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The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the 
Association of Fundraising Professionals

Would like to invite you to join us for

National Philanthropy Day in Northwest Arkansas

 Presented by:

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 The Summit Celebrating Philanthropy 15th Anniversary AFP NWA
November 15, 2016 - All Day
Located at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville
An amazing day is planned with 11 speakers and multiple sessions, to learn more...

Summit Schedule and Speakers

Education Sessions

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National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
November 16, 2016  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Fayetteville Town Center 

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Benefactor Sponsors

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Supporter Sponsors

The Kester Group 
Mercy Health Foundation Northwest Arkansas
Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation
Walton Arts Center 
Washington Regional Medical Foundation 

Presenting Media Sponsor

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Friend Sponsors

3W - Hog County Media - Studio Chunky
Walton Arts Center Volunteers 


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Oct 14 - Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement. The University seeks an experienced advancement professional who understands the University’s history and mission—and who can move the institution forward through significant fundraising and friend-raising initiatives. This position is an important addition to the University leadership team. The successful individual will be expected to advance the strategic plan by leading the planning and implementation of a new comprehensive campaign, while significantly enhancing philanthropic and alumni engagement. ... more >
Sep 23 - Development Assistant
Oversee donor information input and acknowledgement process, support Youth and Adult Services Departments by finding program sponsors, coordinate the Roberta Fulbright Annual Giving Society, and assist in the day to day activities of the Development Department. ... more >
Aug 30 - Development Director
This is a part-time position (20 hours per week) that has a direct reporting line to the foundation's board of directors and an in-direct line to the library's director The Development Director for the Bentonville Library Foundation (BLF) will plan, coordinate and ensure implementation of strategies critical to developing donor relations and securing contributions to support the Bentonville Public Library (BPL), fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization, collaborates with the board of directors, staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within the organization and community. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >