AFP Discussion Threads

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AFP International Discussions

  • Hi friends, I live and breathe endowment and would ... More

  • I am seeking a guideline or protocol for engaging with ... More

  • Nahas Data Source provides much-needed data support ... More

  • Hi Tamara, Tim and Wendy, I'd be happy to jump on ... More

  • I don't have a lot of insight into this, but I know ... More

  • Debbie, as a donor myself, I have no problem mailing ... More

  • I have a friend and former coworker who is a Raiser's ... More

  • "In terms of the financial commitment, there are tons ... More

  • Adding to the wisdom shared by our colleagues, I encourage ... More

  • Hi everyone,  Is anyone familiar with DevelopmentAid ... More

  • I am in a similar position with a newer organization. ... More

  • We are a very small nonprofit (I am the only employee ... More

  • Hello everyone -- We are ramping up our end of the ... More

  • Hi Elena, Salesforce also has really extensive ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    This is an odd one, but we had tremendous success with ... More

  • HI I disagree with what you have heard re: the CFRE ... More

  • My team and I do this sort of work on a regular basis. ... More

  • I've had my CFRE for many years and found it very valuable.  ... More

  • I got my CFRE several years ago and renewed it before ... More

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  • I am currently pursuing my CFRE. I took the Lilly School ... More

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  • As someone who has worked in fundraising for 30 years ... More

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  • I do not have my CFRE but came into the development ... More

  • I'll start by wishing you good luck -- in my experience, ... More

  • After a few years of considering pursuing a CFRE, I'm ... More

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  • Depending on the size of your donor pool, you might ... More

  • Dear Anonymous, It's not a standard, though many standards ... More

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  • Dear Anonymous, I think you may have answered your ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    "Experience" items are a great idea. ------------------------------ ... More

  • following. I've seen similar posts on this forum about ... More

  • Thank you everyone, this information has been so helpful! ... More

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    To CFRE, or not to CFRE?

    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain ... More

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    Raisers Edge Support

    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain ... More

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    Raisers Edge Support

    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain ... More

  • Hi Tamara, I'm in the same boat and hoping to create ... More

  • I recently signed up for JustGiving and took a few ... More

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    RE: Donor Walls

    Hi there,  Here's an example of a digital donor wall ... More

  • You'll want to create a campaign specific to the mailing ... More

  • Hi Elena, As you probably already know, you can ... More

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    Wealth Screening Software

    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain ... More

  • Our marketing & communications team just started the ... More

  • We are hosting a concert in a 740 seat theater. 200 ... More

  • Our organization found great success with our "Mayor ... More

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    Charityproud

    Looking to break away from Raisers Edge/Blackbaud; ... More

  • Hi Hannah, Glad you found the webinar helpful. Happy ... More

  • Hi Jamie. My team uses JustGiving for several efforts ... More

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    Data Collection

    Good afternoon, We are about to start a significant ... More

  • Hi Elena, I don't know about a specific way of tracking ... More

  • Hi Jeff, I just watched your Planned Giving 101 Webinar ... More

  • Hello, I'm reaching out from an Indigenous led news ... More

  • I am planning a fundraiser event in 2023 that will ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    I've done events where one item was a 100 bottles of ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    We put together a museum package for all the museum's ... More

  • Hello fundraising colleagues- My organization ... More

  • Long time lurker... first time poster! My organization ... More

  • I once was a big fan of professionally developed donor ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    We have had luck working with our local police department ... More

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    RE: Live Auction

    Themed group dinners for 8 to 12 people, like mystery ... More