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The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter is to advance philanthropy and ethical fundraising.

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Women in Philanthropy Panel

Friday, October 3

Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon Street | Portland 97205 

Aggie Sweeney, CFRE, President and CEO of Collins Group, will moderate a panel discussion about the influential and growing role of women in philanthropy. Panelists will include Rupa Jack, Martha Sloca Richards, Orcilia Forbes, Priscilla Kostiner and Kathryn Bussman. Read more about our panelists here.

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$35 AFP Chapter Members
$50 Nonmembers and Guests 
$350 Table for 8

This program is generously sponsored by:

Collins Group 


Tuesday, September 16th

noon - 1:30 p.m.  
Pazzo Ristaurante 
627 SW Washington | Portland 

This no host luncheon is an opportunity for new and prospective members to meet current AFP members and other colleagues in an informal social setting, and to learn more about what AFP has to offer senior fundraising professionals in our community. There is no cost to attend but space is very limited and registration is necessary to reserve your spot.


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Vollum Award for Lifetime Philanthropic Achievement

The N.B. Giustina Family

Outstanding Philanthropists

Pat and Trudy Ritz

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Mark Matthias, President & Owner, Beaches

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation

Wells Fargo

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation

PGE Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Group

USS Blueback OMSI Volunteers

Allan Price Award for Distinguished Service to the Fundraising Profession

J. Michael Goodwin, President & CEO OSU Foundation

November 17, 2014

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower 
921 SW 6th Ave | Portland OR 97204 

For online registration and ticket & table prices, read more here... 

 For sponsorship information, read more here....



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Sep 4 - Major Gifts Officer
Do you want to make a difference? Join The American Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network. For over 100 years The American Red Cross has been a leader in the nonprofit world. In order to support our many humanitarian efforts, our organization depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. As a result, we are always looking for proactive and mission-driven fundraisers with an established track record of increasing philanthropic support through individual and corporate giving. Now is the time to make a difference! Be a part of the Eugene, Oregon development team. The Cascades Region of the American Red Cross is seeking a Major Gifts Officer to work in our Eugene, Oregon offices. The Major Gift Officer identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross Ideal candidates will have at minimum: Bachelor’s degree, 3 years of fundraising experience (major gifts preferred) and/or Business-to-Business sales leadership, proficiency in MS-Office Suite, Sales Force, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM. Candidates must also have excellent verbal and written skills. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at: The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are ... more >
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Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
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Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >