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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 Committee Sign Up Sheet - Click to download

July 14th Luncheon - Reserve your seats today!

AFP Annual Conference at U of M, Aug 11th - Click to register

AFP Annual Conference Scholarship Applications Small Nonprift and Student - Due Aug 1st.

National Philanthropy Day Crystal Awards, Nov 15th - Click to register Sponsorship Information click here


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


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Aug 29 - Assistant Director of Development
Will report to the Director of Development ... more >
Aug 29 - Office Manager
General Position Summary The Office Manager will be responsible for making sure the office runs as smoothly as possible. The person in this position has a key role in ensuring the effectiveness of the Wolf River Conservancy's overall operations through providing exceptional management support. This is accomplished through a commitment to excellence and attention to details. The job requires the ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. ... more >
Aug 25 - Grants Coordinator (part time, 20 hours/week)
Coordinates all grant-related activity of the Memphis Child Advocacy Center (CAC). This includes identifying, researching and pursuit of private and corporate grant funding. Responsible for writing grant proposals as well as associated reports, stewardship throughout the grant cycle, and maintaining an efficient and complete record of all grant activities. Additionally this position will, on occasion, perform similar duties in support of existing and new public grant funding. ... more >
Aug 25 - VP of Philanthropy
VP of Philanthropy YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South ... more >
Aug 22 - Strategic Partnership Officer - Foundations and Special Projects
The Strategic Partnership Officer - Foundations and Special Projects oversees all private foundation grant funding including researching new grant opportunities, developing and stewarding current relationships. Writes grants for advancement team including foundations and congregational grants. Develops, manages, solicits, and maintains relationships with donors and prospects for gifts under $1,000. Responsible for annual fundraising plans and special campaigns. Maintains high quality of stewardship for individual donors, small groups and MIFA tributes. ... more >
Aug 31 - New FASB Accounting Standards: What Do They Mean for Fundraisers?
(Aug. 30, 2016) Seth Perlman explains what the new standards are and why it’s important that fundraisers are familiar with them. ... more >
Aug 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 30, 2016): Don't Bother Decorating Your Office, Peer-to-Peer Strategies, Returning a Donor Gift, More!
(Aug. 30, 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. ... more >
Aug 30 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part II)
(August 30, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 30 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 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. ... more >