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Welcome to the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of AFP

The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy. AFP fosters the development and growth fundraising professionals. It preserves and enhances philanthropy and volunteerism and promotes high ethical standards in the profession.

The Northwest Arkansas Chapter meets on a monthly basis on the third Wednesday. Members and non-members are welcome to attend.

There is no meeting in July.

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Dec 16 - Program Manager
The Program Manager will have a primary leadership role within Feed Communities’ three-year project with UAMS, which aims to increase nutrition awareness, healthier eating habits and access to healthy foods for people in Northwest Arkansas, particularly within the Hispanic and Marshallese Islander communities. The PM will oversee the establishment and implementation of Feed Communities’ operational implementation, ensuring that program objectives are achieved in a cost-efficient manner. As important, the PM will identify strategic needs and opportunities that ensure the program is best placed to deliver effective services. ... more >
Dec 10 - Director of Principal Gifts
Director of Principal Gifts ... more >
Dec 10 - Development Coordinator
The Walton Arts Center seeks a Development Coordinator to provide administrative and office support for the development department. Responsibilities include Tessitura and administrative support to Annual Giving, Major Gift areas, conducting prospect research and assisting in the coordination of fundraising projects and special events. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of professional experience in the areas of fundraising, communication, customer service, or other related field. Preferred degrees include Communications, Business, Marketing or Public Relations preferred. ... more >
Dec 5 - Regional Resource Development Director
Come join the largest charitable organization in the nation! The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity based in northwest Arkansas, for a Major Gifts professional to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most successful development programs in the United States. ... more >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... more >