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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Hi AFP Open Forum folks!  It's Joanna, here, from AFP Global.  We are thrilled to see all of the involvement here on the discussion forum – lots of great information, questions and feedback from our AFP members!  We're hoping you are willing to share ...

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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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    Shelter Buddy users?

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    My client is doing a complete technology overhaul and will be adopting a new CRM. They are also considering using Shelter Buddy to manage animal operations, which has a fundraising module.  We reviewed the fundraising functions in Shelter Buddy and were ...

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    We have never paid for postage so can't compare. But it seems to me that very few charities pay for postage. That is something I see more often from colleges and universities.  What I do see more and more often now is that we will send a paper appeal ...

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    Hello again, Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to answer this quick, 1 question survey!  We appreciate your feedback. The survey is still open, so if you haven't had the chance to share your thoughts, there's still time. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WV33DFW ...

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    I agree with the other comments.  I have also served on other boards and was happy to help staff by reviewing appeals and supporting the creation of different fundraising strategies.  I did not do any direct solicitations myself. I also served on other ...

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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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