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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.  


July Program Meeting (Sponsored by Palm Coast Data)

Annual Giving with Jennifer Russ

Wednesday, July 20th 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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Jun 20 - Senior Director of Development and Corporate Engagement
With offices in Jacksonville, Gainesville and Middleburg, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc. serves approximately 13,000 girls and adults in 16 North Florida counties from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean. Girl Scouts of Gateway Council is the largest girl serving organization in NE Florida outside of the public school system. Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent leadership development organization for girls, building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Senior Director of Development and Corporate Engagement will be responsible for the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive strategy and program for the areas of Individual Gifts and Corporate Sponsorships. In leveraging and optimizing the premier Girl Scouts brand name, this key member of the Development Team will provide the leadership and energy needed to drive the establishment of these programs across the organization's 16 county operational footprint. To do so, the Director will manage all development activities including program campaigns and supporting fundraising events focused on Individual Gift donors at all levels. They will also lead the relationship building efforts targeted at establishing and growing partnerships and sponsor relationships with area corporations of all sizes. KEY OBJECTIVES In addition to daily responsibilities, the Senior Director will be responsible for the following performance objectives. • Develop strategy and implement a plan to increase individual giving & investment in girls served by GSGC. • Increase investing in girls among local corporations where fewer than 10 cents of every philanthropic dollar is spent. • Heighten the awareness of Girl Scouts of Gateway Council and identify and strengthen existing partnerships across 16 counties. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES The Senior Director of Development ... more >
Jun 20 - Associate Director of Development - Walk To End Alzheimer's
The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking an Associate Director of Development responsible for the success and growth of our signature fundraising event, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in 4 markets. This includes recruitment of volunteers, identifying and recruiting new teams, cultivating and growing current teams, securing and expanding corporate sponsorships, logistical arrangements and successfully achieving dollar goals. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for leading the fundraising effort towards achieving event revenue goals. The position is also expected to raise local awareness of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® through engagement in networking events, speaking opportunities, and community events. The Associate Director of Development will build relationships in the community with the goal of growing revenue and participation at the Walk and other Chapter special events. ... more >
Jun 20 - Prospect Researcher
Flagler College invites applicants to apply for the position of Prospect Researcher. The Prospect Researcher is an integral member of the fundraising team and directly contributes to the fundraising success. The Prospect Researcher is the primary prospect research staff member for the Office of Institutional Advancement and is responsible for providing advancement services support for the Office of Institutional Advancement through prospect research: identifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for donor cultivation and gift solicitation. ... more >
Jun 14 - Communications Specialist II - Community Engagement & Philanthropy
Under the leadership of the Director of Communications and reporting to the Communications Manager, Community & Employee Engagement, the Communications Specialist II – Community Engagement & Philanthropy will be responsible for oversight of communication strategy and plans supporting the Community Hospice Community Health programs, Community Hospice Foundation and Community Hospice Thrift Shop with a goal of creating broad-based, appealing and consistent efforts that build general awareness, engagement and support for the organization. ... more >
Jun 10 - Executive Assistant to the President/CEO
The basic function of the Executive Assistant is to provide efficient and effective data management, organizational support and clerical services. The Executive Assistant provides clerical and administrative support to the President, Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Development Officer in Board relations and projects. ... more >
Jun 28 - Giving USA 2016
(June 29, 2016) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Giving USA is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jun 28 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada congratulates and thanks those chapters that were among the first to LEAD BY EXAMPLE in achieving 100 percent participation among their board members in the 2016 Campaigns. ... more >
Jun 28 - Atlanta Fundraiser Lisa Kennedy Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP
AFP has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Lisa Kennedy of Atlanta, GA. ... more >
Jun 28 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 29, 2016): "Brexit" Issues for Nonprofits, Gift Planning Tips, More!
(June 29, 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 >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >