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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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Sep 2 - 2016 NPD Nominations and Form Links
Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) hosts a celebration of philanthropy. Awards are presented for National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) to those people active in the philanthropic community, those enriching our world, and those who are essential to fulfilling our mission. From donors to volunteers, from large international nonprofits to the community center in the local neighborhood, each has made an indelible contribution to our communities, our nation, and our world. ... more >
Mar 15 - Executive Director
Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc. is seeking an Executive Director to lead this thriving, nonprofit service agency that provides recovery support to people with brain injuries. Management and leadership experience is required, including experience in grantwriting/fundraising, development, and advocacy. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to a person-centered philosophy of service delivery and be able to work with diverse groups, including individuals with disabilities, their caregivers, and service providers. Duties also include advocacy at local, regional and state levels; management of agency employees, compliance with funding contracts and accrediting agencies; and community outreach and engagement. Some travel required. Bachelor’s degree required in area of business administration, public administration, or related field. Master’s degree or equivalent in related field preferred. To apply: Send letter of interest and resume, including three references, to or to CBIR Search Committee, Attn. Jacob Penrod, Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc., Blue Ridge Hall MSC 9020, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. Full position description can be found on CBIR website at Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace ... more >
Oct 1 - Executive Director
Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc. (REFI), a non-profit organization that supports learning by securing financial contributions and educational resources that benefit Rockingham County Public School students and teachers, is seeking a dynamic and collaborative leader to serve as our Executive Director. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >