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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.              

May 20th Program:

"Hope" is Not a Strategy - Key Components and Real-Time Experiences of Campaigning

Breakfast: 8:30am to 9:00am

Program: 9:00am to 10:00am



Thank you to everyone who attended the April program on Communication.  Click the link below to download the presentation from that meeting.

Click here to download the PowerPoint Presentation from 4-15-15.


Join us for a Spring Social at Moxie

June 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30pm.  Free for AFP Members.



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Apr 15 - Director of Development
The Bridge of Northeast Florida, Inc. is a non-profit organization driven by its Mission to promote the development of healthy, productive, self-sufficient, youth and families by providing comprehensive educational, social and health programs to those in need. These pillars continue to address the issues that face undeserved youth and their families who reside in Jacksonville, FL. ... more >
Apr 15 - Event & Marketing Manager
The Event & Marketing Manager is responsible for diversifying and expanding current fundraising strategies with emphasis on special events, third party events, community awareness, marketing, social media, and volunteer management. This position requires an ability to build strong relationships with individual and corporate donors, volunteers, sponsors and colleagues and to improve social media engagement. The ideal candidate is committed to the St. Francis Animal Hospital (SFAH) mission and the welfare of animals. ... more >
Apr 10 - Director of Major Gifts - Athletics
The Director of Athletic Development reports to the Senior Director of Development while also working directly with the Chief Athletics Officer to oversee, direct and manage all aspects of athletic fundraising associated with the Jacksonville University Athletics Department. ... more >
Reporting to and in partnership with the Chief Officer (CEO), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as IVET continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development structure & processes necessary to generate revenue from a variety of sources, including foundations, grants, and fund raising. This position includes management and development of email campaigns, web referral management, and web content updates. ... more >
Apr 7 - Marketing Manager
The Marketing Manager is responsible for developing, refining and implementing the Communication and Marketing efforts for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville. The Marketing Manager reports to the Executive Director and collaborates closely with the Development Manager. Responsibilities include Marketing/Public Awareness, Fund Development, Special Events, and Administration. ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >