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Congratualtions to the 2013

National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients

Celebrating the spirit of philanthropy in Northwest Indiana

Susan Cohen, Individual Philanthropist

Strack & Van Til, Corporate Philanthropist

Foundations of East Chicago, Foundation Philanthropist


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Apr 23 - Grants Manager, Franciscan Alliance, Inc.
Franciscan Alliance has a Grants Manager position available to coordinate a comprehensive program. The Grants Manager will secure grants from foundation, corporate, and government sources for programs and services of the Franciscan Alliance hospitals, including the identification and research of grant opportunities for projects identified by local Hospital Administration, and preparing and submitting grant proposals. Proven track record in grant writing for local, state, and federal grants required, as well as for foundations and corporations. Three to five years of successful grant writing experience required. Knowledge of grant administration process. Bachelor’s Degree required. Grant writing samples required. ... more >
Apr 10 - Fundraising Expert, DonorPath, Inc.
DonorPath is seeking experienced development professionals to help increase the fundraising capacity of small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations. DonorPath clients include national / international, established / emerging, mission-driven agencies that are addressing the most pressing issues facing our communities today. ... more >
Feb 17 - Director of Development, Purdue University Calumet
The Director of Development provides leadership and management of direction, planning, and execution of fundraising & advancement-related activities for the university. This will include but not limited to, major gift fundraising, serving as liaison for the Athletics department as well as collaborating on advancement –related programs. ... more >
Feb 5 - Community Outreach Specialist - Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana
This position serves as the primary liaison between the Alzheimer’s Association, its volunteers, and the local community. The Community Outreach Specialist will recruit and mobilize volunteer, community, and corporate support to reach specific mission and revenue goals as set out in the FY15-FY17 strategic plan and beyond. This position is based in Valparaiso but will travel and serve extensively the surrounding counties. ... more >
Apr 23 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >