Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Ruffalo Noel Levitz Raises One Millionth Dollar for AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - AFP Foundations for Philanthropy - AFP

PRESS RELEASE



Ruffalo Noel Levitz Raises One Millionth Dollar for AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - AFP Foundations for Philanthropy - AFP: "The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation for Philanthropy congratulates and thanks Ruffalo Noel Levitz for reaching one million dollars in raised revenue on behalf of the foundation and AFP’s U.S. chapters through its cooperative Annual Fund calling program.

AFP Video: Thank You, Ruffalo Noel Levitz!

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and Ruffalo Noel Levitz began their partnership seven years ago, with the firm taking primary responsibility for managing the foundation’s calling program. The Annual Fund supports key initiatives in the areas of diversity and inclusion, professional education and leadership development and research."



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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ACCESS DEPARTURES

ACCESS DEPARTURES: "Montblanc and DEPARTURES are pleased to announce the nine honorees in the Montblanc "Great Characters" initiative. The accomplishments individuals—and their passion for giving back to their communities—is illuminating and inspiring.
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Monday, April 20, 2015

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Introduces Foundation Landscapes: Education

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Introduces Foundation Landscapes: Education: "Three Prominent Foundation Leaders Join
Foundation Center Board of Trustees

New York, NY — April 20, 2015. Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, has elected leaders from three of the most prominent U.S. foundations to its Board of Trustees. Earl Lewis, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Gail Christopher, vice president for policy and senior advisor for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation; and Ana Marie Argilagos, a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation, began their terms of service at a meeting of the trustees on April 16, 2015."



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Friday, April 10, 2015

Tomorrow's Philanthropy Groundbreaking Research Impact of Philanthropy : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

Tomorrow's Philanthropy Groundbreaking Research Impact of Philanthropy : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "(Press release, April 9, 2015) — Rogare, Plymouth University's fundraising think tank, and the Resource Alliance, have joined together in a two-year research collaboration to explore different philanthropic behaviors and how they deliver value to human well-being around the world"



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Monday, March 23, 2015

Abila Launches Abila Elevate™ Fundraising Platform : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

Abila Launches Abila Elevate™ Fundraising Platform : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "Press release, March 23, 2015) — Abila, provider of software and services to nonprofits and associations, today announced Abila Elevate. Elevate is a smart, intuitive, easy-to-use, cloud-based fundraising solution that turns data into knowledge so that fundraisers can better know and engage with donors and supporters, add new donors, and more easily and effectively manage resources. Built from the ground up with and by fundraising professionals, Elevate is designed to help fundraisers spend more time connecting with donors in the ways that matter to them."



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Miami Children's Hospital Becomes Nicklaus Children's Hospital : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

Miami Children's Hospital Becomes Nicklaus Children's Hospital : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success: "Press release, March 19, 2015) — Originally founded as Variety Children's Hospital in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital unveiled a logo featuring its new Nicklaus Children's Hospital name, during a press conference with golf icon Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara. The new name is effective March 20, on the hospital's 65th anniversary. In addition, the hospital's eight outpatient centers will also assume the Nicklaus name."



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Monday, March 09, 2015

IU Philanthropy Alumnus Joins White House Staff - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick

IU Philanthropy Alumnus Joins White House Staff - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick: "INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Dave Wilkinson, a former Jane Addams Fellow at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, has been named Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.

Under Wilkinson's leadership the Office will be focused on strengthening communities and enabling upward economic mobility by finding and growing approaches that work best for communities in need, according to a White House announcement of the appointment. This involves identifying programs that work better through use of data and evidence as well as scaling what works through smarter use of federal resources and public-private partnerships."



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Monday, February 23, 2015

Virginia Fundraiser David Huffine, Vice President for Advancement at St. Joseph's Villa, Named 2015 Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Virginia Fundraiser David Huffine, Vice President for Advancement at St. Joseph's Villa, Named 2015 Outstanding Fundraising Professional: "ARLINGTON, VA, Feb. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- David M. Huffine, CFRE, vice president for advancement for St. Joseph's Villa in Richmond, Va., and who has helped raise an estimated $750 million in charitable funds over his career, has been named the 2015 Outstanding Fundraising Professional by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)."



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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Fundraisers, Charities Hail Provisions in President's FY 2016 Budget That Encourage Giving, Highlight Charitable Deduction - Yahoo Finance

Fundraisers, Charities Hail Provisions in President's FY 2016 Budget That Encourage Giving, Highlight Charitable Deduction - Yahoo Finance: "ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) thanks the Obama Administration for proposals in its recently released budget that uphold the American tradition of philanthropy and will encourage more giving to charitable causes.

AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt, FInstF, and AFP Chair Patrick Feeley, CFRE, who serves as executive vice president and chief development officer for Caron Treatment Centers in Wernersville, Pa., released this joint statement on the budget:
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Blackbaud CRM Helps Increase Fundraising Revenue and Improves Visibility into Constituent Activity for Higher Education Institutions | Blackbaud News

Blackbaud CRM Helps Increase Fundraising Revenue and Improves Visibility into Constituent Activity for Higher Education Institutions | Blackbaud News: "Charleston, S.C. (January 28, 2014) – Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) today announced the results of a commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting, examining the potential return on investment enterprises may experience by deploying Blackbaud CRM™ in the North American higher education sector. Forrester found that over a five-year period, a large state university system can expect to experience an increase in fundraising revenue of $13.3 million, avoided labor costs of $3 million and IT costs of $400,000."



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Monday, January 12, 2015

Charities Aid Foundation America Expands to West Coast, Led by Paul Kalomeris -- SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Charities Aid Foundation America Expands to West Coast, Led by Paul Kalomeris -- SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --: "SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charities Aid Foundation America (CAF America), the nation's leader in global giving, today announced the opening of a West Coast office to meet increasing demand from individuals, foundations and corporations for support on strategy and delivery of their worldwide charitable goals.

The new CAF America office in San Francisco represents a major expansion for the organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., which has grown by more than 60% over the past two years as more and more philanthropists and businesses seek support to increase their giving."



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Thursday, January 08, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas: Abila Highlights Key Nonprofit Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2015 | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

AUSTIN, Texas: Abila Highlights Key Nonprofit Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2015 | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online: "AUSTIN, TEXAS — Abila, the leading provider of software and services to nonprofits and associations, today shared its predictions that will have the biggest impact on fundraising for nonprofits in 2015: conversion optimization, or improving donation flow to raise more money, will be an emerging trend; the ability to engage with Millennials will be key; donor retention and treating all donors like major donors will be essential for organizations; online fundraising and mobile continue to be important; and the ability to share stories in a very visual way."



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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

ASAE's Technology Conference & Expo Showcased New Technologies, Stressed Importance of Customer Experience -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

ASAE's Technology Conference & Expo Showcased New Technologies, Stressed Importance of Customer Experience -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --: " ASAE held its 2014 CIO Pre-Conference Workshop and Technology Conference & Expo, December 15-17, at the Gaylord National® Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. With a total of 1,203 total participants, it's one of the highest attended conferences in its history. Participants took part in 30 high-level practical education sessions within five pathways, a sold-out Expo Hall, and learned about new technologies and how they could possibly use them within their organization.

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TELUS: Canadians Asked to Commit 'Good Deeds for Wild Things'

TELUS: Canadians Asked to Commit 'Good Deeds for Wild Things': "TELUS is contributing $5 million over five years to support organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund, Tree Canada, as well as local SPCAs, humane societies and hundreds of other organizations who protect our environment and support animals and their habitats in Canada. To celebrate, we are asking Canadians to commit 'Good Deeds for Wild Things' and shop online to spend $500,000 of the $5 million committed by TELUS to support the needs and habitats of animals in our community like a new beach for turtles or additional tundra for polar bears."



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