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January 16, 2015
This will be a joint meeting with NWPGRT at OMSI hosted by the chapter for members - breakfast included!

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Dec 11 - Regional Chief Development 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! The Cascades Region of the American Red Cross is seeking a Regional Chief Development Officer to lead our Portland, Oregon development team. The Regional Chief Development Officer (RCDO) is an executive-level position responsible and accountable for financial development in the Cascades region of the American Red Cross. The RCDO will lead a development team in planning, managing and implementing fund development strategies to meet assigned financial goals. The RCDO will work collaboratively with the Regional Chief Executive Officer and volunteer leadership to strengthen and grow the regional donor base and development program. He/she will function in a highly visible, externally facing role and will represent the Region in cultivating donors with the greatest capacity. Ideal candidates will have at minimum: Bachelor’s degree, 10 years of fundraising experience, 7 years of supervisory experience, 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 and review the job description by clicking on the link below: The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and developme ... more >
Dec 4 - Fundraising/Capital Campaign Consulting Services
The Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust (TFHT) is requesting proposals from fundraising consultants interested in planning and managing a multi-year capital campaign to raise money needed to finance development of an 84 mile long, multi-use, non-motorized trail, on or adjacent to the Port of Tillamook Bay rail line from Tillamook to Banks, Oregon. This project is currently known as the Salmonberry Corridor Project. ... more >
Nov 18 - Director of Development
Ecotrust seeks a passionate, adventurous, and accomplished development professional to lead our fundraising initiatives and drive a new era of impact and engagement for the organization. ... more >
Jan 1 - 2014 Program Calendar
2014 PROGRAM CALENDAR ... 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 >