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Nov 17 - Director of Philanthropic Engagement
The Learning Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring 90 percent of all elementary students are reading on grade level by third grade, is seeking a vision-driven, experienced nonprofit professional to serve as its first-ever Director of Philanthropic Engagement. The Director will report to the President/CEO and work closely with the board of directors and key professional staff to strengthen and grow the organization’s fund development program. This senior level position is highly creative and collaborative, requiring experience with fundraising mechanics, policies, infrastructure and process development, as well as donor engagement strategies and major gift solicitation. ... more >
Jul 11 - Philanthropy Officer
Under the general supervision of the Director, manages the Foundation's communications and marketing strategies and raises funds through grants, special projects and special events. Oversees annual and employee giving programs, as well as the direct mail and donor recognition programs. Manages the office, staff and volunteers in the absence and unavailability of the Director. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 19, 2018): Emailing Donors, Better Photos, Donor-Advised Photos & More!
(Mar. 19, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Mar 20 - Three Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Charity Auction
(Mar. 20, 2018) An auction can be one of the best ways to raise money for your cause—provided you know what you're doing, of course. Here's a bit of advice to help you get started. ... more >
Mar 20 - Mastering the Four Fundamentals of Diversity in Giving
The AFP Webinar on Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action, presented by Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, and Dr. Janice Gow Pettey on March 14, highlighted the need for fundraising today to be tailored to the interests, value, and traditions of the many, replacing the one size fits all approach. ... more >
Mar 20 - AFP Young Professional Spotlight: Leah Heister
AFP talked with Leah Heister, one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, about how she got involved in fundraising, what it’s like to work in the consulting field, and the importance of networking and mentoring. ... more >
Mar 20 - April is National Financial Literacy Month—Ways to Educate Donors About Financial and Charitable Planning
April 2018 is the 14th anniversary of National Financial Literacy Month and an important opportunity for all charities to help educate donors about financial challenges and how planning—and including philanthropy in your planning—can help overcome those challenges. ... more >