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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.  


September Program Meeting

My Two Cents - Donors Advice for Fundraisers

A panel discussion with:

Nina Waters; President, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

Velma Monteiro-Tribble; Director, Grants and Programs at Florida Blue  

Dwaine Stevens; Media and Communications Manager at Publix

Laurie DuBow; DuBow Family Foundation


Wednesday, September 21 from 8:30 to 10:00am

The River Club (1 Independent Drive)

Cost: $30 for Members and $40 for Non-Members




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Aug 23 - Development Assistant
River Garden Hebrew Home, an eight time recipient of the prestigious Governor's Gold Seal Award for Excellence, is seeking a Development Administrative Assistant to provide support to our Development staff. One to two years experience with Raiser's Edge program required. ... more >
Aug 19 - Development Director
This position is responsible for all aspects of fundraising, including the design, implementation, and management of a comprehensive development program to optimize charitable contributions through special events’ sponsorships, grant writing, website philanthropy, individual giving, direct mail and major gifts. The Development Director will work with the CEO and Programs & Services Director to establish and maintain relationships with corporations, individual donors, funding organizations and foundations. ... more >
Aug 18 - Development Coordinator
Position Summary: Receive, process and mange the allocation of all gifts that come into the University ... more >
Aug 17 - Development Officer
The Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects for annual and major gifts. This individual will secure, on an annual basis, private support at the major gift level and will be responsible for visiting, cultivating and soliciting a minimum of 20 donor prospects a month, or 200 donor prospects a year, including individuals, foundations, and corporations for annual, capital, and planned gifts. Extensive travel, including nights and weekends is required. The Development Officer supports all aspects of the fundraising process including prospect research, cultivation strategy, and special and donor event planning. ... more >
Aug 12 - Executive Director
The ARK of Nassau is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the expansion and management of our Nassau Country, Florida agency. The Mission of this agency is to educate, motivate and encourage individuals with varying disabilities to achieve independence and enjoy successful and fulfilling lives. This position reports to Board of Directors ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >