AFP Discussion Threads

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    TrueBQuest

    Hello, I work in planned giving at a small graduate ... More

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    iWave

    Has anyone used iWave, specifically for donor acquisition ... More

  • I used to work for an organization that hosted a large ... More

  • Hi Mallory. I've been using Bloomerang for three years. ... More

  • Hi Mallory,  My organization uses Bloomerang with ... More

  • As many have mentioned, it depends on the funder. Years ... More

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  • Hi Manda, I can share my experience with Levitate ... More

  • Hello!  The organization I work for is migrating ... More

  • It's a pain in the rear. We've changed names legally ... More

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    RE: Non profit changing name

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  • Greetings, One thing you could try is a Google Alert.  ... More

  • Throughout my career, there have been instances where ... More

  • I like  Financial and Strategic Management for Nonprofit ... More

  • Hi Jeney!  I agree with what others have listed in ... More

  • Very good ideas and strategy!! More

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    RE: Ideas for gala volunteer gifts?

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  • Hi, Jeney - I also use a hybrid approach. When writing ... More

  • In the letter, we only provide the date and stock info ... More

  • Interesting insights as I've often wondered what the ... More

  • What a great topic, I've enjoyed reading the array ... More

  • We give couples the option upon check-in.  Some pay ... More

  • Greetings. I can't speak to the notification of the ... More

  • Hi there,  Raffles can be a huge hit with your supporters. ... More

  • Thank you Nancy!  I love this idea!!   ------------------------------ ... More

  • Who doesn't need a fun pair of socks? Depending upon ... More

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    RE: Do Board members purchase fundraising event ti ...

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  • Everyone gets a paddle. That way you know the person ... More

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    Corporate Gift

    We received a gift from a local telephone provider ... More

  • For the nonprofits I have worked for, Board and committee ... More

  • Good day, colleagues, Do you have recommendations ... More

  • Kudos to you! Your interest in seeking knowledge and ... More

  • I hear your struggle and don't think you're overthinking ... More

  • We give couples two paddles with the same bid number ... More

  • Hi!  We're running our first-ever dinner & auction ... More

  • Hello fellow fundraisers, I am finishing my Master's ... More

  • Hello! My chapter would like to develop an Education ... More

  • That's frustrating!  We offer our board and advisory ... More

  • We use the following language in the footer of all ... More

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    Nonprofit Accounting Book Recommendations

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  • A past client (historic theater in Ohio) is looking ... More

  • I think it is fine to use established language. Grant ... More

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    RE: Do Board members purchase fundraising event ti ...

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  • I am the ED of a small preservation advocacy organization.  ... More

  • Is anyone using/previously used Levitate? Their tagline ... More

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    Acknowledgement Letter for a Gift of Stock

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  • We use Later.com. The basic plan is $250 +tax annually. ... More

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    RE: Gala Questions

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    Non profit changing name

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  • Hi folks!  We are hosting our first ever gala event ... More

  • Hi Heather,  We are also a newer non-profit.  I'm ... More

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    Collaborative grant proposal with another organiza ...

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  • What is the financial commitment expectation of your ... More

  • A gift acceptance policy is always a good idea, but ... More

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    RE: Gala Questions

    Hi, Dave, If I pay $50 for a ticket and receive ... More