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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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    FMV of Gala Ticket

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    Hi Everyone: I normally calculate the non-deductible cost of a gala ticket by dividing total expense by number of people attending.  Some of my colleagues calculate it based on what an average night on the town with the same perks (ie dinner,dancing) ...

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    Hi Janelle, Have you researched the board members and staff at the foundations you identified as a fit?  Finding a personal connection in your organization's network is a good first step to getting an introductory call or meeting.  Perhaps one of your ...

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AFP Connect! We are excited to introduce eight new topic-specific interest communities you can now join! These are based on the most popular discussions we've tracked over the past few months during our "soft" launch. Below are the new communities - to join, simply click on a community link below, or go to the "Communities" tab, select "All Communities" an then search or filter for "Special Interest Communities" 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

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