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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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Sep 23 - Major Gifts Manager
Plans, develops and manages the Major Gifts within the Development Department. The Major Gifts Manager is a part of the Development team for the NE Area Command with specific responsibilities in coordination with the Director of Development for the oversight and/or coordination of major funding particularly from individuals within the command; provides oversight and/or coordination and preparation of proposals for all requests for major individual funding appropriate to The Salvation Army, seeking out new funding opportunities for Army programs around the command; works directly with the Director of Development and team to develop comprehensive development plans that include the cultivation of major gift resources, multi-year commitment funds and other strategic support in order to position The Salvation Army to undertake a significant capital/endowment campaigns as necessary. ... more >
Sep 23 - Special Events / Community Relations Coordinator
This new position plans, coordinates and markets special events. Responsible for raising money through sponsorships and event participation. Develops and implements successful strategies for increasing revenue and event participation; Secure new corporate sponsors and develop plans to explore new revenue opportunities. Assists in developing and nurturing a volunteer network of groups and/or individuals in support of events and in-kind needs in conjunction with the Volunteer Manager. Develops and executes on going public and community relation strategies and tactics to promote the mission and work of The Salvation Army in NE Florida. Develops and executes on going public and community relations strategies and tactics to promote the mission and work of The Salvation Army under the NE Florida Command. ... more >
Sep 23 - Special Projects and Event Manager
The Florida Theatre seeks an outgoing, detail-oriented person to assist in the fund development areas of a non-profit performing arts organization. Primary areas of responsibility include working with the Director of Development and Membership Manager to grow an events-based member acquisition program: execute major fundraising events, build board-driven private parties, participate in show and performance-specific donor events, and develop and mentor a Young Professionals group. ... more >
Sep 19 - Assistant Director of Development for UNF College of Arts and Sciences
The University of North Florida is now accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be a member of the Division of Advancement and Alumni Affairs staff. Specifically, they will: The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs. ... more >
Sep 17 - President
Jupiter Medical Center, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation serving Palm Beach County and surrounding areas, is one of South Florida's most respected and preferred hospitals. The Medical Center serves more than 108,000 patients annually through its 207-inpatient bed facility offering specialty services in oncology, orthopedics and spine, gastrointestinal and obstetrics. Additionally, they offer a 120-long term beds for post-acute and medical detox patients. Reporting to the President & CEO of the Jupiter Medical Center, the Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Medical Center. ... more >
Oct 1 - 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 >
Oct 1 - Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program
(Sept. 24, 2014) On Oct. 8, Leah Eustace, ACFRE, chief idea goddess at Good Works, will present a webinar on "Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising." In a preview of her webinar, Leah talks about the unique power of stories and how they affect human psychology. ... more >
Oct 1 - Top Ten (Week of September 29, 2014): How to Handle List Removal Requests
(Sept. 29, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to prevent your donors from hitting information overload; the best ways to approach Millennial donors; great examples of videos that inform and inspire; and 112 (yep, 112!) tips to raise more money through direct mail. ... more >
Oct 1 - Boosting Fundraising Skills with Assessments and Training
(Oct. 1, 2014) To survive and thrive in the charitable environment, the American Red Cross is becoming more proactive in its approach to development and positioning fundraising as a science and skill-driven process within the organization. ... more >