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June 20, 8 a.m. - noon
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May 27 - Cindy Hay Johnson
Meet Cindy Hay Johnson, AFP Lowcountry Chapter Sponsorships Chair. ... more >
May 23 - Senior Director of Development, School of Law
Under limited supervision, reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President of Development, the Senior Director of Development for the School of Law will be responsible for coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive and ongoing development program through major gifts fundraising. Responsibilities include planning, managing, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration with an emphasis on major gifts for the School of Law. This position will be part of the University Development team and will operate, within the system and procedures of USC Development to ensure consistent and well-coordinated activities. Additionally, there is a strong connection to the dean of the School of Law. The dean will provide direction on the fund raising priorities and strategic vision for the school. Required to travel to geographical location of donors/prospects and work evenings and weekends. ... more >
May 23 - Prospect Researcher
The Prospect Researcher is the strategic arm of an organization's fundraising operation, focusing on prospect pools and pipelines. Prospect Development professionals collaborate with gift officers and development leaders to ensure fundraising efforts are focused on working with the right donors for the right gifts at the right time (and in many cases, with the right initiatives). ... more >
May 23 - Development Assistant
The Development Assistant provides administrative and other support to the Development and Stewardship areas within the Foundation, such as donor-related and/or development-related communications, research, and special events. This position is responsible for entering donor data, including all gift data, into the customer relations management software Raiser’s Edge and generating acknowledgment letters and gift reports. The Development Assistant assists in protecting the integrity of the database through periodic clean up protocols. The Assistant supports the cultivation and stewardship activities of the Foundation by assisting with fundraising initiatives, providing superior donor services, and supporting the mission of the Foundation. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >