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Vol.17, Num.21
May 24, 2017

Tax Policy Proposals Would Reduce Charitable Giving, New Study Finds

Tax policy changes proposed by Congress and the Administration would reduce charitable giving by up to $13.1 billion, new research conducted by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy indicates.

Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature

Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker.

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Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE, has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada.

The Odd Trajectory of Gender and Wages
Both men and women have made significant gains in education, but only women have gained in earnings, and they haven't gained enough to catch up with the average wage for men, whether measured today or 40 years ago. (The Nonprofit Quarterly)

AFP Webinar: Launching a Successful Legacy Program (June 5, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Ligia Peña, CFRE will explore how to engage supporters at a more personal level in order to inspire them to leave a legacy and change the world. At the end of this session you will leave thinking: "I wish I'd started a legacy program 10 years ago!" Register now!

Early Bird Ends May 31 for Mastering Major Gifts with Amy Eisenstein
Unlock your true major gift fundraising potential this summer with Amy Eisenstein's Mastering Major Gifts online course. You can go from development generalist to a major gifts master in just 7 weeks! Sign up by May 31 to receive the early bird rate; to register, click here.

AFP Top Ten: Why Companies Are Donating Their Profits, Planned Giving ROI & 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'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.

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.

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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