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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.11
March 14, 2018

Women's Impact Initiative: The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women

AFP launched the Women's Impact Initiative last week, and, in partnership with Donor Perfect, we're pleased to highlight The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women, featuring tried-and-true advice, best practices, and valuable exercises to equip and inspire you to pursue leadership positions within your organization.

Learn more about the Women's Impact Initiative here!

Member Spotlight: Cherrelle Duncan

AFP interviews one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, Cherrelle Duncan, to discuss what she's learned in her career and how she thinks the profession needs to improve!


Coming Soon—The Free AFP 2018 App (Sponsored by myRollCall & Giveffect)!

We know you are gearing up for the AFP International Fundraising Conference in New Orleans, La., in mid-April! And so are we, getting our new AFP 2018 mobile app ready for you (and your smart device of choice)! You'll have all the sessions, speakers, exhibitors, and more at your fingertips as create your own personalized conference experience. Set up a profile, connect with fellow attendees, post updates and pictures to the activity feed and social media, earn points and badges, and more! Mark your calendar: The AFP 2018 app officially launches Wed., March 28.

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Top Stories

AFP Announces 2018 Class of Distinguished Fellows
AFP has announced its 2018 class of Distinguished Fellows: Ken Frisch, ACFRE; Jim Greenfield, ACFRE; and Abbie von Schlegell, CFRE.

AFP Webinar: How to Grow Your Monthly Giving Program Without Breaking the Bank (March 21, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Erica Waasdorp will show you how to improve your organization's cash flow, enhance donor retention rates and upgrade your current donors’ giving, all through the power of monthly giving. Click here to register.

Say Hi to the New CrowdRise by GoFundMe

Completely rethought fundraising platform designed for how nonprofits actually work. Raise more money in less time with effective social fundraising. Explore the new CrowdRise at

2017 Millennial Impact Report Year in Review
The new study from Achieve synthesizes findings from the three phases of research in 2017, including how millennial engagement and interest in causes changed since the presidential election.

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Fundraising Letters, Time Management, Making the Ask & 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

Save the Date: 2018 Leadership Academy
AFP's Leadership Academy is coming to Toronto, Ontario, this fall, Oct. 12-13. This conference is for anyone interested in honing their management and leadership skills with a fundraising focus. More information coming soon!

AFP's 2018 International Fundraising Conference is Only One Month Away!
Don't wait any longer to register for the world's largest conference for professional fundraisers. 100 breakout education sessions, 2 riveting keynotes, and 3,000+ fellow fundraisers await you in New Orleans. Need help getting your ticket? Click here to check out our "Convince Your Boss" tool!

New Pricing for AFP Archived Webinars
AFP Webinars have brought you valuable strategies and tips from fundraising's top minds over the years. Don't forget that past AFP Webinars are available (and eligible for CFRE points!), and now feature a discounted price. Click here to see our list of 2017 webinars, starting at just $59. Click here for 2016 webinars and click here for 2015 webinars, all starting at $39.

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!

Hire Right: How Talent Management Fits into Your Development Strategy
Did you know that, according to Cygnet Research, hiring a poor fit for your fundraising team can cost your organization up to $200,000? Join Kishshana Palmer's Pre-Conference Workshop, April 14 in New Orleans, to master recruitment, retention and engagement of key development staff. Click here to learn more and register today.


Career Center Spotlight

AFP Career Center Resource: AFP Compensation & Benefits Report
Did you know that AFP members receive the AFP Compensation & Benefits Report free? The report priced at $79 for nonmembers contains full data tables for salaries and benefits across all job positions and factors. It also contains data about how fundraisers view their jobs and the profession. Members can download the free report by visiting the AFP Bookstore at

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