Achieving Mutual Benefit Through Corporate Philanthropy
Luncheon speaker advises listen first, negotiate second
Nationally, individual giving fell last year while corporate philanthropy was up 5.4 percent, according to Giving USA. That made AFP’s September 26 educational luncheon a particularly timely one. Consultant Joanne Ray’s insightful “Strategies for Mutually Beneficial Corporate Partnerships” set pens flying as the crowd of 80 attendees scribbled valuable notes.
"Evaluation," "Impact," "Inclusion," many of us have heard how important it is to ensure we are telling of the impact of our organization's program and ultimately, our mission.
Have you wondered ... where do we start? How do we ensure the quality of our programs? What are different types of data and how do we use them to properly demonstrate impact to our donors and the community?
Today’s Special: Get Two AFP Communities for the Price of One!
What a good investment you made!
That was what I told myself when I discovered there are not just one but two major pathways to getting value from my new AFP membership: local and global. If you’re like me, you probably joined without realizing how robust the resources are on both sides of that line. So I knew I had to share my findings as part of this ongoing “New Member Chronicles” blog I’m writing with fellow AFP rookie Ann Sebald. Ready? Here we go!
Is ethics in fundraising important? You bet: because we all have to raise trust before we can raise money! That’s why October is AFP's Ethics Awareness Month, and why an entire issue of Advancing Philanthropy is focusing on one topic from every angle: Ethics and boards. Ethics and donor names. Ethics around the globe. Ethics and self-care…and more…
We were able to catch up with Katerina Herder recently, Director of Development for Healthy Minds Innovations. Katerina has been a member of AFP for the past year or so and has recently discovered one of AFP’s special interest groups.
Becoming a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) sets you apart
With 2020 just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to evaluate your career. Are you are ready to set yourself apart, ready for your next career advancement, or ready to demonstrate your commitment to your philanthropy career?