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Mark your calendars for our 2015 Chapter meetings:

Feb 11 (Click link to register now!)

Apr 8

Jun 10

Aug 12

Oct 14

Dec 9


11:30 to 1 pm

Locations noted on Chapter Meeting Schedule 


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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 >
Jan 19 - Development Officer - Mobile
This new position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to building relationships and attract resources for at risk children and families in Mobile and south Alabama. ... more >
Oct 20 - Successful, Growing Nonprofit Seeks Development Manager to Implement New Development Program
YouthServe seeks an adaptable, articulate, and highly-motivated professional with 3 to 5 years of development experience to support the development team in the role of Development Manager. YouthServe is creating a new Development Office and therefore seeks a candidate who can help establish the essential systems of a best practices fundraising and the associated development program. ... more >
Sep 25 - Development Director
The Development Director will be responsible for expanding Southern Research Institute’s funding opportunities to include private foundations, individuals, and instituting planned giving programs. This position reports to the Director, Government Affairs and will work in conjunction with personnel across the Institute for the advancement of the organization. Additionally, the Development Director will interface regularly with the internal and external marketing, communications, and community outreach team for maximum impact and visibility. ... more >
Feb 27 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2013 Every Member Campaign (EMC). These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts to the EMC. ... more >
Feb 26 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada receives a $400,000 boost to expand diversity and inclusion efforts
(Toronto, Ontario) – The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada has received a multiyear grant, valued at $403,674, from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade to create a fellowship program that will support and train fundraisers from diverse backgrounds. La Fondation canadienne pour la philanthropie de l’AFP vient d’obtenir une subvention pluriannuelle d’une valeur de 403 674 $ de la part du ministère des Affaires civiques, de l’Immigration et du Commerce international de l’Ontario afin de mettre sur pied un programme de bourses visant à soutenir financièrement et à former des professionnels en philanthropie de divers horizons. ... more >
Feb 25 - Top Ten (Week of February 25, 2015): The Magic of Human Connectors in Fundraising
(Feb. 25, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including 16 ways to get a meeting with your major donor prospect; 17 tips on working smarter, not harder; the surprising benefits of volunteering; things to know before tacking your next fundraising (writing) assignment; and more! ... more >