Those were the words from Association of Fundraising Professionals President and CEO Andrew Watt at the AFP New York City Chapter annual meeting last Wednesday. Watt gave a keynote presentation where he "sounded the warning," stating those very words, that "the tax deduction in the big scheme is not all that important."
Check out recent posts from the AFP Blog and Wild Apricot.
As you reach out to renew those friendships with loyal donors to your cause with year-end appeals, the first question you should ask yourself is how these investors to your organization came to be the loyal, dependable friends that they are? You’ll discover that sustaining and expanding the flow of year-end investments is much more about what you did last year than anything you will do in the next few weeks.
Tweets offering info on National Philanthropy Day events around the country.
Check out recent posts from FirstGiving for You and The AFP blog.
Here is a video message from AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt on Canada becoming the first country to permanently recognize National Philanthropy Day.
AFP CEO Andrew Watt on Canada becoming the first county to permanently recognize National Philanthropy Day.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals operates what it believes is the only political-action committee that makes campaign contributions to federal candidates based exclusively on whether they support — or are in a position to sway — government action to benefit philanthropy.
This election cycle, the PAC contributed $24,000 to 10 members of Congress who are (or were) up for re-election, six in the House and four in the Senate.
Check out recent posts from re: charity and Rewarding-Fundraising-Ideas.com.