As a U.S.-based prospect researcher conducting research on a donor or prospect who resides in Canada, you’ll need to be aware of how things are done north of the border. Read the feature.  


Mythbusting and Adjusting to the New Normal in Giving: A Q&A With Steve MacLaughlin
By Emma Frey, associate editor, Connections
It’s time for a reality check. Are your fundraising approaches really working, or are they disconnected from reality? We spoke with Steve MacLaughlin, your 2018 Plug In keynote speaker, to learn about some of the more common myths in fundraising and how you can adjust to the “new normal” in giving.

It Takes a Village: Best Practices for Principal Gift Pipeline Management
By Becky Fullmer, executive director of prospect management and research, University of Cincinnati
Prospect development professionals who work closely with principal gifts share some of their best practices for closing the most transformational gifts at their institutions.

Message From the President: Leadership Is Hard – And That's OK
By Liz Rejman, president, Apra
Apra president Liz Rejman encourages you to take the next step in your professional development journey by seeking out volunteer and leadership opportunities within Apra.