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March 17th

Non-Profit Board Engagement: Recruiting, Motivating and Engaging Your Volunteer Board

Presenter: Robert H. Oliver

Robert Oliver

Judge Oliver offers key wisdom from the perspective of 45+ years of volunteer service. He has served in the capacity of fundraiser, leader, follower, and observer of great and not-so-great boards and their executives. His unique evaluation of what makes a board successful and its members involved and effective fundraisers will help YOU with your board goals. You will want to invite your board Chairs and members for a presentation that will enlighten and inspire them. You won't want to miss this opportunity! Read More →

 

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Being a fundraiser means more than just fundraising. Fundraisers are the connection between donors and causes, the catalysts that make philanthropy happen. No two fundraisers are alike just like no two causes or campaigns are alike. Fundraising is about what you want it to be- what you want to focus on and what impact you want to have on the world. It is only limited by your imagination.

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2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends ReportIn this fifth annual edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, we answer these questions for you:

What’s the norm for nonprofit communications? We share what’s typical in nonprofit communications today.

Where are the points of conflict in nonprofit communications? We point out where communicators, fundraisers, and executive directors disagree, as well as other statistical differences in the data – quiz style.

What’s the portrait of a typical nonprofit communications director? We share a little more about the life and times of today’s nonprofit communications directors.

How are people really feeling about the coming year? We share what has you most excited and most scared about 2015.

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Feb 19 - Senior Development Officer
The Senior Development Officer reports to the Foundation's Director, Major & Planned Gifts. This position also works with the Foundation's other staff to be responsible for soliciting gifts of $50,000 and higher from individuals. This position manages relationships with prospective donors and is expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these donors in support of hospital-wide priorities. Monitors all prospects to ensure positive and purposeful contacts and donor relations. Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and demonstrated ability to close gifts in excess of $250,000. ... more >
Feb 13 - Resource Development Associate
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Fresno & Madera Counties is a non-profit organization whose mission is to recruit, train, and support volunteers to advocate and speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Court systems. Position Goal: Assist the Executive Director in developing, leading and administering all aspects of the Community Resource Development function in order to identify and obtain the resources necessary to recruit, train and support volunteers to advocate and speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Court systems. ... more >
Nov 1 - 2014 NPD Awardees
Info on all honorees ... more >
Oct 30 - VENDORS Have Heart
Vendors for luncheon 2014 ... more >
Apr 1 - April 8: Free IRS Webinar on Charities and Unrelated Business Income Tax
On April 8, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service will be holding a free webinar: Unrelated Business Income Tax and Tax-Exempt Organizations. ... more >
Apr 1 - Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause
(April 1, 2015) On Sunday afternoon of the AFP International Fundraising Conference, BJ Bischoff (consultant and AFP Master Trainer) and Nathan Hand (director of advancement at The Oaks Academy and president of the AFP Indiana Chapter) presented a session about winning crowd-sourced charity voting contests. ... more >
Apr 1 - Detroit Fundraiser Richard Martin Honored for Lifetime Service to the Profession
Richard K. Martin., CFRE, an outstanding fundraiser who has been a leader in Michigan and around the world in encouraging the profession to address the issues of diversity and inclusion, is the recipient of the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Service presented by AFP. ... more >
Apr 1 - Nearly 75% of Charities Met Fundraising Goals in 2014
(April 1, 2015) The latest survey by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative finds that 73 percent of charities met their fundraising goals in 2014, the best result since the group began asking the question in 2010 and a marked increase over the 63 percent that met goal in 2013. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP, Relationship Science Announce Strategic Partnership
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic partnership with Relationship Science (RelSci), a technology solutions company that enables organizations to strategically leverage the collective connections of employees, executives, and board members in order to shorten fundraising cycles and identify high-impact donors. ... more >