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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.

Upcoming Events







Mentorship Program - become a mentor or mentee


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! 

To download a copy of the event materials please click here


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




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Nov 22 - Director of Development/Campaign Director
The SEED Foundation seeks a talented, creative and experienced Director of Development/Campaign Director to spearhead SEED Miami’s fundraising activities and department. S/he will lead work on two tracks: securing the major and institutional campaign gifts to underwrite the purchase/construction of a permanent campus, and building a robust, comprehensive development program that facilitates broad community investment in SEED’s success. In this highly visible role, the Director of Development/Campaign Director will work closely with the SEED Miami Head of School and leadership team, the school’s Board of Directors and Capital Campaign Committee, and The SEED Foundation’s Chief Development Officer to develop our development function to successfully complete the capital campaign and to support the operations and growth of the SEED School of Miami. ... more >
Nov 22 - Senior Vice President of Development
The Senior Vice President of Development is the Jackson Health Foundation’s chief fundraising officer and strategist, and will play a leading role in bringing the Foundation and its fundraising to new heights. The Jackson Health Foundation raises funds on behalf of Jackson Health System, the leading health care provider in South Florida and home to a world-class Miami Transplant Institute, Ryder Trauma Center, and Holtz Children’s Hospital. ... more >
Nov 22 - Corporate and Foundation Partnerships Officer - work in any Florida city
We are seeking a Fundraising Officer who will identify, solicit, negotiate and secure mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations that can offer reach and revenue to support the Red Cross brand and its organizational priorities. This role will initiate, maintain and grow these corporate relationships, mainly with Fortune 1000 companies, to maximize their long-term value and benefit to the American Red Cross. This includes developing cultivation and solicitation strategies, creating proposals for funding priorities, and coordinating activities with other Development units and with chapters to maximize gift potential. The Officer also serves as the point-of-contact for assigned donors to help grow their fundraising objectives and relationship with the Red Cross. ... more >
Dec 6 - 2016 National Philanthropy Day in Canada
Derek Fraser shares some special thank you’s to those who helped with the success of National Philanthropy Day 2016. And plans are already well underway for NPD 2017! ... more >
Dec 6 - Inclusion and Philanthropy: Fellows Recognized at 2016 AFP Toronto Congress
The second cohort of Fellows have completed the AFP Inclusion and Philanthropy program! ... more >
Dec 6 - Government Relations Update: Political Activity Consultations Still Underway
(Dec. 6, 2016) AFP is encouraging all members to participate in the ongoing, online consultations regarding charity participation in "political activities." ... more >
Dec 6 - Webcast: Innovating with Confidence Session Now Available Online
The AFP Congress webcast on innovation as a survival strategy for charities is now available online! Read on for more information on this raved-about session led by U.K fundraiser Lucy Gower. ... more >
Dec 6 - Call for Presentations: AFP Banff Compass, May 8-11, 2017
The AFP Calgary & Area Chapter invites you to submit a proposal for a concurrent session presentation at its upcoming fundraising conference. The deadline for proposals is December 15th. ... more >