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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:

• New Job Postings  Please forward your listings to Listings will then be sent on to our webmaster who will post them to the website.

Now Accepting 2015 Crystal Awards Nominations

The 2015 Crystal Awards will be held on Tuesday, November 10th, at the Holiday Inn - University of Memphis.  The commitee is now accepting nominations for the 2015 awards.  Please take a moment to download the nomination form to highlight the achievements of our local philanthropists for the difference they make in our community.  

Nominations are due Friday, June 12, 2015.  Click here to download the form.



Check the AFP Memphis Chapter Calendar for Upcoming Events

Make sure to look at the chapter calendar for information about luncheons, webinars, and other special events throughout the year.  For information on special events or registration quesions, email


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May 21 - Director of Development and Communications
NCC's Director of Development and Communications will spearhead a comprehensive fundraising and communications strategy to achieve the organization’s annual and long-range goals. S/he will provide coordination, direction and leadership to raise $2.5M annually. The Director will oversee communications efforts with internal and external stakeholders and raise awareness of the organization. ... more >
May 15 - Senior Accountant
The Senior Accountant is a member of the finance department of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (CFGM), along with the Vice President of Finance, Director of Finance, and Accountant. The Senior Accountant works with the entire CFGM staff to process and record various financial transactions. ... more >
May 15 - Accountant
The Accountant is a member of the finance department of the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (CFGM), along with the Vice President of Finance, Director of Finance, and Senior Accountant. The Accountant works with the entire CFGM staff to process and record various financial transactions. ... more >
May 11 - Development Coordinator
The Development Coordinator will report to the Executive Director and will lead all efforts of development related to raising funds from individuals, corporations and the general public. In this role, the Development Coordinator will create, implement and evaluate for improvement the friend and fund raising strategies of Playback Memphis. The Development Coordinator will also need to perform administrative duties related to fundraising, and will be solely responsible for the integrity of the organization’s data; and oversight of successful engagement of our donors and prospective donors with support from the Executive Director and Board of Directors that leads to long-term financial investment in Playback Memphis. ... more >
May 7 - Director of Development & Communications
Reporting to the Board of Directors working in partnership with the Head of School, The Development Director will spearhead all fundraising, marketing, communication and community outreach initiatives for Binghampton Christian Academy. This position will work as the sole fundraiser for the school, with the support of a volunteer Development Committee of the Board. ... more >
May 20 - 2014 Chapter Impact Campaign Donors
Thank you to the chapters that made a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy supporting one or more strategic initiatives: Capacity Building for the Foundation, the Diverse Communities Scholarship Program, Professional Education and Career Development and Research and Innovation. ... more >
May 20 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >
May 19 - Top Ten (Week of May 20, 2015): How to Write When You Have Nothing to Say
(May 20, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including solving problems by learning how to share; a look at the latest data on smartphones and what it means for fundraising; seven disciplines for nonprofit sector excellence; transforming staff into champions; and more! ... more >
May 19 - Parliament Hill Day Builds Trust, Sets Stage for Future Advocacy
(May 20, 2015) Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, more than 35 representatives from a variety of nonprofit organizations and associations, including AFP, participated in the first Hill Day in Ottawa to educate Parliament about the importance of Canada’s charitable sector and the impact it has upon society. ... more >
May 19 - How Big Picture Thinking Will Improve Your Fundraising Event
(May 20, 2015) You more than likely have a checklist when planning your annual event. However, when you are immersed in the minutia of details that have to be executed it’s possible you are missing some of the big-picture items that can make the difference between a good event and a great event. ... more >