• 09/08/2017 10:12 AM | Susan Fetscher

    Do you have some expertise you'd like to share? A thoughtful or hilarious story about an experience you learned from? A list of do's and don't's that would help your colleagues? If so, please submit them to Susan Fetscher for the October newsletter! All content is due by September 30 to sefetscher@usi.edu. If your piece doesn't make it into the newsletter we can use it as a blog post. Regardless of your job title or tenure, your experiences and knowledge can help others, so please share!

  • 08/28/2017 10:01 AM | Susan Fetscher

    Apra is unveiling a new kind of education event. Plug In to Prospect Research is the virtual learning opportunity that our members have been asking for. Whether you’ve been in the industry for years or are just getting started, this deep dive into Prospect Research is coming directly to your home or office. The event is November 1-2, 2017. Click here for more information.

  • 08/16/2017 10:40 AM | Susan Fetscher

    Hedges & Associates is seeking a dedicated, flexible, and confident professional with a passion for addressing social issues through strengthening the nonprofit sector. The Research and Planning Consultant will support multiple Central Indiana nonprofit organizations by conducting, analyzing, and documenting primary and secondary research, developing clear strategies for greater organizational and programmatic impact, and facilitating planning processes. See our jobs board for more information and a link to apply!

  • 08/16/2017 10:33 AM | Susan Fetscher

    Are you interested in joining the Apra Indiana board? You can submit an application here. Please contact Abby Christensen at achristensen@ffa.org with questions!

  • 07/18/2017 11:38 AM | Susan Fetscher

    The Museum of Science and Industry is seeking a Prospect Research Coordinator to provide prospect identification and research and fundraising portfolio coordination in support of fundraising initiatives within the Museum’s External Affairs division.

    See our jobs page for more information. 

    TO APPLY: https://careers.hireology.com/museumofscienceandindustry/129876/description

  • 07/17/2017 12:06 PM | Susan Fetscher

    Several new jobs have been posted on the jobs page. Check them out!

  • 07/14/2017 9:43 AM | Susan Fetscher

    Associate Director Data Management & Donor Research at Anderson University

    See the jobs page for information on this and other jobs!

  • 07/13/2017 3:48 PM | Susan Fetscher

    Looking for a session to attend at Apra’s Annual Conference in Anaheim? Join Tanya Ford, Apra Indiana board member, for her session “21 Ways Excel will Make You Love Data Analytics” on Friday, July 28 from 11am – 12:30pm and Stephanie Brouwer, Apra Indiana board member, for her session “Leading with your Strengths: Using StrengthsFinder to Build Successful Relationships” on Friday, July 28 from 3:45pm – 4:30pm. #ApraPD2017

  • 06/30/2017 9:00 AM | Susan Fetscher

    2017 Annual Membership Dues are now 50% off! Use code APRA2017 for the discount. Visit our Membership page for details!

  • 06/28/2017 11:20 AM | Susan Fetscher

    The workshop will be held in the Seitz Conference Center, which is within Andorfer Commons. A map of campus can be found here

    The address is 1600 E Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46803 which will get you to campus. Please refer to the map to get to Andorfer Commons. The Seitz Center is on the second floor immediately to the right if you are taking the main staircase. Registration and breakfast will take place in Seitz 207.

    Here is the day's agenda

    8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

    9:00 a.m. Welcome

    9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Breakout Session #1      

    Knowing Your Audience (basic); Louise Jackson, Peabody Home Foundation

    Leveraging Your Database (advanced); Tanya Ford, Taylor University

    10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break & Networking

    10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session #2     

    Philanthropy Across Generations: Understanding Intergenerational Values (basic); James Cramer, Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network

    Strategic Planning: How Do We Plan for the Shop of 2022? (advanced); Karen Isble, University of Michigan

    11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Presentation       

    A Sneak Peek into How Development Officers Use Prospect Research; Laura Macknick, Macknick Philanthropy Advisors

    1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Break & Networking

    1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation

    Campaigns and Prospect Development; Karen Isble, University of Michigan

    2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Break & Networking

    2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Breakout Session #3

    Research Methods for Improving Strategic Funding Proposals (basic); Brad Oliver, The Summit

    Researching Compensation via Public Filings (advanced); Lonnie Leeper, University of St. Francis; Greg Smith, University of St. Francis

    3:30 p.m. Wrap-up & Evaluations

    Be sure to use #apraINskills17 when posting about the event on social media!

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