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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.5c
January 31, 2018

AFP Position on Sexual Harassment and Gender Equity in the Fundraising Profession

AFP Chair Ann Hale, CFRE, and AFP President Mike Geiger stake out the association's position on sexual harassment and gender equity and discuss upcoming plans to address both issues within the profession. AFP's statement is also available in French and Spanish.

AFP/Globe and Mail Supplement: The Impact of Canadian Philanthropy

AFP and The Globe and Mail are partnering to create a special supplement on philanthropy and fundraising in Canada. The June 1 supplement will highlight the collective impact of Canadian philanthropy, trends for the future and stories of donors and volunteers. Click here to learn how your organization can advertise in this special supplement!

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories

My Donation Makes A Difference
Roger Ali, CFRE, chair of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada, reminds donors to claim their charitable giving from 2017, including the first-time donor's super credit (Hamilton Spectator).

Getting Personal With Your Donors – Where's The Line?
Establishing and nurturing positive relationships with donors is one of the most critical parts of fundraising. The tricky part is to forge positive bonds that help bring support to your charity without overstepping professional boundaries. (Hilborn)

Answering Donors' Three Big Questions
Donors have many questions when making their donation decisions, but there are three big ones. To help them make their decision, make sure all of your marketing tools answer these questions. (Imagine Canada)

Early Bird Pricing Ends Tomorrow for Mastering Major Gifts Online Course
Supercharge your organization’s major gifts program in 2018 with Amy Eisenstein's acclaimed online course. Save $300 if you register by Thursday, February 1. Click here to learn more and register.

AFP Webinar: Working Your Legacy Pipeline (February 7, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Ligia Peña, CFRE, will show you how to master a legacy pipeline matrix to move donors through a 6-step process, engaging supporters from the prospecting stage to a pledge, and raise more donors and gifts in wills. Click here to learn more and register.

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Better Fundraising Results, Questions for Major Donors, Slacktivism & 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.
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AFP News

Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP invites all members everywhere to
submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 55th International Fundraising Conference, April 15- 17, 2018, in New Orleans, La.

AFP's CFRE Refresher Course Updated with All-New Content
We listened to the feedback of many members and made updating our courses, including the CFRE Refresher Course, a priority in 2017. World-renowned fundraising experts helped us overhaul the international standard for training fundraisers. Click here to learn more, and host the course on a local level.

Space is Filling Fast! Book Your Hotel for the 2018 International Fundraising Conference
Hotel rooms in our conference room block in New Orleans are filling up fast. Act now to lock down your room at the lowest possible rate, booking through our registration process. For more information about the International Fundraising Conference, including hotels, click here

Less Than 2 Weeks to Register for AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice Course

Click here to learn more about the blended learning course that mid-level fundraisers are buzzing about. You'll earn CFRE points, get direct instruction from renowned expert Adrian Sargeant, and walk away with a tangible plan to raise more money.

Career Center Spotlight

Advancing the Profession of Fundraising: We've Come a Long Way in 25 Years
When does an occupation become a profession? Are we there yet? Click here to read full article in Advancing Philanthropy.

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