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Join us for National Philanthropy Day October 3-4, 2016

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 31,000 members in 235 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For 25 years the South Dakota AFP chapter has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. Our members have access to a rich network of people with varied experience and perspectives.

With your AFP membership, you’ll not only experience immediate benefits but also acquire skills, knowledge and insights about fundraising that will serve you for the rest of your career.

The saying is true - “membership has its privileges.”

 

Ten Star Logo 2015

 

South Dakota AFP earned the 2015 Ten Star Award.  This is the third consecutive year the Chapter has achieved this distinction.  The Chapter Ten Star award honors those chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan.  This Award encourages chapters to perform specific activities designed to increase professionalism within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.  Congratulations to the Chapter!

 

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Sep 1 - Director of Development
The Abbey of The Hills, a non-profit retreat and event center, has a unique opportunity for a development professional to become an integral part of a mission to preserve a regional landmark – and to help develop a national destination. The story of ‘The Abbey’ began with 60+ years of outreach by Benedictine Monks and continues through a board of lay stewards committed to preserving the property’s holiness and perpetuating its financial viability on behalf of all who visit. The Abbey’s chronicle is one of vision, risk, sacrifice, entrepreneurialism, and faith. Job Summary: The role of the Director of Development is to develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gifts, annual fund, and corporate/foundation opportunities from friends of The Abbey and faith-based philanthropists who recognize its the potential. ... more >
Jan 25 - South Dakota AFP Scholarship Program
SDAFP offers a variety of scholarships ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 19, 2016): Getting Your Welcome Email Right, Data-Driven Nonprofits, More!
(Sept. 19, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Sep 20 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Sep 14 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 12, 2016): Copywriting Secrets, Gen Z & Direct Mail, Donors Do Research, More!
(Sept. 12, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Sep 14 - What I Learned From Serving on AFP’s Conference Education Advisory Committee
Sarah David shares what she learned from reviewing the hundreds of proposals to speak at AFP’s International Fundraising Conference—and what it means for you as a presenter and a participant! ... more >