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Welcome to AFP Memphis 

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of nonprofit, charitable organizations. Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its more than 30,000 members in 227 chapters throughout the world. 

The Memphis Chapter was founded in 1985 and currently represents over 150 members.


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March 2nd Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

Check the AFP Memphis Calendar for updates on Webinars, Luncheons, and other exciting chapter events!

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Feb 23 - Stewardship and Donor Recognition Coordinator
The University of Memphis is seeking a Stewardship and Donor Recognition coordinator who will be responsible for activities that convey to University supporters the impact of their giving on the mission of the University. ... more >
Feb 17 - Director of Development - UofM Humphreys School of Law
The University of Memphis is seeking a Director of Development for the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law to join our fundraising team. As a major gift officer, the Director of Development will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors in support of the College, with a focus on gifts of $25,000 and above. ... more >
Feb 17 - The Nature Conservancy
Do you care about nature and enjoy the outdoors? Do you want to get things done and make a difference? If so, then we want to meet you! We are The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas and we are looking for a Director of Philanthropy to lead our staff and board team. Please visit our website to learn more at and to apply to Job #45214. All applications are confidential. Deadline is March 2, 2017. EOE ... more >
Feb 17 - Development and Membership Director
Temple Israel in Memphis, TN seeks a dynamic and engaging Development and Membership Director. The Director’s primary focus will concentrate on building lasting connections amongst our members and increasing our financial resources. Responsible for all fundraising and development activities, the Director will forge new relationships and nurture existing relationships within Temple Israel’s diverse community. The Director will be responsible for managing annual giving, including membership renewals, special events, planned giving programs, and grant opportunities with a view toward strengthening all advancement programs. The Development and Membership Director will report to Temple Israel’s Executive Director and work closely with Program Director and Communications Director. ... more >
Feb 22 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >