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Jul 30 - Director of Development
The Director of Development will provide strategic oversight and execution of the Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo’s fundraising program. ... more >
Jul 12 - Director of Development
Director of Development will design, implement and direct fundraising, marketing and community outreach programs for the organization including fundraising events, donor cultivation and grant proposals. Oversee donor database and gift processing. Develop and execute annual giving campaign. Monitor and analyze all organization fundraising efforts and data for effectiveness and financial performance outcomes. Supervise Development Associate(s) and contract staff. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and a commitment to stewardship, impact fundraising and creative thinking. Knowledge of e-Tapestry and Benevon a plus. Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business administration or other related field required. 5-10 years experience in organizational development, marketing or nonprofit fundraising required. 3-5 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience required. ... more >
Jul 12 - Development Associate
Development Associate will focus on two large but different fundraising events and communications as well as some volunteer management and program assistance. Plan and execute social media plan, newsletters, annual report and public relations/marketing collateral. Help implement various business development, donor/volunteer solicitation and marketing strategies for the organization. With development and administrative team, help manage donor database and gift processing. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and a commitment to stewardship, impact fundraising and creative thinking. Knowledge of e-Tapestry and Benevon a plus. Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business administration or other related field required. 1-5 years experience in marketing, communications or nonprofit fundraising required. ... more >
Jul 7 - Associate Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing
The Associate Director of Annual Giving, Direct Marketing, will be a key member of the LSU Foundation’s new annual giving team, which has the unique opportunity to build an outstanding annual giving program from the ground up. The focus of this position is on building a culture of philanthropy through direct marketing. Reporting to the Senior Director of Annual Giving, the successful candidate will build the overall annual giving strategy and segmentation for direct mail, report related successes to key campus stakeholders, and prepare reporting for analysis. ... more >
Jul 7 - Associate Director of Annual Giving, Campus Constituent Giving
The Associate Director of Annual Giving, Campus Constituent Giving, will be a key member of the LSU Foundation’s new annual giving team, which has the unique opportunity to build an out-standing annual giving program from the ground up. The focus of this position is on building a culture of philanthropy among LSU faculty, staff, students, and parents. The successful candi-date will work to grow LSU’s campus constituent giving program by identifying prospects, build-ing the solicitation strategy for each constituent group, reporting the results, and working with donor relations to make retention a priority. Use of volunteers and non-traditional channels for solicitation will be key for this Associate Director. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email paffairs@afpnet.org with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >