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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 >
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 >
October 3 - 4, 2016 - South Dakota's National Philanthropy Day
October 13, 2016 - Camp Capacity Building
October 19 - 20, 2016 - EnLIGHTen Essentials
November 3 - 4, 2016 - Grant Writing Class
November 15, 2016 - Sioux Falls Monthly Meeting: "Leading as Fundraising Professionals"