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Mar 13 - Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA)
Viterbo University (www.viterbo.edu) is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA). ... more >
Mar 4 - Vice President of Development
Bethesda Lutheran Communities (Bethesda), a faith-based national charity supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, seeks to hire a Vice President of Development. The position is located at Bethesda’s Corporate Office in Watertown, Wisconsin. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, inquiries received after March 30, 2015 may not be considered. ... more >
Feb 19 - Fund Development, Marketing and Public Information Coordinator
The Greater Madison Jazz Consortium (GMJC) seeks a talented professional to serve as its first Fund Development, Marketing and Public Information Coordinator and grow with our young organization. GMJC is a coalition of presenting organizations, educational institutions, supportive media, and individuals working to create a more vibrant and sustainable local jazz scene. Founded in October 2012, GMJC incorporated as a Wisconsin nonprofit in September 2013 and was granted 501(c)(3) status in September 2014. To date, our support has come mainly from grants, comprising 82% of our roughly $122,200 operating budget. With our budget currently projected to grow to about $140,000 next year, we are now embarking on a systematic effort to develop a diversified and sustainable base of support. ... 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 >
Mar 25 - AFP Texas Lobbying Event a Huge Success
AFP chapters from across Texas came together in Austin at the State Capitol building in early March to raise awareness of philanthropic and fundraising policy issues at the second AFP Texas Legislative Action Day. ... more >
Mar 25 - Top Ten (Week of March 23, 2015): The Lure of Poverty Porn for Nonprofits
(March 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including what nonprofits can learn from Uber and AirBnb; the psychology of distractions; why you should crowdfund for your nonprofit; 10 insanely useful (and free!) Twitter tools for nonprofits; five ways to sabotage your call-to-action; and more! ... more >
Mar 25 - Bernard Ross Reveals the Next Big Thing in Fundraising!
(March 25, 2015) Have you ever wondered what your donors are thinking? Life would be so much simpler if you could read their minds. Now, we're actually a step closer to knowing. To understand what your donors are thinking, you first need to understand how they think. That’s where veteran consultant and author Bernard Ross, director of The Management Centre, and fundraising consultant Alan R. Hutson, Jr., principal and Managing Partner of The Monument Group, can help. ... more >
Mar 25 - Discover What Company CSR Executives are Thinking
(March 25, 2015) So, what are considered best practices in CSR? Does a CSR program bolster a company’s reputation? How does the company know one way or the other? How do companies keep on top of tracking, measuring and reporting impact? What is the future of CSR? What will the implications be for both corporations and the nonprofit sector? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the session “Understanding CSR from the Corporate Perspective” at the AFP International Fundraising Conference (Baltimore, March 29-31, 2015). ... more >