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Welcome to the AFP Alaska Chapter Website!

AFP Alaska Chapter is committed to supporting development professionals throughout the state of Alaska and we hope our website helps to do this. Statewide, we have over 100 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

As we work to better serve you, keep an eye on this website for continued services and information!

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Please find our 2014 Luncheon Program Schedule here.

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 Alaska Philanthropy Day Conference and Awards Luncheon 2014

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
Conference 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Luncheon 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Changing the World with a Giving Heart

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Fundamentals on Fundraising Course!

Date: November 19th & 20th
Location: The Philanthropy Hub
Geared to professionals in the fundraising field for four years or less
Pricing: Regular rates: $250 for AFP members, $350 for non-members 

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At this point in time, AFP Alaska Chapter offers the following site-based webinar options:

  •   Once per month in Anchorage (typically presented at BP Energy Center)
  •   Twice per month in Fairbanks (typically presented at UAF)

Members and non-members may register online and attend at the location of their choice. Cost is free to AFP members and $15 for non-members. Please note that registration closes 2 days prior to each webinar Registration for monthly luncheons closes 1 day prior.



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Oct 21 - Executive & Funding Director
Primary responsibility is fund raising by finding, maintaining and creating new opportunities to fund AHF's mission: To promote statewide health education and preventative screenings. Also responsible for general oversight of the planning, implementation and follow-up of statewide volunteer community based health fairs. ... more >
Oct 21 - Resource Development Officer
The Resource Development Officer: Volunteer Engagement (RDO) works with the Resource Development Team (RDT) to cultivate, develop, steward and manage the full array of resources that support the mission of Habitat for Humanity Anchorage. Duties include identifying, recruiting, scheduling, training, stewarding, and documenting both groups and individual volunteers and donors within the affiliate, including construction, ReStore, the office, and other opportunities. The primary role of the Volunteer Engagement RDO is to further engage volunteers in donating their time, talent, and treasure to further Habitat’s mission. The RDO will also support the maintenance of the affiliate’s donor & volunteer tracking system. The individual is responsible for monitoring program effectiveness through evaluation instruments leading to recommendations for program enhancement and improvement. This individual will, working under the direction of the Director of Resource Development, help develop new ways to engage donors & volunteers from the communities we serve. ... more >
Oct 9 - Development Coordinator-Part Time Temporary
Junior-level development position. May supervise volunteers for assigned responsibilities. Plays active lead role in organizing, coordinating, implementing and helping to expand assigned activities within the comprehensive development areas of the chapter. ... more >
Oct 29 - Top Ten (Week of October 27, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Oct. 27, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including unusual but effective ways to market your charity; innovations in global fundraising; social media awareness plans that actually work; the fastest way to ruin your appeal letter and more! ... more >
Oct 29 - 5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Online Donation Processing Software
(Oct. 29, 2014) Many fundraisers who have decided to purchase new online donation processing software come to the conclusion, too late, that the price they paid for their software was the least expensive part of their decision. Ossie Hinds, president and CEO of Cornerstone Group of Companies, leads you through five questions to ask before making the decision to buy new online donation processing software. ... more >
Oct 23 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2013
(May 13, 2014) More than 63 percent of fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada saw their average incomes rise in 2013, even as average salaries fell by nearly eight percent compared to 2012, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Study. ... more >
Oct 23 - Explore AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers (Updated October 23, 2014)
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help members carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. ... more >
Oct 22 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >