AFP Virginia Shenandoah Chapter
We are a nonprofit organization that serves as a resource for all who raise funds in order to better Rockingham and Augusta Counties and the surrounding area. Whether you are a fundraiser for a large agency or a small neighborhood group, we invite you to join us as a member or as a guest to our monthly programs. An inclusive group of professionals, we volunteer our time to celebrate philanthropy and to help each other grow and succeed as fundraisers.
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Aug 8 - Director of Development - Mercy House Inc.
The Director of Development creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising for Mercy House, Inc. which will include the establishment of major gifts and planned giving programs, performing outreach as well as managing relationships to drive corporate donations, contributing to agency grant solicitation, and providing ongoing coordination of in-kind donations. This position will also serve as the primary coordinating staff for an upcoming capital campaign and will serve as the agency liaison to a Capital Campaign Cabinet comprised of community stakeholders. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fund raising endeavors. ... more >
Aug 8 - Director of Development - Boys and Girls Club of Harrisonburg/Rockingham County
The Director of Development works with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals. ... more >
Aug 8 - Data Entry Specialist (Seasonal Work, PT) - Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
Data entry clerk to key gift and donor information into a database, to respond to donor inquiries by phone and mail, and to generate acknowledgement letters. ... more >
Aug 8 - Gift Planning Associate Director - The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army Southern Territory is seeking an Associate Planned Giving Director in Southwest Virginia for the world’s largest charitable organization that is “doing the most good.” We are committed to providing programs for families and children through shelter, after school programs, ending the cycle of poverty, and programs that combat human trafficking. The Gift Planning Associate Director will cultivate and secure gifts to fund the Mission of The Salvation Army by developing and nurturing current and prospective donors and their professional advisors in the assigned geographic region and will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, prospects, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers. Some overnight travel is required primarily within the assigned region of the southwestern part of Virginia (around the I-81 corridor, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Blacksburg). The incumbent may live anywhere within the travel area. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Aug 22 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 23, 2017): Donor Stewardship Across Generations, Writing Video Scripts, Welcome Emails & More!
(Aug. 23, 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 >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 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 >
September 21, 2017 - September Workshop - Corporate Giving
October 19, 2017 - October Workshop - Organization for Work/Life Balance
November 13, 2017 - National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Luncheon & Award Presentations
December 14, 2017 - December Workshop - Roundtables and Silent Auction