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Welcome to the AFP Greater New Orleans Chapter!

The mission of the Greater New Orleans chapter of the AFP is to promote the development and growth of professional fundraising executives who are committed to the preservation and advancement of philanthropy in our society and in our nonprofit institutions.

Now, more than any other time in the history of the greater New Orleans region, it is important to promote a healthy nonprofit sector with ethical, responsible fundraisers.   As our city continues to recover and flourish, there is much work to be done.  AFP New Orleans Chapter's more than 200 members present a broad spectrum of professional abilities, personal experience, and cultural backgrounds, all united in one common cause - the greater good of our community.   Representing diverse organizations in the areas of health, human services, education, religion, the arts, civic organizations and affiliated consulting firms, our members work for museums, hospitals, universities, community-based organizations, theaters, mutual aid societies, and a variety of civic, religious and recreational organizations.

We hope to see you at one of our New Orleans events soon!

 

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Mar 14 - Advancement Services Coorinator
Southeastern seeks an Advancement Services Coordinator for processing and maintaining gift and biographical information for the University's three affiliates, for implementing the Foundation's scholarship program, and for supporting advancement services activities. The position interacts and communicates with Advancement staff, other University-wide staff, alumni, and students in a professional and productive manner. Because most duties are performed on a specialized database, the position requires a high level of organization and attention to detail and accuracy. In addition, the position requires a thorough knowledge of the University Advancement philosophy and the ability to identify customer needs. ... more >
Mar 7 - Development Coordinator
The New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission of making New Orleans a safer place in which to live, work and visit. The Foundation seeks a highly organized and professional individual to serve as Development Director to help the Foundation realize its full potential as a force for good in our community. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS • B.A. or B.S. from accredited university • CFRE preferred • Minimum 3 years of fundraising experience in the non- profit sector preferred • Experience in planning medium and large sized events • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail • Strong oral and written communication skills • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiating skills • Self-reliant and performs well in a dynamic teamwork environment • Sophisticated level of knowledge pertaining to IRS rules governing charitable gifts • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media (Twitter, Facebook, Google+) • Proficiency in HTML preferred but not required ... more >
Feb 22 - Database Coordinator
This position is responsible for receiving, processing and recording all gifts made to the LSU Health Foundation. Responsibilities also include entering pledges and pledge payments, processing matching gifts, database management and generating institutional donor acknowledgement letters and reports. This position requires a team player who is inquisitive, values learning, and demonstrates ability to problem solve and shift priorities quickly. A high level of quality customer service combined with accuracy, tact and diplomacy is necessary. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Data Management and Integrity. ... more >
Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Member Spotlight: Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
She’s been in fundraising for 25 years, an AFP volunteer for 23 and a recipient of our Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership. AFP talks with Susan about her career arc (starting out in sports broadcasting!) and working in smaller shops where one has to do it all. ... more >
Mar 17 - AFP Statement on President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the largest community of charities and fundraisers in the world, has released the following statement from its Interim President and CEO Jason Lee regarding the release of President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint. ... more >
Mar 15 - Fundraising Professionals Name Dr. Claire Routley as 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr. Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award. ... more >
Mar 15 - Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy
(Mar. 15, 2017) AFP sits down with this year’s diversity speaker at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson, and discusses with her how much progress the sector has made in the areas of diversity and inclusion. ... more >