SAVE THE DATE FOR NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY 2013!
Join us as we celebrate, recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—have made to our lives, our great city of New York, and our world. Jane B. O’Connell, President, Altman Foundation will be honored with the Chamberlain Award. This award, in honor of dedication to AFP and to the philanthropic community, was named after Ralph E. Read More >
TAKE THE BROADEST VIEW, AFP KEYNOTE SPEAKER SAYS
By Norma Hopcraft
Non-profit organizations can count for far more if they take the broadest view, said Andrew Watt, President & CEO of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He spoke at AFP’s annual meeting in New York City on January 16.
Not only do non-profits need to take a broad view of the upcoming tax code reform to be debated in Congress, but also take a broad view of collaboration in order to have the greatest impact.Read More >
INSIGHTS FROM THE FRONTLINE: INDUSTRY LEADERS SPEAK OUT AT AFP ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
By Cynthia Wellins
At the first Annual membership meeting of AFP NYC, a panel discussion followed the keynote address by Andrew Watt. The three distinguished panelists, each representing a different sector in the fundraising community, responded to a wide range of questions posed by AFP NYC President, Stephanie Thomas, presenting their perspectives on trends and issues in fundraising in 2013. The panel offered the following perspectives:Read More >
GETTING INTIMATE WITH YOUR DONORS: FUNDRAISING TRENDS OF 2012
By Sarah Durham, Principal and Founder, Big Duck
If you ask me, nonprofits will remember 2012 as a year when communities connected and mobilized with newfound moxie. With the help of data-informed personalization, online agility, and personality-driven movements, we saw big donations and big changes happening all over the place. Here's my take.Read More >