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    Beginning Monday, February 27, through Tuesday, March 7, the AFP Connect discussion forums will be unavailable due to AFP's database transition. On March 7, AFP will launch a new membership database. We are undergoing this transition to better ...

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    You will need a clear understanding of your existing donor base. Wealth screen your file and stick to modest conclusions as screening tools are NOT predictors they help you glean some information that's all- Note with most systems coming online in last ...

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    Re $100 gift Split the gift $50 hard credit individual $50 soft credit individual Then $50 hard credit company $50 soft credit company- these all live in gift record . You can add a third party facilitator(s) in the same manor you code board members ...

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    Please contact me and let's have a discussion about your gala and a possible solution. My contact information is below. ------------------------------ Brett Higgins (602)908-9660 ------------------------------

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    HI Val, In 2016 the Indiana University Center for Philanthropy published a sponsored research paper on Legacy Societies.  Besides naming the society, it covers giving habits of legacy society members.  Naming is covered on page 17 of the study. planned-giving-study2016.pdf ...

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Hi-  I have been in my position about a year and we are hosting an in person fundraiser event. This is an annual fundraiser- about 5 years old. There seems to be some confusion between ...

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Latest News from AFP

  • FRANÇAIS In late October 2022, the Action Identification Working Group on Truth and Reconciliation, formed as a joint initiative between AFP Canada and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada boards, released its report. The working group was set up following the confirmation of unmarked burial sites on the grounds of former Indian residential schools in Kamloops, B.C., and in other parts of Canada. Its focus was to determine possible actions that AFP in Canada could take on Truth and Reconciliation...
  • ENGLISH À la fin d’octobre 2022, le Groupe de travail sur la détermination de mesures à prendre en matière de vérité et de réconciliation, issu d’une initiative conjointe entre le conseil d’administration d’AFP Canada et celui de la Fondation canadienne pour la philanthropie de l’AFP, a publié son rapport. Le groupe de travail a été mis sur pied suivant la confirmation de sépultures anonymes sur les terrains d’anciens pensionnats autochtones à Kamloops, en Colombie-Britannique, et dans d’autres...
  • On March 7, AFP launched our new Salesforce-based membership database! For the most part, this transition has been a success, but with any major technology change comes a few bumps in the road, so I want to take a moment up front, to acknowledge those and to thank you for your patience. Converting almost 30,000 members and their data, plus more than 15 years of other data, is a herculean task for sure, but one that was well overdue. We know some of you have experienced difficulties joining/renewing...

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