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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.

Become a sponsor for the 2014 Crystal Awards!

Join with the AFP Memphis Chapter in honoring and clebrating the city's great philanthropists by sponsoring the 2014 Crystal Awards.  The luncheon will be held on Friday, November 14th, at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn.  All sponsors receive an ad in the event program and tickets to the event.  For more information, contact Emily Sharpe or Carol Kirby.  Sponsor information and forms are available here.

For more information about the 2014 winners, click here.

Tickets for the 2014 Crystal Awards are now available.  To register, click here.

Be The Cause Information and Pledge Form

AFP Chapter Scholarships - Submit your applications by October 3rd

AFP Memphis is proud to announce two important scholarship opportunities. Please make special note that applications are due no later than Friday, October 3rd, 2014. For more information, contact Leigh Hersey at

AFP International Conference Scholarship

AFP Chapter Membership Scholarship

AFP Quick Poll


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Nov 13 - Administrative Assistant - PART TIME
Reports to Foundation Administrator. Responsible for performing the physical and administrative tasks involved in day-to-day customer service and informational support to Foundation volunteers and donors. Provides administrative support for the Foundation Administrator and Foundation Board of Directors. ... more >
Nov 13 - Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships - Fundraising
Strategic Partnerships, Corporate Development, Fundraising, Children's Healthcare, Leadership role. ... more >
Agricenter International, the world’s largest urban farm and research test facility, seeks a Director of Development with the following primary responsibilities: Develop, implement and document a strategic vision and written fund development plan for increasing revenues. Establish a philosophy and strategic direction and provide leadership for the development efforts. Identify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations to support the mission of the Agricenter. Develop and maintain a portfolio of major gift donors. Develop relationships with community leaders that support the Agricenter’s mission and vision. Work with the volunteer leadership to motivate and guide all volunteers to assist with major gift fundraising. ... more >
Nov 13 - Vice President of Advancement
Lead development functions including capital campaign, fund raising, major gift/donor relations, and planned giving program while advancing the mission of the seminary and meeting established short- and long-term goals. Manage the Advancement office administrative staff. Work with the seminary president, consultants, Advancement staff, board of trustees, and other appropriate groups to meet the fundraising goals as established by the Board of Trustees. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Nov 19 - Joy McKee Becomes ACFRE Number 102
In October, Joy McKee, manager of annual and special giving at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey, became the 102nd person to earn ACFRE certification. ... more >
Nov 12 - Top Ten (Week of November 10, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Nov. 10, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the tactics of collaboration; why nonprofit should participate in #GivingTuesday (and might we suggest, National Philanthropy Day!); more about Bitcoin (you know what you want to use it); ways to thank big donors; using the Wordifier (we love that name!) and more! ... more >