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NPD 2015

2015 National Philanthropy Day®
Conference and Awards Luncheon

Friday, November 6, 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Southern Hills Country Club

Register now through November 2!

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Outstanding Philanthropist: Kayla & Scott Vaughn
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:
Isaac Rocha

Outstanding Fundraising Professional:
Lucky Lamons
Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Philanthropy: Hannibal Johnson &

Tulsa Advocates for the Rights of Citizens with Development Disabilities, Inc. (TARC)
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Keith Boyd

Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees
David & Tracy Kyle  •  Assistance League of Tulsa  •  Charles Strauser

Emeka Nnaka  •  Steffanie Bonner  •  Doug Thomas  •  Marlin Lavanhar
Tulsa’s Young Professionals  •  Anna Bebermeyer  •  Jenelle Jacobs


October Webinar: Creative and Compelling Fundraising Messages for Digital Solicitations
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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Fundraising Training & CFRE Review Course
Friday, October 16, 2015 - Saturday, October 17, 2015
Friday: Noon - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Sep 29 - Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Administrative Assistant-Muskogee
Effectively and efficiently implements the RSVP goals and outcomes per Volunteers of America of Oklahoma’s mission, policies, and procedures. Operates the program in compliance with all pertinent policies and guidelines of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS). ... more >
Sep 29 - Developoment Coordinator-Tulsa
The Events and Development Coordinator provides administrative support for Volunteers of America of Oklahoma fund raising and development related events and tasks. The Development Coordinator works closely with the Director of Development/External Affairs to implement all aspects of the development plan. The Coordinator assists with fund raising activities including major gifts program, donor relations, fund raising events, and other fund development activities. Position provides administrative support for donor database, mailings, acknowledgments, and recognition. Position assists with donor recruitment, cultivation, retention, stewardship and appreciation and related Board and staff training. The Coordinator also assists with messaging and communications strategies, including marketing, public relations and social media related to development and fund raising efforts. ... more >
Sep 28 - Assistant Director of Mission Advancement
The person in this full-time position will organize and lead the implementation of one of the organization’s three priorities, to involve more people as donors from all generations, all cultures, and all faiths to serve people in need. This person will be intentional about initiating and cultivating relationships with prospective and continuing donors to help them know the impact of their financial support in the lives of those we serve. Position responsibilities include fundraising for operational support and coordinating the Cooking Up Compassion fundraising event, and donor relations. ... more >
Sep 9 - Director of Development
The Director of Development oversees the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of the Tulsa Habitat for Humanity (THFH) donor portfolio and manages the Development Team (Development Office, Grant Writer & Volunteer Coordinator). The position reports to the THFH Executive Director. ... more >
Sep 9 - Resource Development Director
Tulsa CARES serves people living with HIV/AIDS. In coordination with the Executive Director, Management Team and the Board of Directors' Resource Development Committee, the Resource Development Director (RDD) will develop and implement a fundraising, communications and marketing plan to support the agency. This will be a high profile position and will be responsible for the agency's networking and communication efforts. The position will be on track for a Management Team role as the program develops and is ideal for an innovative and career minded professional having an eye toward the future. ... more >
Oct 1 - 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 >
Oct 1 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >
Oct 1 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Sep 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 30, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Sept. 30, 2015) It’s time to change the way you communicate with donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including seven drivers of donor loyalty; creating a visual case for support; four key lessons in charitable giving through bequests; words that will make or break your subject lines; and how to turn first-time visitors to your website into long-time donors. ... more >