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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:

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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


AFP Memphis Calendar of Events


Be The Cause Information and Pledge Form

AFP Chapter Scholarship - Submit your applications by November 30th

AFP Memphis is proud to announce two important scholarship opportunities. Please make special note that applications are due no later than Sunday, November 30th, 2014. For more information, contact Leigh Hersey at

AFP International Conference Scholarship


AFP Quick Poll


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Dec 17 - Director of Development
The Director is responsible for planning and implementing efforts and programs to affect identification, engagement, solicitation, stewardship, and recognition of prospects and donors for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Models behaviors as characterized in Leadership the Methodist Way competencies. ... more >
Dec 15 - Project Director No Hungry Senior
Funded by a three-year grant from the Plough Foundation, the multi-agency No Hungry Senior project seeks to improve the nutritional status and well-being of Shelby County seniors at greatest risk for hunger. MIFA’s partners in this expansion of home-delivered meals are the Aging Commission of the Mid-South (ACMS), Mid-South Food Bank, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee, the Memphis Jewish Federation, the University of Memphis School of Public Health, Baptist Memorial Health Care, and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. The project director is responsible for the project’s planning, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability plan. ... more >
Dec 5 - Director of Foundation Relations
Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Director of Foundation Relations identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts from private foundations, corporations and corporate foundations to support the conservation mission of Ducks Unlimited. ... more >
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 >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... more >