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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 27, 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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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 >
May 17 - Chief Executive Officer
Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida announces a search for a Chief Executive Officer to lead the Council to provide Girl Scouting’s pre-eminent programming to help girls develop as leaders and build confidence by learning new skills. ... more >
May 11 - Philanthropy Specialist
Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida, located in beautiful, palm-lined Fort Myers, is seeking an accomplished, focused Development professional with Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) or related experience to serve as Philanthropy Specialist. ... more >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jun 21 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jun 15 - AFP Fundraising Dictionary: Now Available in French!
Pilot. Sleeper. Flag. When seasoned fundraising professionals hear these words, they don't always bring to mind an airplane, nap time or a symbolic piece of cloth blowing in the wind. In the fundraising arena, these and other words have specific meanings not used in the everyday world. The AFP Fundraising Dictionary has now been translated to French for Canadian members. ... more >
Jun 15 - Welcome to the 2016 Cohort of Inclusion and Philanthropy Program Fellows
In our first year, 31 fellows in the Inclusion and Philanthropy Program accessed the AFP network and educational resources. They participated in specialized access and equity training, and they discussed tools and methods to plan their own inclusion projects, including measuring the impact of those projects. ... more >