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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.









Next Program Meeting:
Wednesday, July 23rd from 11:30am to 1:00pm
Demystifying the Puzzle: Fundraising within Diversified Differences
Presented by Hardy Smith of Hardy Smith Consulting
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Jul 16 - Development Manager
is seeking a highly motivated, articulate and experienced self-starter with a commitment for the position of Development Manager for a multi-million dollar capital campaign to fund the upcoming renovation of the theatre. This is a key position that serves the Board and the Capital Campaign Firm yet to be chosen, to further the mission of the new Theatre Improvements Project. The selected candidate establishes and fosters enduring relationships with a vast range of constituents and to assists in its fundraising mission. ... more >
Jul 15 - Development Coordinator
The Development Coordinator is a non-exempt position responsible for assisting the Area Director or Director of Development in implementing area development plan through special events, grants, underwriting and other funding sources. ... more >
Jul 10 - Financial Counselor
Family Foundations, an industry renowned provider of financial counseling and mental health services for over 58 years is seeking an experienced Financial Counselor who will provide financial, housing, foreclosure and credit counseling and education for clients to help them achieve their financial goals and resolve their financial problems. ... more >
Jul 10 - Fund Development Coordinator
Family Foundations of Northeast Florida, a nonprofit organization that has been teaching, training, nurturing and counseling people to develop devoted and loving families who know how to communicate with each other for over 58 years, is seeking a dynamic Fund Development Coordinator. The Coordinator will assist in the implementation of the Agency's Development Plan, with focus on donor cultivation and stewardship and grant writing. ... more >
Jul 3 - Director of Development, Carpenter Library- Position #333760
The University of North Florida, Department of Development and Alumni Affairs and the Library Dean invite applications for a new Director of Development for the University of North Carpenter Library. The Director will be responsible for providing staff support to form and manage the library's Leadership Council, plan and staff the library's Annual Fund drives, identify, cultivate, solicit and provide stewardships of major donors for library initiatives at the level of $25,000 or more. The University of North Florida was voted as a Best College in the Southeast and a Best Value Public College by the Princeton Review. UNF is located on a nature preserve in sunny northeast Florida midway between the Atlantic Ocean and downtown Jacksonville. Jacksonville has a population of almost one million and numerous cultural and natural attractions. ... more >
Jul 22 - Top Ten (Week of July 23, 2014): How Storytelling Defines Your Brand and Helps You Reach New Audiences
(July 23 2014) Learn about storytelling and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on the impact of crowdfunding (in a great infographic); engaging millennial donors; running a small shop; monotasking—not multitasking!; thanking everyday heroes and how Jean Case instills the value of giving back. ... more >
Jul 22 - Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come
(Apr. 7, 2014) The newest AFP Canada toolkit walks you through the process of working with government officials on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents. Now, the question is, are you ready to start using the information to further GR public policy relevant to the nonprofit sector? ... more >
Jul 21 - Fundraising Professional Hail New York Case Settlement, Encourage Donors to Take Wise Giving Steps
AFP applauds the work of the New York State Attorney’s General Office and reminds donors of the importance of direct mail, while cautioning charities to be careful with their donor lists. ... more >
Jul 17 - Big Vote in the House on Thursday for IRA Rollover, Other Charitable Provisions
(July 15, 2014) The House of Representatives is expected to vote this Thursday legislation that would make the currently expired IRA Rollover provision permanent. AFP is encouraging members to contact their Congressperson TODAY! ... more >