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 2014 Calendar of Events


January 9, 2014

Roundtable Topics

February 13, 2014

The Power of Process-High Performance Philanthropy - Carolyn Chassee, CFRE

March 13, 2014

Putting Your Sacred Cows Out to Pasture

Rober Craver

April 10, 2014

Monthly Meeting

May 15, 2014

Monthly Meeting

Five Happiness Restaurant

June 19-20, 2014

AFP Greater New Orleans Fundraising Conference

July 10, 2014

Monthly Meeting

August 14, 2014

Monthly Meeting

September 11, 2014

Monthly Meeting

October 9, 2014

Monthly Meeting

November 13, 2014

National Philanthropy Day Celebration

December 11, 2014

Monthly Meeting

AFP Quick Poll


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Apr 9 - Development Adminsitrative Coordinator
The purpose of this part-time position is to ensure departmental effectiveness by providing administrative and organizational support. The Development Administrative Coordinator is responsible for daily office operations; supporting all fundraising programs; maintaining accurate financial records and donor correspondence; and providing project assistance as requested by members of the Development Department. The position requires meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills. ... more >
Apr 7 - Annual Giving and Special Events Director
This position involves planning and coordinating the overall annual giving strategy including cultivation, solicitations and donor recognition events direction for volunteer leadership that runs five major annual events and is the liaison for the Mothers' and Fathers' Clubs. 5 yrs working experience in a fund raising field, computer literate (working knowledge of Word and Excel) and able to evaluate and analyze financial reports. Must be organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task. Must be able to work after hours and weekends as needed. ... more >
Mar 13 - Director of Development
Director of Development, Full-time, Grantwriting, Grants Management, Fundraising ... more >
Feb 27 - Director of Institutional Development
The International School of Louisiana is seeking a Director of Institutional Development who will develop the strategic plan that oversees the successful implementation of fundraising efforts including: capital campaign, annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, individual giving, corporate fundraising, community fundraising, fundraising events, and grants planning from local and national foundations, corporations and federal, state, and local governmental agencies that impacts the educational achievement of students. To apply, send letter of interest and resume to: International School of Louisiana, Attention: Human Resource, 502 Olivier Street, New Orleans, LA 70114. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Apr 16 - AFP Expands to Reach More Communities
At the recent AFP board meeting held in conjunction with the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising, we were delighted to announce the chartering of two new AFP chapters: the AFP Bermuda Chapter and the AFP BC, Okanagan Chapter. The new additions bring us to 235 chapters worldwide, extending our reach beyond 30,000 members and countless nonprofit organizations. ... more >
Apr 15 - Top Ten (Week of April 16, 2014): 5 Unusual Direct Mail Techniques to Try
(Apr. 16, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how networking can turn into big dollars, why you need to stay true to your work ethics, how one massive capital campaign can affect other local nonprofits, getting involved in creating the crowdfunding bill of rights and how (and why!) to engage your donors BEFORE you ask for money. ... more >
Apr 15 - How To Get Big Donations—Through Your iPhone!
(Apr. 15, 2014) Experienced in internet donation processing, Philip King of Cornerstone Group of Companies talks to us about big mobile donations and how integrating fundraising channels is a key step in getting more donations! Learn from King and Cornerstone’s clients’ experiences with mobile donations—you too can cash in through your iPhone. ... more >
Apr 8 - Your AFP Foundation For Philanthropy In Canada Is Making A Difference!
(Apr. 7, 2014) As fundraisers, the notion of "what's in it for me?" is usually not our normal approach to things. Yet, you can be confident that your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada is having a positive impact on professional development programs across the country. Check out these infographics on the reach of various scholarship and regional initiatives. ... more >