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Welcome to AFP FL, Indian River Chapter.  AFP Indian River promotes professional development, networking and volunteer opportunities for local fund development professionals, and is committed to diversity as an ongoing proactive process in its governance, committees, membership, programs and activities.

The Chapter's mission is to advance ethical philanthropy through education and peer support and advocacy, thus enabling individuals and organizations to better serve the diverse communities and people of Indian River County. The chapter holds regular educational sessions on various topics, and each November the chapter presents its National Philanthropy Day Celebration.

Born out of the Treasure Coast AFP Chapter in 2007, AFP Indian River now has over 70 members, which reflects a cross-section of Indian River County's nonprofit community, as well as the consultants and resource partners who serve our industry.

We welcome professionals at all career levels from organizations of all sizes. For more information on membership, click here>>

 

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Oct 16 - Director of Philanthropy
McKee Botanical Garden seeks FT Director of Philanthropy to manage non-profit fund development program. Bachelor’s required; 3-5 years experience. Email resume to hobart@mckeegarden.org. ... more >
Aug 4 - Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of more than 30,000 animals annually and play a major role in making Palm Beach County a “no kill” community? Do you thrive in a fun, collaborative, positive, hardworking and diverse team environment? Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has been our community’s leading private animal welfare organization since 1925 and is recognized nationally for its work. The League is seeking a fundraising and development professional to manage the cultivation and stewardship of major gift and planned giving donors to help the League grow and fulfill its mission to the fullest. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and three or more years of fundraising and development experience. Proficiency in MS-Office Suite and in Raisers Edge (or similar CRM system) is required. Candidates must have excellent verbal, writing and listening skills, be highly organized and collaborative. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please visit our website for a full position description at PeggyAdams.org/career-opportunities, as well as a link to submit your cover letter and resume. ... more >
Aug 4 - Resource Development Specialist
Children's Home Society of Florida is looking for a Resource Development Specialist to coordinate the execution of community fundraising activities, manage special event logistics to increase community awareness and raise charitable contributions. To apply, please visit www.chsfl.org. Position is located out of Vero Beach. ... more >
Oct 23 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2013
(May 13, 2014) More than 63 percent of fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada saw their average incomes rise in 2013, even as average salaries fell by nearly eight percent compared to 2012, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Study. ... more >
Oct 23 - Explore AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers (Updated October 23, 2014)
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help members carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. ... more >
Oct 22 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Oct 21 - Top Ten (Week of October 20, 2014): Influencing Donors’ Gut Reactions to Solicitations
(Oct. 20, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including a new guide to choosing online giving platforms; sizing up your annual report; new ways to create highly committed donors; a new service providing free graphic design to nonprofits and more!Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to become more attuned to your donors; how to know just enough about website coding to talk with a designer or programmer; gender-based solicitations; one fundraiser’s work in a year to build a more diverse fundraising program and more! ... more >
Oct 21 - Get FIT and Improve Your Fundraising: The FEP’s Fundraising Fitness Test
(Oct. 22, 2014) Erik Daubert, chair of the Growth in Giving Initiative (GiGi)and the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Advisory Board, talks about the latest free resource from the FEP, the Fundraising Fitness Test, and what it can mean for your organization. ... more >