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Happy New Year from AFP Alabama!


Mark your calendars for our 2015 Chapter meetings:

Feb 11 

Apr 8

Jun 10 (Click link to register now!)

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 >
May 22 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >
May 20 - 2014 Chapter Impact Campaign Donors
Thank you to the chapters that made a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy supporting one or more strategic initiatives: Capacity Building for the Foundation, the Diverse Communities Scholarship Program, Professional Education and Career Development and Research and Innovation. ... more >
May 19 - Top Ten (Week of May 20, 2015): How to Write When You Have Nothing to Say
(May 20, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including solving problems by learning how to share; a look at the latest data on smartphones and what it means for fundraising; seven disciplines for nonprofit sector excellence; transforming staff into champions; and more! ... more >
May 19 - Parliament Hill Day Builds Trust, Sets Stage for Future Advocacy
(May 20, 2015) Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, more than 35 representatives from a variety of nonprofit organizations and associations, including AFP, participated in the first Hill Day in Ottawa to educate Parliament about the importance of Canada’s charitable sector and the impact it has upon society. ... more >
May 19 - How Big Picture Thinking Will Improve Your Fundraising Event
(May 20, 2015) You more than likely have a checklist when planning your annual event. However, when you are immersed in the minutia of details that have to be executed it’s possible you are missing some of the big-picture items that can make the difference between a good event and a great event. ... more >