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October Chapter Education Meeting

Thursday, October 20, 2016

We regret to inform you that due to Hurricane Matthew and the cleanup efforts asociated with such, our October chapter meeting is being rescheduled.  Please watch this site for details about the new meeting date.

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Jul 25 - Director of Philanthropy
The Preeclampsia Foundation is seeking a national Director of Philanthropy to lead and significantly grow the organization's private philanthropy. The Director of Philanthropy will be a leader who will guide and build philanthropic support for immediate (2-4 year) growth and long-term sustainability by creating a strong relationship management process that engages the Board and executive team in cultivating significant partnerships. S/he will plan, manage and coordinate all fundraising activities, including setting goals, cultivating and soliciting major individual prospects, foundations and corporations, as well as stewarding donors, managing appeals and other development-related activities. Additionally, s/he is responsible for implementing a new planned giving campaign to increase Preeclampsia Foundation’s visibility and future sustainability. S/he will also grow the donor base, identify new prospects, and showcase the impact of a donor’s investment. While the Foundation’s revenue streams include individual and corporate giving, grants, fee-based and investment income, and special events, this person will focus primarily on increasing individual and corporate giving. This position will report to the Executive Director and will be based in Central Florida with frequent visits to the Foundation’s headquarters in Melbourne, FL. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >