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Networking & Knowledge Breakfast

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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Greater Cincinnati Chapter earns 10 Star Gold again!  We are one of only 30 AFP chapters to earn the distinction!

 *Congratulations to the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter for winning the Charles R. Stephens Excellency in Diversity Award!

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“We love associations and salute the AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter for their commitment to excellence in advancing the fundraising profession!”

Jill Claire

Owner Secretary to the Public, Administrator AFP Greater Cincinnati Chapter, and AFP Member since 2005


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Jan 28 - Assistant Director
Assistant Director of Cedar Village Foundation Support Executive Director and helps to set annual goals, annual plans for action to meet annual goals and assists the Executive Director with the overall implementation and evaluation of the plan Maintain list of prospects including assessment, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship ... more >
Jan 28 - Major Gift Officer
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. This mission-critical role serves as the key steward for a rich portfolio of current and prospective philanthropists in support of the American Red Cross. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission. Responsibilities: • Implement programs and activities in partnership with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the $2,500 level or higher • Meet or exceed minimum annual fundraising targets $350,000 for the current fiscal year including renewable gifts and new incremental revenue, adjusting as necessary in the event of major domestic disasters • Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams; maintain up-to-date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact • Develop and execute ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via small cultivation events, research, and community networking; 30% of the portfolio is expected to have been sourced by the MGO • Coordinate identification and solicitation of potential planned giving prospects with the Gift Planning Officer Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced deg ... more >
Jan 27 - Grant Writer
Northern Kentucky Social Services agency seeks an experienced Grant Writer to secure funding for client services programs. Responsibilities will include (but not limited to): •Develop and submit proposals, reports, letters of inquiry and budgets to private foundations, corporations, community and government agencies. •Provide support for programmatic budget needs on opportunities from funding sources. •Research, identify and evaluate new grant opportunities. •Track and report on all funding, deadlines, tasks and contact with current prospective donors. •Participate in agency-wide initiatives. Skills/Experience Required: •Bachelor's Degree; Human Services preferred major •Two or more years of experience in social service agency •Excellent written and oral communication skills •Ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to details •Strong abilities in Microsoft Office products •Customer Relationship Management software experience a plus •Excellent interpersonal skills Interested parties should submit resumes and cover letter by email to ... more >
Jan 26 - Senior Director of Development Farmer School of Business
The Senior Director of Development will help advance the mission of Miami University by planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of donors and prospects of Miami University. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies seeking philanthropic and volunteer support for the Farmer School of Business. ... more >
Jan 29 - Giving USA 2014
(July 16, 2014) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jan 28 - Top Ten (Week of January 26, 2015): Helping Volunteers Fall in Love with the Mission
(Jan. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including why you should start peer-to-peer fundraising this year; why selling alone can’t close your first “sale;” a cautionary case study on board management; monthly giving programs for the small shop; and more! ... more >
Jan 28 - Call for Research Papers in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015. Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015. ... more >
Jan 28 - Technology: Fundraisers and Donors Not Yet on the Same Page
(Jan. 28, 2015) A new report by Give Central, a web-based donation platform, underscores the disconnect between the increasing ability and eagerness of nonprofits to take advantage of rapidly evolving technology—and the reluctance of donors to take advantage of the same. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >