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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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    We are located in Southern California and are continuing to work from home. Because we are a small education non-profit, everyone is able to complete all or most of their work from home. Support was given to those who didn't have the technological resources ...

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    I appreciate this thread and like James, I would be interested to hearing of why your organizations have moved from Salesforce from Raiser's Edge. Our organization has discussed such a move recently, although we have no plans to make a move at this time. ...

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    As a nonprofit zoological park with over 300 FT employees and around 100 PT employees, most of our staff is essential and cannot work from home (zoologists, vets, park maintenance staff, etc.) However, we did take steps to ensure that essential staff ...

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    Hi Everyone, I am looking to revamp the data collection at my organization (small community center) and develop a better process to collect, organize, and report out our impact.  We are specifically looking at tracking the number of touch points with ...

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    Good morning, Thank you for posting this current question - I'm intrigued by the variety of viewpoints weighing in on this - and all have been well-thought. I think Medha's view is particularly helpful as a consultant could really help understand ...

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