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    Hi everyone,  It has been very heartening to see the AFP family come together in this Open Forum to support each other, both professionally and emotionally, as we deal with the COVID-19 crisis. The knowledge and advice that we've seen provided has really ...

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    Hi everyone, I see the open forum has some posts regarding this topic but they are sparse and only seem to be as recent as 2018. Has anyone utilized Ebay's charity registration and actually hosted an online silent auction using the platform in the past ...

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    Hi Sarah - I'm curious as to how this scavenger hunt activity was done.  Was this done during the pandemic or prior to?  How were sponsors featured and recognized? Sorry so many questions!  I'm having trouble picturing this in my head. Mashalo, ...

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    Hello, our advisory council is currently drafting the policies and guidelines for our new planned giving program. I wonder if anyone can shed some light on these few items? We're in Washington State and have 501(c)3 status.  1. Do we need to establish ...

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May 1, 2020 - Please Be Sure To Read Our Latest Notice - AFP Open Forum Guidelines For Posts Regarding External Events, Discussions And Materials

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