2012 Board of Directors
R. Michael George, CFRE,
Immediate Past President
Rebecca Rhule, CFRE,
Christina Moore-Salinas, CFRE
Mack Campbell, Diversity Chair
Larry Crouch, CFRE, At Large
Tanya Downing, Governance Chair
Abi Erickson, NPD Chair
James N. Falk, CFRE, At Large
Mary Freeman, AFP Now! Chair
Victor Korelstein, CFRE,
Ann Letteer, Programs Chair
Deborah Montonen, CFRE, At Large
Cindy Palmer, New Member Orientation/Mentoring Chair
Barry Smink, CFRE,
Youth in Philanthropy Chair
Judy Wright, DFW Conference Co-Chair
To contact the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP Board of Directors, go to www.afpdallas.org
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32nd Annual DFW Philanthropy Conference
Walk-ups registrations are welcome at the 2012 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference this Friday, June 8th at the Arlington Convention Center.
Click here for more information!
Omni Hotels & Resorts
VIP Reception & AFP Lounge Sponsor
Education Track Sponsors
M. Gale & Associates, LLC
The Whitestone Group
In Kind Sponsors
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
Crescendo Interactive, Inc.
Dallas Baptist University
Dean McCurry Auctioneer Services
eTapestry a Blackbaud Solution
Foodie Tasting Tours
GAME - Great American Merchandise & Events
National Fundraising Solutions
Omni Hotels & Resorts
Recognition Products of the Southwest
Renaissance Hotels of North Texas
South Texas Money Management, LTD
Stronger Organizations, LLC
Thumbtechs Computer Management
The Whitestone Group
Center for Nonprofit Management
Funding Information Center
Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations
News of Note
Mark your calendars for the 2012 Fundamentals of Fundraising course, Thursday and Friday, October 18th-19th, at Dallas Baptist University.
Want to know where nonprofit groups are located, who they serve and what services they provide? Click here for more information about the new "Texas Connector" by the Onestar Foundation.
Click here to read "Growing Philanthropy in the United States," a report by Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang on the June 2011 Growing Philanthropy Summit in Washington, DC.
Attention, AFP members! If you've been recognized with an award, promotion or honor, share the news with your Dallas Chapter friends! Send your news item (up to 50 words) by 5 PM, the first Friday of each month.
Moving? Changed Jobs?
When your title, business and/or mailing address, email, or any other contact data changes, be sure to go to
immediately and update your personal record. The Greater Dallas Chapter receives updates monthly, but if you only correct your information locally, then it will be overwritten when we import the latest national spreadsheet into our database.
Chapter Contact Information:
Greater Dallas Chapter AFP
14070 Proton Rd. Ste 100, LB9
Dallas, TX 75244
972/233-9107 ext. 204
Chapter Educational Program & Luncheon
Go to www.afpdallas.org to view the 2012 schedule of events
JEFF HERRINGTON, Jeff Herrington Communications
"Pop Culture in Philanthropy"
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
11:30 AM - Noon: Networking
12-1 PM - Luncheon and Program
3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219
Early bird registration (received by Wednesday, August 15th)
AFP MEMBERS: $30 / NON-MEMBERS: $45
After August 15th or registering on-site
AFP MEMBERS: $35 / NON-MEMBERS: $50
Jeff Herrington, owner of Jeff Herrington Communications in Dallas, Texas, helps people communicate more effectively and successfully in their business writing. Writers who attend Jeff's workshops meet a dynamic writing expert who gives them tools that are immediately applicable to their work in the communications field. Jeff works with communicators who want to reach more readers and with organizations that want to get the word out. His workshops have helped thousands of communicators "from Manhattan to Montreal to Melbourne," and he consistently receives high ratings for his presentations. Jeff's work has earned him recognition including the Communicator of the Year award from the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Jeff's seminars have taken him to more than 45 countries on five continents.
Deadline to register online at www.afpdallas.org is Wednesday, August 15th. After that date, make reservations by fax or mail on a space-available basis.
Guest Message from Chapter VP/Membership
June is a great month to join the Association of Fundraising Professionals! During the month of June, new Professional Members can receive $52 off the cost of membership.
This special discount is only available through the mail. Just attach this discount coupon to your new Professional Membership application.
