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Fundraising 101 2017

 

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 2016

 

South Dakota AFP earned the 2016 Ten Star Award.  This is the fourth 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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Feb 28 - Director of Development
The Director of Development is responsible for utilizing the resources of the whole organization and communities to cultivate relationships and directly solicit & steward support for the Boys & Girls Club of Brookings, Yankton & Moody County through, but not limited to, managing the annual operating campaigns, endowment, capital and planned giving campaigns and grant writing. The Director of Development will work in cooperation with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Advisory Councils to strategize and execute resource development plans. They will also manage a full-time Marketing & Special Events Director and two part-time support staff. ... more >
Jan 25 - South Dakota AFP Scholarship Program
SDAFP offers a variety of scholarships ... more >
Jun 3 - Member Benefits
There are many benefits to becoming an AFP member! ... more >
May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
(May 24, 2017) Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE ,has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada. ... more >
May 24 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 24 - Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature
Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker. ... more >
May 24 - Tax Policy Proposals Would Reduce Charitable Giving, New Study Finds
(May 24, 2017) Tax policy changes proposed by Congress and the Administration would reduce charitable giving by up to $13.1 billion, new research conducted by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy indicates. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 24, 2017): Why Companies Are Donating Their Profits, Planned Giving ROI & More!
(May 24, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >