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January 21, 2022
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ICYMI - The AFP Week In Review

The Legacy of MLK: Being Vocal and Taking Action
 
As we honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. earlier this week, AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, shared what AFP is doing to work toward a more just, fair and equitable fundraising profession that will, in turn, help create a society that reflects those same principles.
 
 

The 3 C's of Donor Communications
 
Communication is the key to a strong relationship. In this article, Andy Jones, founder and managing director of Roundtree, shares why being clear, consistent and creative makes for effective and impactful donor communication.
 
 

AFP Chapter Spotlight: AFP Los Angeles Chapter
 
In this chapter spotlight, the AFP Los Angeles Chapter is sharing how salary transparency advances pay equity and changes they’ve implemented to combat wage disparity in the nonprofit sector.
 
   

Free AFP Member-Exclusive Webinar (Jan. 25)—Thank You for Being a Friend: Forming Communities of Support for Fundraisers
 
On Jan. 25 at 1:00 p.m. EST, join Sarah K. Nathan, Ph.D., Heather O'Connor, Ph.D., and Genevieve G. Shaker, Ph.D., for an interactive research- and experience-based conversation about building informal professional circles. Participants will learn about creative and accessible approaches to mentoring, including how to foster meaningful peer networks among fundraisers in your community.
 

Request for Proposals: Curriculum Design and Instruction
 
AFP is seeking a qualified vendor to develop and deliver organization-focused week-long leadership seminars. These immersive programs will target nonprofit fundraising professionals who aspire to leadership roles or opportunities in their organizations and the broader nonprofit community. Interested vendors must submit their Curriculum Design and Instruction RFPs by Feb. 15.
 
AFP Career Center
 
Currently, there are 250+ jobs listed on the AFP Career Center. Be sure to follow the AFP Career Center on Twitter@AFPCareerCtr to instantly receive the latest job postings and find the job that is right for you!
 
 
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January 20, 2022
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Falling Into Fundraising: The Heart of Philanthropy

In this interview, Nafisa Bowen, CFRE, senior development officer at the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, talks about how she got her start in fundraising and why she continues despite challenges she’s experienced as a woman of color in the sector.
 
 

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Why We Do This Work

As we think about our year ahead, Shannon Wong, president of the AFP Advancement Northwest Chapter, reminds us that the work we do as fundraisers has the power to change communities and make the sector more inclusive and equitable.
 
 

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 Major Donor Stewardship: Strategies That Build Lasting Relationships With Your Most Significant Givers

 Let’s talk about major donor stewardship. Check out this video to learn how major donors think and understand how to communicate with them to build lasting relationships. (bloomerang)
 
 


AFP ICON: The Early Bird Deadline is Around the Corner!

Join us in Las Vegas, May 2-4, for AFP ICON and three incredible days of learning and connecting with fellow fundraising professionals. Don’t delay—early bird registration ends on Jan. 28!
 
 


Racial and Ethnic Diversity is Lacking Among Nonprofit Leaders—But There Are Ways to Change That

In 2019, roughly 87% of nonprofit CEOs were white. Atinuke Adediran, associate professor of law at Fordham University, discusses why the lack of diversity among nonprofit leaders could interfere with the work they do and how to boost diversity at the leadership level. (The Conversation)
 
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January 20, 2022 / Le 20 janvier 2022
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Falling Into Fundraising: The Heart of Philanthropy

In this interview, Nafisa Bowen, CFRE, senior development officer at the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, talks about how she got her start in fundraising and why she continues despite challenges she’s experienced as a woman of colour in the sector.
 
      


Economic Overview for Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Organizations – Outlook for 2022

On January 13, CIBC’s Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Group held its annual economic overview webinar. CIBC Senior Economist Andrew Grantham provided a presentation on the economic outlook in Canada, and the key economic factors that will impact public sector and not-for-profit organizations in 2022. The session addressed a number of key topics, including:
  • How persistent can recent inflationary pressures be?
  • What impact will an endemic stage of COVID-19 have on the Canadian economy?
  • Given the Bank of Canada appears keen to raise interest rates, how quickly should we expect rates to rise when they do start to increase?
To access this webinar recording, click here and to access Andrew’s presentation click here.

(Note: if you experience technical difficulties viewing the webcast, please contact CIBC.


