Scott Pearl, the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) new chief marketing officer, has been named to Social Media Marketing Magazine’s list of the top 100 CMOs on Twitter around the world. The list identifies the top 100 chief marketing officers who provide useful content; engage with followers; and “get it,” according to Social Media Marketing, when it comes to the best ways to use Twitter. It was Pearl’s first appearance on the list, and he is currently ranked 80th.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation for Philanthropy created a new scholarship fund for members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. This fund is broken out into three categories:
- African American
- Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT)
- General Diversity Fund
Additional categories will be added as other AFP Diverse Communities reach 100 members.
We can't control what others are doing, but we can make sure what we are doing is squeaky-clean. At least then it will be easier to avoid shrapnel from the battle raging around us.
Check out recent posts from the AFP and the Keep Up With the Web blog.
Check out recent blog posts from Nonprofit Quarterly and the AFP Blog.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals has given its highest fundraising honor, the Award for Excellence in Fundraising, to The Spirit of Cincinnatus, an all-volunteer nonprofit created to provide the operational foundation for The Rusty Ball. The Award for Excellence in Fundraising honors an organization that has developed campaigns, initiatives, projects or techniques that have grown and increased its fundraising infrastructure, program and results.
Recent tweets from the AFP TechKnow Conference, which concludes today in Orlando, Fla. Follow the stream at @AFPTechKnow.