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    “Superheroes and the Powers That Be”: The New Digital Issue of Advancing Philanthropy is Now Available!

    Advancing Philanthropy – October 2018


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    Go Green, Go Digital! Update Your AP Profile to Receive Digital Only

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    Halloween is on the horizon and pranksters are suiting up as Wonder Woman, Batman, you name it. But superheroes are also a central feature of our October issue—fundraising professionals like you who overcome challenges, conquer fears, and improve lives. Our October issue also shines a light on philanthropy in small towns and rural areas and shortcomings in America’s charitable system. There is work to be done!

    To read the new digital issue of Advancing Philanthropy, simply click here!

    What does the digital magazine offer? Briefly, you can:

    • email articles;
    • search the entire magazine and archived issues (back to October 2007—just click on the “Archives” tab) by author or key word;
    • link directly to additional resources from each article;
    • save your digital copy as a PDF; and
    • connect instantly to advertisers and resource partners!

    To manage whether you receive the print or digital Advancing Philanthropy, simply visit the “MyAFP ProfileMember Gateway” page ( on the AFP website.

    Members outside the United States and Canada automatically have access to the digital edition of the magazine and may select to receive the print magazine if they wish. Collegiate, Global, Young Professional and Small Organizational members automatically receive the digital magazine only.

    For additional information or if you have comments, please contact me at


    Susan Drake Swift
    Editor, Advancing Philanthropy