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Welcome to the AFP Miami Chapter!

With over 30,000 fundraising professionals across the national organization, the Association of Fundraising Professionals is well represented locally through AFP Miami. The chapter was founded in 1975, however most well-known for hosting one of the first National Philanthropy Day celebrations back in 1985. Today, National Philanthropy Day is celebrated by AFP chapters throughout the world. 

Our primary purpose is to educate and advance the careers of those in the rapidly changing field of development. AFP Miami promotes ethical standards, networking for members and provides access to listing local, regional and national employment opportunities.


NPD 2016 Nominations are now being accepted! 

DEADLINE: June 6, 2016 




new Mentorship Program - become a mentor or mentee



National Philanthropy Day 2015 - The Past 30 Years
Philanthropy over the past thirty years since the very first National Philanthropy Day celebration in Miami - an audio/visual retrospective

National Philanthropy Day 2015 - The Next 30 Years
Philanthropy over the next thirty years since the very first National Philanthropy Day celebration in Miami - an audio/visual look ahead

Thank you for joining us at our 2nd Annual Unlocking the Keys to Philanthropy Conference!

We would greatly appreciate your feedback on this AFP Miami professional development event.  Your input will help us make future professional development/education events even better! Click here to complete our survey. 

To download a copy of the event materials please click here


NPD Photos on Social Miami and Facebook! Herehere and here!

National Philanthropy Day 30th Anniversary tribute video

(thanks to WPBT2)



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May 17 - Chief Executive Officer
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May 11 - Philanthropy Specialist
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May 11 - Coordinator, Annual Giving
Barry University is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator, Annual Giving. This position supports the Annual Giving program in order to increase alumni participation, increase financial support through multiple solicitation channels for Barry University, as well as to steward donors. Serves as a key team member of the Department of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving. Reports to the Director for Annual Giving. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 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 >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >