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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 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 >
Aug 18 - Development Director
The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. invites applications for a Development Director. This position will be a statewide position across Florida. The Monique Burr Foundation for Children is dedicated to protecting children from bullying, cyberbullying and all types of child abuse and exploitation by providing prevention education to elementary schools in Florida. ... more >
Aug 18 - Development Director
We are seeking an experienced development director to oversee fundraising activities including major gift cultivation, grant writing, planned giving, foundation giving, annual campaigns, and capital campaigns. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and execute an annual fundraising plan with achievable, measurable goals and objectives. The Development Director will cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors; prepare direct mail appeals; research and write grant proposals; and prepare reports for corporate and foundation funders. The position is a salaried role with an abbreviated work week; this position could be combined with another part-time administrative role to fill a standard work week. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy Director
Philanthropy Director - To lead and execute efforts to increase revenue generation with a dedicated focus on major gifts as well as building a donor-centric culture. ... more >
Aug 19 - Top Ten (Week of August 18, 2014): 7 Favorite Topics of Boring Fundraisers
(Aug. 18, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on learning how to tell stories from children’s books, what kind of year-end fundraising decisions you should be making NOW, an appeal list you should be checking (and checking twice), how to control others so they don’t ruin your nonprofit’s reputation, why corporations are partnering with nonprofits to boost their value, how to make the most out of email pre-headers and so much more! ... more >
Aug 13 - Stick With Us—We’ll Carry You Through Your Entire Fundraising Career!
(Aug. 13, 2014) From the first moment you realize you want to be a fundraiser, to the moment you reach that highest achievement that you’ve modeled your entire fundraising career over—AFP is there for you. As a study buddy, an endless pool of fundraising information, a place to meet fundraising fanatics like yourself and a place to help you grow. Use our Development Pathway to plan your fundraising career chock-full of AFP offerings! ... more >
Aug 13 - Top Ten (Week of August 11, 2014): #GivingTuesday Campaign Planner
(Aug. 11, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on taking your ‘ask’ to the next level, cashing in on the new Millennial craze: Snapchat, discovering what to do in integrated fundraising (from an undercover donor!), making the most out of interns at your nonprofit, knowing the oddball reasons why your donors donate to your organization, how to tap into donor data to boost donor retention and how to make the most of a special occasion and holiday to strike a chord in your donors! ... more >
Aug 11 - 2014 Membership Survey Results
(Aug. 13, 2014) AFP Canada members had their say in the 2014 Membership Survey. Read some highlights here or click through to the executive summary results. ... more >