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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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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


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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


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Jan 20 - Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
The Webb School Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Office of Alumni and Development (A&D) The Webb School (Bell Buckle, TN) has an immediate opening for the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations. The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations is responsible for managing the annual fund, serving as a liaison to engage parents and alumni, and supervising the A&D staff who handle special events and advancement services. The position involves work in all phases of Alumni and Development, with an emphasis on face-to-face fundraising (including some travel out of town). Applicants with Webb affiliations (alumni, other relatives having worked or attended the school) are encouraged to apply. Contact: Mr. Matt Wilson @ ... more >
Jan 14 - Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
Responsible for greeting visitors, handling telephone calls, processing incoming and outgoing mail, processing donation letters, maintaining board and employee documents/files, maintaining room and equipment calendars, providing administrative support for the CEO and management staff. ... more >
Jan 9 - Volunteer Services Specialist
At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross’ mission to help people, affected by disaster, meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life. Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health. We are currently seeking a Volunteer Services Specialist in Memphis, TN. This is a full-time position that will require occasional travel to support the needs of the region, as well as working outside of normal business hours at times. ... more >
Jan 7 - Major Gifts Manager
The Major Gifts Manager works closely with the CEO and the CDO to develop and implement strategy for major gift donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet short and long-term goals of the department. The primary objective is of the Major Gifts Manager is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >
Jan 21 - Tax Reform Efforts Starting in Congress
(Jan. 21, 2015) With limited time to act before the 2016 Presidential election season kicks into gear, Congress has begun its efforts to address comprehensive tax reform, while the Charitable Giving Coalition has sent a letter to new members of Congress calling for greater incentives for giving. ... more >
Jan 21 - Top Ten (Week of January 19, 2015): Remember What It Is All About—Perspective and Inspiration
(Jan. 19, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including fundraising tips for your board and CEO; guidance on supercharged grant fundraising; a good infographic on the benefits of retaining existing donors versus soliciting new donors; questions to ask about your fundraising team; and more! ... more >
Jan 21 - AFP Board Approves New Format for the Code of Ethical Principles
The AFP Board of Directors has approved a new format, including a graphic makeover, for the association’s Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, which members are required to sign ever year as part of their membership. ... more >