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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: 

2016 AFP International Conference Scholarship Application - Due Feb 18th - Click to download 

2016 AFP Committee Sign Up Sheet - Click to download

2016 Youth in Philanthropy Nomination Form - Click to download 

February Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!


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


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Feb 5 - Fundraising Coordinator/ Grant Writer
50% supporting the Director of corporate & individual giving. 50% managing current grants and writing new grant proposals. ... more >
Jan 29 - Development and Database Coordinator
Position summary: The Development and Database Coordinator supports fundraising projects and initiatives by helping to collect and manage data so that it can be used to analyze development functions, productivity, and redundancies. The coordinator interacts frequently with donors, and plays an important role in ensuring that donors receive prompt and accurate communications. The Development and Database Coordinator supports fundraising projects and initiatives that support the Memphis Development Foundation (Orpheum Theatre and Halloran Centre) and the Capital Campaign for the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. ... more >
Jan 14 - Corporate Major GIft Officer
Position Summary: This mission-critical role serves as the key steward for a rich portfolio of current and prospective philanthropists in support of the American Red Cross. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission. ... more >
Feb 3 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Feb 2 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 3, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Feb. 3, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. This week’s top ten includes discussions on relationship fundraising (from Adrian Sargeant); revising and reinvigorating your mission statement; building donor confidence in your organization; turning a “no” into a “yes” and corporate fundraising in the small shop. ... more >
Feb 2 - Money Wellness: Unleash the Power to Big Gifts
(Feb. 2, 2016) Fundraising is such a goal-oriented occupation that we don’t ever really consider our relationship with money or our donors’ relationship with money. That relationship can have a huge effect on how we raise funds—and how people give! AFP had a chance to chat with Laura Fredricks recently about this relationship—what she terms Money Wellness—which is the topic of her upcoming webinar on February 11. ... more >