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Drawing from dozens of publications and backed by the power of the Internet, the AFP Resource Center provides members and other fundraising professionals with customized research assistance on fundraising issues and best practices.
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The AFP Resource Center has produced comprehensive "Hot Topic" overviews of key fundraising areas that members have identified as being most in demand. Think a new "Hot Topic" page is needed? Let us know.
AFP Compensation & Benefits Report
AFP's Compensation & Benefits Report provides valuable data on the characteristics of individual fundraisers—backgrounds, experience, and responsibilities—and paints a picture of the current state of the profession.
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AFP Affiliate Library Program
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AFP Professional Plan for Fundraisers
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AFP's Compensation & Benefits Report
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AFP Fund Development Series
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The AFP Fundraising Dictionary (Updated 2017)
Welcome to the AFP Fundraising Dictionary online!
Latest Fundraising NewsFundraising Legend and Icon Jerry Panas Passes Away
Jerold "Jerry" Panas, founder of Jerold Panas, Linzy & Partners and fundraising author, presenter, teacher and icon, has passed away. Few practitioners have had a greater influence on the development of fundraising.
The AFP International Conference is held each spring and brings more than 4,000 fundraising professionals together to discuss, teach, and learn about new development issues. It offers more than 150 educational sessions designed to serve the development needs of participants from entry level to highly experienced. The Conference exhibit hall features over 300 vendors.
AFP Member Spotlight: Tim Maloney, National Director Mercy Ships Canada
As a way to connect the many members of AFP in Canada, we will be spotlighting fundraisers from across Canada who work tirelessly for their organizations and causes. In this issue we introduce Tim Maloney.
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