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Welcome to NY, Hudson-Mohawk Chapter

The NY, Hudson-Mohawk Chapter was established in 1985 and has over 90 active members who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

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Jul 3 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Vice President for Institute Advancement
The Vice President for Institute Advancement reports to the President and serves as an Officer of Rensselaer. The incumbent is responsible for developing a strategic outlook for philanthropy as well as researching, designing, cultivating, coordinating, and executing all central advancement programs. The Vice President for Institute Advancement will lead efforts related to major gift fund-raising, corporate/foundation gifts and sponsorship, planned giving, alumni relations, prospect research, prospect and donor communications, advancement events, advancement information systems, and technology platforms. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with the President, all other portfolios, and volunteers at all levels to develop both long-term and immediate philanthropy strategies. ... more >
Jun 28 - SUNY Empire State College: Prospect Researcher
SUNY Empire State College currently seeks a part-time (80%) Prospect Researcher (State Title: Staff Assistant) in our Office of External Affairs. The Prospect Researcher is responsible for all aspects of prospect research and management to meet the needs of Development staff. The selected incumbent will be responsible for the identification, analysis and pipeline management of potential donors to the Empire State College Foundation. The primary responsibilities are to identify and research individual, corporation and foundation prospects, build prospect pools for identified priorities and assist in the proper management of prospect portfolios for Development staff. ... more >
Jul 29 - Crowdfunding Part 1—The Fundraising Fad, Turned Staple
(July 30, 2014) Bringing in billions of dollars each year, with a steady increase as of late (up 50 percent from 2012 to 2013), the crowdfunding “fad” doesn’t seem to be letting up. This round-up will help you fully understand crowdfunding and the different options available, the pros and cons to running a campaign, when you should (and shouldn’t) resort to crowdfunding and some inspirational campaigns that will give you the extra push you need! ... more >
Jul 29 - Top Ten (Week of July 30, 2014): 10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers
(July 30, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on managing your next special event with software, what NOT to do in your nonprofit marketing efforts, how women fundraisers are rising to the top, figuring out your cost per donor or appeal, why having an annual fund is the key to a successful nonprofit and what your nonprofit website should look like! ... more >
Jul 28 - AFP’s National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Jul 22 - Top Ten (Week of July 23, 2014): How Storytelling Defines Your Brand and Helps You Reach New Audiences
(July 23 2014) Learn about storytelling and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on the impact of crowdfunding (in a great infographic); engaging millennial donors; running a small shop; monotasking—not multitasking!; thanking everyday heroes and how Jean Case instills the value of giving back. ... more >