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Vol.17, Num.5
February 1, 2017

Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness

AFP and others have announced a new framework for measuring and talking about fundraising. Read what AFP Interim President and CEO Jason Lee has to say about it, learn three tips for using the new tool and then download this great new resource.

Advance Pricing Ends TODAY for the 2017 International Fundraising Conference

You don't have any more time—today's the last day to save $200 on your registration for AFP's International Fundraising Conference in San Francisco, April 30-May 2!

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

AFP Webinar: Following the Path to Donor Nirvana: The Six Realizations Approach (February 7, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Join Tom Ahern as he guides you through his Six Sacred Realizations of Donor Communications—collect 'em all, and you will make lots more money! Register now and start sending the right message.

Your Participation Needed: Attend the DC Fly-In Lobby Day on Feb. 16!
We need your help in defending the charitable deduction and ensuring any tax changes this year protect giving incentives. Learn more about the 100 Years of Giving DC Fly-In Day on Feb. 16 from AFP Interim President and CEO Jason Lee.

The Use and Abuse of Emotions in Fundraising: A Behavioural Science Point of View
From SOFII and the UK's Commission on the Donor Experience, a long (be forewarned) but fascinating look at the role and use of emotions in fundraising.

AFP Top Ten: Navigating Political Landscapes, Sponsorship Valuation Made Easy, 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.



AFP Education

Two More Weeks to Register for AFP's Faculty Training Academy
AFP's train-the-trainer program is calling on you to lead the next wave of effective fundraisers. Join us in Arlington, Va., in March and start teaching AFP's fundraising education courses! Click here and register by February 15.

Watch Adrian Sargeant Explore the Curriculum for Fundraising Principles and Practice
Thinking about taking the next leap in your fundraising career? Watch Professor Adrian Sargeant, lead instructor of AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice course, explain what you can learn from this comprehensive 9-month educational journey.

Beginning February 7—Mastering Major Gifts with Amy Eisenstein
Time is running out to register for the next course of Mastering Major Gifts with Amy Eisenstein. Register today and you can become a Major Gifts Master in only 7 weeks! Get started now.



Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for February:

Career Considerations

Read the latest career article from the Winter 2017 Advancing Philanthropy magazine titled "Why Do You Want Me to Do That?" by Robert E. Fogal, Ph.D., ACFRE. Click here to read the article in the digital magazine.

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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