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Prosect Research 

Do you want to fundraise more efficiently?  Do you want to find and convert new major donor prospects for your organization? Would you like to  know how to focus your fundraising efforts on the prospects who can deliver the biggest impact for your organization?  If yes, then this session is for you!  Come learn tips and tricks around prospect research as a fundraising tool and how it can assist you in becoming more efficient in your day to day work as a fundraising professional.

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Sep 21 - Development Officer, Major Gifts and Planned Giving / Agent ou agente de développement aux dons majeurs et dons planifiés
We are seeking a Development Officer, Major Gifts and Planned Giving to establish strategies and implement plans for a new major gift and planned giving fundraising portfolio at the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation. Reporting to, and working closely with our Foundation’s Director of Development, the Development Officer will be responsible for obtaining philanthropic support from donors and prospects at the major gift level of $25,000 and above. In addition, the incumbent will play a key role in our exciting upcoming multi-year capital campaign. Working with groups of internal and external community volunteers, the successful candidate will foster and enhance relationships with a wide variety of existing and potential individual and corporate supporters, with the goal of maximizing support for priority projects to assure ongoing excellent quality healthcare in the region. ... more >
Oct 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Oct 1 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >
Oct 1 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Sep 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 30, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Sept. 30, 2015) It’s time to change the way you communicate with donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including seven drivers of donor loyalty; creating a visual case for support; four key lessons in charitable giving through bequests; words that will make or break your subject lines; and how to turn first-time visitors to your website into long-time donors. ... more >