Skip Navigation

Change the world with a giving heart


You are cordially invited to attend

AFP Alabama's 2016 National Philanthropy Day

Thursday, November 10

11:30 am to 1 pm

The Harbert Center

2019 4th Ave N

Birmingham, AL

For Early Bird Tickets and VIP Tables Click Here

Nominations are closed!


We look forward to celebrating philanthropy with you this fall.

2015 Gold Star 2

AFP Quick Poll


Required indicates a required field

Jul 11 - Development Director
The Cahaba River Society (CRS) is seeking a creative, self-directed and collaborative fundraising professional who is skilled in funder cultivation, event organization, communications and social media. This person will be the team lead at CRS responsible for growing our strength, partners, and impact. CRS supports work-life balance, is family-friendly, welcomes diversity, and shares a passion for rivers and nature. Benefits include health insurance, flex time, 2 weeks paid vacation after 1 year increasing to 4 weeks in year 4. ABOUT THE RIVER AND CRS As an established non-profit since 1988, we have a reputation for working to restore and protect the Cahaba River watershed and its rich diversity of life. The Cahaba is the heart of Alabama’s globally-significant biodiversity, with more species of fish per mile than any other river of its size or larger in North America. We also engage and educate the diverse people of central Alabama and the Birmingham metro area who depend on the Cahaba for drinking water and many other needs. If you are a looking for job opportunity that: • Connects people to the River for education, recreation & stewardship • Promotes growth solutions that sustain the River • Allows flexibility and creativity in fundraising • Works with a dynamic and engaged Board / staff team • Is collaborative in its mission and science-based in its solutions … send your resume and cover letter to, Beth K. Stewart, Executive Director, Cahaba River Society, 2717 7th Av. South, Suite 205, Birmingham, AL 35233. Position open until filled. ... more >
May 24 - Senior Director of Development, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with strong development and leadership experience to manage a high functioning team of fundraisers, to bring the largest campaign in the college’s history to a record-breaking close, and to collaborate with staff, faculty and volunteers to continue the growth and momentum currently occurring – all while working closely with a visionary dean who is comfortable with and savvy about fundraising. This position is unique in that candidates will join a strong Development team in the midst of a $1B university-wide campaign while serving in the leadership role for an Engineering school that is creating success in fundraising, research, admissions, and several other key markers. Ideal candidates will have experience working with engineers and/or have knowledge of the engineering industry. ... more >
Apr 20 - Director of Annual Giving
The Director of Annual Giving will work with senior administrators to conceptualize, organize, implement and evaluate a strategic annual giving program that raises unrestricted and restricted gifts for Samford University through the solicitation of alumni, parents, students, employees and friends. The Director will also assist with and participate in other aspects of University Advancement programs. ... 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 >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - 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 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 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 >