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Welcome to the Florida First Coast Chapter Founded in 1986, the AFP Florida First Coast Chapter represents over 160 fundraising professionals at over 95 organizations. The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Florida First Coast Chapter is to advance ethical philanthropy through education, peer support and advocacy, thus enabling individuals and organizations to better serve the diverse communities and people of the First Coast.              


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Oct 29 - Director of Development
We Care Jacksonville is seeking an energetic Director of Development to administer the organization's fundraising and donor relationship efforts. The Director is responsible for guiding two fundraising events, an annual campaign and the grant program. ... more >
Oct 29 - Development Coordinator
The Development Coordinator (DC) is a new full-time development position at Pine Castle. This position will have primary responsibility for coordination, organization and implementation of all agency annual fundraising events and special events, with the support of development and agency leadership. This will include three annual events: a gala, a golf tournament and an annual campaign luncheon. DC will also coordinate twice monthly on campus introductory outreach events and on campus volunteer group activities as needed. The DC may also represent the agency at community outreach and fundraising events when appropriate. The DC may assist the Director of Development with outreach for corporate sponsorship and support as well. The DC will also assist with donor relations and cultivation, especially those resulting from agency fundraising events. ... more >
Oct 17 - Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator
DANIEL KIDS is seeking a motivated and results-oriented individual with strong people skills to plan and coordinate special events as well as recruit and manage Daniel volunteers. ... more >
Oct 10 - Director of Development
With offices in Jacksonville, Gainesville and Middleburg, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc., serves approximately 18,800 girls and adults in 16 North Florida counties from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls, building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. ... more >
Oct 10 - Planned Giving Coordinator
The Planned Giving Coordinator is an essential member of the Development staff. The primary responsibilities are to educate, market, and solicit planned gifts for the diocese, parishes, schools, organizations, and other agencies within the Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine. ... more >
Oct 29 - Top Ten (Week of October 27, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Oct. 27, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including unusual but effective ways to market your charity; innovations in global fundraising; social media awareness plans that actually work; the fastest way to ruin your appeal letter and more! ... more >
Oct 29 - 5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Online Donation Processing Software
(Oct. 29, 2014) Many fundraisers who have decided to purchase new online donation processing software come to the conclusion, too late, that the price they paid for their software was the least expensive part of their decision. Ossie Hinds, president and CEO of Cornerstone Group of Companies, leads you through five questions to ask before making the decision to buy new online donation processing software. ... more >
Oct 23 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2013
(May 13, 2014) More than 63 percent of fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada saw their average incomes rise in 2013, even as average salaries fell by nearly eight percent compared to 2012, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Study. ... more >
Oct 23 - Explore AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers (Updated October 23, 2014)
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help members carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. ... more >
Oct 22 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >