YIP Newsletter
Volume 2, Number 2
Summer 2010
The mission of the AFP Youth in Philanthropy Sub-Committee is to help
chapters and the profession involve youth in philanthropy

Chapter Spotlight: AFP MO, Mid-America Chapter Puts Members in the Classroom
Karma Vowell, CFRE, chair of the Mid-America Chapter’s YIP program, talks about the challenges and successes of the YIP program, as well as the new AFPTeaches initiative and the efforts to bridge students and professional fundraisers. Read more.

Useful Links

YIP chair and committee member job descriptions

New: Careers in Fundraising toolkit

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Career in Fundraising

Online warehouse for all things YIP

Learn more about AFP’s role in Youth in Philanthropy

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Making a World of Good©: AFP Launches a New Philanthropy and Fundraising Curriculum for Teens
In July, AFP launched a pilot program to test its new curriculum, Making a World of Good©: A Hands-On Learning Experience With Philanthropy, Fundraising and Making a Difference. The exciting, new curriculum will expose high school-age youth to philanthropy—giving and serving. Read more.

Recommended Resource: AFP’s Youth in Philanthropy Blog Watch
AFP’s Youth in Philanthropy blog is one of the best ways to sign up for instant email happiness. Read about what is happening with youth from around the world and get ideas for how you and your chapter can engage a whole new generation. Read more.

Tell Us Your Chapter’s YIP Story
Tell us about your chapter’s Youth in Philanthropy program. Share what your chapter is doing with youth in philanthropy. Click here.

They Did What?

Do you know what 13-year-old Bilaal Rijan and 19-year-old Jake Gallagher did to receive the AFP International Youth in Philanthropy Award in April?
Read about Bilaal  |  Read about Jake

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