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January 8 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

February 12 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

You’ve Acquired Your Prospect Management System – Now What? 

Tips and Tricks for Maintaining Your System

Presented by:  Denise Heston

March 12 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

How Every Fundraiser Can Improve Donor Retention

Presented by:  Chris Painchaud with Bloomerang

April 16 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

Inside the Heart and Head of a Philanthropist 

Join us for a dynamic session where you will learn firsthand what motivates donors to give - whether a foundation's complex theory of change or the personal spirit and motivation of an individual donor.  Our speakers will provide insight on best practices and expectations, dispel myths, and share why they give.  Speakers will include Richard Martinez, Program Officer at the Greater New Orleans Foundation.

LOCATION:  Five Happiness-Imperial Room


May 14 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

Knowing When to Give Your Event a Jazz Funeral

Join us for an exciting and interactive panel discussion where you will learn about fundraising event analytics, evaluating your special event's return on investment, and best practices for a celebratory send-off when your event is no longer exciting and engaging donors.



June 18-19 - Annual Fundraising Conference

2015 JC Dillard

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July 9 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

August 13 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

September 10 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

October 8 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

November 12 - Philanthropy Day

December 10 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting


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Apr 10 - Major Gifts Officer
Implement a focused major gifts development plan with the goals of cultivating relationships, stewarding donors, and soliciting $5,000+ gifts from major donors and prospects. The primary focus is on individual donors, but this position will also have accountability for some corporate and foundation giving. The Major Gifts Officer will consult on capital campaign strategy and campaign efforts, as needed. This position will work in collaboration with the Development and Communications Team, President and CEO, other members of the Executive Leadership team, and the company’s Development Committee and Board on major gifts strategy and execution. ... more >
Feb 23 - Grants Manager
The Grants Manager is responsible for pursuing funding for all Audubon Nature Institute facilities, projects, and programs from government sources and private and corporate foundations. This includes: identifying prospects, building relationships with funding entities, preparing proposal-related materials, and managing post-award correspondence and reports. The Grants Manager works closely with conservation, research, education, husbandry, community relations, and finance staff and interacts with senior facility managers. Apply online at ... more >
Feb 9 - Development Officer - Audubon Nature Institute
Opportunity to join a fast-paced, ambitious team environment as a Development Officer with one of the city's largest non-profit organiziations. Proven fundraising experience and familiarity with Raiser's Edge required. ... more >
Feb 9 - Director of Institutional Advancement
Director of Institutional Advancement ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >