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All members of the Everglades Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are invited to submit nominations.

Awards will be presented at AFP's National Philanthropy Day Celebration on November 12, 2015 in Naples. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for your non-profit organization to recognize those individuals and organizations whose commitment to philanthropy serves as a model for others to emulate. 

Philanthropy Awards

  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award
  • Outstanding Philanthropist
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Youth

Distinguished Volunteers

Nominate a volunteer to thank them for their commitment to fundraising for your organization. This is a great opportunity to put your organization and your volunteer in the spotlight in front of a large audience of philanthropists!

Click here to download the Distinguished Volunteer Nomination Form. (AFP members only; August 1 deadline for submission)

IMPORTANT DATES!

  • June 1, 2015 ~ Philanthropy Awards nomination deadline 
  • July 1, 2015 ~ Philanthropy Awards decision communicated 
  • August 1, 2015 ~ Distinguished Volunteer nomination deadline (all nominated volunteers with be honored) 
  • November 12, 2015 ~ National Philanthropy Day Celebration 

AFP Quick Poll

 

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Jul 23 - Director of Development
Naples Christian Academy, an independent, Christ-centered PK-8th grade school in Southwest Florida since 1973, seeks a full-time Director of Development to begin July 2015 in this newly created position to plan and lead initiatives that will increase financial support for the school and enhance relationships with constituencies, local churches, businesses, foundations and private donors. ... more >
Jun 25 - Associate Director of Fundraising and Events
The Associate Director is responsible for developing, implementing and optimizing special events to ensure the established financial goals are met. Using independent judgment and discretion the Associate Director directs and produces all elements of assigned events including marketing, volunteer recruitment, logistics planning and execution, and on-site management. The Associate Director is responsible for achieving goals set for assigned special events such as meeting the fundraising goal, the attendance goal, as well as achieving attendee satisfaction. ... more >
Jun 25 - Director of Philanthropy, Collier/Lee County
The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a result-driven major and planned giving fundraising program. ... more >
Jun 25 - Associate Director, Naples Winter Wine Festival
The Associate Director of the Naples Winter Wine Festival assists the Director of the Naples Winter Wine Festival in conducting the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival. The Associate Director is responsible for the execution of the Online Auction and supporting the Director in three major areas; Guest liaison activities, auction packages and post-auction lot travel scheduling. ... more >
Jun 25 - Marketing and Communications Manager
This is a great opportunity for a successful candidate to apply his or her communications, public relations and marketing skills to serve the community. The Marketing and Communications Manager position is full-time and exempt and reports directly to the Development Director. The primary responsibility of this position is assisting in the development and implementation of Harry Chapin Food Bank’s marketing, communications, public relations, and print, broadcast and digital media programs and messaging. This position supports the overarching goal of inspiring, connecting and mobilizing the community in the fight against hunger. ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 22 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 22, 2015): Three Keys to Donor Retention
(July 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including seven critical types of donor data, seven common ways people abuse conference calls; email subject lines that get results; innovative ideas from SOFII’s I Wish I Had Thought of That; and more! ... more >
Jul 20 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >