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Featured Resource: 7 Website Statistics to Guide Your Next Refresh or Upgrade

The top nonprofit websites take user experience (UX) best practices into consideration to create a better visitor experience through an iterative process. With this in mind, we’ve compiled some illuminating statistics to guide your website refresh strategy.

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Career stage
12 Apr 2024
AFP Daily & Weekly deliver the latest fundraising news and information straight to your inbox!
04 Apr 2024
The resources listed are meant to help you in your role as chapter communications/public relations chair.
Resource Boards and Volunteers
28 Mar 2024
Orientation Follow-up and Developing a Membership Strategy It was wonderful seeing and hearing from you all earlier this month at the Chapter Membership Chair orientation. I want to spend some time addressing questions we received during and after the orientation. Membership Chair Orientation Follow...
28 Mar 2024
See you next week at ICON in Toronto! Chapter leaders are invited to join AFP Global for the chapter leader sessions (Chapter Board Workshop (CBW) and the Chapter Presidents Council Meeting (CPC)) that delve into different elements of chapter board governance, strategy, and management to support you...
14 Mar 2024
Visit the links below for the resources you'll need for these ICON 2024 meetings. Chapter Leader Sessions at AFP ICON 2024 All Chapter Board members are welcome to attend all sessions Chapter Board Workshop 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Agenda Lunch with AFP Global Board 12:00 – 1:30 PM Chapter Presidents...
11 Mar 2024
< See also: Get Involved: AFP Volunteer Opportunities Through a series of Requests for Proposals (RFP), AFP Global invites the contribution of its network of subject matter experts with the goals of expanding our professional development offerings; broadening and diversifying our network of...
Resource Your Fundraising Career Boards and Volunteers
05 Mar 2024
If your nonprofit organization fundraises within the disability community, you might be wondering how to best connect with a person living with a chronic disabling condition. Chances are that you interact in your personal or professional life somewhat regularly with the disability community. How...
Resource Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access (IDEA)
14 Feb 2024
This is a session about a new approach to relationship fundraising. It is now over 30 years since Ken Burnett first mooted the terminology and sought to map out an approach to building, maintaining, and developing supporter relationships that would be based squarely on donor needs. The approach...
Resource Donor Relations/Stewardship
24 Jan 2024
< See also: Get Involved: AFP Volunteer Opportunities The Call for Sessions RFP for AFP ICON 2025, April 27-29, 2025, in Seattle, Washington, is now open. Proposals will be accepted until May 12, 2024, at 11:59 PM (CST). Submit a Proposal AFP ICON is the world’s premiere in-person and virtual...
Resource Your Fundraising Career Boards and Volunteers
23 Jan 2024
When planning a nonprofit website refresh or upgrade, it can be difficult to determine where to start or which website elements to prioritize. You can take the website design process in many different directions, and you might be uncertain of which changes will actually make the biggest difference...
Resource Online Fundraising/Social Media
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