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Vol.18, Num.20c
May 16, 2018

Canada Research and Public Policy

Senate Special Committee on the Charitable Sector

The Special Committee has begun its work to examine the impact of the voluntary sector on Canada, including the effect of federal and provincial laws and policies governing charities, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and other similar groups.

A Portrait of Canadian Foundation Philanthropy

Part of a pioneering global effort to develop comparative data and information on institutional philanthropy around the world, this new study identifies key trends in the development of organized philanthropy over the last three to five years in Canada. (Hilborn)

The Future of Fundraising

KCI talks with fundraisers and charity leaders about trends and issues they are watching out for, including the shift to digital fundraising, the need for charities to invest during this time of immense change and the ongoing challenges of finding and keeping fundraising talent. (KCI)

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories

Building Your Small Shop Toolkit
Running a small non-profit organization is no easy endeavor. AFP talks with Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of AgSafe, about how to identify essential aspects of finance, work/life balance, self-care and many others as they pertain to running a small shop.

AFP Webinar: The 100% Fallacy: Common Presumptions that Hold Your Fundraising Back (May 23, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Many common assumptions about donors are just plain wrong, hence charities shipwreck financially and fail to grow. Get it right from the start with this "truth stampede" from Tom Ahern. Click here to register.

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Donor-Centricity, Stewarding Monthly Donors, Understanding Legacy Giving & 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

Two Days of Nonprofit-Focused Leadership Development Training for Only $399
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Learn Directly from Prof. Adrian Sargeant with AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice Course
Want to learn fundraising directly from the profession's brightest minds, like Prof. Adrian Sargeant? Dive deeply with AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice, an intensive 400-hour course designed to build on your existing knowledge of fundraising, and take your career to new heights. Click here to learn more and register.

Career Center Spotlight

Shaking Up Philanthropy: How Professionals Are Making a Difference
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