Hurry! Discount Rate for the AFP International Conference Ends Friday!
Time is running out to get the biggest savings on the 47th AFP International Conference on Fundraising, April 11-14, 2010 in Baltimore. The discount rate for early bird registrants ends THIS FRIDAY, Dec. 18. Register now and save $200 off of the regular rate and get the tools you need to reach the next level in your fundraising. Click here to register today!
Fundraising Leader Milton Murray Passes Away at 87
In her blog, AFP President and CEO Paulette Maehara honors the extraordinary legacy of Milton Murray, who passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Read more.
AFP Holiday Giving Survey Shows Giving Still Lagging, But Optimism Rising Among Charitable Fundraisers
About one-third of charities are raising more funds so far during the 2009 holiday season compared to the same time period in 2008, according to the Holiday Giving Survey by AFP. These giving figures are better than they were in last year’s survey, and optimism for the rest of the year and 2010 is much stronger. Read more.
Despite Economy More Consumers Plan to Give Online in ‘09 than ‘08
Convio Inc. estimates that U.S. online giving to nonprofit organization will be more than $4 billion during the holiday season of 2009 as increasing numbers of people donate to charities via the web. Read more.
AFP BOOKSTORE’S HOLIDAY SALE!
Save 10% on ALL items, plus an additional 20-30% off selected items in our bookstore!
Simply use the code HOLIDAY at checkout to receive your discount.
Click here to view a complete list of all additional discounted items!
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AFP Develops Spanish Language Website for Latin America Fundraisers, Members
To better serve our Latin American members and the greater fundraising community, AFP is proud to announce a new Spanish language website. Read more.
Harnessing Diverse Perspectives at the AFP International Conference in Baltimore
AFP has two exciting opportunities for you to learn from the perspectives of others and share your thoughts on topics important to you at the 47th AFP International Conference on Fundraising in Baltimore, April 11-14, 2010. Read more.
Upcoming Web/Audioconference: Markets Review and Outlook
January 13 | 1–2:30 pm ET
Presented by David McCabe, vice president of Eaton Vance Investment Counsel, this session will focus primarily on the state of the U.S. economy and the U.S. securities markets. This will include a review of the major economic and market themes from 2009, as well as a preview of what might be in store as we enter the new year. Emphasis will be placed on a few key economic themes such as residential real estate, consumer spending, interest rate policy and fiscal policy. Additionally key stock market drivers such as corporate profitability and valuation will be examined. Learn more and register.
AFP 2010 Web/Audioconference Series Collection
Plan now for the 2010 AFP Web/Audioconference Series presented by experts in the field. We are excited about a great lineup of web/audioconferences for next year and we have a great new offer! When registering for ten or more programs the price is $99 each instead of $159! To view the printable 2010 schedule of dates and registration form. Click here.
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Special AFP Resources
Keep the Tip! – How to Make the Most of the New AFPnet.org
This Week’s AFPnet.org Tip - Make a Gift:
Did you know that you can make a secure gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada simply by logging on to the new AFP website? The Foundations’ Every Member Campaign helps to generate the resources needed to fund strategic initiatives that advance ethical and effective fundraising. To make a gift, simply click the “Make a Gift” link that appears at the top of every page, or visit the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy homepage to also access the Canadian form. For more information, please visit the Every Member Campaign page (Canada page).
We will continue to improve and upgrade the site with your help and feedback, so please send all comments and suggestions to Webmaster@afpnet.org. And view all the collected AFPnet.org Tips online.
The AFP Information Exchange: Two New Papers Added This Week!
The AFP Information Exchange, an exclusive benefit for members, offers valuable guidance on fundraising. Two new papers added this week are Philanthropy in Bunker Boots: Fundraising in Rural America (Kayt C. Peck) and Engaging Your Colleagues to Become Part of the Fundraising Team (Marshall Ginn, CFRE). Read them now and learn how to submit your papers!
AFP's Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers
This toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help you carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. Read more.
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Job Listings/Career Opportunities
Currently there are more than 250 jobs listed on our website. To find one that is right for you, visit http://jobs.afpnet.org/search
Access the newest jobs available to development professionals.
Reach highly qualified candidates by posting your opening in the AFP Fundraising Job Center