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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: 

January 12th Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

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

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Jan 19 - Development & Membership Manager
The Development & Membership Manager is responsible for all fundraising and development activities and will forge new relationships and nurture existing relationships in order to build lasting connections among our members and increase our financial resources. This person oversees ongoing annual giving, including membership renewals, special events, planned giving programs and grant opportunities with a view toward strengthening all advancement programs. The Development & Membership Manager works closely with Program Director and Communications Director. ... more >
Jan 18 - Volunteer and Development Coordinator
Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live, and since 1983, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has been working to realize that vision in Shelby County. Memphis Habitat partners with people in our community to help them build or improve places they can call home through new home construction, rehabilitation work and Aging in Place home modifications for seniors. Our employees enjoy a relaxed work environment and a real opportunity to make a difference in our community. ... more >
Jan 18 - Director of Development
Church Health has served people since 1987 with our clinical services, wellness facility, and outreach programs. Our mission is to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits. We're seeking a knowledgeable fundraising professional to develop and direct the strategic identification, cultivation, solicitation and nurture of Church Health’s existing and future donors and volunteers. This position requires a college degree with at least 5 years of strategic planning around fundraising and marketing solutions. It is strongly preferred that the candidate has 8-10 years of experience in fundraising and donor relations. ... more >
Jan 12 - Director of Development - University of Memphis Lambuth
The University of Memphis is seeking a Director of Development for our Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN. This is a critical new position for the University. The Director of Development will work closely with the Vice Provost and play a key role in the planning and execution of fundraising strategies that will advance the UofM Lambuth. ... more >
Jan 19 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >
Jan 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 16, 2017): Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy, More on the Overhead Myth, Storytelling More!
(Jan. 16, 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 >
Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 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 >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >