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You’re invited to HAPPY HOUR with Jen Pendleton and Sarah K. Nathan

AMERICAN GENEROSITY: In a special report (How America Gives) released in October 2017, the Chronicle of Philanthropy revealed that fewer Americans are reporting charitable giving on their tax returns.

Is it really on the decline or are nonprofits missing the boat?

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, for free cocktails a discussion of the report’s findings and what they mean for the Indianapolis nonprofit community. Jen Pendleton, vice president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy, and Sarah Nathan, associate director of public programs at The Fund Raising School, will lead the discussion.

Read on for more information and RSVP by Nov. 22…

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5 Standout Strategies for Year-End Fundraising Success

The holidays can be an excruciating exciting time for fundraising professionals. While most people are winding down and getting ready for a nice long winter's nap, nonprofits are working like caffeinated elves to get donors' attentions before January 1st. To...

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Open Position: Executive Director at ProMedica [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

ProMedica Seeks Executive Director, Adrian and Tecumseh, MI. Apply by October 27, 2017. ProMedica seeks a motivational leader for its philanthropy team in Adrian and Tecumseh, Michigan. The executive director, with the help of the core philanthropy team, will help oversee foundation activity for ProMedica Bixby Hospital and the Herrick Hospital Foundation.

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Open Position: Regional Director of Development at ABLE [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

ABLE Seeks Regional Director of Development – The Regional Director of Development is responsible for the development and implementation of a development outreach plan for Toledo and selected regional markets. This includes annual campaign and event planning and execution, donor cultivation, volunteer engagement and community collaboration. [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]…

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Don’t just onboard your board, evolve!

How many of us have joined a nonprofit board and felt clueless initially, assuming things would change over time? And a year later, we were still wondering how best to contribute in our role! It’s fairly typical unfortunately. This can lead to frustration on the part...

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Open Position: Grants and Contracts Associate at ABLE [Apply to Aly Sterling Philanthropy]

ABLE Seeks Grants and Contracts Associate. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high quality legal assistance to eligible low-income residents of western Ohio, seeks a Grants and Contracts Associate.

The associate will track, coordinate, and implement ABLE and Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) grant activities. The associate will also research and prepare grant proposals and reports, and maintain electronic files for nearly 60 public and private grants and contracts.

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5 Strategic Fundraising Calendar Tips for Experts

Taking on the challenge of improving your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy may seem daunting. After all, it can be tough to keep track of all the moving parts in your organization and even tougher to help guide them to work together. Want to get ahead? Try improving...

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Nonprofit Staffing: 9 Pro Tips – The Nonprofit Tech Carnival

For this iteration of the Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival, the call for submissions was all about nonprofit staffing.

We were incredibly thrilled with the huge influx of submissions received. And we’re excited to share this great advice with you! We ended up narrowing the submissions down to nine articles.

Each article offers a unique insight and touches on a different aspect of nonprofit staffing, and we hope you come away with some new perspectives on this important topic. Here it goes!

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Open Position: Nonprofit Advisor at Aly Sterling Philanthropy [Apply by August 11]

The Nonprofit Advisor, in partnership with the ASP leadership team, is responsible for leading multiple client engagements. Advising will consist of designing and collaboratively implementing client strategies and initiatives, including fundraising, board governance, strategic planning and executive search services. The Advisor will also be responsible for presenting special topic workshops including our signature programs The Fundraising SeriesSM and The Board Series.SM

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Build Your Fundraising Strategy From the Ground Up

Before coming close to achieving your fundraising goals as a nonprofit, you need to take the time to carefully develop an effective fundraising strategy. It is not enough just to hope that donors will give to your organization: without an in-depth understanding of...

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