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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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Oct 4 - Chief Executive Officer
The CEO must be a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and visionary leader with experience scaling an organization, leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The successful CEO will serve as the “face of the agency” throughout the state and will have the oral and written communications skills necessary to articulate the vision at a very high level to the Board, staff, corporate and civic leaders, individual donors and agency partners. ... more >
Oct 4 - Executive Director Search
Seeking full time Executive Director of non-profit community arts organization in Tulsa, OK. ... more >
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 >
Oct 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - 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 >