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National Philanthropy Day® is a special day set aside on the fourteenth of November. The purpose of this day is to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—to the enrichment of our world.

National Philanthropy Day allows organizations to recognize the hard working volunteer and professional fundraisers in our communities. Please join us at the Bass Pro White River Conference Center on Tuesday, November 14th to honor the individuals who make a difference in our community.

Awards categories include:

Outstanding Philanthropic Media Organization of the Year, Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation of the Year, Outstanding Philanthropic Business/Corporation of the Year, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year, Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year, Outstanding Philanthropic Fundraising Professional of the Year, Outstanding Youth Philanthropist of the Year, Outstanding Fundraising Campaign/Event

Nominations will be accepted through July 31st and can be completed here.

Tickets to the event are $40 with table options available as well. Award recipients will receive two free tickets.

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Jan 18 - Food Drive Coordinator
The Food Drive Coordinator will increase community engagement through Ozark Food Harvest’s food and fund drive program. This position will also provide administrative support to the Senior Coordinator and as needed, Development & Grants Manager. This position is responsible for various fundraising and communication duties, and requires tremendous accuracy and attention to detail. ... more >
Jan 10 - Vice President of Community Relations
Community Partnership of the Ozarks is currently hiring a full time Vice President of Community Relations that is responsible for planning, developing and managing the organization’s resource development activities, including fundraising, individual, corporate, and foundation donor development, major gifts, and planned giving. ... more >
Jan 4 - Development Director
The Salvation Army corps located in Springfield, Missouri, is looking for an excellent communicator with extensive fund-raising experience to join their team as the new Development Director. This is a salaried position that comes with a great benefits package. ... more >
Dec 27 - Development Associate
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks is seeking a mission centered, fearless, and driven fundraiser. This is a full-time position including great benefits and the opportunity to be a part of a nationally recognized non-profit. ... more >
Dec 12 - Community Development Associate
The Community Development Associate is fully committed to the mission of Habitat for Humanity as set forth in the affiliate covenant and works with the Development Director and in collaboration with other Staff Directors to establish connections in the community for the Neighborhood Revitalization Program (“NR”) and to secure financial support for NR and citywide Preservation & Repair projects. NR works to improve an entire neighborhood by working hand-in-hand with residents to address the community’s goals of beautification, community, housing, health, and safety. ... more >
Jan 16 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 15, 2018): Using Emotional Appeals, Planned Giving, Prospect Research & More!
(Jan. 15, 2018) 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 >
Jan 3 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 1, 2018): Nonprofit Marketing Nonsense, Board Retreats, Feeling Awkward about Bequests & More!
(Jan. 1, 2018) 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 >
Jan 2 - 2018 AFP Canada Board Approved
(Jan. 2, 2018) AFP sends its warm congratulations to the members who were recently approved by the membership to serve on the 2018 AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >
Dec 28 - Congress Approves Tax Reform Bills, Likely Leading to Drops in Charitable Giving
(Dec. 20, 2017) Research continues to show the final bill leading to drops of $13 – 20 billion in giving. Here’s a round-up of nonprofit provisions in the bill, as well as a statement from The Charitable Giving Coalition, chaired by AFP. ... more >