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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: 

May 11th Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

Crystal Awards Nominations now open - Nominate Today!



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


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May 11 - Director of Operations and Finance
Director of Operations and Finance for Leadership Memphis is responsible for the organization’s strategic and day-to-day operations and financial sustainability. This includes financial planning, strategy, management and oversight such as fiscal year and departmental budgets, accounts payables and receivables, payroll, financial reporting and the annual audit. The Director of Operations and Finance is furthermore charged with supporting organizational and departmental operations including but not limited to day-to-day administrative planning, human resources, vendor relationships and facility security and maintenance. This position is tasked with the ongoing development of policies, procedures, systems and processes that result in high quality operational and financial standards, as embodied in the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Awards. ... more >
May 9 - Development Assistant, Memphis
Facing History and Ourselves seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Development Assistant, who will work closely with the Memphis development team to reach a new level of fundraising. The Development Assistant will help to support the fundraising strategies that will significantly expand the revenue base of the whole organization. In Memphis the Development Assistant will conduct prospect research, assist in planning and management of designated events, partner with Headquarters in maintaining donor contact information, partner with the Memphis team on the Benefit dinner, and generally support the efforts of the Associate Director, Organizational Advancement and the Executive Director in Memphis. ... more >
Apr 25 - Director of Annual Giving
The University of Memphis seeks a qualified development professional to serve as the Director of Annual Giving.This position requires a Bachelor’s degree. We are especially interested in candidates with experience within data analysis, vendor management, direct marketing, copywriting and the ability to form solid working relationships with internal and external clients. How to apply: https://workforum.memphis.edu. ... more >
Apr 25 - Wolf River Greenway Project Manager
The Wolf River Conservancy is actively seeking a Wolf River Greenway Project Manager with a mix of construction management, engineering, business development, and client service experience for immediate employment in the Greater Memphis Area. The appropriately qualified applicant should demonstrate successful experience in public infrastructure and/or multi-modal transportation projects or other similar construction projects. The Project Manager will coordinate and oversee the design and construction of the Wolf River Greenway Trail project, also acting as the Wolf River Conservancy’s liaison with Alta Planning + Design, lead landscape architect and engineer for the project. Specific responsibilities will include managing all aspects of project implementation to ensure the Wolf River Greenway Trail project is completed on time and within scope and budget. This position will be responsible for resource management, scheduling, budgeting, and coordinating with external design partners, vendors, and construction contractors. This position will monitor progress and performance against the adopted plan, troubleshoot and recommend or resolve operational problems to minimize delays. ... more >
Apr 25 - Director of Development
Reporting to and in partnership with the CEO, Board and CFO, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts at Peer Power. A new position in the organization, the Development Director will have the opportunity to build the development functions. ... more >
May 23 - Member Exclusive Free Webinar: Career Planning, the Strategic Plan of You
(May 10, 2017) Continuing our series of member exclusive webinars this session looks at career planning. As professional fundraisers we spend a lot of time planning. Events, strategic plans, development plans, all get our attention. Does your career planning get as much attention? Just like successful major gifts, learn to make the right moves at the right time. This session will also include a review of CFRE and ACFRE credential process. ... more >
May 18 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 17 - CRA Recommendations Support Public Policy Engagement by Charities
(May 17, 2017) In a significant win for Canada’s charitable sector, the Canada Revenue Agency has recommended major changes to laws and regulations that will encourage charities to engage more fully in public policy dialogue and development. ... more >
May 17 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 17, 2017): Spam Filters, Fax Numbers and Business Cards, Finding Major Donors & More!
(May 17, 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 >
May 11 - Donations to Nonprofits Increased by Three Percent in 2016
Released at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, the latest Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report found that overall donations to nonprofits in the US increased 3% in 2016 while the retention rate of donors decreased slightly to 45%. ... more >