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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

July 14th Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

AFP Annual Conference at U of M, Aug 11th - Click to register

AFP Annual Conference Scholarship Applications Small Nonprift and Student - Due Aug 1st.


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


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Jul 21 - Development Manager
Collage dance Collective, Inc., a non-profit, professional ballet company and conservatory is seeking an adaptable, articulate and highly motivated professional to support the development team in the role of Development Manager. Collage is creating a new Development Office and therefore seeks a candidate who can help establish the essential systems of a best practice fundraising and development program. ... more >
Jul 6 - Development Coordinator
To plan and implement a comprehensive research and information systems program that identifies potential donors who have the capacity to make major and leadership gifts; provides relevant information to help facilitate strategy development, cultivation and solicitation of donors; maintains confidential, easily retrievable records and information about donors. Enters all data concerning donors and gifts accurately and in a timely manner. Manages prospect management software. Provides all needed gift and donor reports. Acknowledges all gifts in an appropriate and timely manner. Sends out and tracks all pledge reminders. Coordination for special events as directed by the Director of Development; works with staff and volunteers to organize events, providing direct support to event hosts and coordinates all event details and logistics. Also, works with development staff and organization leadership to create attendee briefings and event messages. ... more >
Jul 6 - Director of Development
Responsible for managing the affiliate’s fund development program including major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations; annual giving from all sources; the gift planning program; research, data entry, gift processing and acknowledgments; stewardship; marketing and communications; grant writing; and annual special events. Serving as a senior member of the management team, this position is also responsible for helping to shape and to lead the affiliate’s future. ... more >
Jul 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 25, 2016): Dancing With Donors, The PUDDIE Method, The Whiny Blogger, More!
(July 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Jul 22 - Strategic Planning: Making Plans That Impact
(July 22, 2016) We all know the goal is to have a healthy donor base and raise money to support our cause. And the way to do that is through planning—strategic planning. But how do you really make it work? AFP had a chance to chat with Ben Mohler, ACFRE about strategic planning—and how fundraising is like baseball!—in anticipation of his webinar, Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact, on July 11. ... more >
Jul 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 18, 2016): Blackbaud Index, Influencing Donors, Grant Seeking Myths, More!
(July 18, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Jul 20 - AFP Southern Arizona Chapter Youth in Philanthropy: Seventh Grade Success Story
Two weeks ago, the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) challenged members and chapters to start YIP activities on the local level. The AFP Southern Arizona Chapter shares its success story here. ... more >