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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.21
May 23, 2018

Our Ethics Process

In his latest President's Perspective, AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, discusses how the association's ethics enforcement process balances the need to express our commitment to ethical behavior while ensuring every member's right to a fair, impartial and confidential judgment process.

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Top Stories

Ten Ways to Supercharge Your Storytelling
Stories are one of the great ways to connect donors and causes. AFP chats with Shanon Doolittle, fundraising and storytelling coach at Voice for Good, about the undeniable power of storytelling, along with formulas and techniques that make a story memorable.

Influence is a Tool, Not a Reward
Penelope Burk talks about how charities should best use their influential leaders, and it may not be with the donors you think. (Burk's Blog)

"Plannual" Giving Encourages Annual Donors to Make Planned Gifts
From the AFP International Conference on Fundraising in New Orleans, Robert E. Wahlers, MS, CFRE, president of Peak Philanthropic Development, offers several tips on moving your annual donors along to making planned gifts. (The NonProfit Times)

AFP Webinar: Transformational Donor Events (June 6, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
On the next AFP Webinar, Bob Westfall and Lisa Wolf will share key insights from their experience executing over 330 major donor events which have raised over $650 million. Click here to register.

Free Webinar for AFP Members Only: From Hollywood to the Board Room: Sexual Harassment for Nonprofits (June 12, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Join us June 12 for this essential webinar, free for AFP members only. Jennifer S. Jackman, Partner at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, will discuss laws and offer practical advice on sexual harassment in relation to your staff and donors, the impact of claims on your nonprofit, and your duty to prevent these claims. Click here to register.

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Fundraising Myths, Advisory Boards, Mentors, Cryptocurrency & 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

Don't Miss Vu Le at AFP's 2018 Leadership Academy in Toronto
The opening keynote speaker for this year's AFP Leadership Academy will be Vu Le, executive director of the Rainier Valley Corps and author of Come experience Vu's unique perspective for yourself this October in Toronto. Following two days of leadership development, you'll emerge as a better leader than ever before. Click here to learn more and register.

Become an AFP Master Trainer: Join Us for Faculty Training Academy in July or September
The Faculty Training Academy (FTA) is AFP's "train the trainer" program that helps ensure quality in education by providing formal training for prospective faculty and instructors of AFP's education programs. If you want to help train your fellow fundraisers, become a master trainer this year and start teaching! Click here to learn more.

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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