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2015 Arizona State AFP Conference


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Sep 23 - Executive Director
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for all aspects of the Camp Soaring Eagle program, with particular emphasis on fundraising for both capital and operating support, management of the staff in the office in Scottsdale, AZ, promoting the Camp to constituencies including camper families, prospective donors, the foundation and corporate community and the medical community, in addition to overseeing all aspects of camp operations. ... more >
Jul 22 - Director of Development
The Director of Development works with the Chief Development Officer, and Board of Governors to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals in order to secure and support sustainable and enduring resources to achieve the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale’s (BGCS) Mission and Vision. Time Commitment: 50% Major Gifts, 25% Board Engagement and 25% Supervision of the Development Team The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented person with a proven track record of fundraising success in generating and renewing sustainable resources and also in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with current and prospective donors, board members, staff, ancillary groups, community organizations, related agencies and volunteers. As well, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills and will employ a professional, and suitable, style and manner in all communications in order to adapt to the constituent at hand. ... more >
Jul 7 - RFP-North Country HealthCare Foundation Feasibility Study
North Country HealthCare Foundation requests submissions from consultants interested in undertaking a feasibility study for an estimated $2 million campaign to raise funds to support North Country HealthCare’s Residency Program operations. ... more >
Jul 1 - Development and Communications Director
Red Feather is looking for an experienced Development and Communications Director to further our mission by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual, corporate and foundation gifts. The successful candidate will spearhead fund development efforts and create and implement a communication strategy for existing and new donors, corporations, public and private foundations, and the tribal people we serve. ... more >
Jun 13 - Campaign Associate
The Campaign Associate provides complete leadership and oversight for the $7 million Campaign for Camp Soaring Eagle. The Campaign Associate will provide senior level assistance to the Board in the areas of identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects for the Campaign in addition to maintaining their own portfolio of prospects. Reports To: Executive Director ... more >
Nov 30 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >