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AFP Connecticut Chapter has more than 200 members and is part of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) representing more than 30,000 members in 230 chapters throughout the world. AFP members work to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. They foster development and growth of fundraising professionals and promote high ethical standards in the profession.

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Jun 22 - Executive Director - The Rockfall Foundation
The Rockfall Foundation is seeking an Executive Director responsible for the creation and implementation of an integrated program of fundraising, marketing and communications. To Apply: Send a detailed letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references with phone or e-mail contact information to The Rockfall Foundation Search Committee, via e-mail: search@rockfallfoundation.org (Subject line: Executive Director Position). Review of resumes will begin June 24, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. ... more >
Jun 22 - Fund Development and Communications Coordinator - Women's Support Services
Women's Support Services, a non-profit agency working to end domestic violence, seeks a full-time, Fund Development and Communications Coordinator to increase community awareness of the agency and to manage a robust Development program. The ideal candidate will have experience in major gift solicitation and planned giving programs, donor recruitment and retention, and print and digital communications. The successful candidate will join a collaborative staff and work with a highly committed Board of Directors. Located in Sharon, CT, our small, nonprofit agency enjoys strong and generous community support. Excellent benefits. Please send a resume and letter of interest to WSSsearch@wssdv.org ... more >
May 24 - Entrepreneur CEO - Salaam Bombay Children's Fund
SBCF is seeking an Entrepreneur CEO to serve as the first, and initially sole, salaried employee to take the Children's Fund to the next level. Currently volunteer-driven, the board envisions building the Fund through individual gifts, corporate social responsibility campaigns, private foundation grants, and public funding where eligible. For the passionate, globally-focused, mission-driven development executive, this is an ideal opportunity to create from the ground-up a U.S. funding arm that establishes a comprehensive development program and operations effort with international impact. Experience fundraising in U.S. for international causes required. To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Zena Lum, Search Director, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES, at zlum@LLLSearches.com ... more >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jun 21 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jun 15 - AFP Fundraising Dictionary: Now Available in French!
Pilot. Sleeper. Flag. When seasoned fundraising professionals hear these words, they don't always bring to mind an airplane, nap time or a symbolic piece of cloth blowing in the wind. In the fundraising arena, these and other words have specific meanings not used in the everyday world. The AFP Fundraising Dictionary has now been translated to French for Canadian members. ... more >
Jun 15 - Welcome to the 2016 Cohort of Inclusion and Philanthropy Program Fellows
In our first year, 31 fellows in the Inclusion and Philanthropy Program accessed the AFP network and educational resources. They participated in specialized access and equity training, and they discussed tools and methods to plan their own inclusion projects, including measuring the impact of those projects. ... more >