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NPD 2016 Save the Date


Sponsorships for National Philanthropy Day 2016 must be secured by
October 1, 2016 to ensure inclusion on the event program.

Click here for more information and to become a sponsor.


All members of the Everglades Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are invited to submit nominations for the awards that will be presented at AFP's National Philanthropy Day Celebration on November 10, 2016. 

Award categories include:

  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award - Due 6/30/16
  • Outstanding Philanthropist Award - Due 6/30/16
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award - Due 6/30/16
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Award - Due 6/30/16
  • Distinguished Volunteer Award - 9/1/16

Click here for more information and to make your nominations.

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Aug 26 - Director of Development
The Naples Players, a nationally recognized community theatre with an annual budget of $2 million, is seeking its first full time Director of Development. This is a unique opportunity for a qualified professional who is energized at the thought of creating a comprehensive and successful development program. Compensation is competitive and includes a strong benefit package. ... more >
Aug 23 - Director of Major Gifts/Development
The Director of Major Gifts/Development reports to the CDO and serves as an integral external ambassador and representative for the Neighborhood Health Clinic. S/he works closely with the CDO to execute a comprehensive major gifts/development strategy for the Neighborhood Health Clinic. ... more >
Jul 19 - Vice President for Development
Responsible for programs to identify, secure, and cultivate donors resulting in ongoing financial resources and increased endowment fund. 7 to 10 years with a history of managing a development department, completing major gifts/capital campaign. Master’s degree and CFRE preferred. Knowledge of Manatee/SW Florida area a plus; Raiser’s Edge experience required. ... more >
Jul 15 - Director of Development - Marco Island Academy
To secure funds for the organization by fulfilling the interests and passions of donors by providing them with giving opportunities, encouraging them to give, and proactively letting them know their gift is making a difference. ... more >
Jun 3 - Director of Development
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Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
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Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 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 >