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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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Aug 27 - Data Entry Coordinator
The Data Entry Coordinator is responsible for accurate entries into the RMHC Jacksonville database. This position ensures that donor records are kept up-to-date and coded accurately for future use for fundraising purposes. The Data Entry Coordinator also makes sure that correspondence and acknowledgements are produced in a timely manner and are of consistently high quality with a minimum of errors. ... more >
Aug 25 - Program Officer
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), widely recognized as the nation’s premier community development intermediary, has a 30 plus year history of providing financial and technical assistance to community-based organizations and public entities focused on the redevelopment of urban neighborhoods and rural communities. The organization works in partnership with nonprofits, residents, public sector and private sector entities in Building EPIC Communities - good places to work, do business and raise children. Our approach is comprehensive – one that values resident involvement and recognizes the importance of an integrated approach to revitalization. We work collaboratively to address housing and commercial development along with family income and asset building, workforce issues, education, economic development and the many aspects of a great neighborhood – places to play, access to health care, community safety and more. For more information about LISC visit www.lisc.org. ... more >
Aug 25 - Development Manager
Hubbard House seeks an energetic, detail-oriented, experienced professional to support its development and marketing communications efforts. A bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of three years of development experience is required. The Development Manager works with the Development team to raise public support and awareness for Hubbard House. S/he is responsible for the coordination of special events, oversees all media relations and serves as the agency’s primary public relations representative. The successful candidate will have superior oral and written communication skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, and excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of donor information systems and computer proficiency in database management, word processing, and spreadsheets is necessary. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. ... more >
Aug 21 - Development Assistant
The Development Assistant’s primary responsibility is to support the Director of Development and the goals set by the organization regarding Development functions and our Capital Campaign. Duties include developing/managing specific projects in support of the campaign and assisting with donor relations. ... more >
Aug 19 - Development Specialist, Nemours Fund for Children's Health, Jacksonville, FL
Nemours is seeking a Development Specialist to join our Nemours Fund for Children's Health team in Jacksonville, FL. As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. ... more >
Sep 2 - Top Ten (Week of September 1, 2014): 5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Reach Millennials
(Sept. 1, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on raising awareness for your cause (circa #IceBucketChallenge), why school fundraisers need a complete overhaul, the awesome reasons why you should be using infographics in your content marketing, why it's essential to have a personality when trying to appeal to your target audience, how to do recon when the wrong automated email goes out, why video is ESSENTIAL for your nonprofit and how to get in on the #GivingTuesday movement that is less than 100 days away! ... more >
Sep 2 - Five Mistakes When Orchestrating Your Online Event
(Sept. 3, 2014) Online fundraising grew 13.5 percent in 2013, proving that online fundraising events are going to be important money-makers of the future. But before you jump online and create an event, there are some things that you need to know about what NOT to do. Read on to see the five mistakes you don’t want to make—plus examples of how some organizations hit it out of the park! ... more >
Sep 2 - Member Motion (September 2014)
AFP members are making moves and doing even more incredible work in fundraising and philanthropy. Join us in celebrating their achievements! Don’t forget to let us know about your announcements, appointments, promotions and recognitions! ... more >
Sep 2 - Want An Endowment? Plan For it—Ask For It
(Aug. 26, 2014) Among the excuses your nonprofit has for why you don’t have endowment donors, the only real excuse you can have is that you didn’t ask. Don’t let asking for an endowment gift intimidate you! Helen Monroe, head of Endowment Development Institute, gives you a step-by-step process (and a free checklist!) for every aspect of ‘the ask’—from identifying the donor, to your plan of attack, to your successful ask. ... more >
Aug 28 - 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 >