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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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Sep 25 - Senior Director of Advancement for Major Gifts
A senior leader of the statewide Advancement team, this position is responsible for ntegrated fundraising initiatives to secure major and planned gifts. The senior director will develop, manage and implement strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors through individualized plans leading to major gifts. The senior director will lead major gift officers to ensure a dynamic team approach with high reliability to maximize donor potential in all regions. The position reports to the vice president of advancement. ... more >
Sep 21 - Marketing and Development Coordinator
The Marketing and Development Coordinator will effectively provide public information, community-relations activities, advocacy, development, organization, and coordination of agency benefit activities, maintenance of donor database, and other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. ... more >
Sep 19 - Development Director
The Development Director reports to the Executive Director and will perform duties related to grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and public relations. The Development Director will be involved with stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising, grant writing and relationship management, including working with the Executive Director to create and implement the fundraising, development, grant writing and communications strategy for FosterAdopt Connect, as well as donor and grant research and tracking. ... more >
Sep 18 - Chief Development Officer
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri, a growing, faith-based, non-profit social services agency, seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic, passionate self-starter for its Chief Development Officer (CDO), who will be responsible for leading the strategic and tactical efforts of the Development Department. The CDO will be a frontline fundraiser with the ability to build relationships, and cultivate, ask, and close critical major and leadership gifts. The CDO will mentor, inspire, lead, and motivate colleagues and friends, old and new. ... more >
Sep 5 - Director, Athletics Development
The Director of Athletics Development oversees the day-to-day operations of The Bears Fund and assists in the development and implementation of plans to increase the revenues generated by the intercollegiate athletics program through fundraising, donations, ticket sales, and underwriting of specific events and/or sports seasons. The Director of Athletics Development assists with events related to the promotion of athletics and the development and implementation of fundraising activities for intercollegiate athletics. ... more >
Sep 20 - Become a Detective for Good
(Sept. 20, 2017) Sarah Richards, a Young Professional member, talks about her “detective work” for her cause as a prospect researcher and finding the clues for engaged donors and inspired gifts. ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 20, 2017): Getting the Second Gift, Instagram Tips, Killing Independent George & More!
(Sept. 20, 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 >
Sep 13 - International Survey Reveals Trends, Preferences and Habits behind Philanthropic Giving Worldwide
(Sept. 12, 2017) Donors around the world overwhelmingly prefer to give online, according to the inaugural Global Trends in Giving Report. ... more >
Sep 12 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 13, 2017): Overcoming Donor Resistance, Thank-You Letters, Standing Out Using Social Media & More!
(Sept. 13, 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 >
Sep 8 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >