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AFP eWire
Vol.17, Num.48
November 29, 2017

Bright Spots and Relationship Building

In this video from the 2017 AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Francisco, Amy Eisenstein talks with Kim Klein, an internationally known nonprofit trainer, speaker and author, about how to build the best relationships with donors and learn from nonprofit Bright Spots.

Giving to Charity Makes Everyone Happier, Especially When Women Lead or Participate in Family Decisions

A report from the Women's Philanthropy Institute explores how gender roles, household income and other factors influence the joy of giving.

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Top Stories

Tax Reform Bill to Senate Floor This Wednesday
Billions of dollars in annual charitable giving are at stake. Congress needs to hear from you NOW about the need for a universal charitable deduction to offset potential huge decreases in gifts from the tax reform bill.

Blackbaud Institute Reveals Key Factors Dramatically Transforming the Donor Marketplace
Fewer donors are giving to fewer organizations, and new in-depth analysis from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact examines the drivers behind this shift.

AFP Webinar: Why Today's Tactics Won't Work with Tomorrow's Donors (December 4, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Laura MacDonald, CFRE, will drill into recent charitable research, including data from Giving USA, to see how current and future trends will demand new tactics. Click here to learn more and register today!


AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Gift Acknowledgements, Capital Campaigns Advice, Meaningful Stewardship & More!
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


AFP News

Opening Keynote Panel: "Building Resilient Communities" at the 2018 International Fundraising Conference
AFP's 55th International Fundraising Conference in New Orleans will bring the inspiration with its opening keynote panel. Key panelists with fundraising experience in the face of adversity will discuss what it takes to foster resilience and unity through fundraising. Click here to learn more and register for the conference.

Host AFP's Fundamentals of Fundraising at Your Local Chapter
Updated in 2017, AFP's Fundamentals of Fundraising is the perfect introductory course for budding fundraisers with less than five years of experience in the field. Invite your chapter members to brush up on their skills, and welcome new fundraisers from your community. Click here to learn more and get started.

AFP eCourse: Fundamentals of Fundraising Modules
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Rules Were Made to be Followed
Despite the extensive list of sources from which nonprofit professionals can seek guidance, missteps happen, things fall through the cracks, and bad decisions win out over good ones. Learn how to stay on the straight and narrow.

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