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Welcome to the AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter

We promote professional development, networking and volunteer opportunities for those working in the fundraising arena. With over 400 members, the Greater Atlanta Chapter reflects a cross-section of Atlanta'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.

 


 


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Aug 6 - 2014 AFP Chamberlain Scholarship Program
The AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter is pleased to offer one Chamberlain Scholarship to attend the AFP International Conference on Fundraising to be held March 29-31 in Baltimore, MD. ... more >
Mar 20 - 2014 BE the CAUSE Campaign
Atlanta Chapter members have contributed more than $19,000 in pledges and gifts to the Every Member Campaign in 2011. If you have not already had a chance to make your gift to the AFP Foundation this year, visit www.afpnet.org/Foundation/MakeAGift.cfm. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >