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Welcome to the Western Massachusetts Chapter

The Western Massachusetts Chapter has been providing fundraising professionals in our region with educational, networking, and professional advancement opportunities since 1994.

The Western Massachusetts Chapter serves fundraising professionals throughout Western Massachusetts including Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties. Professionals from outside of our region are also welcome to join and attend meetings.

 

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National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, Log Cabin, Holyoke

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


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Sep 25 - Director of Annual Giving, Special Events and Volunteers
JGS Lifecare, seeks a dynamic and experienced professional to manage and direct the organization's Annual Giving and Volunteer Initiatives. Will report to the Vice President of Philanthropy and work closely with the Director of Marketing/Public Relations, lay committees and organizational leadership. Candidates must have a proven history of success in the creation and execution of a comprehensive annual giving and donor engagement plan; events management; volunteer management; strong social media skills, be well organized and able to plan strategically. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree preferred with three years of nonprofit development experience required with experience in a supervisory role. Experience in health care a plus. Marketing and/or communications experience a plus. Proficiency with Raiser's Edge and On-line Express or similar software and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and common email software required. ... more >
Sep 9 - Staff Assistant, Annual Giving Coordinator
The Annual Giving Coordinator reports directly to the Vice President, Institutional Advancement. The purpose of this position is to increase philanthropic resources across all programs and operating units of Westfield State University. ... more >
Sep 9 - Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer
Reporting directly to the VP of Institutional Advancement, the Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer works to build and enhance relationships with all constituents for the purpose of increasing financial support to Westfield State University. ... more >
Sep 9 - Major Gift Officer, Advancement, Alumni and Univ. Relations
Reporting directly to the VP of Institutional Advancement, the Major Gift Officer works to build and enhance relationships with all constituents for the purpose of increasing financial support to Westfield State University. ... more >
Sep 6 - Annual Fund Coordinator
The Annual Fund Coordinator provides administrative support for the Associate Director of the Annual Fund (Classes 1974-1990) and the Director of Family Giving and Engagement; manages fund raising activities and volunteers for the classes 1936-1952 and the Winifred Arms Representative Widows Program. ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 19, 2016): Getting Your Welcome Email Right, Data-Driven Nonprofits, More!
(Sept. 19, 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 >
Sep 20 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Sep 14 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 12, 2016): Copywriting Secrets, Gen Z & Direct Mail, Donors Do Research, More!
(Sept. 12, 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 >
Sep 14 - What I Learned From Serving on AFP’s Conference Education Advisory Committee
Sarah David shares what she learned from reviewing the hundreds of proposals to speak at AFP’s International Fundraising Conference—and what it means for you as a presenter and a participant! ... more >