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November 2019

In This Update:

  • Exciting New Changes Coming in January
  • Offline Payments for Your Events
  • Upgrading Your Carousel/Slide Show Widget

Hi everyone. We hope this message finds you well, rested and relaxed! Ok, ok - we know we just finished up a busy October with AFP LEAD and the WII Summit, are about to go careening into National Philanthropy Day, and then right through the end of year campaigns. But I'm sure there were about five minutes in between all that when you took a breath, stared at the ceiling while sighing, and quickly grabbed a latte en route to your next appointment. Totally refreshing, right?

Maybe not. But this edition of the AFP Chapter Website Program Update promises to only bring good news to make your life easier, get your kids up on time for the school bus, and whiten your teeth - really! Read on and find out if it's true!

Note: A reminder that you can access and reference this and past Updates – as well as training materials, video tutorial, support forums, and other website tools - on the AFP Chapter Website Program page ( on AFP Global. And don’t forget the AFP Connect Chapter Website Program Community page and the associated library for these and all additional resources, as well as knowledge sharing with your CWP colleagues!


Since launching the new chapter websites on the Higher Logic platform last year, it has become clear that - while this solution provides us with a solid technical foundation - some of the admin functionality and processes leave a bit to be desired in terms of structure and ease. Well, it appears we were not the only group griping, as Higher Logic is now readying a brand-new admin experience interface and experience that brings their content management system up to date and addresses a number of these complaints, all in a redesign that incorporates usability industry best practices. Huzzah!

So what does this portend for you, our front-line chapter website admins? It means that while you will access your website and the admin tools the same way you have been, you will be seeing a new Page Designer tool when editing your webpages and site navigation. With its simple, modern drag-and-drop interface, we believe that creating, editing, and organizing your pages and content will be easier than ever before.

In anticipation of this coming transition, over the next several weeks we will be working to update our how-to documentation and video tutorials to help you navigate the new page designer once it is implemented on our platform. We will also be providing a webinar during the month of January to formally introduce the changes and walk you through the new features of the page designer.

Please know that this will not affect the appearance of your chapter website in any way. It is purely a “behind the scenes” change that will affect how you create, edit and organize your site’s pages and content.

Stay tuned for updates regarding this transition, as well as a date for the January webinar!


Did you know that you can access a registrant’s event registration record to document offline payments (cash, check, other)?  Here is a brief step-by-step guide on how to make sure all of your registrants’ payments are recorded for your event.

Click here to access the step-by-step guide for documenting offline event payments.


Your chapter website carousel, or slide show, functionality is a great way to highlight your chapter’s next big event, your job board or even special content on your site. To make sure that your site is using the most up-to-date version of this widget, we’ve put together a short step-by-step guide. You can also view this link ( to show you how to set the widget up on your site.

Helpful Tip: If your chapter is unsure how to develop or create slide show images for use in your carousel, please reach out to us. While we can’t create personalized banners for every chapter, we are contemplating creating a handful of slide images covering some common topics/events that will be useful to chapters. We welcome your input and ideas on banners that would be of most use to you.

Click here to access the step-by-step guide for upgrading your carousel.

Thank you as always for your assistance and dedication to the AFP Chapter Website Program! You can always email us any questions or requests you have regarding Events (or anything else) to:

September 2019

In This Update

  • Event Registration: What’s New
    - Speaker and Sponsor Event Pricing
    - Complex Event Registration: Learn More About Your Registrants
    - Sending Invitations to Your Chapter Community Members
    - Overview: AFP Chapter Event Email Notifications
    - Updated Overview of Chapter Event Types
  • Using Your Blog Functionality
  • Emailing Your Chapter Community Members

Happy September … or as we know it around here, “Finally-The-Kids-Are-Back-In-School-And-I-Have-My-Life-Back!” Time! We hope you had an enjoyable, fun Summer!

As you know, our commitment to you as partners in the AFP Chapter Website Program (CWP) is to gather feedback and recommendations regarding your Higher Logic site. Specifically, we have been listening to your requests and emails regarding the event registration and other functionalities of the platform, and have focused our attention on enhancing these features.

With Fall kicking in and NPD plus end-of-year activities about to ramp up, we wanted to make sure we provided you an update on some of the new and enhanced features and functionalities we’ve been working on, and that are now available on your AFP Chapter Websites. We know this is a lot of information to digest, but please use this Update as a reference when you have time to familiarize yourself with these features!

