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Mark your calendars for our 2015 Chapter meetings:

Feb 11 

Apr 8 (Click link to register now!)

Jun 10

Aug 12

Oct 14

Dec 9


11:30 to 1 pm

Locations noted on Chapter Meeting Schedule 


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Apr 1 - Development Coordinator
In this role, the Development Coordinator will become adept in stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising and relationship management. The Development Coordinator will perform administrative duties related to fundraising, marketing and public relations and will gain firsthand experience in strategic planning to increase the capacity of a small and growing non-profit organization. ... more >
Mar 6 - Alabama-Mississippi Chapter President
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking a Chapter President for its Alabama-Mississippi Chapter. This position is responsible for providing leadership in all areas of chapter operations including fund development, client programs, financial management, board and staff development. ... more >
Mar 6 - Development Coordinator
General Position Summary: Responsible for assisting the Director of Development with successful implementation and coordination of annual fund, major gifts, capital campaigns, foundation and/or government grants, planned giving, government relations, event sponsorship solicitations and, membership program. ... more >
Feb 12 - Development Director
As the only local foundation with a mission to fund innovative programs and services for women and girls, the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham is broadening its reach and increasing the numbers of women and girls who will benefit. This is an exciting time as we approach our 20th Anniversary in 2016, and with our new Development Director, we will increase our visibility and resulting funding for the wellbeing of women and their children, and ultimately for the improvement of our community. We are looking for a high energy, donor-centric individual to be our Development Director. The position reports directly to the President/CEO. The primary goal of the position is to increase the level of donor support in individual, major gifts and planned giving by identifying, cultivating and stewarding prospective and existing donors. ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >