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Welcome to the Brandywine Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals!

Founded in 1984, the AFP Brandywine Chapter strives to advance the profession of fundraising and the institution of philanthropy for the public good. We serve the communities of the Brandywine Valley, including Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Eastern Maryland, and Southwestern New Jersey.

Members include development professionals of all levels, executive directors, funders, and volunteers. Our members represent educational institutions, the arts, health and human services, and environmental agencies.

We welcome you to learn more about the AFP Brandywine Chapter!

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Mar 13 - Special Event Manager
Working under the supervision of the VP of Development this position will oversee, manage, provide operational support, as well as solicit funds for sponsorships in conjunction with the VP of Development to support the special event fundraising efforts of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, as statewide agency with events in all three counties—New Castle, Kent and Sussex. ... more >
Mar 13 - Donor Relations Coordinator
The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating an institution-wide, comprehensive, donor relations and stewardship system that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with, and recognition of, donors at all levels. The position also maintains the DBCC database, generates thank you letters, and provides donor leads obtained through the annual fund, agency special events, and third-party events to the VP of Development for direct solicitation in order to develop a major gift pipeline. ... more >
Mar 10 - Member Development Manager
The Member Development Manager acquires, retains and engages Organizational (Institutional and Corporate) and Individual Association members, creating strategic opportunities for them to partner through sponsorship, advertising or other collaborations with the Association for mutual benefit. Directly responsible for meeting revenue generation target goals and for membership data management processes, the Manager embodies the American Public Gardens Association’s Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan goals by providing exceptional service to members as they connect and advise them to make use of all of the Association’s offerings and benefits. ... more >
Mar 7 - Communications Director
Ministry of Caring ... more >
Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Member Spotlight: Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
She’s been in fundraising for 25 years, an AFP volunteer for 23 and a recipient of our Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership. AFP talks with Susan about her career arc (starting out in sports broadcasting!) and working in smaller shops where one has to do it all. ... more >
Mar 17 - AFP Statement on President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the largest community of charities and fundraisers in the world, has released the following statement from its Interim President and CEO Jason Lee regarding the release of President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint. ... more >
Mar 15 - Fundraising Professionals Name Dr. Claire Routley as 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr. Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award. ... more >
Mar 15 - Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy
(Mar. 15, 2017) AFP sits down with this year’s diversity speaker at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson, and discusses with her how much progress the sector has made in the areas of diversity and inclusion. ... more >