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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.28
July 11, 2018

Update with AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger

AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA discusses his vision for AFP and key goals the association is striving towards, including the Women's Impact Initiative and using technology to enhance our educational efforts. [Video Transcript]

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Top Stories

Overall Giving Increases but Challenges Remain
AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, talks about the findings from the latest Giving USA Report and what they may mean for fundraising this year and beyond.

AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week: Facebook Fundraising, Online Giving, Turning Attendees Into Donors & 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.

Deadline July 20 to Take Short Survey on Giving and the New Tax Law
Please participate in this short survey (nine questions) looking at the impact of the new tax law on your organization's fundraising.

Last Chance to Participate in AFP's Leadership Programming Survey
AFP has partnered with Symphonic Strategies to receive feedback about its leadership development opportunities. Click here to provide your thoughts.

AFP Webinar: The Future of Digital Fundraising and How to Get Ahead of the Curve (July 25, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
Sarah Olivieri, creator of the Digital Impact Method, will take a look ahead at the future of fundraising as digital advancement progresses in the coming years. Click here to register.

Registration Closes Monday for AFP's Signature Mid-Level Course
July 16 is the final day to register for AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice course, led by world-renowned fundraising expert Adrian Sargeant. Click here to learn more.

AFP News

Linley Daly Shares Her Excitement for This Year's AFP Leadership Academy
AFP New Mexico's Linley Daly is headed to Toronto this October for AFP's 2018 Leadership Academy. See what Linley has to say about this year's event, and click here to see more information about the Leadership Academy.

Share Your Fundraising Knowledge: AFP's Faculty Training Academy Begins in 2 Weeks
Polish your adult education and classroom management skills, and get on the path to teaching AFP courses on the local level. Click here for more information about the AFP Faculty Training Academy.

3 Free Online Tools to Help You Raise Big Gifts from Major Donors
Major gift fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, has developed three tools to help you build your major gift pipeline. Click here to access Amy's free web class, report, and assessment.

Career Center Spotlight

AFP Compensation Survey by Lori Hunter Overmyer
Click here to read the article on AFP's annual compensation and benefits study in the latest edition of Advancing Philanthropy.

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