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Nikkie Duran is one of the honorees at National Phlanthropy Day on Wednesday, November 5. Read her story from the Albuquerque Journal here.




National Philanthropy Day - Wednesday, November 5

Join us in celebrating the individuals and organizations who inspire our entire community by highlighting examples of service to others. Award recipients will be honored at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Wednesday, November 5th, in recognition of their work in improving their communities every day. 

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Oct 14 - Development Director - Performance Santa Fe
The Development Director (DD) will lead Performance Santa Fe’s development efforts to support our music, dance, theater, and music education programs. This is the principal staff position responsible for creating and implementing a dynamic plan for advancement to broaden our donor base and increase financial support. The DD will leverage Performance Santa Fe’s programs and relationships to support and increase current giving and to secure new donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, and granting organizations. ... more >
Oct 8 - Executive Director
Exciting hands-on opportunity to plan and coordinate the day-to-day administrative, operational and fiscal activities of El Ranchito de los Niños, a non-profit children's home that provides a nurturing and permanent environment, in a rural setting, for children (focusing on sibling groups) who need a place to grow, love, and learn. Duties include program implementation and administration, program marketing and outreach, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, development, budget management and control, and reporting. Please visit our website at to see a complete job description and learn more about our organization. Send resumes to Executive Director Search, Los Niños, Inc., PO Box 2400, Los Lunas, NM 87031 or ... more >
Oct 6 - Special Events / Program Coordinator
The Special Events / Program Coordinator is a full-time exempt position responsible for working on special event fundraising and tobacco control programs for the local office. The Special Events / Program Coordinator is responsible for working with the Executive Director in implementing the special events portfolio for the local office, as well as tobacco control programs. Primary responsibilities include the implementation of local fundraising events including the Lung Force Walk, Honoree Dinner, Stair Climb and other major fund raising initiatives. Other primary responsibilities include the implementation of the Department of Health tobacco program. ... more >
Oct 29 - Top Ten (Week of October 27, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Oct. 27, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including unusual but effective ways to market your charity; innovations in global fundraising; social media awareness plans that actually work; the fastest way to ruin your appeal letter and more! ... more >
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(Oct. 29, 2014) Many fundraisers who have decided to purchase new online donation processing software come to the conclusion, too late, that the price they paid for their software was the least expensive part of their decision. Ossie Hinds, president and CEO of Cornerstone Group of Companies, leads you through five questions to ask before making the decision to buy new online donation processing software. ... more >
Oct 23 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2013
(May 13, 2014) More than 63 percent of fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada saw their average incomes rise in 2013, even as average salaries fell by nearly eight percent compared to 2012, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Study. ... more >
Oct 23 - Explore AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers (Updated October 23, 2014)
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help members carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. ... more >
Oct 22 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >