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Meet the Funders 2017 at FPL
June 21st 9:00 am to 11:00 am 

Learn about fundraising directly from Arkansas' top foundations at the seventh annual Meet the Funders program at the Fayetteville Public Library, held in the Walker Communtity Room.

This year's panelists include representatives from:

Arkansas Arts Council

Arkansas Community Council

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United Way of Northwest Arkansas

Walmart Foundation

Walton Family Foundation

This event is a partnership of the Nonprofit Resource Center at Fayetteville Public Library, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northwest Arkansas Chapter, and Grant Professionals Association, Arkansas Chapter.

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May 22 - Walton Arts Center - Manager of Volunteer Programs
Walton Arts Center seeks Manager of Volunteer Programs for a July 2017 start date. The Manager of Volunteer Programs will oversee the recruitment, training and retention of a large pool of community volunteers with a focus on fulfilling the customer service mission of the organization. The Manager provides accountable, knowledgeable, trained volunteers to the organization and creates an appreciative and enjoyable experience for those who generously offer their time in service to Walton Arts Center. Manager will act as the voice of the volunteers, representing their best interests in organizational decision-making. Ideal candidates will possess excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal, written and active listening skills are all critical), strong attention to detail, strong teacher/mentor skill set and positive attitude. Candidates should be comfortable with public speaking, comfortable working alone or in a team setting, personable, self-motivated, proactive and calm under pressure (deadlines, upset constituents, etc.). Candidates must be computer literate and able to learn new software and database programs. Previous knowledge of performing arts and special event coordination is required. Qualified candidates will be willing to work flexible hours including frequent nights and weekends. A bachelor’s degree in Communication, Social Work, Human Resources or Non-Profit Management or a related field is preferred. Three years or more professional experience leading a volunteer program will be considered in lieu of a degree. Previous experience working in a non-profit/arts organization is highly desirable, as is previous experience supervising volunteers and directing a volunteer program. ... more >
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May 17 - Director of Community Relations and Development
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WASHINGTON, D.C.— Tomorrow, as the Senate Finance Committee conducts a hearing on Tax Reform with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC) strongly urges committee members and the Secretary to consider a universal charitable deduction that would be available to all taxpayers. ... more >
May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
(May 24, 2017) Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE ,has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada. ... more >
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Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker. ... more >