Vol.17, Num.30 YP
July 26, 2017
How to Manage Up In Your Fundraising Job
Mazarine Treyz interviews Kishshana Palmer about managing up, including how to deal with bosses who don't understand fundraising and ways to change their relationship with money. (Wild Woman Fundraising)
How to Survive (And Thrive!) In the First 100 Days of Your First Nonprofit Job
Here's what it takes to be successful in your first 100 days of a nonprofit job, especially if it is your very first job in the sector! (Charity Village)
Ten Things Every Early Career Fundraiser Should Know
An older post but with some good advice that should still resonate with fundraisers just starting their careers. (Next Stage Consulting)
A Millennial's First Day at Your Nonprofit
Jason Dorsey, co-founder and Millennials and Gen Z researcher at The Center for Generational Kinetics, discussed generational perception and divides in the workplace at a recent conference. (The NonProfit Times).
Harassment and Bullying in the Nonprofit Sector
AFP is working with Beth Ann Locke on a survey about harassment and bullying in the fundraising profession and the nonprofit sector. If you've experienced either, please consider completing this survey (which can be filled out anonymously), and AFP will use the data in an upcoming story in Advancing Philanthropy.
Latest Trends Top Ten: Unique Thank-You Ideas, Facebook Interviews, Donor Fatigue & More
Need tips on how to do your job better, insight on the latest research, or the latest, coolest ideas from the best minds in the profession? Each week, AFP gathers the top blog posts, videos, articles and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. Read more.
Media Training and Mindfulness Highlight New Topics for 2017 Leadership Academy
The 2017 Leadership Academy, presented by the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy, features exciting learning opportunities for unique management skills essential to fundraising. Take a look at our full schedule for the 2017 Leadership Academy, and see what you can learn with us in October!
AFP Webinar: Metrics Matter: How to Measure and Grow Major Gifts (August 1, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
In this webinar, major gifts expert Amy Eisenstein will teach you what and how to measure, as well as how to set appropriate long and short term goals for your major gift program. Register now!
AFP eCourse: Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization
Learn anytime with AFP's eCourses, presented in partnership with MindEdge Learning! This course, which offers 3 CFRE education points, explores the foundations of leadership and examines how to be a successful and effective leader, including the skills unique to the nonprofit sector. Click here to register now!
AFP's 2017 Compensation and Benefits Reports by Position and Function
Interested in salary and benefits data specific to job titles like Fundraising Program Manager, or specific to functions of fundraising like Special Events? Check out the full list of Compensation and Benefits Reports for purchase. If you're hiring at your organization, or looking to take the next step of your career, you can't afford to miss this valuable information.
Nominations Now Open for AFP Charles Stephens/Barbara Marion Awards
The Charles R. Stephens Award for Excellence in Diversity is a chapter award which spotlights outstanding diversity and inclusion programs, while the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP recognizes individual AFP members who have contributed their time, talent and treasure to AFP on the local, regional, national and international levels. Deadline for nominations for both awards is August 11!
2018 Call for Nominations for the U.S. Foundation Fundraising Board
Members and chapters can nominate any qualified candidate who has distinguished himself or herself by serving in a chapter leadership role or has volunteered in service to philanthropy and the fundraising profession. Nominations to serve on the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—U.S. are due to AFP International by August 18!
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