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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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    Roderick, Thank you. I am not familiar with any of those. Classy approached us which is why we went with them. We renewed with them for another year, but I'd love to learn about the others. I'm staying with DonorPerfect though. I've found them to be ...

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    Hi, We have used Vsys by Bespoke in the past and it was helpful in maintaining volunteer information. Congratulations on your new role! Tracy Thorne, CVRM Fund Development, Volunteer Engagement and Events Coordinator The Children's ...

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    Alan, Are you familiar with Salsa, Snowball and Kintera? The online giving world has expanded rapidly in the past 3 years.   The list of "industry peers" is growing. ------------------------------ Roderick Malloy Sacramento CA (916)513-2411 ------ ...

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    Amanda, Our Foundation was placed in a somewhat similar situation when in 2015, the nonprofit hospital we were in primary service to sold and became a for-profit entity.  We sought to communicate with all the living donors of our various temporary and ...

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    ​Thank you Peter! -Carol ------------------------------ Carol Kennedy Foundation Director (505)298-4500 EXT 1284 ------------------------------

What's New on AFP Connect?

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Welcome to 
AFP Connect! We are excited to introduce new Topic-Specific Interest Communities as well as Affinity Group Communities you can now join! Below are the new communities - to join, simply click on a community link below, or go to the "Communities" tab, select "All Communities" and then search or filter for "Special Interest Communities" or (for the Affinity Groups) "AFP Task Force & Working Groups" to find and join them!

If your question doesn't fall into one of these new communities, then be sure to post it in the Open Forum!

New Special Interest Communities:

Boards & Volunteers
Direct Response/Marketing
Donor Relations/Stewardship
Fundraising Policies
Online Fundraising
Planned Giving
Software/Technology Recommendations
Special Events

New Affinity Group Communities:

African American
Animal Welfare
Arts & Culture
Association Foundations
Food Banks
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)
International Fundraising
Public Radio/TV
South Asian
Special Events
Young Professionals
Small Nonprofit
Youth in Philanthropy
Zoos & Aquariums

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding AFP Connect communities, please let us know through the Contact Us form.

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