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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!

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    Good evening, all, I am looking for stories of any ethical dilemmas in fundraising that you have had AND how you resolved them.  I need examples to share with a group of people and I am sure that there are some amazing stories that you can share!   ...

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    We don't publish donor rolls- other orgs just use them to cultivate their donors! ------------------------------ Elizabeth Salguero Executive Director Wilton CT (203)663-6893 ------------------------------

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    Maybe not a CRM discussed yet. But definitely check out Virtuous.   virtuous.org    ------------------------------ Austin Byrd abyrdny@gmail.com (315)532-7441 ------------------------------

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    Hi Sean, I used the Star Activity as part of a nonprofit staff retreat and team members loved it. Here's a video about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn3MZDMYmcY The basic instruction is that people hold a rope (as in the video) and need to find ...

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    Joey, I host a podcast that interviews everyday "superheroes" helping nonprofits. We generally discuss applications & technologies that help nonprofits, but it's not so technical so that anyone can follow. http://podcast.agentsofnonprofit.com/ ------------------------------ ...

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    Emily, I'd be happy to assist you. I am a Salesforce Architect and currently advise The Salvation Army of Canada and Bermuda on Salesforce/ Please feel free to DM or email me for more information. Thanks ------------------------------ Alexander Lapa ...

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