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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.

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Upcoming Education Event

Lasting Impact: Transforming Your Organization for Today and Tomorrow

Join us for a transformational session on how to create a fundraising system to power your mission for today and into the future. By participating in this program you will learn the steps to building an effective fundraising strategy for your organization, be ready to make a relevant ask at any time and will gain the necessary tools needed to ensure that your organization is sustainable for long term impact.

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endowment education event

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! 

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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Jul 26 - Regional Chief Development Officer – South Florida
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. The Regional Chief Development Officer (RCDO) will be responsible for strengthening and growing the donor base and the development program to meet assigned financial goals for the South Florida Region. Supporting the Regional Executive who is the chief fundraiser for the region they will drive a strong revenue-oriented culture based on market-driven targets. They will also lead a development team in planning, managing and implementing fund development strategies for the Region. In addition, they will maintain their own portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects and personally makes solicitations. This is a highly visible, externally facing role and will represent the Region in cultivating donors with the greatest capacity and will manage leadership volunteers. The RCDO will report jointly to the Regional Executive and Divisional Fundraising Vice President. The region encompasses 13 counties and five chapters in the following locations: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Vero, Naples and West Palm Beach. The position will reside in Miami. ... more >
Jun 20 - Development Director
The Development Director is responsible for providing coordination and support to properly execute local development and fundraising programs to maximize community networking, volunteer involvement, and promote the mission of PACE Center for Girls. ... more >
May 27 - Development Coordinator
The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, based in Hollywood, FL has an opportunity for a fundraising/development professional. ... more >
Jul 27 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >