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    Welcome to AFP Connect ! We are excited to introduce these online community forums and provide a place for our members to share information and insights, learn more from colleagues on particular topics, and connect with fellow AFP members! Our intended ...

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    I would also be interested in this. We provide our board with Board Member business cards and a folder of success story cards that they can use but would like to have some other tools to offer also ------------------------------ Rebecca Bennett MHA Director ...

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    Yes, we use the Benevon Model at our organization. ------------------------------ Pamela Gunthorpe Manager, Community Engagement & Grants ------------------------------

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    Hi Jonathan- Since we've had success marketing these gifts for so many organizations, we created a very thorough guide to marketing IRA Rollovers. It's titled:  MarketSmart's Strategic Guide to Marketing Rollover IRAs It includes: Why donors like ...

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    Thanks for the encouragement. -- Betsy Santarlasci Director of Advancement m. 202.253.9153 ------Original Message------ Hi Betsy, That's great that you have a newsletter that goes out monthly for your donors. I would definitely ...

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    Hi June- We have done these kinds of surveys for about 10 years now for hundreds of organizations internationally and here in the U.S. I'd be happy to send you case studies. Although it might be helpful to understand your objectives so I can send case ...

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AFP Connect! We are excited to introduce new Topic-Specific Interest Communities as well as Affinity Group Communities you can now join! Below are the new communities - to join, simply click on a community link below, or go to the "Communities" tab, select "All Communities" and then search or filter for "Special Interest Communities" or (for the Affinity Groups) "AFP Task Force & Working Groups" to find and join them!

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New Special Interest Communities:

Boards & Volunteers
Direct Response/Marketing
Donor Relations/Stewardship
Fundraising Policies
Online Fundraising
Planned Giving
Software/Technology Recommendations
Special Events

New Affinity Group Communities:

African American
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Arts & Culture
Association Foundations
Food Banks
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)
International Fundraising
Public Radio/TV
South Asian
Special Events
Young Professionals
Small Nonprofit
Youth in Philanthropy
Zoos & Aquariums

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