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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.46
November 16, 2016

National Philanthropy Day!

All of us at AFP thank you for your service to the public good and commitment to ethical and effective fundraising. We hope you had a great National Philanthropy Day. Check out the NPD video from our strategic sponsor, Blackbaud, or another from the Governor General of Canada. Or read AFP's State of the Sector Report and our Canada Globe and Mail NPD Supplement!

Rotary Foundation Named World's Outstanding Foundation for 2016

The Rotary Foundation, the charitable arm of Rotary—a global network of volunteers committed to improving lives and communities around the world—has been named the 2016 Outstanding Foundation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

Nov. 18 is the Deadline for Signing Up for AFP Committees
Know someone who would make a great candidate for committee service? Or would you like to serve on one of AFP's committees? Sign up NOW, because the deadline is Nov. 18, this Friday!.

A Force for Unity in Polarizing Times
AFP President and CEO Jason Lee talks about the impact of the election on charities and how philanthropy can help build bridges and find common ground after a deeply divisive political campaign season.

More Than 100 Education Sessions to Choose From at the 2017 International Fundraising Conference
From crowdfunding to board management to leadership development to major gifts—and many more—the 2017 International Fundraising Conference has every major fundraising topic covered. Join us in San Francisco and earn dozens of CFRE points. Click here to see the sessions.

AFP Webinar: High Net Worth Donors (November 29, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)

In this webinar, Claire Costello reviews The 2016 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy, which examines giving patterns, priorities and attitudes of America's wealthiest households. Click here to register today!

2017 AFP Webinars Now Available!
Check out our newly-posted list of 22 webinars, including sessions like Following the Path to Donor Nirvana, The Use of Virtual Reality in Fundraising and Using Neuroscience to Improve Your Fundraising Results. Click here to register today!

Registration Now Open for the 2017 International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising
If you're tired of the same old thinking in your organization when it comes to fundraising, and you are seeking a challenging learning course to open your own mind, learn more about the 2017 cohort of the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising today. Click here to learn more!

Free Webinar Recording for Members: Averting the Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership
Did you miss our free members-only webinar this Monday? You can still check it out! Executive Coach and Nonprofit Leadership Expert Marc A. Pitman shared findings of his latest research on recruiting and retaining nonprofit leaders.

AFP Top Ten: Robo-Advisers, Stronger Fundraising Secrets, Training Board Members, 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

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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