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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.  


October Program Meeting

Planned Giving on a Shoestring Budget

Presented by: Peggy Calhoun, ACFRE


Wednesday, October 19 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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Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
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