AFP Discussion Threads

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AFP International Discussions

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    Event Donors counted as Individual Donors

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  • Have any of you seen a change in donors using a CGA ... More

  • Good Afternoon Karen,  Much like your organization, ... More

  • Also invest some time/budget into following up by phone ... More

  • Our volunteer Guild is looking for an online ticketing ... More

  • Hi Lindi, I don't know the answers to your questions, ... More

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    Grant Management Software

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  • Hi Linda! I've recently joined an org that does not ... More

  • I work at an agency VERY similar to yours. We're not ... More

  • Congratulations on raising $3.3M!  Yes, the construction ... More

  • Hello JW, That is quite the job you are undertaking. ... More

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    RE: Raisers Edge Help

    Raiser's Edge used to have the feature where you could ... More

  • HI Karen, I would agree that you need to create a ... More

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    Capital Campaign Conundrum

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  • We were in this position just last year. Here's what ... More

  • Hi Lindi, I think Raiser's Edge is one of the most ... More

  • Lindi, No Yes Aldervan ------------------------------ ... More

  • I agree with the others who have given some great advice ... More

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    switching over monthly donors

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  • Karen, This is the kind of thing that should be included ... More

  • Hi all, Our institution has explored this question ... More

  • Hello- I recently switched organizations. My previous ... More

  • Hi Karen, It sounds like you may need a gift acceptance ... More

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    Considering Closing Residential Treatment Program

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    RE: NCOA

    Bob, you might want to try a PCOA (Proprietary Change ... More

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    RE: NCOA

    If you use a CRM like Blackbaud they run a quarterly ... More

  • Dear Norman, Is there any other way to read this article ... More

  • Can anyone share their policy, procedures or guidance ... More

  • I am definitely interested if anyone knows the answer ... More

  • Thank you, Jordan. We are a national organization ... More

  • Hello, You should query "records retention schedule" ... More

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    Email Policy

    What are your email policies for adding a donor to ... More

  • Hi there, I don't think most non-profits keep paper ... More

  • A go-to book in my personal non-profit library is ... More

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    RE: NCOA

    Hi Bob, you can ask your mail house to do the NCOA ... More

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  • Somehow my previous post disappeared. I may have set ... More

  • Is there any way you can post via PDF of the article? ... More

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    RE: Donor CRM

    Hi Erick, My team and I just went through the discovery ... More

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    RE: Donor CRM

    Hi Erick, Any of those databases will do what you ... More

  • Hello, all. I've been working at a small non-profit ... More

  • The South Florida Sun Sentinel just published an article ... More

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    RE: Donor CRM

    Hi Erik, There are only a few CRM systems that can ... More

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  • If you haven't already checked out "Beyond Fundraising: ... More

  • Following! ------------------------------ Carolyn ... More

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    RE: Donor CRM

    Oh gosh, CRMs. I've lived through a few database changes, ... More

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    RE: Donor CRM

    Erick, Many organizations with a strong government ... More

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  • These are all really helpful and great ideas. ... More

  • So sorry Esther,  Not selling anything. Just trying ... More

  • With all due respect, please do not use this list as ... More

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    RE: Employee Giving

    Good morning. This emphasis on employee giving is ... More

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  • Hi Ashley, Employee giving can be a tough ask right ... More

  • I have a similar problem, where the CEO looks at me ... More

  • Unless of course the gift will be matched by the spouse's ... More

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    RE: Employee Giving

    When I was working at a health care organization, we ... More

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    RE: Employee Giving

    There is a...I'll call it "dichotomy" here. We work ... More

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  • My pleasure, Laura. As long as you get my full name ... More

  • We help clients with this exact situation fairly often ... More

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    Donor CRM

    Hello everyone, Im new to this community but glad ... More

  • Hi Nicole. We help nonprofits set up named accounts ... More

  • Hi Chris. We have found that 4-5% disbursement on ... More

  • I'm relatively new here, so first of all thank you ... More