In This Update:

Note: A reminder that you can access and reference this and past Updates – as well as training materials, video tutorial, support forums, and other website tools - on the AFP Chapter Website Program page ( on AFP Global. And don’t forget the AFP Connect Chapter Website Program Community page and the associated library for these and all additional resources, as well as knowledge sharing with your CWP colleagues!




Speaker and Sponsor Event Pricing

A core feature of the chapter website, Event set-up/registration is something we continuously aim to tweak and improve. With that in mind, we are excited to announce that you now have the ability to both set the pricing for and allow the registration of appropriate attendees as speakers and sponsors for your events. This new enhancement can be utilized for all event types except those that use external registration, no registration, or RSVP only registration.

The process for using this new registration functionality is below. Please keep in mind this event registration process should be utilized ONLY IF:

  • You will be registering speakers and sponsors for your event.
    The default pricing setting when creating an event is the Simple structure - one price for all registrants. If you are only having members and nonmembers attending your event, and would like to set different prices for each, then you would select the Member / Non-member structure.


  • You are setting different prices for these types (speaker and sponsors) of attendees.


  • Speakers and sponsors are not able to register themselves for events – this functionality is for you to use! Because event registration on the Higher Logic platform is structured only for member and non-member pricing, the entering of speaker and sponsor registrations must be done by event contacts and coordinators through the backend admin area.
  • At this time, speakers and sponsors may only make payments offline – by cash or check only.  We are working to change this so that they will eventually be able to be directed to your online payment screen.  We understand that this may be an inconvenience for some, but please know that we are working on this aspect of this new feature.  We wanted to allow this process to be utilized as it functions now while we continue with the enhancement.


When Creating the Event

Step 1: Create your event. When you reach the “Pricing Options” portion of the “Add Event” screen, click on the “Simple” field down arrow and scroll down until you see the Registrant Classes options.

* IMPORTANT: You may only use the Chapter Member, Nonmember, Speakers and Sponsors options.*

For example, if your event will have registered speakers but no sponsors, you would select Chapter Member, Nonmember and Speakers. If you will have registered sponsors at your event but no speakers, then you would select Chapter Member, Nonmember and Sponsors.  And if you will have both speakers and sponsors, then you would select Chapter Member, Nonmember, Speakers and Sponsors.


Step 2: Once you have made the appropriate selections, click anywhere in the “Add Event” box.  You will now see that you have the ability to set the pricing for each of those registrant classes.


Adding your Speakers and/or Sponsors

Once your event is created and open to registrants, the event creator or chapter admin will need to handle the registration of the speakers and sponsors through the backend admin area. Remember, any “regular” members or nonmembers are able to register themselves. Only speakers and sponsors need to be registered by the admin.

Step 1: Your admin will need to go to the event’s “Manage Roster” screen to add the speaker and sponsor registrants.

When you go to the “Registrant Roster” area, click on “Manage”, then click “Add Registrants”:


Step 2: In the “Add Registrants” screen, select “Specific contacts” in the “Register” drop down. In the “Registrant’s Name” box, type the speaker or sponsor name and select the appropriate one from the list. In the “Apply Registrant Class” box, select the appropriate class (Speaker or Sponsor).

Once you click the “Add” button, a registration confirmation email and separate receipt email will be sent to your registrant. They may then reach out to you to provide payment, if necessary.





Complex Event Registration: Learn More About Your Registrants

Higher Logic has added a new feature to the full registration event type ("AFP Chapter Event (Paid Event | Complex | Member Login Required") that will let you capture more information about the members who are registering.

N ow when creating or updating a Complex event, up to 10 "Additional Details" fields can be added to the registration form. You can label each field and choose whether it is required. Registrants are prompted to fill them in as part of completing their registration, and the details they provide are captured and available as part of the registration reports.  The image below is the “Additional Details” area found in the Add Event screen.


Sending Invitations to Your Chapter Community Members

Did you know that there are two ways to send your event invitations to your chapter community?

The easiest way to do so is to toggle the “Invite all community members when saved” field to YES before you click Save in the “Add Event” screen. This will automatically send out an invitation to all of your chapter community members and simultaneously post your event to your event page once you click Save.


However, if you want to add your event but NOT notify your community right away (you may need to go back to edit details, etc.) or you have new chapter members that joined after the auto-invite was sent, you can manually send out an invitation to your event through the Manage Events screen!

