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Vol.17, Num.20
May 17, 2017

May 19 Deadline to Get $599 Super Early Bird for AFP New Orleans

If you missed San Francisco—or are so invigorated that you can't wait for the next conference—then register super early for the 2018 AFP International Fundaising Conference in New Orleans and receive super savings. Our Super Early Bird rate is $599 ... but only if you register by May 19!

Amy Eisenstein Discusses Four Metrics to Measure Success in Mastering Major Gifts

Major gifts expert Amy Eisenstein offers valuable insight about properly measuring success for your major gifts program in this video. If you want to truly unlock your major gift fundraising potential, check out her 7-week online program, Mastering Major Gifts. Click here to learn more and sign up today!

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More Awesome Conference Stuff!
Check out AFP President and CEO Jason Lee's blog about the recent conference, along with our compilation video of highlights from San Francisco, PLUS more perspective on the conference from Barbara Talisman and Gail Perry.

CRA Recommendations Support Public Policy Engagement by Charities
In a significant win for Canada's charitable sector, the Canada Revenue Agency has recommended major changes to laws and regulations that will encourage charities to engage more fully in public policy dialogue and development.

Call for Presentations Extended for 2018 Conference!
If you would like to present at the 2018 International Fundraising Conference, April 15-17 in New Orleans, we have extended our deadline to submit to Sunday, May 21! Click here to learn more. If you have any questions, please contact AFP Education at

AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice Returns
Our 9-month, mid-level learning program, featuring Professor Adrian Sargeant, returns in July. The program offers deep guidance in donor behavior, fundraising planning, marketing, managing and more. To learn more about the program and enroll, click here.

AFP Top Ten: Spam Filters, Fax Numbers and Business Cards, Finding Major Donors & 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 News

AFP Webinar: Wired Boards: Driving Hi-Tech Innovation from the Boardroom (May 23, 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern)
John Dawe, CNP, CFRE, examines how top performing nonprofit organizations use technology as an accelerator to drive best-practice governance, foster innovation, improve strategic decision making, and build relationships.

Call for Nominations for the AFP 2018 Board of Directors
AFP needs your help in identifying the next great leaders of our association. Nominate a colleague, someone you admire or even yourself to serve on the AFP International Board of Directors. Nominations due June 23!

Call for AFP's Second Class of Distinguished Fellows
The Distinguished Fellows program and Honorary Fellows program (for those who are not members of AFP) spotlights individuals who have made significant leadership contributions to the philanthropic and fundraising professions, and who will continue to advance AFP's mission and vision through their volunteer and advisory work. Nominations are accepted through June 30.

Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource:
Fostering Success For Midlevel Fundraisers
By Lynda McDaniel
Midcareer. For professional fundraisers, it's the perfect time to reflect on what you've learned so far and consider future opportunities. Click here to read the full article in the new Advancing Philanthropy Spring 2017 issue!

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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