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Vol.17, Num.10
March 8, 2017

Understanding Your Data and Improving Donor Retention

AFP talks with Erik Daubert, MBA, ACFRE and Lori Hunter Overmyer, CFRE about their special conference workshop, the test that can help all charities with their donor retention and what participants will learn from their presentation.

Fundraising Revenues Down for Largest P2P Campaigns, New Survey Finds

Revenues for the U.S.'s largest peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns dropped by 2.8 percent in 2016, marking the fourth straight year these programs faced declines, according to a survey released today by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum.

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Lawsuit Alleges That PayPal Diverted Donations to Different Charities
A class action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Tuesday alleges that PayPal misled tens of thousands of people about charitable donations made on the company's platform.

Action University Summary: The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, by Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer
What’s the secret to amazing performance? Empowering talented people to succeed at meaningful work. As Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer tell us in the Progress Principle, the key to great culture and performance is to create the conditions for great inner work life.


AFP Webinar: The State of Online Fundraising (March 14, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Mike Snusz, principal strategy consultant at Blackbaud, will analyze the latest industry benchmarks, trends and successes in online fundraising, and examine where nonprofits are thriving online and what's next for digital engagement and fundraising. Register now!

AFP Membership Moment
Did you know that AFP members receive the AFP Compensation & Benefits Report free? The report, priced at $79 for nonmembers, contains full data tables for salaries and benefits across all job positions and factors. It also contains data about how fundraisers view their jobs and the profession. Members can download the free report.

Top Ten: Keeping Donor Eyes Glued, Avoiding Nonprofit Job Hopping, Mom Proms & 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.



Upcoming AFP Education Courses

"Leadership Development for Fundraisers" Featured at 2017 International Fundraising Conference
A Pre-Conference Workshop, Nigel Harris and Simone Joyaux will lead you on a two-day exploration of leadership and what it takes to move beyond management and effectively motivate and inspire your team to work toward big goals and a shared vision. Click here for more information and to register.

Expand Your Thinking on a Global Level with the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising
Think you've learned all you can about fundraising practice and theory? AFP's International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising will challenge you like no other learning course can. Click here to learn more and join us.

Take a Module of the Fundamentals of Fundraising Today!
We've broken up our acclaimed Fundamentals of Fundraising course into separate online modules, so you can tackle one specific fundraising topic at a time. Marketing, relationship-building, securing the gift, whatever you need to get a grasp on, we've got it. Check out the modules and our other eCourses by clicking here.

Save the Date for AFP's 2017 Leadership Academy
AFP's Leadership Academy is coming to Cincinnati, Ohio, October 12-14, 2017. Mark your calendar now to join us for ground-breaking leadership development and AFP chapter management training.


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