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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 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 >
Sep 18 - Director of Resource Development
OPTIONS, a private, non-profit agency in Hammond, LA, is seeking a Director of Resource Development to be responsible for Developing and managing OPTIONS major gift program including donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship; Providing oversight and leadership of Resource Development which includes the OPTIONS fundraising program, events, grants, direct mail, database and campaign; Developing goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns; Meeting with donors and prospective donors to create and foster relationships; Managing OPTIONS planned giving program including creating a plan to work with attorneys and financial planners on planned gift instruments and contracts. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Nov 19 - Joy McKee Becomes ACFRE Number 102
In October, Joy McKee, manager of annual and special giving at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey, became the 102nd person to earn ACFRE certification. ... more >
Nov 12 - Top Ten (Week of November 10, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Nov. 10, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the tactics of collaboration; why nonprofit should participate in #GivingTuesday (and might we suggest, National Philanthropy Day!); more about Bitcoin (you know what you want to use it); ways to thank big donors; using the Wordifier (we love that name!) and more! ... more >