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AFP Greater New Orleans December Meeting



 Thursday, December 11, 2014

Cafe Reconcile

11:00 am - CFRE Mentoring Session

11:30 am - Networking and Registration

12:00 noon - Election and Presentation

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Nov 24 - Major Gifts Officer
Responsible for managing relationships with major donor prospects in support of facilities, programs, and capital projects across Audubon Nature Institute. Requires five or more years experience in major individual gift fundraising, preferably as a professional fundraiser in a non-profit, and in cultivating prospects capable of five and six-figure gifts. ... more >
Nov 20 - Associate Vice President of Development
The LSU Foundation is seeking an accomplished Associate Vice President of Development that will provide leadership, direction, and management for the fundraising programs within LSU’s academic colleges and units. Working in close collaboration with and reporting to the Vice President of Development, the new associate vice president will be joining the LSU Foundation at an opportune moment as the organization approaches the planning stages of its next comprehensive campaign. The mission of the LSU Foundation is to inspire and shepherd philanthropic giving to LSU and builds long-lasting relationships with donors who bring life to current and emerging university priorities. Its desire is to support LSU in its quest to enhance the student experience, provide working capital to recruit and retain world-class faculty and staff, support life-changing research, and drive economic development. The Foundation is dedicated to stewarding each gift to maximize donors’ impact on making LSU one of the best universities in the world. ... more >
Nov 20 - Major Gift Officer - New Orleans
This mission-critical role serves as the key steward for a rich portfolio of current and prospective philanthropists in support of the American Red Cross. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission. ... more >
Nov 20 - Director of Development
Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans is seeking a Director of Development. This full time position is responsible for the overall success of the organization's fund development efforts resulting in coordinated and efficient processes that expand the number of financial contributions as well as increased grant and foundation support. ... more >
Oct 7 - Chief Executive Officer
Girl Scouts of Louisiana – Pines to the Gulf announces a search for CEO to lead the Council to provide Girl Scouting’s pre-eminent programming to help girls develop as leaders and build confidence by learning new skills. ... more >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... more >