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"Seven Secrets of Successful Solicitations" 
Presented by:  Anne Melvin, J.D.
~An audio/web conference~
Thursday, May 7, 2015 
St. Lukes Cornwall Hospital
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May 18 - Assistant Directer DCC Foundation
General Functions: This position oversees the day to day operations of the DCC Foundation. The Assistant Director oversees activities related to the department, including the annual giving program, direct mail solicitations, internet fund raising and special events coordination. Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree in non-profit management, communications or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred. • Minimum of five years’ experience in a fundraising office, particularly in special events (or comparable professional experience). • Strong verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal, financial, and organizational proficiency. • Demonstrated increased fundraising responsibility • High degree of personal/professional integrity, respect for privacy and confidentiality, a sense of ethics, and a commitment to educating students and the role of the community college. • Ability to multitask and work under strict deadlines ... more >
May 22 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >
May 20 - 2014 Chapter Impact Campaign Donors
Thank you to the chapters that made a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy supporting one or more strategic initiatives: Capacity Building for the Foundation, the Diverse Communities Scholarship Program, Professional Education and Career Development and Research and Innovation. ... more >
May 19 - Top Ten (Week of May 20, 2015): How to Write When You Have Nothing to Say
(May 20, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including solving problems by learning how to share; a look at the latest data on smartphones and what it means for fundraising; seven disciplines for nonprofit sector excellence; transforming staff into champions; and more! ... more >
May 19 - Parliament Hill Day Builds Trust, Sets Stage for Future Advocacy
(May 20, 2015) Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, more than 35 representatives from a variety of nonprofit organizations and associations, including AFP, participated in the first Hill Day in Ottawa to educate Parliament about the importance of Canada’s charitable sector and the impact it has upon society. ... more >
May 19 - How Big Picture Thinking Will Improve Your Fundraising Event
(May 20, 2015) You more than likely have a checklist when planning your annual event. However, when you are immersed in the minutia of details that have to be executed it’s possible you are missing some of the big-picture items that can make the difference between a good event and a great event. ... more >