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Sep 19 - National Philanthropy Day
National Philanthropy Day ... more >
Sep 19 - 2014 Programs
List of monthly programs for 2014. ... more >
Sep 5 - Endowment Campaign Director
Reporting to the Vice President, Advancement, the Endowment Campaign Director will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of an endowment campaign. This position is responsible for communication and coordination of campaign-related activities throughout the organization and will be the primary liaison with campaign consultants. These activities include staffing of all campaign committees, including the Advancement Committee, preparation of the strategic documents and donor proposals, and management of the solicitation portfolio ... more >
Sep 3 - Past Award Recipients
List of people who have won NPD awards in the past. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >