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Jun 24 - Major Gift Officer
The Boy Scouts of America National Foundation is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and driven professional for a Major Gifts Director in the Greater Los Angeles area. This new position, the senior-most position dedicated to major gift development in the Los Angeles Market, has been created to cultivate relationships there to raise funds in support of BSA Foundation goals. The qualified candidate will be able to work remotely from his/her home office, while utilizing office space when needed at the local council service center. Working closely with the Foundation’s Executive Director, the Major Gifts Director will be responsible for developing personal relationships with major prospects, donors, Executive Board members, and supporters of Scouting primarily in the Los Angeles market, for developing strategies to strengthen ties between these individuals and top BSA professionals and volunteers at local and/or national council levels, and help solicit and close major gifts from these individuals. ... more >
Jun 24 - Office Administrator (Glendale, CA)
Experienced office administrator needed to work closely with the CEO of a non-profit community foundation. Philanthropic experience preferred. Must have knowledge of and experience with basic office duties including but not limited to correspondence, taking and transcribing meeting minutes, donor relations/customer service, answering phones, etc. Excellent written and oral language skills. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Dedicated to excellence in work performed. Able to work efficiently and accurately. ... more >
May 12 - Major Gifts Officer (aka: Donor Relations Director)
The Salvation Army seeks compassionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial fundraising professionals with a minimum of five years’ individual giving/major gifts experience for the position of Major Gifts Officer at their Golden Gate Division in San Francisco, CA. ... more >
May 4 - Director of Development & Director of Foundation Relations Orthopædic Institute for Children
Orthopædic Institute for Children (OIC) was founded in 1911 as Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital. Focused solely on musculoskeletal conditions in children, OIC provides 60,000 patient visits each year. In alliance with UCLA Health and with the support of the OIC Foundation, OIC advances pediatric orthopaedics worldwide through outstanding patient care, medical education and research. The locations in Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Westwood, and Calexico treat the full spectrum of pediatric orthopaedic disorders and injuries. ... more >
Apr 29 - PART TIME Development Director
PART TIME Development Director Office open Monday to Thursday 10-7PM Flexible weekend schedule to accomodate special events or board and donor meetings. ... more >
Jul 29 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >