapter Hosted the Fundamentals of Fundraising? Or Simply Want to Sign up for the Online Version?
Has your chapter signed up to host The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising yet? The East Central Illinois Chapter has and then wrote a letter to the editor, raising awareness about this great education offering in their community. Learn more about hosting The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising, or sign up to take The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising E-Learning Course online!

AFP eCourse: Capital Campaigns
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Download the 2016 Compensation & Benefits Report Today
The new AFP 2016 Compensation and Benefits Report is out, with new data for both American and Canadian fundraisers. See the trends and download your free copy of the primary report today. For a deeper dive into salary data for specific job titles, click here to check out our Reports by Position and Function.

The AFP Top Ten: Where's Our Facebook Posts, When Silence is Golden, Is Donor-Centric a Unicorn, 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

Newly Designed AFP Consultants Directory Is Here!
The latest technology for finding expert resources and services is now available to fundraising professionals. AFP, in partnership with MultiView, has officially launched our completely redesigned online directory, the the AFP Fundraising Consultants and Resource Directory. Please take a few minutes to check out the Directory and all of the new features that make it easier than ever to find the products and services you need. Updates include a completely overhauled user interface, revamped company profiles, a more powerful search engine, and most importantly, a mobile-responsive design that allows you to easily access the Directory from any mobile device. The new AFP Fundraising Consultants and Resource Directory will enable you to work smarter, not harder.

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!

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, coming soon.

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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for August:


The continuing saga of the AFP Compensation and Benefits Study, by Cathlene Williams, Ph.D.
This year the story of fundraising professionals' income, benefits, hopes, fears, goals and challenges will keep you engaged, inspired and motivated. Click here to read more.

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.

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