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What Will Fundraising Look Like in 2019?

What will be the key trends and developments over the next 12 months? Association of Fundraising Professional members share their thoughts!

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Hard Scrabble: A New Year's Challenge

We christened the January 2019 issue “Hard Scrabble” for the specific stories it tells and the difficult challenges our members are tackling across the board. “Unending hard work and struggle”— hard scrabble’s dictionary meaning — are common to the articles you will find here, but so are the words “transformation”, “triumph”, and “success.”

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Win Free Registration to AFP ICON 2019!

How does your fundraising impact the world? Tell us your story of impact through video, photography, and/or text - two of the most inspiring submissions will win a free registration to AFP ICON 2019!

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Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!

AFP invites all members everywhere to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at AFP ICON 2019, March 31 – April 2, 2019, in San Antonio.


Our AFP Year-End Interviews!

We interviewed AFP leaders in 2018 about what we’ve accomplished and what’s ahead for the association and the fundraising community. Here’s what they told us! 

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AFP Connect: Your Online Member Community

Join conversations on annual gala burnout, Facebook donations and fund development committees, download the latest shared documents on planned giving and special events guidelines, or start your own discussion!

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Reflecting on the Emergence of AFP Canada

The amount of change that can occur in under two years is truly amazing. Scott Decksheimer shares his thoughts on the evolution of AFP Canada during his tenure as Chairperson.

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Micro-Learning ... In a Minute!

What is a micro-learning video? A super-short informal video that shares a few key learning objectives about an important topic ... made to fit in your super-busy schedule!

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Ethics: The Heart of Who We Are

For over 50 years, the AFP Code of Ethical Standards has served as the cornerstone of the fundraising profession, identifying and promulgating the high standards that make change possible. 

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