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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter (AFP-RI) is dedicated to improving the skills of fundriasing professionals, increasing the participation of members and non-members alike in chapter activities and expanding our professional and career opportunities to embrace diversity.

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Aug 18 - Director of Development
The South Kingstown Land Trust (SKLT) seeks a part-time, experienced Director of Development who will be able to translate their passion and love of preserved and protected open space, farm land, coastal ponds, scenic vistas, forests, wetlands and cultural landscapes into successful development, membership and outreach initiatives that deliver visibility, engagement and increased financial support of donors and constituencies. SKLT was started in 1983 by a small group of concerned South Kingstown residents and has grown into an Accredited Land Trust responsible for the stewardship of 101 fee properties and 63 easements that total over 2793 acres. The fee properties include an historic water powered grist mill, an original South County summer home, and over 12 miles of publicly accessible walking trails. SKLT focuses its conservation efforts in the Town of South Kingstown, RI and works closely with many constituencies throughout the town. It will be the responsibility of the Development Director to help craft the message to inform and engage both the year-round residents and seasonal visitors about SKLT and the vital role the organization plays in preserving the beauty, agriculture, and water quality of this special place. The position reports to and works closely with the Executive Director. ... more >
Aug 15 - Executive Director
The Executive Director (ED) is the lead staff member charged with executing the mission of A Wish Come True, Inc. (AWCT) based in Warwick RI. ... more >
manage a portfolio of prospects and solicit for major and planned gifts and to oversee the planned giving program... ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >