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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 graduated from the University of Central Florida's MNM program and highly recommend it.  They have an out of state option if you're not in the central Florida area and it left me plenty of room to select classes that would accomplish my focus area ...

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    Looking for contacts/recommendations for a professional event photographer in the Philadelphia area to photograph Gala guests during our event in the fall of 2020.   Our intent is "work-for-hire status" so we can retain the rights of the images to be ...

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    Do you know anyone who wants to work for an awesome cause driven nonprofit in Baltimore? Please encourage them to visit https://nfb.org/about-us/career-opportunities/capital-campaign-project-assistant. Thank you all for all you do. Patti Chang ...

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    RE: Soft credit for Corporate gifts

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Then, does the soft credit apply to whether or not the donor/board member qualifies as a major donor? Thanks for all your insights.

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    Does anyone have a Prospect Management Policy & Procedures they would be willing to share? I am finally working with a donor portfolio for me and my development team and in my research, I find that it is recommended to have one in place. Kathy ...

What's New on AFP Connect?

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Welcome to 
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!

If your question doesn't fall into one of these new communities, then be sure to post it in the Open Forum!

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
Animal Welfare
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

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding AFP Connect communities, please let us know through the Contact Us form.

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