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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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    Some years ago I saw samples at a conference from a hospital foundation. There were printed on 11x17 slighly heavier bond than 20lb,, with a bit of a shine. The shine not only set the piece apart from other "regular" paper, but the pie charts really popped. ...

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    Rebecca How many different endowment funds are you stewarding?  If you have multiple funds, I recommend developing a report that opens a general overview of the Orchestra's accomplishments during the last FY (which is brief) followed by a concise ...

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    Can anyone recommend a company they’ve worked with that offers great pricing for a small nonprofit? Thanks, Andrea Sent from my iPhone

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    We new have space, having previously rented for thirteen years. We had a nice donor wall from the original campaign and have decided to collect those names and original donors will still be recognized in our hew space. And, yes, there are some contributors ...

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    I concur with Louis - when I do follow up emails, I do an email mail merge from my personal email account rather than a mass emailer. It provides much more customization, and on the receiving end, it looks more like a genuine message. ------------------------------ ...

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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!

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New Special Interest Communities:

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Online Fundraising
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Software/Technology Recommendations
Special Events

New Affinity Group Communities:

African American
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)
International Fundraising
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South Asian
Special Events
Young Professionals
Small Nonprofit
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Zoos & Aquariums

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