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  • This is a great question, and some of the answers will ... More

  • I'm working with a client who's transitioning to an ... More

  • Bernie, What do you envision the role of the corporate ... More

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    Boat Donation

    We are a private, inner-city Catholic school in Bridgeport, ... More

  • I am in the process of trying to put together a naming ... More

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    Best practice for donor information

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    Donor Recognition for Public Art

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  • On all of our Direct Mail Campaign donation forms, ... More

  • I second this! We hired a videographer company to take ... More

  • We use as well. Super simple and painless! ... More

  • Hi Ann, Here was our timeline for launching a planned ... More

  • Hello - My small charity was just awarded a $4K ... More

  • Thank you both so much for taking the time to respond. ... More

  • We just used CARS ( for the first time ... More

  • I did some research and reached out to colleagues in ... More

  • We'd like to establish a corporate advisory council. ... More

  • Ann, don't know anything about your organization. Your ... More

  • Mauricio Aguirre, aka Mauricio Aguirre-Orcutt, aka ... More

  • Ann, Your organization is not listed, nor do I know ... More

  • Also, you now appear to be using the photo of a different ... More

  • I whole-heartedly agree with Brian's comment. Your ... More

  • Hi Meghan, I'm assuming there is an impact and you ... More

  • Hello AFPers, Our organization is winding ... More

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    Planned Giving help

    Hello all, We dont have a planned giving program ... More

  • If you have worked with one of the car donation programs, ... More

  • Aaaand now we know why you tried to post anonymously. ... More

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  • Hello AFP Colleagues Our organization uses Salesforce ... More

  • For our gift receipts, we do a combination. All online ... More

  • I beg to differ.  We actually retained the services ... More

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  • Curious as to why you are posting anonymously.  ------------------------------ ... More

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    RE: "Paying" For High-Net-Worth Connections?

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  • Hi, These are all great things to take into consideration ... More

  • Do you support individuals or families? Maybe a family ... More

  • Hello Meghan - for talking points, you may try making ... More

  • If you are still looking for recommendations, I would ... More

  • 90% of your donors  choose to send their  gifts  to ... More

  • I am not a fan of only doing digital tax receipts - ... More

  • Meghan - not sure what kinds of programs you have, ... More

  • I am new to my organization and finding it difficult ... More

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  • With the upfront disclosure that I'm with a vendor, ... More

  • I list the DAF within the giving circle since it is ... More

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  • Hi, I'm new to an organization focused on homelessness ... More

  • Highly recommend Melanie Palmer Consulting!! Melanie ... More

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    Digital Tax Receipts/Donor Portal - DM donors

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  • I worked exclusively on sustainer strategy for a nonprofit ... More

  • Hi Deenie,  I just got back from Planet Philanthropy, ... More

  • Thank you, Emily! This is helpful. ------------------------------ ... More

  • Shelley, do you list the DAF within the giving circle ... More

  • I enter the gift in the database from the DAF and then ... More

  • Hi Deenie, We are in the same boat. We haven't ... More