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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.

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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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Mar 24 - Administrative Assistant to Advancement Office
This position supports the advancement program by providing administrative expertise in a diverse office environment. Provide executive level support to the vice president of advancement for internal and external relations, office management, communications, correspondence, data management, and financial transactions. Key functions of this position include meeting and event coordination, contact with the public, gift acknowledgement, database entry, office management, clerical functions, supervision of student workers, and fiscal and budget administration. The position reports to the Vice President of Advancement. ... more >
Mar 17 - Development Associate
Ballet Memphis is seeking a full-time Development Associate, reporting to the Director of Development, with responsibilities in all areas of the department. ... more >
Mar 16 - Development Specialist
Development Specialist The Development Specialist plans and coordinates various fundraising initiatives and events to benefit the priorities of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH). This individual works ... more >
Mar 13 - Director of Development, University Libraries
The University of Memphis is seeking a major gift officer to join our fundraising team as the Director of Development for the University Libraries. Classified as “temporary,” this position is funded for two years and may be renewed based on available funding. The University Libraries is a leader in managing and providing access to information services and resources that support teaching, learning, and research for the University of Memphis community. ... more >
Mar 13 - Senior Director, Community Engagement
Leads the integration of community engagement, health systems, and corporate and distinguished partner activities for an assigned geography centered around a major metropolitan area . Accountable for mission and income targets through relationship management and engagement of locally based corporations, small health systems, volunteer leadership groups and other community-based assets. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership and management of diverse staff, and the engagement and mobilization of volunteers. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP, Relationship Science Announce Strategic Partnership
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic partnership with Relationship Science (RelSci), a technology solutions company that enables organizations to strategically leverage the collective connections of employees, executives, and board members in order to shorten fundraising cycles and identify high-impact donors. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP Texas Lobbying Event a Huge Success
AFP chapters from across Texas came together in Austin at the State Capitol building in early March to raise awareness of philanthropic and fundraising policy issues at the second AFP Texas Legislative Action Day. ... more >
Mar 25 - Top Ten (Week of March 23, 2015): The Lure of Poverty Porn for Nonprofits
(March 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including what nonprofits can learn from Uber and AirBnb; the psychology of distractions; why you should crowdfund for your nonprofit; 10 insanely useful (and free!) Twitter tools for nonprofits; five ways to sabotage your call-to-action; and more! ... more >
Mar 25 - Bernard Ross Reveals the Next Big Thing in Fundraising!
(March 25, 2015) Have you ever wondered what your donors are thinking? Life would be so much simpler if you could read their minds. Now, we're actually a step closer to knowing. To understand what your donors are thinking, you first need to understand how they think. That’s where veteran consultant and author Bernard Ross, director of The Management Centre, and fundraising consultant Alan R. Hutson, Jr., principal and Managing Partner of The Monument Group, can help. ... more >
Mar 25 - Discover What Company CSR Executives are Thinking
(March 25, 2015) So, what are considered best practices in CSR? Does a CSR program bolster a company’s reputation? How does the company know one way or the other? How do companies keep on top of tracking, measuring and reporting impact? What is the future of CSR? What will the implications be for both corporations and the nonprofit sector? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the session “Understanding CSR from the Corporate Perspective” at the AFP International Fundraising Conference (Baltimore, March 29-31, 2015). ... more >