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AFP Quick Poll
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Jun 28 - Development Manager
The Preservation Society of Charleston is seeking a development professional with three to five years' demonstrated success in a professional development environment. Must be an organized self-starter, able to manage a variety of assignments with minimal supervision. Excellent communications skills a must. ... more >
Jun 24 - Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Reporting to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, the Alumni Engagement Coordinator provides logistical, programming and administrative expertise for alumni programs and special events, including Alumni Admissions Volunteers and Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend. Specific duties include planning, implementing and marketing alumni programs and special events; maintaining alumni affinity information and volunteer records; serving as gift officer for the 50th class reunion and assisting the classes in their fundraising efforts by identifying prospects, cultivating mid-level gifts and managing volunteers; maintaining the Alumni Association website and annual alumni events calendar; heading the Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend Committee; working with milestone class reunions on mailings and meetings; coordinating Alumni Association tailgating; assisting in development of alumni chapters; working with the Office of Advancement Services on event registration; traveling to alumni events to provide logistical and administrative support; and providing support for Office of Institutional Advancement and Office of Admissions events, as needed. This position also assumes the responsibilities of the executive director in her absence and performs other duties as required. ... more >
Jun 24 - Development Director
The Director of Development at Savannah Music Festival serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions for the organization. Working with the Executive Director (ED), this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The Development Director forges new relationships to build SMF’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. S/he designs and implements a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual, corporate and foundation support. S/he has primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the fundraising infrastructure needed to grow a $3.6 million annual budget, raising 60%. S/he expands and diversifies SMF’s donor base and works closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, s/he works closely with the board of directors and supports board members as they take on a more active fundraising role. It is expected that the amount raised by SMF will increase in future years as s/he systematically and effectively strengthens the organization's overall fundraising capacity. ... more >
Jun 24 - Jennifer Winchester
Please welcome Jennifer Winchester from Charleston Animal Society to the Lowcountry Chapter! ... more >
Jun 28 - Giving USA 2016
(June 29, 2016) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Giving USA is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jun 28 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada congratulates and thanks those chapters that were among the first to LEAD BY EXAMPLE in achieving 100 percent participation among their board members in the 2016 Campaigns. ... more >
Jun 28 - Atlanta Fundraiser Lisa Kennedy Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP
AFP has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Lisa Kennedy of Atlanta, GA. ... more >
Jun 28 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 29, 2016): "Brexit" Issues for Nonprofits, Gift Planning Tips, More!
(June 29, 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 >
Jun 21 - 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 >