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October 8
Monthly Luncheon Meeting

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: Ethical Dilemmas From the Trenches

 If you've been in fundraising for even a little bit, you've probably encountered an ethical dilemma. Maybe it didn't seem like one at the time, yet over time, you realize, "Wow, that was a close one!" In this interactive session, members will share their ethical dilemma stories learn from two  fundraising veterans – Roselle Ungar, CFRE and Rebecca McWilliams - how to apply the AFP Code of Ethics and other policies.



2015 AFP Greater New Orleans Philanthropy Day Celebration

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Audubon Tea Room

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December 10 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting

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Oct 7 - Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for the professional leadership, strategic and operational management of Young Leadership Council (“YLC”) by executing the mission and goals of the organization, and serving as the principal staff advocate for YLC. This position reports to the Board of Directors (via the Board President). ... more >
The Development and Communications Manager is charged with developing and implementing effective strategies to regularly communicate with and secure funding from key YLC stakeholders and the Greater New Orleans community at large. ... more >
Sep 14 - Development Associate
The Development Associate will help ensure the success of Audubon Louisiana’s major and mid-level donor program and targeted strategies for sanctuaries in Louisiana. S/he should possess familiarity with a variety of the development fields’ concepts and a command of development best practices and procedures. The position requires maturity, grace under pressure, comfort with ambiguity and the ability to act independently to plan and accomplish goals. S/he will be an invaluable member of a small development department, with opportunity to learn and grow professionally in all aspects of development. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial, organized, energetic and thoughtful development professional interested in conservation of Louisiana’s birds and environment. ... more >
Oct 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >