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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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Feb 7 - Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Reporting to the President and serving as a key member of the University’s senior cabinet, the incoming Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations (VP) will play a critical role in the success of the Institution’s future growth. ... more >
Feb 6 - Advancement and Giving Specialist (Director of Campus Development, Penn State Schuylkill)
A frontline fundraiser is needed to engage alumni and friends in supporting Penn State Schuylkill, a Commonwealth Campus of about 850 students. ... more >
Feb 6 - Director of Development for Special Projects (School of Public Policy and Administration)
Will lead major gift fundraising in support of the University’s strategic commitment to elevating the existing strengths of UD’s School of Public Policy and Administration. Serve as the primary development liaison to the School, the Director will partner with development colleagues, University-wide partners and advisory board members. ... more >
Feb 6 - Advancement and Giving Specialist (Advancement and Giving Specialist 3/4 Director of Campus Development, Penn State Hazleton)
Play an integral role in one of the most respected and successful fundraising operations in the country and contribute to the land-grant mission and future of Penn State. ... more >
Feb 15 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >
Feb 14 - Comments on the CRA's Guidelines on Political Activities of Charities
AFP is advocating for Canadian charities to help demystify the Canada Revenue Agency's position on "Political Activities of Charities." Read this excerpt from AFP’s recommendations recently submitted to the CRA for discussion and consideration. ... more >
Feb 14 - UPDATE: Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program
After three years of successful programming, AFP's Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy has become a vital contributor to an increased understanding of diversity in the nonprofit sector. Find out how you can get involved to ensure the continuation and growth of this important program! ... more >
Feb 14 - Three Ways to Supercharge Your Grant Proposal
(Feb. 14, 2017) When it comes to successful grant writing, "the devil is in the detail," says Melissa Manzone. Read on for three practical ways to write better proposals and increase the odds of winning your next grant. ... more >