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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.45
November 9, 2016

Six Members Part of AFP's First Class of Distinguished Fellows

AFP is proud to announce its first cohort of Distinguished Fellows, recognizing six senior members of the Association who have given so much to the fundraising and philanthropic communities.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

Nominate a Colleague for the AFP Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award
Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 13, and our honoree will be recognized in San Francisco during AFP's International Fundraising Conference!

AFP Statement on the 2016 Elections
AFP looks forward to working with the new President and new Members of Congress on issues relevant to philanthropy and the fundraising profession. Read more.

Doing the Right Things the Right Way

From the Fall 2016 issue of Advancing Philanthropy, read how one AFP member used the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) and Growth in Giving (GiG) tools to learn more about their organization’s fundraising and where to improve. What can your organization learn?

Looking for Gifts for Your Speakers and Members?

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AFP Top Ten: Deciding Where To Give Money, Taking More Risks, Three Easy Wins, 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!

Calling All Young Professionals! The 2017 Conference Has Perks Tailored to You
If you're a young professional member looking to jump start your fundraising career, the 2017 International Fundraising Conference has affinity networking, a happy hour reception, and education sessions just for you! Visit to see all the conference has to offer, and register today for only $629.


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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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