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AFP Daily: Mental Health Awareness, Job Searching During A Pandemic, Work from Home Self-Care

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AFP Daily
April 7, 2020
 
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Mental Health Awareness: How Nonprofits Can Champion Mental Health, Support Employees and Create A Work Culture That Is Stronger Than Stigma

Now more than ever, tuning into our mental health and how we’re feeling is critical. In the most recent issue of Advancing Philanthropy, Ian Adair discusses how employers can create and foster a supportive network for employees, and how you can best take care of yourself.
 

AFP Webinar TOMORROW (April 8)—The Role of Storytelling in Fundraising: How to Increase Generosity Through Expanding the Hearts and Minds of Donors and Prospects

This Wednesday, join Carol Novello and learn how to create connections through storytelling, combine it with action in order to inspire your donors and prospects to give, and walk-away with tools to engage your whole organization in creating a “story engine” that makes storytelling an ongoing part of your organization’s culture.
 
 
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AFP Connect: Job Searching During A Pandemic

As if searching for a job isn’t stressful enough, the current state of affairs is certainly not making it any easier. A conversation currently happening on AFP Connect is addressing job searching during a pandemic, and how some members are utilizing this time to lean on AFP’s resources and network with colleagues.
 

Work from Home Self-Care: 11 Tips for Fundraisers

Self-care is important no matter what is happening around us. If you’re in unfamiliar territory, working from home and feeling overwhelmed by the sudden change of pace, click the link below for a few at-home tips to get through the workday. (bloomerang)
 

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Free Online Courses! Blackbaud University – Fundraising and Nonprofit Basics

AFP, in partnership with Blackbaud University, is excited to offer introductory-level courses on fundraising and relevant nonprofit topics at no charge to AFP members!
 
 
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AFP Daily
April 6, 2020
 
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Coronavirus Impacting Your Nonprofit? Here’s What to Do

AFP has put together a comprehensive list of articles and resources on dealing with the challenges of raising funds in the time of the coronavirus, including an article from Network for Good about online opportunities. Check out the article and the rest of our Coronavirus Resource Guide.
 

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AFP Webinar, April 8—The Role of Storytelling in Fundraising: How to Increase Generosity Through Expanding the Hearts and Minds of Donors and Prospects

This Wednesday, join Carol Novello and learn how to create connections through storytelling, combine it with action in order to inspire your donors and prospects to give, and walk-away with tools to engage your whole organization in creating a “story engine” that makes storytelling an ongoing part of your organization’s culture.
 
 
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not registered for an AFP Webinar or E-Course before, you will need to create a free account in Blue Sky (our learning management system). This login is different than your AFP member login.

AFP Connect: Donor Calls and Insights About GoFundMe

On AFP Connect, there are currently conversations about making donors calls during these times, thoughts about using GoFundMe and much more! AFP Connect is the fundraising community’s online forum and allows you to converse with fellow fundraising professionals; have your questions answered; and engage in thoughtful, timely conversation.
 

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Will Our Donors Just Stop Giving? Seven Things to Do

Short answer: No. Most will not. More nuanced answer: Some donors might stop. But many donors will keep giving. Some will increase their giving, depending on how well you connect with them. Here are seven things to do to ensure they will keep giving. (Future Fundraising Now)
 
 

Celebrate Diversity Month With Our Diversity Bundle!

April is Celebrate Diversity Month! To celebrate, we’ve put together a collection of some of our webinars and conference recordings discussing the importance of—and opportunities provided by—inclusion, diversity, equity and access. Use code CELEBRATE at checkout for 25 percent off through the month of April!
 
 
 
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April 3, 2020
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ICYMI - The AFP Week In Review

Thank You for Making AFP Icon Virtual a Success!

Stay tuned—recordings will be sent to attendees next week. And save the date to meet us in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 18-20, 2021, for AFP ICON 2021!
 

FEP Year-End Results for the U.S. and Canada

This past week, AFP released the results of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s (FEP) 2019 Fourth Quarter Studies. Giving decreased nominally (1.4 percent) in the U.S. but increased by almost the same amount in Canada (1.6 percent). Check out the full results below.
 

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AFP IDEA Reflections: Celebrating Diversity through Artwork

This year, the AFP Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee sponsored IDEA Reflections, an opportunity to showcase diversity through artwork. Students from the Lilly May Carroll Jackson Charter School in Baltimore, Md., had the opportunity to create original artwork, and three talented students were highlighted in a recent video for their winning pieces.
 

AFP Resource Guide: Fundraising During the Time of Coronavirus

We want you to be prepared, especially during the time of coronavirus. If you haven't seen our resource guide yet, take a few minutes to check it out! From donor communication tips to fundraising from home effectively, we've pulled together some of the best articles and resources we could find to help you adjust to your new normal (for now).
 

Have You Reached Out to Your Monthly Donors?

During these moments, people tend to feel a bit overwhelmed—including your donors. Now is the time to reach out to them, update them on what you’re doing and tell them how you remain focused on your mission. (NonProfit PRO)
 

#FeelGoodFriday

Because we all need a little something to make us smile, today we’re featuring Ruby, a good girl who enjoys petting her #furriends at doggy daycare.
 
 
 
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