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AFP eWire
Vol.18, Num.32
August 8, 2018


Talking to Boards About Fundraising Costs

From the AFP International Conference on Fundraising in New Orleans, Amy Eisenstein talks with Andy Davis from BoardSource about measuring fundraising effectiveness and talking with your volunteer leaders. [Video Transcript]

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An Introduction to Donor Data Segmentation
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Deadline August 30 for AFP's Faculty Training Academy
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AFP International Awards Deadline Nov. 15!
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Career Center Spotlight

AFP Compensation Survey by Lori Hunter Overmyer
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