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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.

Become a sponsor for the 2014 Crystal Awards!

Join with the AFP Memphis Chapter in honoring and clebrating the city's great philanthropists by sponsoring the 2014 Crystal Awards.  The luncheon will be held on Friday, November 14th, at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn.  All sponsors receive an ad in the event program and tickets to the event.  For more information, contact Emily Sharpe or Carol Kirby.  Sponsor information and forms are available here.

For more information about the 2014 winners, click here.

Tickets for the 2014 Crystal Awards are now available.  To register, click here.

Be The Cause Information and Pledge Form

AFP Chapter Scholarships - Submit your applications by October 3rd

AFP Memphis is proud to announce two important scholarship opportunities. Please make special note that applications are due no later than Friday, October 3rd, 2014. For more information, contact Leigh Hersey at

AFP International Conference Scholarship

AFP Chapter Membership Scholarship

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Sep 29 - Coordinator of Community Outreach & Alumni Support
The Coordinator of Community Outreach and Alumni Support will engage deeply with families and community members to build awareness about and increase enrollment in the Jubilee Catholic Schools Network. Additionally, the Coordinator will support students and families as they transition from the Jubilee Catholic Schools to middle and high schools and, ultimately, to and through college. ... more >
Sep 29 - Director of Development and Communication
The Director of Development and Communications will design, implement, and manage a broad and ambitious fundraising and communications plan in order to expand and deepen the already significant philanthropic support for the Jubilee Catholic Schools Network. ... more >
Sep 29 - Assistant Manager of Annual Giving
Bachelor’s degree and three years of appropriate experience in direct mail, telemarketing, or television or other fundraising organization, non-profit, higher education/student affairs, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience. ... more >
Sep 25 - Director, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Director, Alumni and Constituent Relations Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area and ten (10) years of appropriate experience. Relevant experience may substitute for required education. Requires a valid driver’s license. The department is especially interested in candidates with a Master’s Degree. Successful candidates will have experience in event planning, athletic operations, and marketing experience, though not required. Alumni and non-profit experience also a plus. ... more >
Oct 1 - Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program
(Sept. 24, 2014) On Oct. 8, Leah Eustace, ACFRE, chief idea goddess at Good Works, will present a webinar on "Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising." In a preview of her webinar, Leah talks about the unique power of stories and how they affect human psychology. ... more >
Oct 1 - Top Ten (Week of September 29, 2014): How to Handle List Removal Requests
(Sept. 29, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to prevent your donors from hitting information overload; the best ways to approach Millennial donors; great examples of videos that inform and inspire; and 112 (yep, 112!) tips to raise more money through direct mail. ... more >
Oct 1 - Boosting Fundraising Skills with Assessments and Training
(Oct. 1, 2014) To survive and thrive in the charitable environment, the American Red Cross is becoming more proactive in its approach to development and positioning fundraising as a science and skill-driven process within the organization. ... more >
Oct 1 - October 20 – 26: National Estate Planning Awareness Week
With more than 120 million people across North America not possessing updated estate plans, AFP and Financial Awareness Foundation are working together to promote National Estate Planning Awareness Week, Oct. 20-26. ... more >