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AFP Daily: AFP’s Coronavirus Response Survey Results, AFP ICON Summer Sessions, New AFP Podcast

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AFP Daily
July 14, 2020
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Results From AFP’s Coronavirus Response Survey
 
Results from AFP's Coronavirus Response Survey indicate that more than half of charitable organization in the U.S. and Canada expect to raise less money in 2020 than they did in 2019. However, many organizations plan to increase fundraising efforts for the remainder of the year, with most focusing on donor retention.
 

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AFP ICON Summer Session (Aug. 4-6)

Get a head start on the last quarter of the year by attending AFP ICON Summer Sessions! Join us Aug. 4-6 to learn everything you need to make your fourth quarter fundraising full of success and impact. With presentations by trusted fundraising professionals, Summer Sessions offers tips, constructive conversation and best practices for the current climate. Registration is flexible, with the option to purchase a three-day package or individual days based on your needs.
 
 
AFP Fundraising and Philanthropy Now Podcast: Episode One

The first episode of AFP’s podcast series features Cherian Koshy, CFRE, who discusses how nonprofit arts organizations are responding to COVID-19, and Leah Eustace, CFRE, who provides her perspective on mental health in the fundraising sector.
 
How to Ask for Money During a Crisis

A former executive director shares the six strategies that she used to turn around an organization battling financial turmoil and explains how these practices can be applied to nonprofits facing economic uncertainty in the current climate. (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
 
New for July: Storytelling Webinar Bundle

We've all seen that storytelling can be an effective fundraising tool. So, to help you become a better storyteller, AFP has compiled its most popular webinars and conference recordings on the subject so you can refresh your skills. Use the code asoldastime at check out to receive a 25% discount. This bundle is worth 12 CFRE continuing education credits.
 

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.
 
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AFP Daily
July 13, 2020
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Mike’s Monday Message: Wellness, Burnout, Vacations and Fatigue
 
As we no longer adjust to a new normal, but actually LIVE the new normal, Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, president and CEO of AFP, provides resources and articles for addressing burnout and fatigue and reminds everyone of the simplest but most important thing: Use your vacation time!
 

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AFP ICON Deep Dives: Building Relationships With Health Professionals

Get ready for the next set of ICON Deep Dives! Join Advancement Resources on July 20 and 21 for Building Robust Philanthropic Partnerships With Clinicians. These interactive workshops will prepare medical development professionals to optimize engagement with physicians and other health personnel to generate increased philanthropic contributions. This course is eligible for eight CFRE education points and is $495 for members. Seating is limited so register today!
 
 
Giving USA Webinar (July 29): Results, Analysis and Insights

Join AFP and Giving USA Foundation on July 29 at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a special presentation on Giving USA 2020. Hear from Giving USA experts and AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, as they explain important findings from this year’s report and what they mean for the future of fundraising and philanthropy. This webinar is free for members, and attendees will receive a special AFP discount on Giving USA 2020 products.
 
 
With Marathons Canceled, Nonprofits are Keeping Their Fundraising Running

Marathons are a big fundraising opportunity for many nonprofits, and with most events canceled for the remainder of the year, charities are finding alternative options to keep their programs and fundraising running. (Forbes)
 

 
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AFP Daily
July 10, 2020
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ICYMI - The AFP Week In Review
 
Celebrating Our Countries’ National Days

With protests, social unrest and conversations about racism and equality, what does it mean to celebrate Canada Day and U.S. Independence Day? Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, president and CEO of AFP, provides his thoughts and perspective.
 

AFP ICON Deep Dives: Building Relationships With Health Professionals

Get ready for the next set of ICON Deep Dives! Join Advancement Resources on July 20 and 21 for Building Robust Philanthropic Partnerships With Clinicians. These interactive workshops will prepare medical development professionals to optimize engagement with physicians and other health personnel to generate increased philanthropic contributions. This course is eligible for eight CFRE education points and is $495 for members. Seating is limited so register today!
 
 

AFP ICON Summer Sessions (Aug. 4-6)

Get a head start on the last quarter of the year by attending AFP ICON Summer Sessions! Join us Aug. 4-6, to learn everything you need to make your fundraising full of success and impact. Presented by trusted fundraising professionals, Summer Sessions offers tips, constructive conversation and best practices for the current climate. Registration is flexible, with the option to purchase a three-day package or individual days based on your needs.
 
 

Responding to Objections That Fundraising Is ‘Inappropriate’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With many senior staff and board members telling fundraisers they should not ask donors for support during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the fundraising think tank Rogare has completed a project to develop counter-arguments to the most frequently encountered objections to fundraising.
 

AFP Connect: Continuing to Telecommute During COVID-19

As workplaces begin to reopen, how will your office handle work from home, and what provisions, if any, will be made for individuals with health risks? Join this conversation, along with hundreds of others, on AFP Connect, the fundraising community's online forum to share your thoughts and engage in thoughtful discussions with colleagues.
 
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Currently there are 200+ jobs listed on the AFP Career Center. Find the one that is right for you!
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