January 2019

Hard Scrabble

Early Texas ranchers eked out a living on barren land known as hard scrabble, a term synonymous with hard work and struggle. From March 31 – April 2, 2019, the world’s largest gathering of expert and industrious fundraisers, AFP ICON 2019, convenes in San Antonio. Both the conference and this issue capture the hard-working nature of fundraisers who, by applying their talents and insights and working together, tackle challenges to change the world. Special section: Capital Campaigns

Ad Close: Nov. 12, 2018
Art Due: Nov. 19, 2018

July 2019

(Not So) Sudden Impact

Advancing Philanthropy’s July issue heats up with powerful case studies from AFP members and private sector partners describing the inner workings of organizations that generate impact. What is impact? How do you measure it? How do you sustain it? This issue will also take a counter-intuitive look at how science and religion combine for impact.  Special section: AFP Foundations.

Ad Close: May 20, 2019
Art Due: May 27, 2019

October 2019

Taking a Leaf from AFP’s Book

Touching down with geographically and culturally diverse AFP chapters, this issue takes snapshots of local fundraising strategies, homegrown answers to ethical problems, and technology solutions. Face-to-face truth-sharing and camaraderie engendered in AFP chapters and other networking venues are of paramount importance for success. Special section: An AFP Guide to Member and Partner Engagement.

Ad Close: Aug. 19, 2019
Art Due: Aug. 26, 2019

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