Mike's Monday Message

The weekly 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. In fact, we will occasionally feature a post from one of our esteemed colleagues, so keep an eye out for these special articles.

While I do want to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening at AFP, what I really want is to hear from you. So e-mail me your comments, questions, concerns, feedback, and items you think I should be covering.

29 Aug 2022 President's Perspective Blog
Probablemente esté pensando, “Mike, ¿qué significa ese título? Yo me esfuerzo todos los días para asegurarme de integrar valores éticos en toda mi labor. Soy un miembro orgulloso AFP y respeto nuestro Código de Ética en todo lo que hago—desde la privacidad y transparencia hasta cómo consigo y
29 Aug 2022 President's Perspective Blog
You’re probably thinking to yourself, uh, Mike, what’s up with the title? I work hard every day to ensure that ethics is integrated into all of my work. I am a proud member of AFP and abide by our code of ethics in everything I do—from privacy and transparency to how I raise and report funds and get
22 Aug 2022 President's Perspective Blog
Last year, AFP member Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji, CFRE, manager of development and communications form Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area, began a series of interviews we called Falling into Fundraising. Danisha interviewed women who are Black, Indigenous, or persons of color
15 Aug 2022 President's Perspective Blog
Los procuradores de fondos son líderes, simplemente por la naturaleza del trabajo que desempeñan y los nexos que tienen con la gente tanto interna como externa a sus organizaciones. Como líder, la gente—ya sea personal y compañeros de trabajo, donantes y voluntarios, o inclusive su CEO o miembro del
15 Aug 2022 President's Perspective Blog
Fundraisers are leaders, simply by nature of the jobs they have and the connections they have with people both internal and external to their organizations. As leaders, people come to you with their problems and challenges—whether it’s staff and colleagues, donors and volunteers, or even your CEO or
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