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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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Nov 25 - Director of Development
Catholic Charities Jacksonville Regional Office has an open position for a Director of Development, who will be responsible for development, fundraising, public relations, administration, and supervisory functions of the Jacksonville Regional Office Development Team. This person will oversee the efforts to secure monetary, volunteer and in kind resources for the agency. The Director will be responsible for volunteer recruiting and on-boarding efforts, donor development, agency communications, public relations, special events planning, grant development, and securing in-kind donations. In addition, the Director will be responsible for coordinating all parish and community outreach efforts and be the face of Catholic Charities in the community. He or she will attend many community meetings, network, and increase awareness about the agency and its mission. The position will report to the Executive Director. ... more >
Nov 24 - Executive Director for Groundwork Jacksonville
Groundwork Jacksonville (GWJAX) is seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial and collaborative individual to be its first Executive Director. GWJAX is based in Jacksonville, FL, and is dedicated to transforming neglected land and waterways into community assets, increasing environmental, social and economic well-being while building community capacity. Its neighborhood revitalization work will incorporate environmental education, job training, and public land service corps programs. ... more >
Nov 17 - Manager of Community Development
Manages marketing, public relations, and community outreach for large nonprofit agency delivering services to foster care, adoption, and family preservation. ... more >
Nov 17 - Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning
Development Resources, inc. is excited to announce the search for Disabled American Veterans' new Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning. This position will lead and grow the major and planned giving efforts for this national organization and will be located in the Cincinnati, OH metro area. ... more >
Nov 11 - Director of Advancement Operations, Position #320580
The University of North Florida, Department of Development and Alumni Affairs invite applications for the position of Director of Advancement Operations. The qualified candidate must be an effective and proven leader, planner, manager, and team-builder. The individual is responsible for successfully leading a team of professionals committed to supporting a wide range of programs and people within University Development and Alumni Engagement (UDAE), engaged in broad-based advocacy for, support of, and engagement with the University of North Florida. ... more >
Nov 25 - Conference Papers: Diverse Communities in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration's Partnership Project along with the AFP ON, Greater Toronto Chapter and AFP ON, Ottawa Chapter coordinated a series of twelve conferences for fundraising professionals, donors and volunteers to develop a greater understanding of the giving traditions and charitable interests of these diverse communities in Ontario. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Nov 19 - Joy McKee Becomes ACFRE Number 102
In October, Joy McKee, manager of annual and special giving at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey, became the 102nd person to earn ACFRE certification. ... more >