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Association of Fundraising Professionals

Announces Special Award
March 2008

 

 

Bill Lloyd, President of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and Chief  Development Officer of Easter Seals of SW Florida, announced that the SW Florida Chapter of AFP has been awarded the 2007 AFP Chapter Ten Star Award.    Ten Star status indicates that “the chapter serves as a model for all chapters to emulate in accomplishing the goals set forth by AFP and our chapter leadership.”  This outstanding achievement happened under the leadership of Lisa Intagliata, Past President of AFP and Development Director for the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, and the 2007 Board of Directors. 

 

The award will be presented to the local Chapter at the AFP International Convention inSan Diego, CA










State of Florida Disclaimer/Disclosure Requirements

Are you aware of the State required language/disclaimer that should appear on all thank you letters and appeals?

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (1-800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. 100% of each contribution is received by organization (Registration #SC- xxxxx )

Each non-profit should insert the official name of the organization and their State registration number.   The language shown in capital letters must be in capital letters.   If an organization uses a consultant, the percentage paid to the consultant must be identified and the percentage accruing to the organization must be adjusted accordingly. The font size may be small, albeit legible.

A reminder that the IRS requires that all gifts of $250 or more be acknowledged with language that identifies which, if any, portion of the gift may be treated as a deductible contribution for federal income tax purposes.


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