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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.  


March Program (Transformational Corporate Engagement)

Wednesday, March 21


Location: The River Club

Cost : Members-$30; Guests-$45

Time: 8am Breakfast; 8:30 to 10am Program

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CFRE Review Course with Jan Kary, CFRE

March 15 & 16 from 1pm to 4:30pm

Location: 3027 San Diego Road, Jacksonville, FL

Cost: $60 for member/$85 for non-members

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Mar 1 - Development Director
Under the general direction of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for providing coordination and support to properly execute local development and fundraising programs to maximize community networking, volunteer involvement, and promote the mission of PACE. Responsibilities include but are not limited to supporting major and planned giving solicitations, donor cultivation, community and social events, and grants development. The Development Officer also supports local board members and Believing in Girls Society members in their fundraising efforts. ... more >
Feb 16 - Assistant Director of Development, Brooks College of Health
The Assistant Director Development for the Brooks College of Health, under the direction of a Director or above, is responsible for seeking, identifying, cultivating and soliciting mid-level gifts ($1 to $99,000) and prospects. ... more >
Feb 16 - Director of Development, Coggin College of Business
The Director of Development for the Coggin College of Business is responsible for all development activities in the college. ... more >
Feb 8 - Annual Giving Officer
To assist the Manager of Annual Giving in planning and executing a comprehensive annual giving program to successfully acquire new donors and increase retention of existing donors, and move current donors to ever increasing levels of support from all constituencies including: alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, businesses, and friends. Lead annual giving staff in identifying new trends and best practices for online and mobile giving, and crowdfunding; and explore and institute new fundraising platforms. Oversee phonathon, conceptualize and execute direct mail, facilitate online and new giving initiatives, and grow total dollars raised. ... more >
Feb 2 - Development Director
Westminster Communities of Florida is seeking to fill a full-time Director of Development position located at our beautiful community in Jacksonville, FL. This position is the primary source of funds development in the interest of the mission of Westminster Retirement Communities Foundation (WRCF). ... more >
Mar 20 - Three Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Charity Auction
(Mar. 20, 2018) An auction can be one of the best ways to raise money for your cause—provided you know what you're doing, of course. Here's a bit of advice to help you get started. ... more >
Mar 20 - Mastering the Four Fundamentals of Diversity in Giving
The AFP Webinar on Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action, presented by Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, and Dr. Janice Gow Pettey on March 14, highlighted the need for fundraising today to be tailored to the interests, value, and traditions of the many, replacing the one size fits all approach. ... more >
Mar 20 - AFP Young Professional Spotlight: Leah Heister
AFP talked with Leah Heister, one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, about how she got involved in fundraising, what it’s like to work in the consulting field, and the importance of networking and mentoring. ... more >
Mar 20 - April is National Financial Literacy Month—Ways to Educate Donors About Financial and Charitable Planning
April 2018 is the 14th anniversary of National Financial Literacy Month and an important opportunity for all charities to help educate donors about financial challenges and how planning—and including philanthropy in your planning—can help overcome those challenges. ... more >
Mar 19 - Member Spotlight: Cherrelle Duncan
AFP interviews one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, Cherrelle Duncan, and discusses what she's learned so far in her career and what she thinks the profession needs to be better! ... more >