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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 9 - Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiative, Office of Development & Alumni Relations
Lead and oversee the development activities for key interdisciplinary initiatives at the University of Delaware. The AVP will oversee fundraising for the Biopharmaceutical Initiative, Graduate programs and Provost’s initiatives. ... more >
Mar 9 - Director of Philanthropy
The Delaware Center for Horticulture (DCH) inspires individuals and communities through the power of plants. We seek a highly-qualified, experienced fundraising professional to lead and advance the organization’s donor engagement, fundraising, and philanthropic initiatives. The Director of Philanthropy leads a small team responsible for the full range of advancement activities for the organization, with a primary focus on strategic outreach and stewardship of individual, foundation, corporate, and governmental relationships. ... more >
Mar 2 - Executive Director - Institute for Advanced Illness Innovation
The Executive Director will be responsible for identifying and overseeing the administration and implementation of institute initiatives and coordinating with the collaborating entities. Other key duties include marketing, outreach and fundraising. ... more >
Feb 13 - Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Archmere Academy is responsible for directing and implementing a comprehensive annual development and alumni relations program that advances the strategic plan and direction of the school, engaging a broad range of constituencies, while building a culture of philanthropy and encouraging participation in the life of the Academy. ... more >
Mar 19 - Member Spotlight: Cherrelle Duncan
AFP interviews one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, Cherrelle Duncan, and discusses what she's learned so far in her career and what she thinks the profession needs to be better! ... more >
Mar 14 - AFP Announces 2018 Class of Distinguished Fellows
AFP has announced its 2018 class of Distinguished Fellows: Ken Frisch, ACFRE; Jim Greenfield, ACFRE; and Abbie von Schlegell, CFRE. ... more >
Mar 13 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 12, 2018): Fundraising Letters, Time Management, Making the Ask & More!
(Mar. 12, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Mar 13 - AFP Board for 2018
AFP membership has approved the association's proposed slate of board of directors for 2017. ... more >
Mar 8 - AFP Launches New Campaign to Address Gender Inequity in Fundraising
On International Women’s Day, AFP has launched the Women’s Impact Initiative (WII) to address issues of gender inequity in the fundraising profession and charitable sector, including sexual harassment, salary inequality, and the lack of women in senior leadership roles. ... more >