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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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2015 AFP Memphis Annual Conference - Download the Full Agenda

Make plans to attend the 2015 Annual Conference on Thursday, August 13th, at the University of Memphis University Center. Register online or download the registration form today!


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Jul 24 - Executive Director
Friends For Life Corporation is an essential provider of social services, community education and awareness for persons who are living with or at-risk of contracting HIV/AIDS in the Memphis Healthcare Market. During the previous 30 years, Friends For Life has experienced tremendous organizational growth and expanded services which include housing management, health service management and health insurance coordination. A unique professional opportunity exists to lead this exceptional non-profit organization. Friends For Life is accepting resumes for the Executive Director position. ... more >
Jul 24 - Director of Fund Development
The Director of Fund Development is responsible for all fundraising initiatives and activities of the organization. He/she is directly responsible for the development and implementation of the annual giving plan including cultivating and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors and supporters, developing and building a Major Gifts Program and researching and writing grant proposals providing evaluation reports as required. The Director is also responsible for developing and managing the special events/fundraisers and supporting third party fundraising initiatives. As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Fund Development participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving. He/she works within the guidelines, policies, and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. ... more >
Jul 23 - DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
Coordinates and assists with fundraising and communication activities in the Development Department including: gift entry, database management, prospect management, grant research and applications, direct mail, events, donor cultivation and stewardship, and more. ... more >
Jul 21 - Special Projects Manager
The Special Projects Manager will work closely with the Director of Marketing & Communications, CEO, other department leaders and staff to plan and implement large-scale, multifaceted and multi-day public and private events for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis (HFHGM). The Special Projects Manager will work across multiple departments to create and manage master plans for major projects; define timelines; oversee traffic management and interdepartmental dependencies; monitor budgets; manage appropriate vendor procurement; oversee event logistics; track project goals and milestones; and resolve issues to ensure successful implementation of all aspects of special projects. ... more >
Jul 29 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >