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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.44
November 2, 2016

Roger Craver on Donor Retention

From the International Fundraising Conference in Boston earlier this year, Amy Eisenstein talks to Roger Craver and the research he did to identify simple ways fundraising professionals can influence donor's attitudes and behavior.

New Study Reveals Positive Giving and Volunteering Forecasts

Most wealthy individuals believe charitable giving and volunteering have the greatest potential for positive impact on society—far more so than voting for or contributing to a political candidateaccording to the 2016 U.S. Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

(NEW DATE!) Free Webinar for AFP Members Only: Averting the Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership (November 14, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)
Provided as a benefit for AFP members only, Executive Coach and Nonprofit Leadership Expert Marc A. Pitman will share findings of his latest research on recruiting and retaining nonprofit leaders. Click here to register today!

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New 2017 Pre-Conference Workshops Include "The Future of Fundraising"
As part of the 2017 International Fundraising Conference experience, AFP is offering three brand new workshops in San Francisco: The Major Gift Challenge, The Future of Fundraising and Leadership Development for Fundraisers. Even if you don't attend the Conference, you can take advantage! For more information, visit

AFP Webinar: Diversity and Inclusiveness in Fundraising (November 7, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)
Join three diversity-focused fundraisers, Anne Brennan, Gina Flores and Krishan Mehta, for a discussion about the importance of, and opportunities provided by, inclusion in the charitable sector. Click here to register today!


Discover the challenges and complexity of the more technical aspects of a nonprofit organization and nonprofit finance. Learn more in the 2016 Nonprofit Finance Study.


America's Biggest Charity Is No Longer What Most People Think of as a Charity
(The Washington Post): In an annual ranking of the nation's largest charities, Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund surpassed United Way Worldwide in private contributions given last year as its private contributions surged nearly 20 percent over the past year, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

AFP Top Ten: Is Wall Street Taking Over Charity, Seven Crucial Storytelling Tips, The Overhead Myth, 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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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for November:

Your Career: Good>Better>Great

How many organizations have invested significant time and money in developing a strategic plan that ends up in a drawer until someone says, "We need a new strategic plan"? Too many. Click here to view article.

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

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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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