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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.24
June 15, 2016


Deadline Coming Up: 2017 AFP Association Board Nominations

The AFP Committee on Directorship is calling for board nominations for 2017. Nominations are due June 24 (EXCEPT for chair-elect nominations, which are due June 17). Click here!

Giving USA: 2015 America's Most Generous Year Ever

Donations from America's individuals, estates, foundations and corporations reached an estimated $373.25 billion in 2015, setting a record for the second year in a row, reports Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015.


AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

Adrian Sargeant Discusses AFP's All-New Diploma in Fundraising!
Who is this for? What is the focus and the different topics covered? What is distinctive about it? Adrian Sargeant, lead professor of AFP's Diploma in Fundraising, outlines what you need to know about the new, comprehensive program.

Top Ten Fundraising News, Ideas, Stories & Perspectives: The Elephant in the Room—Telling Your Story
Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. Read more.

AFP Webinar: The Future of Fundraising: How Digital Technologies and Strategies Will Create Your Next Gen Development Operation (June 28, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)
Digital fundraising has become a critical channel for all nonprofit organizations, large and small. Michael Greenberg, senior executive vice president of Ruffalo Noel Levitz, will explore the elements of a next generation development office from a technology and strategy perspective. Click here to register.

 

NEW ONLINE FUNDRAISING RESOURCE CENTER

Increase your online fundraising results with the new Ultimate Guide to Online Fundraising and online fundraising webinar series. Learn more in the Abila Online Fundraising Resource Center.



Help with an Advancing Philanthropy Story
Do you have between five and nine years of fundraising experience? Advancing Philanthropy would like to talk with you! Please contact Jackie Boice at jboice@afpnet.org.

Watch "Rebels with Causes" from the 2016 International Fundraising Conference
"Rebels with Causes," featuring Roger Craver, Jennie Thompson and Daryl Upsall, is one of four sessions available for download from the 2016 International Fundraising Conference in Boston. Watch this session today, or purchase all four to receive a discount. Click here to see the sessions, including a free preview.

Fundraisers Needed to Serve on Rogare Advisory Panel
Rogare—a fundraising think tank at Plymouth University's Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy in the UK—is seeking fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada to serve two-year terms on its advisory panel, which translates Rogare's ideas and research findings into professional fundraising practice. Deadline for applications is July1


 

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AFP Central—AFP Programs, News and Services You Need to Know

AFP International Announces New Distinguished Fellows Program
Nominations for AFP's new Distinguished Fellow and Honorary Fellow designations are now being accepted. The deadline is June 30. Learn more about these new designations by clicking here.

Need a Few CFRE Education Points? Check Out Our eCourses!
You have easy access to more than 80 eCourses about fundraising and nonprofit management. Take a look today to see how you can expand your professional skillset, and you can even earn CFRE education points along the way. Click here to see the full list of available eCourses.

AFP Members Receive Discount for IoF's Fundraising Convention 2016
AFP members can enjoy a special discount for the Fundraising Convention 2016, July 4-6, in London—the largest professional fundraising event in Europe. To receive the member discount, contact iofconvention@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk and use the code AFP2016. For more event details, click here.


2016 Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Program
The Standards for Excellence Institute is now accepting applications to participate in its Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Training workshop in October in Baltimore, Md. Application deadline is July 1, 2016. Learn more.

 

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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for June:

YOUR CAREER: Four Tips To Help You Secure And Prepare For Your Next Job Interview

By Shineece Wallace

Life happens. Sometimes you outgrow a position, or sometimes it outgrows you. Whatever the reason you're considering new employment opportunities, an essential step in your job search is to determine whether the positions you come across are suited to your personality and skill set. Once that's confirmed, you'll be better prepared to secure a job that's tailor-made for you. The following tips will help you get started.

Related Resource: Your Fundraising Career Hot Topic Page

Currently there are more than 400 jobs listed on our website.
To find one that is right for you, visit http://jobs.afpnet.org/search.


Grant Opportunities, Presented by GrantStation

The following grant opportunity listings—updated weekly—have been provided by GrantStation from the latest issue of GrantStation Insider. GrantStation is an essential tool for efficiently connecting grantseekers with accurate information about a wide range of grantmakers. Learn more about GrantStation.

National Funding

Regional Funding

Federal Funding

 



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