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AFP Foundations for Philanthropy:
United States | Canada | Mexico

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About the Foundations

The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy enhance philanthropy and volunteerism through programs of education, research, and service that benefit those who lead, serve and support nonprofit institutions. The purpose of the Foundation is to generate resources for strategic initiatives that advance fundraising worldwide.

Learn more: AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
Más Información: Asociación de Profesionales AFP México A.C.  (AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Mexico)

AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – United States

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As of May 1, 2016, the BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $175,408 in gifts and pledges from 1,502 donors. This represents 35% of our $500,000 goal. In comparison, the campaign had raised $160,115 in gifts and pledges as of May 1, 2015 – a 9.6% increase in giving thus far in 2016. Of the total raised, $25,899 (15%) by 343 donors resulted from the renewal letter, with an average gift of $75.51.

In 2016, your gift will help support the AFP Foundation’s planning phase of the New Faces of Fundraising expansion in North America.

Susan H"Over the next few years, New Faces of Fundraising will increase the number of fundraisers from diverse communities and fill the pipeline with new, nonprofit professionals as Baby Boomers retire. Fostering inclusion will empower emerging fundraisers, strengthen the philanthropic culture of local communities; and transform giving across North America."

Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
Chair, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy

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Chapter IMPACT Campaign

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The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is pleased to launch the 2016 Chapter IMPACT Campaign and ask your chapter to get involved.

We’re excited to provide your chapter with the opportunity to make a chapter-directed gift that supports one or more of the strategic initiatives that mean the most to your members: 

• Capacity Building
• Diversity & Inclusion
• Leadership Development
• Public Policy 

Download your pledge form today!

Click here to learn more!



• The Steward Newsletter: Fall 2015 | Spring 2015 | Fall 2014 | Spring 2014 | Fall 2013 | Spring 2013 | Fall 2012 | Spring 2012Archives
• BE the CAUSE Campaign Update Email: May 2016 | Apr. 2016 | Feb. 2016 |Jan. 2016
• AFP Annual Reports: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 |  2008 | All 
• AFP 2014 Donor Survey Special Report

Forms and Documents

AFP Foundation Donor and Chapter Forms
• Omega Circle Declaration of Intent (Planned Giving) 
• Leadership Society Acceptance Form (10K Cumulative & Annual Gift)
• Alpha Society Pledge Form (Recurring gifts)

Donor Recognition

• 2015 Chapter IMPACT Campaign Donors
• 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
• Champions Circle Members
• Omega Circle Donors
• Leadership Society Members



Special thanks to Ruffalo Noel Levitz for implementing the annual fund calling program pro bono for nine years!

Premier Foundation Sponsor

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How to Give to the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy

Thank you for supporting the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy through the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. Your gift will make a difference by helping the Foundation generate the resources needed to fund strategic initiatives that advice ethical and effective fundraising.

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