Professional Membership dues are $250 plus $50 for Chapter dues. Simply deduct $52 from the $300 (total amount) and pay $248 for your first year of membership. What a great way to start your membership in AFP!
If you have any questions regarding the application or discount, please contact our chapter administer, Madeleine Crouch, or me. We're here to help you!
We look forward to you being a part of the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP!
Greater Dallas Chapter AFP
Melanie will be back next month with a wrap-up of the 2012 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference!
Greater Dallas AFP President Melanie Perkins says "Stay in touch with your Greater Dallas AFP Chapter and don't miss news of important events and opportunities!" Changed jobs? When your title, business and/or mailing address, email, or any other contact data changes, be sure to go to www.afpnet.org immediately and update your personal record. The Greater Dallas Chapter receives updates monthly, but if you only correct your information locally, it will be overwritten when we import the latest national spreadsheet into our local database.
Job Listing Service
The LOGOS Ministry seeks a P/T Director of Development. Bachelors degree or higher in field related to development/ fundraising. 5 years demonstrated success in direct fundraising and development experience, two years in a leadership role. CFRE preferred. Application deadline 5 PM EST, June 15, 2012. For complete job description and application instructions, go to www.thelogosministry.org/default.aspx?name=development.
Dallas County Community College District Foundation/ Development Office seeks a Coordinator of Development. Closing date is June 25, 2012. The position is responsible for planning, developing, budgeting and monitoring a wide variety of grants and gifts from public and private sources in a strong team environment. Focused on key initiatives of the District, the position will be engaged with a number of disciplines including health care and the arts. To apply, please visit www.dcccd.edu/recruiting.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America seeks a Regional Development Officer/Southwest. To apply go to www.bgca.org, select "Careers," then "National Headquarters Staff Career Opportunities," then follow prompts. Open until filled.
Nexus Recovery Center seeks a Director of Development and Public Relations. 4-year degree and minimum 5 years development experience in the Dallas community. Proven track record of fundraising success. Email resume and cover letter to Beth Hunter, email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
The Senior Source seeks a Director of Planned Giving. Bachelor's degree, 5 years experience in planned giving with demonstrated track record of success. Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, no phone calls, please.
The University of North Texas seeks a Director of Development - College of Education. Bachelor's Degree and four years of professional experience in fundraising, event planning, or public relations; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. For more information and to apply, go to http://apptrkr.com/251889.
The American Cancer Society High Plains Division sseeks a Community Manager - Restricted Gifts and Stewardship. Must live in North Texas Region. Bachelor's degree or equivalent, at least two years of relevant work experience in grant writing and constituent relations, including stewardship. proficient in Microsoft office, frequent regional travel, some overnight stays, required. www.cancer.org
Haggai Institute seeks a Development Director. 5-7 years demonstrated success in fundraising, must be self-starter who can work effectively with the executive leadership team of the Haggai Institute. Additional information at www.semainternational.com/filles//H1-Opportunity-us-dev-dir-2012.pdf.
National Audubon Society seeks an Associate Director of Development for the Trinity River and Dogwood Canyon Audubon Centers. Full job description and application at https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/1402/job.
The American Red Cross seeks multiple Major Gifts Officers to work full-time in its Dallas, TX offices. Go to http://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ and enter the appropriate requisition number in the appropriate field:
- CHAP22655 - Associate Gift Officer of Foundations & Grants
- CHAP22666 - Associate Gift Officer of Individual Giving
- CHAP22667- Corporate Major Gifts Officer
- CHAP22676 - Foundations & Grants Major Gifts Officer
- CHAP22678 - Senior Major Gifts Officer of Individual Giving
- CHAP22680 - Senior Major Gifts Officer of Foundations
The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind seeks a Director of Philanthropy. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://ag-es.kintera.org/applicant.
Metrocare Services seeks a Business Relations Coordinator. Bachelor's degree in business, journalism, marketing or related degree required. Desired five years experience in development, business relations or marketing for non-profit organizations. Some travel may be required. $54K based on qualificiations. Bilingual stipend available. For information email
Sam Clark, email@example.com.
There is no charge for job listings for non-profit organizations. $25 per listing per month for notices from search firms and employment agencies. For information on posting job openings for organizations and search firms, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.