To do so, go to “Settings” and select “Manage Events” under the Event section. Locate the event you want to send an invitation for and click the Edit button down arrow. You will then select “Send Event Invitations”. An Event Invitations pop-up window will appear and you have the ability to either select “All Community Members” or “Specific Users”. If you choose the former, all members of your chapter community will receive the invitation to the event. If selecting the latter, you must type in the name(s) of the individual member(s) of your community you wish to send the invitation to and select the appropriate ones from the list provided to you.





Overview: AFP Chapter Event Email Notifications

When it comes to Events, Higher Logic provides a number of email notifications to both your event coordinator and/or your registrants based on the actions taken. We have put together a summary document of these notifications for your reference. Please visit the CWP Community Library (URL) to view the document.


Updated Overview of Chapter Event Types

Now that there have been some enhancements made to the different event types we offer, we have updated the comprehensive overview of all the different types of Chapter Events you can set up in your Higher Logic website. You can find this reference document in the CWP Community Library.  This document will help you to decide which type of chapter event format is the best fit for your event.




Is your chapter utilizing the blog functionality on your website? Did you know that there was a blog functionality available? Blog posts are a great way to share information with your chapter community. They can be used to communicate messages from your chapter president, provide an outlet for member written articles, or recap and post photos of recent chapter events. There are a variety of uses for this blog space and we want to make you aware of the functionality and how to use it.

The first step is to make sure that your blog page is active. Typically, the blog page can be found under the Connect or Resources main menu headings. If you aren’t sure if your blog page is active or don’t know where to look to find it, please reach out to us and we’d be happy to help.

Chapter website admins are the only individuals who have the ability to post a blog to your page. Any content that is slated for the blog will need to be added by the chapter website admin.

Once you are ready to post, it’s as simple as:

  • Click the “Create a New Blog Post” button.
  • Enter your blog entry title.
  • Write your article in the WYSIWYG editor window, using the available options in the editor to format your text and add any desired images, videos, and links.
  • Ensure that your community name appears in the “Associate this post with a community field”. It is auto-filled and should default to your chapter name.
  • We suggest leaving the “Who can read your blog entry” field set to Selected Community.
  • Decide if you would like to allow comments.
  • Select one of three options: publish your article immediately, schedule it for publishing at a later date, or save it as a draft to continue working on it at another time.

Please note that once a blog is posted, in order to be notified that comments have been made to a blog post, the entry needs to be followed by clicking the star icon on the entry.  So, the admin or whoever is interested in being notified of comments needs to follow each blog entry.




Did you know that you can email all of the members of your chapter community at one time through your website platform? Follow these simple steps:

  • Go to your chapter website – log in with your Chapter Admin login.
  • In the upper right-hand corner of the screen click "Settings", then under Administration click "Email Community Members".
  • Select Chapter Community Emails in the "To" field - once you do that the page will auto-refresh.
  • You can edit the "Subject" field.
  • Leave the "Email Template" area AS-IS.
  • Enter your message in the "Community Admin Message" field.
  • You can add a Calendar Invite or an Attachment if you choose.
  • You can then Preview and Test your message by clicking the "Preview Email Before Sending" button. You can send a test to yourself or others in the Preview mode.
  • When ready, click "Send Email".

Thank you as always for your assistance and dedication to the AFP Chapter Website Program! You can always email us any questions or requests you have regarding Events (or anything else) to:

June 2019

In This Update

  • CWP Page Updated
  • Events Setup On Your Website

Happy Almost-Summertime to all AFP Chapter Website Program (CWP) webmasters and admins. May this Update find you well and enjoying the warmer weather!

We know it has been awhile since our last CWP Update, but we hope you have been using and building out your websites and communities to best meet the needs of both your chapter and your members! And as we know, Events set-up and registration is always a key function needing attention. To that end, we have compiled a few new notes and instructions below regarding Events below that we feel will help in that process.

CWP Page Updated

But first: A quick note to let you all know that we have updated and streamlined the content and tools on the AFP Chapter Website Program page ( on AFP Global, all toward making it easier to provide you with the knowledge and information you need to develop and maintain your chapter websites. Please be sure to utilize this resource page to help you locate training materials, video tutorials and resources, support forums, and tools and ideas to help you manage your site. You may also find these resources on the Chapter Website Program Community page and the associated library.

Events Setup On Your Website

As mentioned above, we are constantly (and persistently) working with Higher Logic (our chapter platform provider) to enhance the Events set-up and registration functionality so it can better meet your expectations and demands for it. The following updates should help in that regard, and we will continue to work through your requests to improve this functionality now and moving forward.

  • Event Details Changed Notification – Back in April we alerted you through the Chapter Website Program Community page that the Event Details Changed Notification had been disabled. We understand that this notification setting was alerting event registrants every time a change was made to an active event listing – even when it was something as small as a typo fix.

    While we understand the importance of notifying registrants of important event detail changes, we also don't want to overwhelm registrants with notifications for minor corrections. Since the notification setting is so broad in its coverage of event detail changes, we felt it best to turn off this setting and allow chapters to communicate with registrants directly when noteworthy event changes take place.

    Please note that due to this change, chapter event registrants will no longer receive an email notifying them when event details have been changed for your chapter events. If you happen to have a major change to your event (date, time or venue change, event cancellation, etc.) please be sure that you actively notify your registrants.
  • Event Registration Page Text – To help simplify the user experience and ensure registrants receive proper event pricing, we have been working to add explanatory text to the registration pages for your paid events – something not normally allowed by Higher Logic but we were able to develop with them given the important need. You should be seeing this text (see images below) appear on your Paid Event registration pages.

    Here is the text that will show on a paid event registration page when a user is NOT logged in to the site:

And here is the text that will show on a paid event registration page when a user IS logged in to the site:

  • Registering Guests for an Event – AFP members now have the ability to register additional individuals for events. As noted in the event registration page text image above, other AFP members and even non-AFP members can be added to a single registration transaction.

Thank you as always for your assistance and dedication to the AFP Chapter Website Program! You can always email us any questions or requests you have regarding Events (or anything else) to:


March 2019

In This Update

  • CWP Webinar Recording
  • AFP Chapter Website Program Survey (March 2019)

CWP Webinar Recording

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday (March 19) for our AFP Chapter Website Program Webinar presentation. We hope you found it informative both as a review of your site functionality but also to get you thinking about changes you might want to make to it.

Missed the webinar or would just like a refresher? Please visit the following links. And reach out to us at if you have any questions!

Webinar Slideshow
Webinar Recording

AFP Chapter Website Program Survey (March 2019)

It has been over a year since we officially launched most of your new chapter websites on the Higher Logic platform, and a few months since all our technical changes corresponding with the new AFP Global website launch and domain name changes. We now want to know what you think about it all - your website, the content management system, the features and functions of your chapter site, etc.

Please take a moment to complete the AFP Chapter Website Program Survey and tell us your thoughts. We will use your feedback from this periodic touchpoint survey to develop and prioritize enhancements and improvements to the AFP Chapter Website Program and your sites moving forward. We appreciate your response by Friday, April 5, 2019Take The Survey  >>

February 2019

In This Update:

Happy Dreary Weather Season, Everyone! Between the constant rain here and the early gloom before we change the clocks, it certainly can be rough going. Thankfully, the kids are thrilled to be back in school with Spring Break far off in the future. Yes, I believe they call that sarcasm ….

A quick Update this month on the latest with the AFP Chapter Website Program. We hope you are all well!

Upcoming CWP Webinar: March 19 (DATE CHANGE)

AFP will be presenting an AFP Chapter Website Program Webinar on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 2 pm Eastern (Please note: This is a change from the originally scheduled Feb. 28 date - we apologize for any inconvenience.)

This will be an opportunity for us to review the program for any new and interested chapters, as well as highlight a few features we have received repeated queries about. We will also save time to take your questions.

If you have any specific topics you feel we should include in this webinar, please let us know.

Please make note of the call information below:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

3 pm Atlantic
2 pm Eastern
1 pm Central
12 noon Mountain
11 am Pacific

The call-in information is:
Webinar link:
Call-In US: (703) 286-5377
Call-In Canada: 1 (800) 309-2350
Participant Code: 387-7740

Tips & Suggestions: Events

While we know there is never really a true "slow" period for chapters - we're busy 24/7 all year! - the start of the new year before conferences and NPD demands kick in is a good time to take a close look at your chapter website and update/refresh it to ensure your members and the public are getting the best and most accurate information possible. This month, we have some new tips and suggestions regarding Events!

As you continue to plan events for 2019 and add them to your chapter site, we wanted to highlight two new event types that are now available for you to utilize.

Recurring Events

Many chapters have brown bag lunches or other meetings that occur on the same day (e.g. third Tuesday) and at the same time and location every month.  Rather than set up a separate event for each of these, you can now select options related to recurring events.

