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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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    Hello faith-based group! Wondering if anyone belongs to any other helpful networking entities or groups?  Blessings, M ------------------------------ Marcy Schorsch MS Value Builders Cross Plains TN ------------------------------

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    Hi All, My organization has been doing a thorough search for a new CRM and we have narrowed it down to Bloomerang and EveryAction.  I'm looking to speak with some folks who currently use either system to talk about your experiences.  Please let me know ...

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    Hello colleagues, Our Development team is weighing whether or not to invest in Altru's major giving module. Does anyone have experience with it (current or previous)? If so, your feedback is greatly appreciated--general pros and cons, ease of implementation ...

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    Hi Faith, It is definitely important to balance your asks with other communications. You want your donors to feel like valued members of your organization, not just a source of revenue. I have a couple of articles I think you will find helpful: This ...

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    Hi Suzanne, Thanks for your inquiry regarding anonymous posts to the Forum. If anyone ever has an anonymous posting request, they may email it to webmaster@afpglobal.org with the Subject Line "AFP Connect Anon Post" and include the post and any instructions. ...

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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