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Join us March 26th for Communication Styles and Donor Relations with Deb Snellen and April 9th for Transformational Gifts and Family Involvement: Donor Case Studies led by Curt Simic from Indiana University. Stay tuned for more details on our event calendar!


LKD givestl2015


Registration is now open for the 2015 Give STL Day- a 24 hour online fundraising event . Last year more than $1.1 Million was raised for 528 organizations. To register your nonprofit or for more information please visit

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Mar 30 - Grants-Media manager needed
Full time position with benefits at growing non-profit arts program, St. Louis ArtWorks. Be part of our historic move to the Loop East! Exciting time to join our team. ... more >
Mar 12 - Development Officer - Springfield, MO and Columbia, MO
The Development Officer will be responsible for maximizing the Springfield, Missouri philanthropic support to enable PCHAS-MO to fulfill its stated mission and purpose to provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need. ... more >
Mar 12 - Major Gifts Officer
St. Louis University High School (SLUH) seeks a passionate, enthusiastic, organized, and entrepreneurial individual to be a pivotal member of the advancement team at one of the top Jesuit schools in the country. The candidate should have demonstrated substantial and successful leadership experience in an independent school and/or college setting in major gift fundraising or relatable and transferable skills and experience. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP, Relationship Science Announce Strategic Partnership
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic partnership with Relationship Science (RelSci), a technology solutions company that enables organizations to strategically leverage the collective connections of employees, executives, and board members in order to shorten fundraising cycles and identify high-impact donors. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP Texas Lobbying Event a Huge Success
AFP chapters from across Texas came together in Austin at the State Capitol building in early March to raise awareness of philanthropic and fundraising policy issues at the second AFP Texas Legislative Action Day. ... more >
Mar 25 - Top Ten (Week of March 23, 2015): The Lure of Poverty Porn for Nonprofits
(March 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including what nonprofits can learn from Uber and AirBnb; the psychology of distractions; why you should crowdfund for your nonprofit; 10 insanely useful (and free!) Twitter tools for nonprofits; five ways to sabotage your call-to-action; and more! ... more >
Mar 25 - Bernard Ross Reveals the Next Big Thing in Fundraising!
(March 25, 2015) Have you ever wondered what your donors are thinking? Life would be so much simpler if you could read their minds. Now, we're actually a step closer to knowing. To understand what your donors are thinking, you first need to understand how they think. That’s where veteran consultant and author Bernard Ross, director of The Management Centre, and fundraising consultant Alan R. Hutson, Jr., principal and Managing Partner of The Monument Group, can help. ... more >
Mar 25 - Discover What Company CSR Executives are Thinking
(March 25, 2015) So, what are considered best practices in CSR? Does a CSR program bolster a company’s reputation? How does the company know one way or the other? How do companies keep on top of tracking, measuring and reporting impact? What is the future of CSR? What will the implications be for both corporations and the nonprofit sector? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the session “Understanding CSR from the Corporate Perspective” at the AFP International Fundraising Conference (Baltimore, March 29-31, 2015). ... more >