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    Hi AFP Open Forum folks!  It's Joanna, here, from AFP Global.  We are thrilled to see all of the involvement here on the discussion forum – lots of great information, questions and feedback from our AFP members!  We're hoping you are willing to share ...

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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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    great discussion. I'm actually testing this for an organization right now that has historically always paid for postage by using a BRE, business reply envelope. I'd say most organizations tend to use CRE's (courtesy reply envelopes where the donor pays ...

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    I've tried different ways for return postage over the years. The one that works best for me is to use the return postage indicia with a note beside it saying  "your stamp is an extra gift." I find some people will then put a stamp over the indicia. I ...

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    Hi Paula, If you contact me via email I can share images with you. I can send you examples of exterior donor projects I have completed. I also have several pinterest pages where I collect visual inspiration for projects.  Are you thinking about attaching ...

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    Any advice on how to find and recruit such folks? Get Outlook for iOS ------Original Message------ I agree with the other comments.  I have also served on other boards and was happy to help staff by reviewing appeals and supporting the ...

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