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Mar 9 - Development Director
Louisiana Wildlife Federation is seeking experienced fundraiser for Development Director position. The ideal candidate is a leader with at least five years in direct fundraising and management in nonprofits; experience with budgeting and finance; and a passion for and some familiarity with Louisiana's natural resource conservation issues. ... more >
Feb 5 - Director of Development
The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) is seeking a Director of Development to lead fundraising programs for the nonprofit, non-partisan educational public policy organization. The Director of Development will be a vital part of PAR’s leadership team who can take the organization to its next stage of development, fulfill its strategic plan and excel at pursuing PAR’s mission. ... more >
Feb 2 - Director of Strategic Giving
Mission: Kingsley House educates children, strengthens families and builds community. At Kingsley House, we envision a city and region where all young children are ready to succeed and all citizens are healthy and economically stable. Recognizing that vulnerable families are at risk of being caught in an intractable cycle of poverty, we are committed to ensuring that individuals and families have the supports necessary to be successful at all stages of life. To accomplish our goals, we join forces with dedicated community partners. Collectively, we work with families to fuel economic growth and social change in our city, state and region. The Kingsley Foundation was established in 2013, primarily as a vehicle to accept tax credits that were critical to Kingsley House building the Patrick F. Taylor campus. After many discussions, Kingsley leadership decided the Foundation was a strategic way to involve former Board leadership and key community partners that were committed to the long-term viability and growth of Kingsley House and its programs. Both the Foundation Board and the Kingsley House Inc. governing Board will play a role with the new Director of Strategic Giving. The Opportunity: Director of Strategic Giving In an effort to grow and expand its reach and support both locally and nationally, Kingsley House is seeking a Director of Strategic Giving who is both creative and entrepreneurial in their approach to fundraising and philanthropic investment. Working directly with the CEO, Keith Liederman, PhD, the Director of Strategic Giving will create and implement key major gift initiatives for individual, corporate, and foundation donors, locally and nationally. This position is funded fully and supported by The Kingsley Foundation, which has made a minimum 5-year commitment to launching and sustaining a robust major gifts program. The successful candidate will work with the existing donors to Kingsley House giving at $5,000 and above, as well as cr ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 19, 2018): Emailing Donors, Better Photos, Donor-Advised Photos & More!
(Mar. 19, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Mar 20 - Three Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Charity Auction
(Mar. 20, 2018) An auction can be one of the best ways to raise money for your cause—provided you know what you're doing, of course. Here's a bit of advice to help you get started. ... more >
Mar 20 - Mastering the Four Fundamentals of Diversity in Giving
The AFP Webinar on Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action, presented by Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, and Dr. Janice Gow Pettey on March 14, highlighted the need for fundraising today to be tailored to the interests, value, and traditions of the many, replacing the one size fits all approach. ... more >
Mar 20 - AFP Young Professional Spotlight: Leah Heister
AFP talked with Leah Heister, one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, about how she got involved in fundraising, what it’s like to work in the consulting field, and the importance of networking and mentoring. ... more >
Mar 20 - April is National Financial Literacy Month—Ways to Educate Donors About Financial and Charitable Planning
April 2018 is the 14th anniversary of National Financial Literacy Month and an important opportunity for all charities to help educate donors about financial challenges and how planning—and including philanthropy in your planning—can help overcome those challenges. ... more >