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Join Us In Philadelphia for AFP LEAD 2023

AFP's annual leadership and nonprofit management conference, AFP LEAD, returns bigger and better than ever this October 19-21 in Philadelphia, PA!

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U.S. Fundraising Salaries Barely Kept Pace with 2022 Inflation

(Arlington, Virginia) The average fundraising salary in the U.S. increased by 6.7% in 2022, according to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy’s 2023 Compensation and Benefits Report. While this growth is significant compared to the 1.5% increase in 2021, it is still barely keeping pace with the year-end inflation rate of 6.5%. 

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Early 2023 Fundraising Results Reinforce Diverse Strategy Urgency

While large donors drove marginal growth in giving dollars throughout 2021 and much of 2022, their stability has begun to erode. According to FEP’s latest quarterly data, a decrease in donors and dollars given was evident across all donor types in Q1 2023, with major donors causing an outsized decline in dollars and donor retention.

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AFP CATALYST: The Sector Leadership Forum 2023

Executive-level nonprofit fundraising leaders are invited to participate in AFP CATALYST - The Sector Leadership Forum October 22-23, following AFP LEAD 2023 in Philadelphia.

This event will provide professional development, networking, and relationship building opportunities for advanced-career fundraising professionals who have been in the profession 15+ years. 

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Interested in Volunteering on an AFP Global Committee?

The call for volunteer sign-up is now open! All applications must be received by Oct. 31, 2023. Selections for each respective committee are made in December, and service starts on Jan. 1. All applicants will be notified of committee assignment by the end of December.

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The People of AFP

AFP isn't just an association--it's a community of people bound by the idea that working together, we can create impact that changes the world! This issue features a conversation between one of AFP's Distinguished Fellows, our 2023 Outstanding Young Professionals and the Outstanding Fundraising Professional. Also, AFP members share their best advice, inspire you with their favorite stories of giving , and give up their secrets to fundraising success. As new donors decline How can nonprofits maximize giving? data from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project can help!


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