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Dec 9 - Alumni Relations and Communications Officer, Luther College High School
As a critical member of the Luther College Alumni Relations, Development and Communications team, this position will report to the Chief Development Officer and have lead responsibilities for alumni relations, and internal and external communications at Luther College High School. When appropriate or necessary, the incumbent will collaborate with a counterpart colleague at the University campus of Luther College. ... more >
Dec 2 - Director of Finance, Hospitals of Regina Foundation
The Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) works in partnership with donors, the community, healthcare providers and government to raise and invest funds in initiatives that will champion Regina’s hospitals as centres of excellence in health services, including a primary focus on medical technology, as well as research and education. ... more >
Nov 7 - Director of Major Gifts, York University
The Opportunity Reporting to the Assistant Vice President (AVP), Development, the Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for leading and managing York University’s fundraising efforts in Major Giving, including full operational and people management responsibilities for a decentralized team of 10 employees. The incumbent will serve as a member of Development’s senior team leading, managing and recommending improvements to Major Gifts fundraising and processes. The Director will work closely with the central Campaign fundraising team including the Vice President, Advancement, the AVP Development, the Campaign Strategist, and the Development Leadership team. The Director will establish and implement a strategic plan for the Major Gifts Program, and will ensure alignment with the University’s and Development’s objectives and priorities. The Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for identifying potential major funding sources, and for developing and implementing strategies to secure major gift support for the University’s academic, programmatic and capital needs. To contribute to the goals of the University, and also to demonstrate leadership, the Director will maintain a portfolio of active major gifts prospect, and will be responsible for the successful solicitation of these prospects. The Director will provide effective leadership and management of the Major Gifts team, including the establishment of and management to core metrics, the motivation of the Major Gifts team as they seek to achieve these metrics, and the active partnership with the Major Gifts teams as they work with their Deans and other academic leads to devise and implement the most effective strategies to achieve fundraising success for their faculties and units. ... more >
Sep 19 - 2014 AFP Regina National Philanthropy Day
September 2, 2014 Calling all Volunteers, Philanthropists, and Fundraisers! 2014 AFP Regina National Philanthropy Day will be celebrated with an awards luncheon on Wednesday November 12th, at the Conexus Arts Centre. We invite you to nominate a recipient and join us in celebrating these exceptional philanthropists as they change the world with a giving heart. November 15th is recognized in Canada as National Philanthropy Day, and celebrates the volunteers, fundraisers, leaders, businesses, and individuals for their contributions to our friends, families, community, and country as a whole. National Philanthropy Day allows us all to reflect on the true spirit of giving – including all that we have accomplished along with all that we hope to do. Each year thousands upon thousands of people show the world what philanthropy is all about and how the spirit of giving is alive and well, and stronger than ever. On behalf of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and as the 2014 AFP Regina Director of National Philanthropy Day, I invite you to celebrate the spirit of giving and shine a light on the great works of those who give back to our community in so many wonderful ways. Thank you again for all that you do in the name of giving back, and know we look forward to hosting you at this year’s event. Sincerely, Stephanie Kohlruss NPD Chair, 2014 ... more >
Aug 25 - President's Message
Fundraising is serious business. Even though fundraisers still face the occasional question of “Do you get paid to do that?”, the profession of fundraising has come a long way and continues to evolve. As donors become more savvy and engaged in the organizations they support, transparency and the highest standards of ethical fundraising practice are essential to success. Through education, resources, research, mentorship and the Fundraising Code of Ethics, AFP is providing members will the tools required to achieve excellence in our sector. With more than 31,000 members worldwide, AFP is the largest association for professional fundraisers in the world. If you are not already a member, I encourage you to join our chapter and take advantage of the many benefits of membership. ... more >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... more >