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May 20 - Managing Director
The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo is a major world-class music and cultural event that recognizes Canada’s history and debt to the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police; attracts tourism to Nova Scotia; educates youth through workshops and participation; and stimulates Canadian patriotism. First presented in 1979, the week-long production attracts about 60,000 attendees annually and is the world’s largest annual indoor show. The governing body – the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Society – is seeking a Managing Director who will provide the leadership and direction to manage the continued growth and impact of the Tattoo in coming years. ... more >
May 11 - Major Gifts Officer
Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia is a non-profit charitable organization with a mandate to provide youth across the province with opportunities to learn about business and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer. The working schedule is Monday through Friday, based on a 35-40 hour work week. The annual salary is $45,000 and includes a bonus based on the attainment of financial and program goals. The position includes two weeks of paid vacation and single person benefits. The position is located at the Mumford Professional Centre in Halifax. The Major Gifts Officer will lead and generate initiatives related to individual giving and support an overall revenue goal of approximately $1M annually. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >
May 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 18, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 18, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 16 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >