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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Fundraising Events: The 10-Step Guide to Planning Your Own

posted Monday, August 15, 2016 by Katie Hop

The best way to get people excited about doing something is to entertain them. And how do you entertain dozens or thousands of people at once? With a fundraising event, of course!

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Tagged: fundraising events

Is Pokemon Go The Latest Shiny, New Toy?

posted Friday, August 12, 2016 by Katie Hop

It’s been less than a month since Pokémon Go was released and already nonprofits might be experiencing the early stages of reaction to the latest technological fad: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.

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Tagged: nonprofit times

Rural Fundraising and What's Ahead for AFP

posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Katie Hop

From the AFP International Fundraising Conference in Boston earlier this year, Amy Eisenstein speaks with Ann Hale.

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Tagged: afpinternational afp boston video

AFP Boston Live - Recordings Now Available for Purchase!

posted Monday, August 8, 2016 by Katie Hop

Couldn’t make it to Boston for the 2016 International Fundraising Conference? Our ”AFP Boston Live” Archive gives you a taste of the action.

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Tagged: afpinternational afp boston webinar

6 Things The Olympics And Fundraising Have In Common

posted Friday, August 5, 2016 by Katie Hop

For those of us involved with the nonprofit world on a daily basis, it is easy to draw quite a few similarities out of this once every two and four years event.

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Tagged: fundraising bloomerang bloom olympics

What's Your Donor Data's Legacy?

posted Friday, July 29, 2016 by Katie Hop

The most important fundraising tool you have at your disposal is your donor database. It should be our best friend, but most fundraisers don’t respect it and couldn’t tell you a thing about its history.

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Tagged: bloomerang database

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Tracks Upward Trend in Bequests

posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Katie Hop

The most recent Nonprofit Research Collaborative report suggests overall health and a largely positive outlook for planned giving activities and income.

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Tagged: charitable giving ppp planned giving

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

AFP's Diploma in Fundraising Program

posted Friday, July 15, 2016 by Katie Hop

If you need a comprehensive refresher on all aspects of fundraising to apply for CFRE certification or re-certification, AFP’s Diploma in Fundraising is for you. 

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Tagged: afp international news afpinternational continuing education

Online Giving Trends

posted Monday, June 20, 2016 by Katie Hop

Follow important developments in online fundraising with The Chronicle of Philanthropy's data dashboard. See which causes have raised the most, which parts of the country have contributed the most, how the frequency of giving correlates with amount given, and more.

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Tagged: charitable giving online giving chronicle of philanthropy