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 >
Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Member Spotlight: Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
She’s been in fundraising for 25 years, an AFP volunteer for 23 and a recipient of our Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership. AFP talks with Susan about her career arc (starting out in sports broadcasting!) and working in smaller shops where one has to do it all. ... more >
Mar 17 - AFP Statement on President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the largest community of charities and fundraisers in the world, has released the following statement from its Interim President and CEO Jason Lee regarding the release of President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint. ... more >
Mar 15 - Fundraising Professionals Name Dr. Claire Routley as 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr. Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award. ... more >
Mar 15 - Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy
(Mar. 15, 2017) AFP sits down with this year’s diversity speaker at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson, and discusses with her how much progress the sector has made in the areas of diversity and inclusion. ... more >
November 1, 2018 - AFP FL, Indian River Chapter: National Philanthropy Day