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February 21, 2020
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ICYMI - The AFP Week In Review

Deadline TODAY: Showcase Diversity Through Your Artwork!

Calling all artists, poets and photographers! The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee is sponsoring IDEA Reflections, an opportunity to display diversity through art. No matter the medium—paintings, photography, drawing, sketches, poetry and more—all AFP members are invited to participate. Artwork will be displayed at AFP ICON 2020 in Baltimore, Md., March 29-31. Submissions are due TODAY, February 21.
 

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AFP ICON 2020—Zainab Salbi: An Authentic Believer

Zainab Salbi, humanitarian, best-selling author, media host and founder of Women for Women International, has devoted her life to helping women. In this Q&A, learn about our AFP ICON opening keynote speaker, her personal story, and the women she's impacted across the globe.
 

Does Higher Tech Mean Higher Unemployment?

In the latest issue of Advancing Philanthropy, Brandy Keller discusses technology in the workforce and the role it plays in future employment – or unemployment – rates.
 


MARKETING GUIDE FOR PEER-TO-PEER FUNDRAISERS

Download this eBook for marketing tips and tricks from the fundraising experts at Qgiv. Includes best practices, email and social media templates, and calendars!
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AFP ICON 2020: What Session Do You Want to See?

While we have over 100 education sessions lined up, we want to know what you want to see! What are we missing? What topic should we cover? Submit your idea at the link below, and the best suggestion will be added as a pop-up session in March!

#FeelGoodFriday

Dogs know when we’re smiling and can read our emotions. That’s it. That’s the post. Need we say more?
 
 
 
AFP Career Center
 

Currently there are 200+ jobs listed on the AFP Career Center. Find the one that is right for you!
 
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February 20, 2020
 
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Celebrating Diversity in Development: Q&A with Adrienne Taylor

In today’s Q&A, we’re highlighting Adrienne Taylor, senior development director for the Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and a member of the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter. She’ll be covering how she landed in fundraising, women in the workplace, diversity in development and more.

AFP ICON 2020: What Session Do You Want to See?

While we have over 100 education sessions lined up, we want to know what you want to see! What are we missing? What topic should we cover? Submit your idea at the link below, and the best suggestion will be added as a pop-up session in March!

AFP ICON 2020 Session Spotlight — Pipedream or Pipeline: Strategies for Diversifying Your Board, Donors and Staff

Strong, mature, effective and equitable nonprofit organizations, boards, staff and donor relationships don’t just happen. They are built and developed on equitable practices, continuous self-evaluation and courage. Join us on March 30 at 1:15 p.m. at AFP ICON for an Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) panel to discuss building an equitable pipeline of diverse directors, staff, donors and more.

Six Steps for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns That Get Results

According to The Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Thirty, peer-to-peer campaigns raised more than $1.39 billion in 2018. These campaigns may seem tough to tackle, but they don’t have to be. Check out six tips at the link below to ensure your next campaign reaches its fundraising goal! (NonProfit PRO)
 

AFP Connect: How Do You Handle Event Sponsorships from Potentially Controversial Sponsors?

A current thread happening on AFP Connect, the fundraising community’s online forum, is addressing event sponsorships from potentially controversial sponsors that could offend donors, staff members, board members and partners. How do you handle such sponsorships? Do you accept the organization’s offer or turn them away? Join the conversation on Connect or Twitter to share your thoughts with fellow fundraising professionals!
 
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Charitable Giving in 2018 | Dons de charité, 2018

Statistics Canada has released new data on charitable giving in 2018. While fewer Canadian tax filers made charitable donations in 2018, they were more generous than in 2017.

Statistique Canada a publié de nouvelles données sur les dons de bienfaisance en 2018. Bien que moins nombreux en 2018, les déclarants canadiens ayant fait des dons de charité étaient plus généreux qu'en 2017.
 

Charities Information Sessions and Webinars | Séances d’information pour les organismes de bienfaisance

The Canada Revenue Agency offers free in-person information sessions to all registered charities and other qualified donees across Canada. If you are a board member, treasurer, volunteer, or an employee of a charity, a session is a great way to learn about your charity's obligations.

L’Agence du revenu du Canada offre gratuitement des séances d'information aux organismes de bienfaisance enregistrés et aux autres donataires reconnus dans l'ensemble du Canada.
 

Nominate a Leader to Serve on the AFP Canada Foundation Board! | Nommer un dirigeant pour siéger au Conseil de la Fondation canadienne pour la philanthropie de l'AFP

Make your voice heard! Are you or someone you know committed to the advancement of the fundraising profession? Nominate yourself or another leader to serve on the board of directors of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada for a term beginning on July 1, 2020. Nominations are due March 31, 2020.
 

Traveling to AFP ICON Is Easier than You Think!

