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Association for Fundraising Professionals - Greater AZ Chapter is offering the CFRE refresher course!

The AFP Refresher CFRE course is:

  • Designed for fundraising professionals with 5 or more years of experience
  • Participants will receive a participant manual that contains test taking tips and sample exam questions
  • Two-day intensive program that gives an overview of skills, techniques, and program components of a complete fundraising program
  • Eligible for 13.75 CFRE Credits

When: August 24-25 / 8:00am to 5:30pm

Where: Mesa Community College
           (Main Library, room LB145)
           1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa AZ 85202

Click here for more information and to register!


Now Accepting Spirit of Philanthropy Award honoree reservations.

The Spirit of Philanthropy Award allows you to show your support and gratitude to anyone you want to recognize and honor with an award and table of 10 at the Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon.  The cost starts at $1250.00 with additional options to place an ad in the event program.

Philanthropy Leadership Awards Luncheon
November 8, 2017
Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Click here for more information on the Spirit of Philanthropy Award and Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.

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Aug 18 - Director of Development
The Director of Development (Director) will supervise a team of fundraisers and manage the identification, education, cultivation, and solicitation of major and principal gift prospects, while personally managing a major and principal gift portfolio. The Director will be a member of the University Development Program (UDP) and will partner closely with College of Medicine-Phoenix leadership, the University of Arizona Foundation, and the UAHS Development Team to create and exceed fundraising goals and objectives for the College of Medicine-Phoenix and other units within UAHS. Reporting to the Associate Vice President and Chief Development Officer for UAHS, the incumbent works closely with the Dean of COM-P and is jointly managed by UAHS and the UDP, which is managed under contract by the University of Arizona Foundation. The Director will devote approximately 70% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 30% of work time to management and administrative responsibilities. ... more >
Aug 15 - Chief Development Officer
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for providing strategic leadership for Parent Aid by working in conjunction with the Board of Directors to establish overarching fundraising goals and business development strategies which, as implemented, will serve to support the organization’s mission and growth while ensuring financial strength and long term viability. ... more >
Aug 10 - Senior Donor Relations Coordinator
The senior donor relations coordinator will perform work of considerable complexity, to support the achievement of foundation goals in stewarding ASU donors for the investments they have made in the university and inspiring donors to make future investments. The senior coordinator will implement and oversee projects that demonstrate the impact of donor investments in ASU and recognize donors for their philanthropy. This position will be responsible for supporting and/or maintaining a variety of reports, donor communication pieces (impact stories), stewardship plans and other projects as required. ... more >
Aug 9 - Volunteer Coordinator
Are you ready to apply your talent in fundraising to the growth of an innovative nonprofit that is changing the landscape of homeless services in the East Valley? Do you want to be challenged all the time at work, learn a ton of stuff, be on the cutting edge of volunteer engagement work, have a lot of fun, be inspired frequently, and make a significant impact? Save the Family is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to spearhead and implement a robust Volunteer program, while managing and developing our existing group and individual volunteer programs. ... more >
Aug 4 - Development Director
The Development Director will provide strategic leadership for all fundraising and public relations activities for Neighborhood Ministries. As a key member of the executive team, he/she will participate in the overall long-range strategic planning and management of the organization. The Development Director will plan, execute, evaluate and analyze the development efforts of the organization with the assistance of the executive team and the board of Directors. The development strategic plan will include but is not limited to: major donors, churches, foundations, corporations, annual giving programs, special events, donor acquisitions, grant writing and legacy giving. ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >