Where are your priorities?

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For those who don’t subscribe to “The Agitator” news blog, yesterday they wrote about the results of their 2010 Fundraising Plans (where charities plan to invest in 2010). While this study was broader than Canada, I thought it interesting that among their respondents: – 55% said they will spend more on online giving – 51%… Read more »

I can’t wait for Congress so I can get some work done!

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Last week, I had a most interesting conversation with a colleague about the value we get out of conferences. We spoke about the typical things we go to conference for, like: “I always take away one or two ideas that pay for the conference 5 times over!” or, “The networking is great because I can… Read more »

Having trouble getting the funds to attend AFP Congress? – Check out Pareto Fundraising Offer!

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We know this has been a challenging year for many charities and the funds to attend good conferences are not always available. For this reason, AFP works with sponsors to help provide free opportunities to attend Congress on Nov 30, December 1,2 in Toronto. (www.afptoronto.org/congress) Pareto Fundraising is passionate about helping charities grow. One of… Read more »

When your donors miss your message – do you know why?

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Are you feeling the pressures of change and not sure where to focus? We’ve got a series of speakers to help you think through the the challenges of this great time of change. For example, Dr. Judith Nichols, in her session entitled: – It’s All About to Change: How Important Trends Are Driving Philanthropy In… Read more »

What are your top 3 expectations for Congress?

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Your Congress brochure should be in your mailbox in the next day or two and we are pleased with the offering our great volunteers have put together. BUT, we’d like to know what your top 3 expectations are to make Congress right for you. Many of our speakers ask such questions as they prepare their… Read more »

Feedback on our marketing so far?

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Hi everyone, I’d love to hear some feedback on how our members like Congress Marketing this year. – We have continued our 5 for 4 offering started last year. Is this good value? – Do you like our e-blasts? How could we improve? – We’d like to include some “past participant” comments in future video… Read more »

AFP Congress Brings you the World

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We’re pleased to announce that Matt Flannery, Co-Founder and CEO of Kiva will be our opening Plenary at Congress on November 30. Matt will tell the Kiva story – Changing the world — one micro loan at a time. Join us for Congress 2009 and hear first-hand how Matt Flannery and his wife Jessica started… Read more »

Registration is now LIVE! Special Recession Pricing!

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We’ve just sent out our first email promotion for Congress this morning and have already started hearing great feedback. We’re intent on giving value to you and to do so, we focus on providing a world class educational experience. And to make it easy for you to attend, we have special recession pricing – sign… Read more »