Interested in attending AFP ICON 2020 in Baltimore, Md., but concerned about your flight? Booking your travel is easier than you think! Heading from Toronto or Montreal, round-trip flights are below $530! What about Vancouver? Flights are still available for around $650! Book your travel now and join us at the largest conference for fundraising professionals in the world!
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February 19, 2020
 
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AFP Webinar TODAY: Fostering A Growth Mindset in Your Team

Want to build a more effective fundraising team? Join Alice Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern TODAY to learn how a growth in mindset can lead to successful fundraising, and how to encourage growth mindsets within your team.
 

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Does Higher Tech Mean Higher Unemployment?

In the latest issue of Advancing Philanthropy, Brandy Keller, senior director of product for nonprofit solutions at Community Brands, discusses technology in the workforce and the role it plays in future employment – or unemployment – rates.

AFP ICON 2020 Session Spotlight: Overcoming Physician Objections to Grateful Patient Fundraising

This year at AFP ICON in Baltimore, Md., we’re offering a conference track focused specifically on healthcare. Join Michael Delzotti and Chris Kasavich on March 30 for their session on effective grateful patient fundraising and how to ensure your doctors are on board.

Empathy: A Key Ingredient in Effective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion are major topics of conversation in most organizations today. While staff members may seem outwardly receptive to change, they may be feeling much differently internally and lacking a key aspect in acceptance: empathy. (Charity Village)
 

Help Create Your Personal Brand with AFP360°

Developing your personal brand is more important than you probably think. AFP360° powered by Korn Ferry gives you the opportunity to get career insights and take a traits assessment, both of which are key in developing your personal brand and becoming successful in the fundraising profession.
 
 
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February 18, 2020
 
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AFP ICON 2020 Session Spotlight—Diversity in Development: Black Women Wear White Hats

On March 29 at AFP ICON, join Cherrelle Duncan, Taylor Ballard, Tiffany Stafford and Lashonda Williams for a discussion surrounding diversity in development. The session will focus on honest and transparent conversations about black women in the charitable sector, and overcoming barriers in competency, compliance and self-care.

AFP ICON 2020—Zainab Salbi: An Authentic Believer

Zainab Salbi, humanitarian, best-selling author, media host and founder of Women for Women International, has devoted her life to helping women. In this Q&A, learn about our AFP ICON opening keynote speaker, her personal story, and the women she’s impacted across the globe.

The Importance of Black History Month and Why It Should Be Celebrated Beyond February

Black History Month was first celebrated in February 1926 as a result of Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson’s idea. The organization he founded, now known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, has been working to recognize and emphasize the importance of African American history year-round. (ABC News)

Better Negotiate on Behalf of Yourself through AAUW Online Negotiation Workshops!

According to AFP's Compensation and Benefits Studies from 2014-2018, women make 10.5 percent less than their male colleagues. To address the gender gap in salaries, AFP and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) are offering AAUW's Work Smart program, a one-hour, online negotiation workshop, focused on salary and benefit negotiations, free for members.
 

Showcase Diversity Through Your Artwork

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee is sponsoring IDEA Reflections, an opportunity to display diversity through art, but time is running out to submit your artwork! No matter the medium—paintings, photography, drawing, sketches, poetry and more—all AFP members are invited to participate. Artwork will be displayed at AFP ICON 2020 in Baltimore, Md., March 29-31. Submissions are due this Friday, February 21, 2020.
 
 
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February 14, 2020
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Please note: AFP Daily will not be published on Monday, February 17. Your next AFP Daily will arrive on Tuesday, February 18!
 
 
ICYMI - The AFP Week In Review

Show Your Donors Some Love!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today and every day your donors should feel appreciated. So, to help you show your appreciation, we’re offering a donor stewardship bundle with our top conference recordings and webinars, all centered around donor love! Use code DONORLOVE at checkout to receive 25 percent off the bundle through Feb. 29.
 

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AFP Webinar (Feb. 19): Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Team


Want to build a more effective fundraising team? Join Alice Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE, on Feb. 19 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, to learn how a growth in mindset can lead to successful fundraising, and how to encourage growth mindsets within your team.
 

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AFP ICON 2020: Q&A with José Andrés

José Andrés, chef, humanitarian and closing keynote speaker for AFP ICON 2020 in Baltimore, Md., shares how he became involved in the culinary industry, what philanthropy means to him and more!
 

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Showcase Diversity Through Your Artwork

Calling all artists, poets and photographers! Want to showcase your love of humanity through original artwork? The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee is sponsoring IDEA Reflections, an opportunity to display diversity through art. No matter the medium—paintings, photography, drawing, sketches, poetry and more—all AFP members are invited to participate. Artwork will be displayed at AFP ICON 2020 in Baltimore, Md., March 29-31. Submissions are due February 21, 2020.
 

#FeelGoodFriday

We’re not crying. You’re crying. This astronaut reuniting with her dog after an entire year is the only thing you need to see today.
 
 
 
AFP Career Center
 

Currently there are 200+ jobs listed on the AFP Career Center. Find the one that is right for you!
 
Published each Friday, AFP Weekly provides AFP members and the public a quick review of the past week's major news, articles, and tips.

Nonmembers can sign up to receive the AFP Weekly here. Interested in joining AFP? Learn more!

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