There are two templates set up in the Event Type drop down (*Please note that this type of event is only possible for RSVP only, no payment events):

  • AFP Chapter Event (Recurring, RSVP Only | No Payment)
    Use this type to set up a recurring member RSVP event. Member login required.
  • AFP Chapter Event (Recurring, RSVP Only - No Payment | Open To All - No Login Required)
    Use this type to set up a recurring RSVP event for all attendees (member and public) - no login required. Set price to "0" for event.

When setting up the recurring event using these templates, be sure to toggle to "Yes" for Repeating Event under the Date & Time section.  This will then open a variety of options for you to choose from such as repeating daily, weekly or monthly; ending after a specified number of occurrences or on a specific date, etc. 

Payment Online Only Event

The Payment Online Only event type allows chapters to accept online payments only – meaning offline payments through check and/or cash are not accepted.

In the Event Type drop down select:

  • AFP Chapter Event (Paid Event *Payment Online Only* | Simple | Open to All - No Login Required)
    Use this type to set up a paid event that does not allow offline payments. Open to members & the public - no login required.

By selecting this event type, the only option that will show at checkout is the Checkout with PayPal button.

Did You Know?

Did you know that for paid events, registrants can pay by credit card without having a PayPal account?  They simply need to click on the ‘Checkout with PayPal button’ during checkout and then choose the ‘Pay with Debit or Credit card’ option at the bottom of the Login to PayPal screen.  To make your registrants aware of this option, it might be helpful for you to add some language in your event description regarding this process.

January 2019

In This Update:

Program Overview

“Out with the old, in with the new” – that classic idiom could not be more appropriate when it comes to all the online and database changes instituted by AFP toward the end of 2018.

AFP greeted 2019 with a new website (, a completely overhauled membership database, and – thanks to you all! - over 120 new websites for the chapters participating in the AFP Chapter Website Program – quite a significant advancement from where we were just a year ago at this time! That’s not to say it was easy – we know there have been some bumps in the road. But upgrading our digital properties and establishing these new online platforms is just Phase I of our three-stage approach to establishing AFP as a digital leader in the association space!

We are now finishing up Phase 1, stabilizing the chapter websites, database and reporting data to ensure you have the site functionality and member information you need. On a related note: A reminder that your AFP Chapter Reports are now available for you to download. The steps to access your reports have changed - to learn how to access and download AFP Chapter Reports, please refer to the Accessing Chapter Reports Sheet. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please email Kelley Brown at

We are now excited to begin Phase 2 of our online initiative – optimizing and enhancing our current websites, platforms and database features, with an eye toward the start of our final phase later this year: Providing chapters with the technical and administrative tools to better access and customize the data and information you need.

To that end, AFP will soon be reaching out to you with a number of surveys to collect your feedback and recommendations regarding chapter website improvements, reporting and data needs and requirements, and any other suggestions you have on how AFP can better provide you with the tools and resources you need. This information will aid us in developing a project priority list in line with our budget. These surveys should be reaching you in early February, so keep an eye out for them!

Website Review: Tips & Suggestions

As we all close in on the end of the first month of 2019 - hopefully still refreshed, energized and ready to take on the new year! – now is a great time to take a close look at your chapter website and update/refresh it to ensure your members and the public are getting the best and most accurate information possible. Based on our observations, here are some key tips and suggestions to assist you in that effort!

But first: A quick “Welcome!” to our new chapter volunteer webmasters!  If you are new to the program, please check out the “Be Sure To” section below to learn more about how to manage your chapter site. As always, if you have any questions along the way, please email and we’ll be happy to help you out!

Double-check Your Links and Pages:

  • Please check all links you may have back to the AFP Global website - While we have set up some redirects for key former URLs, most old links will not work. In addition, some material did not make the transition when we moved to the new website.
  • Check your site for blank or placeholder pages that might still be there from when we first delivered your templates, and delete/edit accordingly. Also check for unused navigation sections and remove or rename as necessary.
  • Please ensure that email addresses on your website are hyperlinked. Also check the Contact set-up in your Admin to make sure you have the right mail address there.
  • Check that your campaign/donation links for BE the CAUSE (US) or Every Member Campaign (Canada) are accurate and up to date.
  • Check and update your social media icons and links that appear in the footer area of your site. These social media icons were defaulted to AFP Global’s social media sites, but you can go in and change those links, and/or delete the ones you do not want to appear. To do so, go to Edit Navigation > Text Links at Bottom > Social Media Links, then under “Content” click “Social Media Links 1” and edit accordingly.
  • Also take a look at your Facebook and other social media links on your About Us and other pages and make sure they are correct, current and working.

