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AFP Northern Arizona Chapter is a proud sponsor of the

2014 Arizona Gives Day Workshops


All workshops have been completed, please see attached information for questions about the workshops.

DON'T MISS OUT! On April 9th, 2014, the Arizona Alliance for Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum host the 2nd annual Arizona Gives Day. It is a 24 hour fundraiser, completely online, to raise public awareness, increase nonprofit capacity, and increase individual giving. Arizona Gives Day is entering its second year dedicated to increasing community involvement and generosity. Last year, this event raised more than $1 million for Arizona’s nonprofits in 2013, and we are gearing up to raise the stakes even more in 2014.  February 28th is the Registration Deadline to Participate in AZ Gives Day.

Prescott - January 22, 2014  

 Flagstaff - January 29, 2014

Sedona - February 19, 2014

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Apr 14 - Advancement Assistant
This position provides administrative support for the Office of Institutional Advancement (Advancement) and Alumni Relations offices. This is a full-time, office position that requires answering the phones and serving as the receptionist for the department and general assistance for the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. A high level of confidentiality and ethical standards are required to function in this position successfully. For more information go to: ... more >
Feb 3 - Constituent Services Coordinator
The Constituent Services Coordinator is responsible for pledge processing, data integrity, and supporting constituent customer service requests in order to build and grow constituent relationships. Additional responsibilities include preparing invoices, tax receipting, constituent letter preparation, supporting a method of donor account collections, designation tracking and reports, and other reports as needed. This position will support United Way of Northern Arizona databases, including fundraising database platform, and community impact database. Additionally, this position is responsible for data entry related to workplace campaigns, individual donors, volunteers and community impact initiatives. Position requires interaction with United Way of Northern Arizona Finance, Campaign and Community Impact/Investment staff, volunteers, donors, agencies and others as needed. ... more >
Feb 3 - Major Gifts Officer - Planned Giving
This position is responsible for providing professional and technical support to Valley of the Sun United Way’s planned giving program and assigned major donors. She/he will successfully develop and implement critical strategies resulting in the achievement of short and long-term fundraising goals as identified in the VSUW strategic plan. Key responsibilities include effectively prospecting, cultivating, soliciting, securing, stewarding, recording and reporting planned gifts to ensure donor centricity. This position reports to the Director of Major Gifts and is part of a team that includes major gift officers, administrative staff and a prospect researcher. The incumbent also will interact with VSUW senior staff, high-level volunteer leaders, financial advisors and VSUW board members in the execution of the planned giving program ... more >
Jan 30 - Development Director
Sedona Public Library seeks candidate for new full-time position. Reporting to the Library Director, the Development Director will be responsible for the comprehensive development program for Sedona Public Library, including annual/major gifts, capital campaign support, corporate giving, grants, special events, partnerships, planned giving, gift processing and acknowledgement, and donor stewardship programs. ... 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 >