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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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    Love all these samples! I just posted ours to our website for easy access:  https://aperiophilanthropy.com/resources/aperio-guide/board-engagement-pledge-form Thanks, Bianca ------------------------------ Bianca Gebelin Aperio Philanthropy bianca@aperiophilanthropy.com ...

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    Hello AFP Community, As a new DOD, I'm charged with reorganizing some of our fundrasing infrastructure. This includes helping our board establish a board level development committee. I'm hoping that some organizations in this community would be willing ...

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    Okay, first of all, let me just say that sucks! Both bidders backed out?!! Grr. Yes, absolutely, you are within your legal and ethical rights to sell it at the opening bid amount to a staff member - their money is as good as anyone else's! ------------------------------ ...

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    Hi Nancy, From a data management perspective, collection management and donor management present two distinct data sets and therefore different sets of needs. Also, most of the museums have an advancement aspect whereby visitors may be approached as ...

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    Well done!  I may use the same format with a board I just joined, if that is okay? All the best, Dennise ------------------------------ Dennise Kowalczyk Providence RI dmkcreative619@gmail.com ------------------------------

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