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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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Oct 30 - Administrative Assistant
The Administrative Assistant will play a critical role in multiplying the missional impact of NightLight by tackling a wide variety of operational duties and projects. This position will have the opportunity to learn and work in many areas, including financial reporting, research projects, human resources, nonprofit administration, record keeping, communications, fundraising, office management, and much more. This position will work in close collaboration with the Chief Operations Officer on many projects, and will be somewhat tailored to a specific candidate’s strengths and passions. Get ready to learn! ... more >
Oct 30 - Executive Director
Position Description: The Executive Director of the Discovery Center is the leader and chief spokesperson for the organization. The senior executive exercises skilled decision-making and expert communication opportunities to guide the organization constantly toward achieving its mission and goals. This person’s primary responsibilities include strategic planning and implementation of the strategic initiatives through tactical actions. The Executive Director has responsibility for program and operational policies, employment and compensation agreements and administering the personnel policies. The responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the directions provided by the Board of Directors and within established guidelines so that organizational, fundraising, budgetary, community relations and volunteer objectives are achieved. ... more >
Oct 30 - Development Manager
This position is the prominent representative for the Wonders of Wildlife fundraising and development initiatives, developing plans and coordinating needs from donors, sponsors and conservation partners ... more >
Oct 24 - Development Director - Major Gifts
Position is responsible for managing and implementing development efforts to raise funds from alumni, parents, corporations andother friends of Drury in a designated region. The primary focus is on a portfolio of assigned prospects to raise major and planned gifts of $25,000 and up. Using best practices and a moves management approach, supported administratively by a strong research and analytics-driven Donor Services team, this position will help expand identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of potential friends and major donors to fund university-wide priorities and designated projects. Position will coordinate with the alumni relations team members and admissions staff to coordinate university-wide efforts in a designated region. Travel expected. Regular contact and coordination with members of the university leadership team, admissions staff, Trustees, and other key Drury alumni and friends. ... more >
Nov 22 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (November 22, 2017): Using Your Form 990, Silence in Conversations, Donor Surveys & More!
(Nov. 22, 2017) 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 >
Nov 22 - Ann Hale to Lead AFP Volunteer Leadership in 2018
(Nov. 22, 2017) AFP membership has approved the proposed slate of board of directors for 2018, and Ann Hale, CFRE, has been selected to serve a second year as chair. ... more >
Nov 20 - AFP U.S. Legislative Update: Contact Your Senators the Week of Thanksgiving
(Nov. 20, 2017) AFP, the Charitable Giving Coalition and other organizations continue to reach out to the U.S. Senate regarding its tax reform bill and push Senators to support a universal charitable deduction. ... more >
Nov 20 - The Fundraising Effectiveness Project Releases Third Quarter Benchmark Report for Nonprofit Fundraisers
(Nov. 20, 2017) The Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) released its third quarter findings and announced that both donor giving and donor retention is on a continued downward trend. FEP’s third quarter report indicates year-to-date giving through September 2017 is down by -4% compared to the same time period in 2016 and that donor retention is currently at its lowest point in five years, with an overall year-to-date retention of 45%. ... more >
Nov 20 - 2018 Accord Materials
As the chapter president, this is your opportunity to showcase the chapter. We strongly recommend that you engage your board in the work of completing the required reports. ... more >