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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.7
February 14, 2018

AFP and Black History Month

AFP is celebrating Black History Month throughout February. This week AFP member Isaac Thweatt interviews former AFP Chair Alphonce Brown, Jr., ACFRE about his life, his leadership and perspectives on fundraising. Click here for the highlight video and here for the full version of the interview!

Advance Pricing Ends TODAY Feb. 14 for the 2018 International Fundraising Conference

Today's the day—you can't wait any longer! Save up to $200 when you register by February 14 for the 2018 International Fundraising Conference in New Orleans. Find details including full schedule, pricing breakdown and hotel information here.

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Top Stories

Global Trends in Technology and Social Media Use Among NGOs
The third annual Global Technology Report analyzes how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) use web, email and mobile technology, online fundraising tools and social media, as well as manage data and security.

Lilly School Projects Giving Hike, Just Not In Traditional Methods
As donors remain committed to their favorite causes, the timing and amount of their giving might be very, very different due to changes to the deductions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and a general robustness of the U.S. economy. (The NonProfit Times)

AFP Webinar: Finding and Connecting with Transformational Donors (February 28, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
It takes the right data, information, modeling, and research to find and connect with transformative donors. Join Steve MacLaughlin and Katherine Swank, J.D., to explore how real world prospecting and development works. Click here to learn more and register today!

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Special Valentine's Day Top Ten: All About Donors and Donor Love!
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

Free Webinar for AFP Members: What Canadian Donors Want (March 1, 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern)
"What Canadian Donors Want" is a biennial survey conducted on behalf of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada by IPSOS. Join us to discuss findings from the 2017 survey. Click here to register.

AFP's Canadian National Scholarship Program—Apply Now!
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada offers Canadian fundraising professionals working for charitable and non-profit organizations the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising. Deadline for applying is March 15!

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.

Is Your Community Hosting an AFP Professional Development Course?
With all-new course content updated in 2017, you and your fellow local fundraisers can greatly benefit from AFP's Fundamentals of Fundraising, AFP's CFRE Refresher Course or AFP's Donor Retention: A Self-Assessment Workshop. Contact your local chapter leader today to bring an AFP course to your area.

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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