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Advancing Philanthropy May/June 2009

Advancing Philanthropy
Ideas & Strategies from the Association of Fundraising Professionals


Current Issue–May/June 2009

Star Bright
The next generation of donors is not light years away

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Cover

16 AT ANY AGE
How to engage tomorrow’s philanthropists
—today

By Paul Lagasse

Features

23 SEEING EYE TO EYE
How listening carefully to your volunteers can make all the difference

By Mary Ellen Collins

28 CLEAR INSIGHTS
How fundraising strategies and communication counsel combine to achieve successful results

By Robert M. Moore. Ph.D.

34 ARE WE THERE YET?
Is your organization on the right technology path, or has your system left you in the ditch?

36 SPECIAL FUNDRAISING TECHNOLOGY CHART

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Columns

4 PRESIDENT’S REPORT
Tough Times, Tough Decisions

By Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE, AFP president and CEO

Departments

6 HEADLINES
Some of the latest stories and updates affecting nonprofit professionals

10 INCLUSIVENESS
Excellence in Inclusiveness

By Jacklyn P. Boice

12 YOUR CAREER
Ten Steps to a More Successful Job Interview

By Pamela A. Cook, ACFRE, and Paul Gietzel

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55 THE DONOR’S TURN
John Erickson: Making the Most of “Freedom Years”

By Lynda McDaniel

59 PLANNED GIVING
Charitable People: Connections Between Those Who Give Now and Those Who Give at Death

By Larry Stelter

62 MANAGEMENT FILE
Working With a Freelance Grant Writer

By Sarah S. Perkins, CFRE

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66 BEST BETS
Full Benefits in a Flat World

By Andrew Mosawi

467 AP RESOURCES
Your Fundraising Resource Marketplace

68 WHAT’S WORKING
Fundraisers Share Their Tips

70 AFP CENTRAL
Goings-on at AFP

72 ONE-ON-ONE
Kenneth C. Frisch, ACFRE

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