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    Hi everyone,  It has been very heartening to see the AFP family come together in this Open Forum to support each other, both professionally and emotionally, as we deal with the COVID-19 crisis. The knowledge and advice that we've seen provided has really ...

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    I've had great experiences working with Gabriel Group -- based in St. Louis, but a full-service direct marketing provider with a nationwide client base.  They serve all nonprofits, but probably do more work for healthcare, faith-based, and membership ...

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    Hi Sandra, Look into a company called Bonfire  (https://www.bonfire.com/).  They offer an online "store" option that allows you to "sell" organization-branded apparel, etc.  They handle orders and shipping, and send you the proceeds.  I learned about ...

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    Thanks, Mary!  But just to clarify, the quote was not for a full financial audit - I'm aware that would have been a reasonable quote for that. We're looking for a recommendation for someone to do a basic financial review of an org with less than 30 donors, ...

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    Hi, Lisa.  We created an EoY hashtag & then coordinated all of our other materials (outside envelope for EoY appeal, full page ad in our magazine, online - digital takeover the last two weeks of the month, email support, etc). #SharetheGood  ​ Hope your ...

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    RE: Online Store

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    Hi Sandra, I imagine that by "turn-key" you mean a store that already has basic E-Commerce functions like shopping cart, payment processing etc. set up, and all you need to do is upload your inventory. Many available solutions in the marketplace come ...



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