Please Update:

  • Your chapter’s current year leadership and contact information. Most chapters will have a whole new set of volunteers leading the way in 2019, so be sure that those representing your chapter are reflected correctly on your website.
  • National Philanthropy Day Award nomination information and deadlines. National Philanthropy Day may be many months away, but now is the time to update your nomination forms, information and deadline dates.
  • Your chapter’s National Philanthropy Day event information and save the date for 2019. The finer details may not be available at this point in time, but it’s never too early to let folks know the date!
  • Dates and information for any education programming and/or events offered by your chapter. Be certain to keep your educational offering information and dates current and remove outdated information from prior year(s). 
  • Scholarship deadlines for any chapter-offered scholarships and those offered through AFP Global (Chamberlain Scholarship, Diverse Communities Scholarship). Deadlines may not be until later in the year, but now is a good time to review the information provided on your site. In addition, be sure to check all links back to the AFP Global site.
  • Conference dates and information for AFP ICON 2019 in San Antonio, TX March 31- April 2, as well as information for any conferences held by your chapter.
  • Remove any references and information related to the AFP Resource Center.  In its place, please use the following: 

    Need some specific information about fundraising, like how to set up a major gift program or work more effectively with your board? Or maybe you just want to learn about the latest trends? AFP’s Guides & Resources have you covered, from our Advancing Philanthropy magazine and research reports to our Ready Reference Series and Hot Topics. From the foundations of fundraising to advanced topics, this is where you can find it!

    *Please be sure to link the text Guides and Resources to

Be Sure To:

  • Check out these links for instructions, tutorials and other materials on how to complete and optimize your site and Discussion Community:
  • Make use of the Events Calendar on your site and consider promoting your event on the AFP Global Master Calendar. Send your chapter and NPD events to:
  • Make use of your Community Library to post documents such as newsletters, award nomination forms, scholarship application forms, pictures from events, etc. It’s a great place to keep all the documents you wish to share with your members!
  • Give your Discussion Community some attention. This great resource allows your chapter members to connect to share information and insights, learn more from colleagues on particular topics, and more! If your Discussion Community is not active, consider posting a “seed” question to get the conversations rolling. It’s also a good idea to regularly check in on discussion activity to make sure that member posts are receiving feedback/responses. Even if you don’t have the answer, perhaps you can point to a colleague or resource that may be of help.
  • Make the homepage Slideshow Carousel work for you. Some chapters use this space to advertise upcoming events, advertise/request volunteers for committees/events, etc.
  • Join the Higher Logic User Group (HUG), a support network where Higher Logic users can connect with other Higher Logic experts, customers and partners through interactive blogs, forums and discussions. In addition, you can register for ongoing webinars and courses focused on building and enhancing your new sites. To receive an invite to join HUG, please click here to request an account (be sure to put down your AFP chapter name to receive approval).

Also Consider:

  • Providing information and a link to AFP Global’s 2019 Webinar series and on-demand webinars as well as AFP’s e-courses. A good spot for this might be under the AFP Resources area located for most under the Career or Professional Development navigation heading. There are a number of professional development offerings located under the “Learn & Grow” section of the AFP Global website, so be sure to check them out and pass the information along to your members.
  • Using the Community Announcements area to remind your members about upcoming events and deadlines, promote programs, share information on chapter National Philanthropy Day award winners, notify your members of current public policy issues that may be of interest, etc.
  • Including a photo of the current year’s leadership or even the chapter president in the Welcome section on your homepage. It’s always good to put a face to a name!

We hope this list of tips is a useful tool as you update your websites for the coming year. Again, if you have any questions, please email

Upcoming CWP Webinar

To start the new year, we will be presenting an AFP Chapter Website Overview Webinar in February. This will be an opportunity to present the program to chapters not yet involved but curious about these websites, as well as review the program and site features and functionality with existing and new webmasters.

Please make note of the call information below:

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2018
Time: 2 pm Eastern

The call-in information is:
Webinar Meeting Link:
(Please log in as Guest)
US Phone Number: 303 248 1290
Canada Phone Number: 800 747 5150
Participant Code: 5198452

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