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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.


Registration is now open for the 2015 AFP Memphis Annual Conference

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!

We hope to see you in August!



Check the AFP Memphis Chapter Calendar for Upcoming Events

Make sure to look at the chapter calendar for information about luncheons, webinars, and other special events throughout the year.  For information on special events or registration quesions, email


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Jun 29 - Foster Care Casework Supervisor
The Foster Care Casework Supervisor must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work. ... more >
Jun 23 - Development Assistant
The Pink Palace Family of Museums is seeking a part-time Development Assistant (24-hours/week) to begin after July 1, 2015. The ‘Family’ includes the Pink Palace Museum with CTI 3D Giant Theater and Sharpe Planetarium, Lichterman Nature Center, Mallory-Neely and Magevney Historic Homes, and Coon Creek Science Center. Our mission is to inspire visitors to discover human cultures, the natural world, technology and the universe. The Development Assistant will provide support to and work in collaboration with the Director of Philanthropy. The assistant must be knowledgeable in event planning, have strong database skills and be highly organized. This position requires someone with energy, confidence in working with different personalities, and flexibility in a variety of situations. ... more >
Jun 18 - Community Communications Officer: Direct Mail & Digital
Community Communications Officer is responsible for MIFA’s direct mail and digital fundraising operations with special focus on individual donors of less than $1,000. The officer will manage social media communications that support all aspects of the advancement program and create ways to engage the next generation of supporters through social media and special volunteer and event opportunities. ... more >
Jun 24 - IRS Advisory Panels Calls for Review of Charity Form 990, Mandatory E-Filing
(June 24, 2015) The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), of which AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt, FinstF, is a member, has recommended that the Internal Revenue Service institute mandatory electronic filing of the Form 990. ... more >
Jun 24 - Top Ten (Week of June 24, 2015): From Figures to Fundraising: How to Apply Giving USA
(June 24, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to allocate a marketing budget to your social media strategy; the president’s role in a fundraising campaign; using volunteers to beta-test your organization; nine rules for ethical donor prospect research; how to nurture happy fundraisers; and more! ... more >