The President's Perspective Blog

The blog about all things AFP and fundraising, led by AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA

Mike GeigerI’m Mike Geiger, president and CEO of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Though I’m the one posting, it’s really your thoughts and views that we'll be posting, as much as mine —it's about the AFP community and the fundraising profession. I want to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening at AFP, but I really want to hear from you. So e-mail me your comments, questions, concerns, feedback, and items you think I should be covering.

30 Jan 2018 President's Perspective Blog
AFP President and CEO, Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, discusses AFP's statement regarding sexual harassment/gender equity in the fundraising profession.
10 Jan 2018 President's Perspective Blog
The tax reform bill, and its doubling of the standard deduction, could bring about major changes in giving patterns by mid-level donors and an overall drop in giving—tens of billions of dollars. It may also mean new opportunities in major and corporate giving.
06 Dec 2017 President's Perspective Blog
It's critical for leadership to be in constant touch with local members and understand first-hand the challenges and opportunities they are facing. It’s about understanding the fabric of an organization and why it really matters to members.
14 Nov 2017 President's Perspective Blog
On National Philanthropy Day®, let’s remember and celebrate what we’ve accomplished—together—and recommit ourselves to doing our part to advance the greater good.
31 Oct 2017 President's Perspective Blog
AFP Chair, Ann Hale, CFRE talks about the AFP president and CEO selection process and welcomes new leader, Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA.
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