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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Jan 20 - Development Associate/Office Manager
Under the general direction of the Director of Development (DOD), the Development Associate conducts Florida fundraising activities with local funder constituent groups and individuals. The work encompasses independent fundraising, donor/prospect relations, foundation, corporate, civic and community outreach, and education tasks for a variety of constituencies. In addition, this position performs, coordinates and oversees standard administrative duties in support of office and laboratory operations. This person provides support to the HSWRI Facilities Manager, Information Technology Director and Chief Financial Officer as a colleague, but reports only to the DOD. The position is based in Melbourne Beach, Florida at HSWRI’s Coconut Point office (CP), but provides occasional support to a satellite office in Orlando, Florida. ... more >
Dec 18 - Director of Philanthropy
Director of Philanthropy McKee Botanical Garden Vero Beach seeks FT Development Director to manage non-profit fund development program. Bachelor’s required; 3-5 years experience. Email resume to email@example.com. ... more >
Jan 28 - Top Ten (Week of January 26, 2015): Helping Volunteers Fall in Love with the Mission
(Jan. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including why you should start peer-to-peer fundraising this year; why selling alone can’t close your first “sale;” a cautionary case study on board management; monthly giving programs for the small shop; and more! ... more >
Jan 28 - Call for Research Papers in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015. Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015. ... more >
Jan 28 - Technology: Fundraisers and Donors Not Yet on the Same Page
(Jan. 28, 2015) A new report by Give Central, a web-based donation platform, underscores the disconnect between the increasing ability and eagerness of nonprofits to take advantage of rapidly evolving technology—and the reluctance of donors to take advantage of the same. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >
Jan 21 - Tax Reform Efforts Starting in Congress
(Jan. 21, 2015) With limited time to act before the 2016 Presidential election season kicks into gear, Congress has begun its efforts to address comprehensive tax reform, while the Charitable Giving Coalition has sent a letter to new members of Congress calling for greater incentives for giving. ... more >