AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

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Top Three Tips to Master Donor Persuasion

posted Monday, July 18, 2016 by Katie Hop

Persuasion gets a bad rap, and it’s time to change that. Think about it – what sorts of imagery come to mind when you think of somebody who possesses a persuasive quality?

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Tagged: nonprofit hub fundraising donor relations

How to Predict What You'll Raise by Year-End

posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Katie Hop

Wouldn’t you love a crystal ball that you could gaze into and see just what the future holds?

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Next-Level Fundraising with Nonprofit Psychology

posted Monday, August 22, 2016 by Katie Hop

If we believe Hollywood, psychology consists of a person lying on a couch and talking about their feelings, complete with a man with a mustache and an accent sitting behind a desk listening.

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[PODCAST] Donor Relationships, Donor Retention and Donor Choice | Ft. Adrian Sargeant

posted Monday, August 29, 2016 by Katie Hop

Have 15 minutes? Listen to this podcast featuring previous AFPWM presenter Adrian Sargeant.

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7 Tips on Asking for Donations

posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016 by Katie Hop

At its heart, fundraising is helping others connect an existing passion directly to your cause.We don’t convince donors. We help them realize that they already care.

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Tagged: nonprofit hub donor giving

Where You Should be Spending the Most Time with Donors

posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by Katie Hop

Time is a precious resource for fundraisers. So when it comes to divvying up your time among donors, it’s crucial to maximize every second and every minute. There’s nothing worse than wasting precious time on a prospect that will never be fruitful.

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13 Ways to Increase Donations this Holiday Season

posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Katie Hop

Over 50 percent of all nonprofits receive the majority of their annual funding during the holiday season. Is your organization poised to maximize year-end donations?

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Tagged: nonprofit hub year-end giving