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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 Greater New Orleans Fundraising Conference...
Delivering the Message

Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20, 2014
Holy Cross School, New Orleans

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Apr 21 - Institutional Development Manager
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras welcome nominations and applications for the shared position of Institutional Development Manager. We seek an experienced, energetic, and creative arts administrator to cultivate foundation, corporate, and government grant relationships, research and develop grant proposals, and manage data collection and reporting requirements for both organizations. ... more >
Apr 21 - The Greater New Orleans 2014 Fundraising Conference
The 2014 AFP Greater New Orleans Fundraising Conference - June 19-20, 2014 Holy Cross School New Orleans, Louisiana ... more >
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 >
Apr 23 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... 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 >