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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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    Thank you everyone! This is all great advice. I truly appreciate the feedback and advice. Kenyetta

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    I am investigating matching gift software because our institution has not been using one. It looks like HEP data and Match Pro are the two main choices. Can anyone share the results of using this type of software and has it been worth the investment? ...

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    Long gone are the days of sending out just one year end appeal. I agree with the others who are getting something into the mail for just after the election. You may also want to follow up around Thanksgiving with a Thank You for your Support message. ...

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    Hi, Kenyetta, If you are looking for part-time data entry, I recommend finding out who else in your community uses Raiser's Edge and prospect someone looking for part-time work. At a previous employer, we had a high volume solicitation at the end of ...

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    In addition to NEDRA, take a look at Apra: www.aprahome.org. This umbrella association offers bootcamps in prospect research. Also, look at the Prospect Research Institute for online training, step by step, here: https://researchinstitute.thinkific.com/bundles/research-fundraisers?ref=d815c9 ...

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