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Apr 21 - Development Officer - Special Events
Centers for Youth & Families provides specialized prevention, intervention and treatment services that promote emotional and social wellness for children and families of Arkansas. We meet this mission through services provided at our prevention services, residential care facilities, youth emergency shelter, therapeutic foster care, school-based and outpatient counseling and day treatment programs. ... more >
Apr 16 - Director of Development
The Director of Development is a member of the Union Rescue Mission’s administrative team reporting to the Executive Director. The Director of Development is responsible for leading the Mission’s advancement program as adopted by the Board of Trustees. The Director will also be responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with board members, donors and staff. ... more >
Apr 4 - Events & Volunteer Manager
The Events and Volunteer Manager reports to the executive director of the college foundation and is responsible for coordinating the development office’s fundraising special events, recruitment and administration of an active volunteer program and major gift solicitation. The Events and Volunteer Manager will have volunteer leadership and management experience, a proven track record of major gift solicitation, and an understanding of the local social and business community. A successful track record and knowledge of event planning and gift implementation, along with the ability to motivate and coordinate volunteers and teams, are essential attributes for this position. The ability to communicate effectively and develop and cultivate relations while engaging prospective college partners is necessary to move volunteers to college leadership and advocacy roles. ... more >
Apr 23 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >