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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Aug 26 - Mission Advancement Officer- Florida
Thornwell Home for Children seeks a statewide Advancement Officer to be based in Central Florida to promote philanthropic support; awareness of the agency's mission. Non-traditional hours; overnight travel required. College degree; 1-3 years relevant fundraising experience. Send resume, salary requirements, cover letter to HR@thornwell.org. ... more >
Aug 19 - Director of Community Impact
Primary staff member of the Community Impact Team to lead UWIRC's community impact work. Coordinates Impact Area Vision Councils and Advisory Groups, assist in training Citizen Review Panels and work with funded partners on their outcomes. Design and implement highly successful Community Impact initiatives, from discovery of community needs, to procurement and selection of funded partners, to reporting of results. Facilitate communications and relationships with community partners and key stakeholders. Represent UWIRC in community as a leader, speaker and/or participant in the area of community impact. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 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 >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 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 >
November 1, 2018 - AFP FL, Indian River Chapter: National Philanthropy Day