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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.  


June Program Meeting

What is your data doing - or not doing - for you?

Wednesday, June 15th 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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May 26 - Assistant Director of Prospect Research
The University of North Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Prospect Research. This position is charged with overseeing the prospect research program within the University Development and Alumni Engagement division and will serve as the research specialist within the database and any other systems used to house prospect information. The individual in this role will be responsible for acquiring and analyzing prospect research data, as well as assisting development staff in prospect identification. The Assistant Director of Prospect Management will fulfill all research requests for individuals, companies, and foundations, as well as special project requests. This position will ensure prospect research policies and procedures are in place, and will provide training as necessary. ... more >
May 24 - Director of Development and Membership
Founded in 1922, St. Mark’s Episcopal is the second largest church in the Diocese of Florida. With a mission of believing that we are created in God’s image, we love and serve so all may know God through Jesus Christ. St. Mark’s supports many local ministries which serve the less fortunate in our community. For more information about St. Mark’s Church and its involvement in Jacksonville, visit ... more >
May 18 - Executive Director
Riverside Fine Arts Association is a small, but successful nonprofit that seeks to enrich lives in our community through a concert series featuring both established and upcoming musicians as well as Project Listen, an outreach program providing students and underserved populations with the opportunity to hear live music performances by local musicians. ... more >
May 17 - Director of Communications
The director of communications is responsible for the planning and implementation of the diocese’s engagement and promotions programs including publications, website, social media, media relations, and community relations. This position will build and maintain strong relationships with media and community connectors to promote the diocese’s image as a leading religious organization in north Florida. This position consults and trains congregations in effective electronic and print communication strategies. As directed by the Bishop of Florida, the director of communications will craft articles, speeches, and targeted presentations for use by the Bishop. The director of communications ensures all aspects of external communications, which include printed and electronic publications, advertising, media releases, special personal appearances, and other communications, which operate to advance the mission and strategic goals of the diocese. ... more >
May 13 - Development Assistant
Daniel Kids, Florida’s oldest child service agency, is seeking a Development Assistant to help us improve the odds for nearly 2,000 children and families each and every day. In addition to typical office administration tasks, duties will also include: In-kind gift management, Raiser’s Edge data entry, donor research, and event coordination assistance. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 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 >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >