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    This is a great question, and some of the answers will depend on the system you're using. We have lots of people of varying skill and purposes in the database. There is always training, and users can expand their permissions after more training (and passing ...

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    I'm working with a client who's transitioning to an annual sponsorship model from seeking only event sponsorships. We are putting together an annual sponsorship packet to send companies in September of 2024 for the 2025 FY. However, they have a large ...

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    Bernie, What do you envision the role of the corporate advisory council to be?  ------------------------------ Joy Stephens CORPORATE GIVING NETWORK joy@corporategn.com (425) 653-1575 ------------------------------

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    Yup. That's the person.

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    We are a private, inner-city Catholic school in Bridgeport, CT. Someone wants to donate a boat to us which we want to sell immediately (without actually taking physical possession of the boat). Any suggestions of companies who buy and pick-up boats? Thank ...

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    I am in the process of trying to put together a naming rights agreement for a small gallery space in our upper lobby. My organization has only entered into this type of relatationship with an individual donor once before and there is no record of a written ...

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  • ENGLISHPlus tôt cette semaine, l’AFP a publié le Rapport sur la rémunération et les avantages sociaux 2024 (2024 Compensation and Benefits Report), qui renseigne sur les tendances en matière de salaires et d’avantages sociaux aux États-Unis et au Canada. Voici quelques-uns des faits saillants propres au secteur canadien de la collecte de fonds. Changements en ce qui concerne le salaire moyen et le salaire médianLe salaire moyen des professionnel.le.s en collecte de fonds au Canada a diminué de 1...
  • FRANÇAISEarlier this week, AFP released the 2024 Compensation and Benefits Report, which includes information on salary and benefits trends in the United States and Canada. Below are some of the highlights specifically for the Canadian fundraising sector. Changes in Average and Median SalaryThe average fundraising salary in Canada decreased by 1.3% in 2023, from $99,814 to $98,487. While this may be partially attributed to the relatively small sample size for Canadian respondents (393), even the...