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AFP eWire
Vol.17, Num.11
March 15, 2017

Women's History Month

AFP President and CEO Jason Lee talks about Women's History Month and the importance of women in fundraising.

Dr. Claire Routley Named as 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr. Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK's leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories

Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy
AFP sits down with this year's diversity speaker at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson, and discusses with her how much progress the sector has made in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

AFP Webinar: Powerful Events Where Philanthropy Thrives (March 20, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Join Kathy Kingston for this content-rich and profitable webinar and see how your auctions, galas and events are THE new catalyst for donor engagement and retention. Register now!


Action University Summary: Contagious: Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger
Many different things 'catch on': diets, fashion trends, management techniques. These are all examples of social epidemics—events where products, ideas, or behaviors spread through a population. But why do things 'catch on'? Jonah Berger has studied why things 'catch' on and has come up with a smart structure for success.

AFP Top Ten: Women and Philanthropy, Deep Donor Gladness, Copywriting Tips & 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

Groovy! 50 Summers of Love: AFP's After-Dark Party
As part of the 2017 International Fundraising Conference experience, AFP's After-Dark Party will transport you back to 1967: the Summer of Love in San Francisco. Registration for the International Fundraising Conference guarantees you a ticket to join us on Monday, May 1. If you haven't already, register now!

Only Two More Weeks: AFP's International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising
AFP's rigorous, high-level learning program begins next month, but registration ends on March 31. Don’t wait any longer to sign up; register now and re-think fundraising with us. Click here to learn more.

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.


Job Listings/Grant Resources

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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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