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Modern Philanthropy is Challenging the Status Quo
 

As we continue to battle the pandemic and social injustices, donors are becoming increasingly more interested in making meaningful contributions to issues affecting society. According to a new report, roughly three-quarters of donors base their giving decisions on measurable impact—and it’s drastically reshaping philanthropy across Canada. (The Toronto Star)


Workplace Mental Health in the Age of COVID
 

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted mental health. In this podcast, Mary Barroll, president of CharityVillage, chats with industry experts on how nonprofits can better support the mental health of their staff and volunteers. (CharityVillage)

 


Generous Futures: Advancing Disability Rights

What is necessary to create a more inclusive and accessible Canada? On Jan. 31 at 1:00 p.m. EST, tune in as Esther Ignagni, Fran Odette, Taylor Lindsay-Noel and Vim Kochhar discuss the role philanthropy plays in advancing accessibility. (Ryerson University)
 
 


Call for Nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards / Appel de candidatures pour les Prix pour le bénévolat du Canada

On International Volunteer Day, we celebrated the countless contributions of volunteers. Now, the Honourable Karina Gould, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, encourages you to submit a nomination to recognize those who have continued to make a difference in their communities. The deadline is March 4.
 
 
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January 19, 2022
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Free AFP Webinar TODAY—Fresh Starts: Prospecting in a Hybrid World

Fundraisers are facing new challenges and opportunities in today’s climate. Today at 1:00 p.m. EST, join Tony Beall, senior director of Fundraising Academy Cause Selling Education, to discover the vast resources you have within your database to identify and qualify current and future prospects.
 
 


 The 3 C's of Donor Communications

 Communication is the key to a strong relationship. In this article, Andy Jones, founder and managing director of Roundtree, shares why being clear, consistent and creative makes for effective and impactful donor communication.
 
 

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Final Call: Today is the Last Day to Apply to AFP’s Mentor Programs

Don’t miss an opportunity to find a mentor—or serve as a mentor to an emerging fundraising professional! We are currently accepting applications for the AFP/Blackbaud Emerging Leader Mentor Program and the AFP/Alford Group Women’s Mentor Program, but don’t delay. Mentor and mentee applications for both programs are due today!
 

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How to Use QR Codes to Cook Up a Great Fundraiser

The pandemic disrupted how we live, work and give. As we adapt to our new normal, QR codes are becoming an increasingly popular way to support your favorite organizations. (Eventgroove)
 
 


Capitol Insurrection Inspires California NPO Revocation Bill

In response to the Jan. 6 insurrection, California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) introduced a bill that would authorize the suspension of the tax-exempt status of any nonprofit that supports or aids an insurrection against the United States. (The NonProfit Times)
 
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January 18, 2022
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 Mike's Message—The Legacy of MLK: Being Vocal and Taking Action

 Yesterday, we honored and remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In his weekly message, AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, shares what AFP is doing to work toward a more just, fair and equitable fundraising profession and nonprofit sector that will, in turn, help create a more just, fair and equitable society.
 
 

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Free AFP Webinar Tomorrow—Fresh Starts: Prospecting in a Hybrid World

Many fundraisers are facing new challenges and opportunities in this fundraising climate. Tomorrow, Jan. 19, at 1:00 p.m. EST, join Tony Beall, senior director of Fundraising Academy Cause Selling Education, to discover the vast resources you have within your database to identify and qualify current and future prospects.
 
 

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Redefining Philanthropy for 2022: 5 Strategies to Inspire Giving in a New Year

The start of a new year is a valuable time to reevaluate fundraising programs and strategies. Check out these five tips to help you redefine philanthropy in 2022. (NonProfit PRO)
 
 


AFP ICON: The Early Bird Deadline is Around the Corner!

Join us in Las Vegas, May 2-4, for AFP ICON and three incredible days of learning and connecting with fellow fundraising professionals. Don’t delay—early bird registration ends on Jan. 28!
 
 


All Exempt Applications Go Digital

The Internal Revenue Service announced on Jan. 3 that organizations seeking tax-exempt status are now required to file applications electronically. There will be a 90-day grace period, and the IRS will accept paper versions of Form 1024 during this time. (The NonProfit Times)
 
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