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    The results are in! Over the past two weeks we asked you to respond to our one question survey regarding non-self-promoting information posted by members here on the Open Forum that requires you to link to an external site and sometimes enter your information ...

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    Hi AFP Open Forum folks!  It's Joanna, here, from AFP Global.  We are thrilled to see all of the involvement here on the discussion forum – lots of great information, questions and feedback from our AFP members!  We're hoping you are willing to share ...

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    Curious to know how long different nonprofits are honoring naming opportunities. If your nonprofit allows donors to name areas of your building, for how long is that naming honored? Sent from my iPhone

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    I would approach it as an inspiration for others. It's all in HOW you do it. Congratulations! ------------------------------ Carolyn Rogers APR (239)274-5900 ------------------------------

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    Our account was hacked a few years ago and so we NEVER put our account info for wire transfers on the website. We have a button to click that sends us an email and we follow up through email with a pdf of all the wire transfer instructions - or they can ...

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    We are a small 501(c)3 and have done a few very successful fund raisers over the last couple of years. This was done totally with the assistance of a board member and a volunteer. They have run out of gas! So the question is: Do we need to hire someone ...

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