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The Direct Marketing Fundraising Association keeps you on the leading edge of direct marketing trends and news from the industry. See our list of events including free networking happy hours here or join our organization. Feel free to email us with any questions at

By Deborah Heller, Program Specialist, Member and Donor Programs, Office of Advancement, Smithsonian Institution

by Ashlee Sang – Habitat for Humanity of McLean County ReStore

In attending sessions from all three days of this year’s DMA Non-Profit Conference 2017, I was able to get an intensive look at all it takes to have a cohesive and coordinated marketing strategy, as well as all the moving parts it requires to have a growing, effective organization. I have been fortunate in my limited career to step into established systems (that were functional to various degrees) without having to evaluate each component of a campaign, mailing, website, etc. too deliberately. 

If you are ready to bring your career to the next level, check out positions available at DMFA member organizations. Job postings are a benefit of DMFA membership. If you would like to post a job, click here to become a member and then email your position to

DMFA Members are welcome to attend our PARTNER events at a discounted rate. If you are not a member, click here to join today. If you are a nonprofit and would like to attend one of these events on scholarship, please review our scholarship policy and feel free to apply.

On June 7th at the Yale Club in New York City, the membership of the Direct Marketing Fundraiser's Association voted for the best fundraising appeals inlcuding the new category Multichannel. Meet the winners!

My Experience at NCCD in Anaheim, California
By Lee Nave, Development Program Associate, Citizens for Juvenile Justice

As a junior staffer for a small nonprofit, wearing multiple hats is a new and challenging concept. Since I started at Citizens for Juvenile Justice in June of 2015, I have begun to develop and hone in one my marketing ability. 

Joshua Jones, Donor Services Associate Orbis International attended BBCon on the DMFA Scholarship and shares with us his learnings.


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