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Nov 6 - Community Relations Specialist
PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Community Relations Specialist is responsible for providing support to the CR Team with administrative, project management, fundraising, volunteer and programmatic activities. ... more >
Oct 29 - Director of Development
The Foundation at NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Florida, is seeking a Director of Development. Working under the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for working with and soliciting donations from individuals who have made or are capable of making a major gift ($100,000 +) to the healthcare system. The ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently will serve you well in this positionYour bachelor's degree (master's preferred) and four or more years in a non-profit development setting, preferably in health care, with a history of increasingly responsible duties, makes you the ideal candidate. ... more >
Oct 22 - Planned Giving Officer
Reporting to the Senior Director, Development Operations & Communications, the Planned Giving Officer will help to design, administer, grow and achieve success of a best-practices-based Planned Giving program. This position requires a highly motivated individual with the desire to launch a program and work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of professionalism and attention to detail as well as the drive to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. An interest in music and its performance as well as art and the public mission of museums is preferred. ... more >
Oct 16 - Development Associate
The South Florida National Parks Trust, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports South Florida's national parks, is seeking a Development Associate to support the SFNPT's development efforts on behalf of the organization and its four partner parks: Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, Dry Tortugas National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. ... more >
Oct 15 - Development Associate
The Development Associate, working under the direction of the Director, adds and maintains constituent's records, enters donations, posts batches, prints acknowledgment letters, creates mailing lists, creates queries, runs standard reports at periodic times, and performs other work as assigned or needed to maintain a development database so it is accurate and dependable. The associate is knowledgeable in other computer software such as word processing and spreadsheets, so as to assist with other Foundation computer related projects to expand the donor base and increase donations. ... more >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >
Nov 18 - Celebrating National Philanthropy Every Day
In a moving tribute to National Philanthropy Day, Roger Ali, CFRE, chair-elect of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada, shares how we all can make a difference through small acts and a giving heart. ... more >