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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.


What's New: 

2016 AFP Committee Sign Up Sheet - Click to download

October 6th Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

National Philanthropy Day Crystal Awards, Nov 15th - Click to register Sponsorship Information click here

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

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Oct 23 - Managing Director of Gift Planning
Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Managing Director of Gift Planning to provide strategic direction and leadership for the organization’s gift planning efforts and to be responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting planned gifts to support the conservation mission of Ducks Unlimited and ensure the success of the Rescue Our Wetlands campaign. ... more >
Oct 19 - Vice Chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. (UTFI) in the search for a Vice Chancellor of Development and Alumni Affairs for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Reporting jointly to the Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the President & CEO of the University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. (UTFI), the Vice Chancellor is the Chief Development and Alumni Officer for UTHSC and is responsible for achieving UTHSC’s fundraising and alumni goals and objectives. ... more >
Oct 18 - Director of Development and Operations
The Director of Development and Operations is responsible for developing and implementing the JLM’s Fund Development strategy, as stated herein, for the Junior League of Memphis (JLM) in accordance with policies, procedures and objectives established by the JLM Board of Directors (Board) and provides administrative direction, human resource and operational oversight. The Director of Development and Operations works in cooperation with Board members, JLM staff and other volunteers to implement JLM’s operational goals and to fulfill its mission of promoting voluntarism, improving communities and developing the potential of women. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >