Advancing Philanthropy

AFP's flagship membership magazine with a quarterly print version and a growing collection of online-only content to help members succeed!
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Students for Life

The April 2019 Advancing Philanthropy is a testament to AFP’s strengths precisely because of its overarching theme. Yes, we are an association of members more than 30,000 strong. Mentoring, networking and good example setting all abound — from young professionals to mid-career members to CEOs and board members. Here you will find not just one article on major gifts fundraising by a top notch expert — but more than half a dozen such articles. Concerned about taking a wrong turn on the road of life? Hear about options first hand from members who have thought it through and want to help you arrive safely. Short articles tutor you on development planning, event fundraising, legacy gifts...and the beat goes on. Don’t let the parade pass you by.

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About Advancing Philanthropy


Advancing Philanthropy is the idea, inspiration, and strategy magazine for fundraisers working in all sectors. Published quarterly by AFP for more than a quarter century, this award-winning magazine provides in-depth reporting, expert opinion, and powerful imagery, as well as opportunities for readers to see themselves as key actors central to the stories that are told.

Members personally benefit from Advancing Philanthropy’s comprehensive advice on how to do a better job — every issue features numerous practical applications, how-to articles, new research, career advice, and tips and ideas from peers in the fundraising profession.  By sharing current events, first-person stories, issue briefs, expert analysis of trends affecting the sector, and other cutting-edge information, tools, and resources, Advancing Philanthropy helps AFP members and allies forge ahead — while advancing the fundraising profession.

Please note: AFP members automatically receive Advancing Philanthropy as a member benefit when they join the association. Collegiate, Global and Alliance members receive the digital magazine only. Members are invited to submit story ideas, graphics, and photographs on a freelance basis.

Subscriptions and Reprint Requests


Advancing Philanthropy helps fundraisers at every practice level succeed at their jobs and advance professionally.

Subscriptions

AFP members will automatically receive the quarterly magazine as a member benefit. Additional member subscriptions and nonmember subscriptions are also available:

  • AFP member extra subscription: US$80 per year, U.S. and International
  • Nonmember one-year (four issues) subscription: US$100 – U.S. / US$125 – International
  • Nonmember two-year (eight issues) subscription: US$165 – U.S. / US$215 – International

Subscribe today by completing the subscription form and emailing it to susan.swift@afpglobal.org.

Reprint Requests: To request permission to reprint Advancing Philanthropy articles, contact susan.swift@afpglobal.org.

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