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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 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 >