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Sep 14 - Fundraising Campaign Specialist (Temporary) - Students of the Year
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter is hiring a Temporary Fundraising Campaign Specialist to launch a new fundraising initiative, Students of the Year, in Wichita KS. Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to: active team/participant management, sponsorship fulfillment, communication, basic logistics, and day-of event management. Work approximately 20-30 hours per week in the Wichita Branch Office until the seven-week fundraising campaign kicks off in mid-March 2018; hours will increase to approximately 30-35 per week from mid-March 2018 until the campaign concludes and the temporary assignment ends mid-May 2018. Some weeknight and/or weekend hours required. For more information or to apply, please visit our online portal: ... more >
Aug 17 - Fundraising Campaign Specialist - Student Series
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The Mid-America Chapter is currently hiring a full-time Fundraising Campaign Specialist to work at our Wichita KS office. Responsibilities will include working on the Student Series service-learning program/fundraiser and performing other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s degree with two year fundraising, communications, sales, marketing and/or event planning experience required. To learn more or to submit your resume/application, please visit our online portal at: ... more >
Aug 16 - Grant Writer
Summary of Position: Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Grant Writer/Communications Specialist will research grant opportunities that match the goals and objectives of KPTS Channel 8. The Grant Writer will gather information from various departments and coordinate, write and submit grant proposals to various funding entities including local, state, and federal government funders, as well as various corporations and foundations that supply grant dollars. Once a grant is awarded, the Grant Writer will also monitor grant status and perform analytical work in writing, maintaining, reviewing and coordinating grant-administration. ... more >
Sep 20 - Become a Detective for Good
(Sept. 20, 2017) Sarah Richards, a Young Professional member, talks about her “detective work” for her cause as a prospect researcher and finding the clues for engaged donors and inspired gifts. ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 20, 2017): Getting the Second Gift, Instagram Tips, Killing Independent George & More!
(Sept. 20, 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 >
Sep 13 - International Survey Reveals Trends, Preferences and Habits behind Philanthropic Giving Worldwide
(Sept. 12, 2017) Donors around the world overwhelmingly prefer to give online, according to the inaugural Global Trends in Giving Report. ... more >
Sep 12 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 13, 2017): Overcoming Donor Resistance, Thank-You Letters, Standing Out Using Social Media & More!
(Sept. 13, 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 >
Sep 8 - 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 >