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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:

2015 AFP Memphis Crystal Awards - Reserve your seats today!

Join us on Tuesday, November 10th, as we celebrate the achievement and impact of this year's Crystal Awards winners. The luncheon is sure to be inspiring as we hear from award winners about their passion, commitment to, and love for the Memphis community. 

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event.  More information about sponsor levels and benefits can be found in the sponsorship forms.


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

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Sep 11 - Executive Director
The Exchange Club Family Center works to break the cycle of family violence and child abuse. It seeks a dynamic individual who believes in its mission and is qualified to assume a leadership role in fostering organizational growth. The full-time Executive Director manages a team of over 40 employees and provides oversight to an active intern program. The Center has over 20 programs and $2,500,000 budget. ... more >
Sep 11 - Director of Development
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer this Executive has overall responsibility for Annual Giving, Major Gifts and Planned Giving. ... more >
Sep 11 - Associate Director of Development for the UTHSC College of Medicine
The University of Tennessee Foundation is seeking an Associate Director of Development for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. This position will be based in Memphis, TN. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Oct 1 - 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 >
Oct 1 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >
Sep 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 30, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Sept. 30, 2015) It’s time to change the way you communicate with donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including seven drivers of donor loyalty; creating a visual case for support; four key lessons in charitable giving through bequests; words that will make or break your subject lines; and how to turn first-time visitors to your website into long-time donors. ... more >
Sep 30 - Trump Tax Plan Mixed on Charitable Giving
AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt, FInstF, responded to presidential candidate Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, which would keep the charitable deduction intact while preserving the Pease Limitation on gifts from wealthy donors,. ... more >