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Mar 22 - Senior Director of Development
The LSU Foundation is seeking a mission-driven, experienced professional with exceptional fundraising abilities to serve as its Senior Director of Development. Working primarily in collaboration with the dean of the Ogden Honors College and the Associate Vice President for Development for the LSU Foundation, the senior director will build and manage a growing team of development professionals that will support several units across LSU’s campus, including but not limited to: the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Ogden Honors College. They will cultivate and solicit prospective donors with the potential to contribute major gifts aimed at meeting the strategic goals of the college, university, and Foundation. ... more >
Mar 3 - Advancement Services Coordinator
Southeastern seeks an Advancement Services Coordinator for processing and maintaining gift and biographical information for the University's three affiliates, for implementing the Foundation's scholarship program, and for supporting advancement services activities. The position interacts and communicates with Advancement staff, other University-wide staff, alumni, and students in a professional and productive manner. Because most duties are performed on a specialized database, the position requires a high level of organization and attention to detail and accuracy. In addition, the position requires a thorough knowledge of the University Advancement philosophy and the ability to identify customer needs. ... more >
Mar 29 - Study Reveals Communications Gap Between Mid-Level Donors, Nonprofits
(Mar. 29, 2017) A new fundraising study shows that many mid-level donors fall into a communications "black hole," forgotten by the organizations they faithfully support, according to a press release by NextAfter. ... more >
Mar 29 - Interview with Eileen Heisman, ACFRE
Eileen Heisman, ACFRE, president and CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, talks about her career, growing donor-advised funds and her love of illiquid assets! ... more >
Mar 29 - Text Messaging as a Fundraising Tool
(Mar. 29, 2017) Text can be a powerful ally to charities and nonprofit organizations. Not only can texting help you to raise funds, but it can also be valuable in doing other forms of outreach and communication to donors and stakeholders, as well as volunteers and paid staff. ... more >
Mar 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of March 29, 2017): Don't Thank Your Donors, Actigiving, More!
(Mar. 29, 2017) 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 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >