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Welcome to AFP Alaska Chapter 

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Alaska Chapter is committed to supporting development professionals throughout the state of Alaska. We have over 150 active members who serve as development officers, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, and foundation executives dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

In 2015 the AFP Alaska Chapter was honored with the designation of "Friends of Diversity" and "Ten Star Gold" by the AFP International headquarters. Only 42 of the 202 chapters throughout the world achieved this recognition. Come visit us at our next monthly meeting or contact us anytime at afpalaskachapter@gmail.com.

 

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Webinars


 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 by clicking on the event date in calendar 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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Jul 1 - Development Manager
Who We Are: The Anchorage Community Land Trust is an award-winning neighborhood development nonprofit based in the Mountain View neighborhood for over a decade. The organization strives to develop healthy and prosperous communities in Anchorage by acquiring, developing and planning for the land and projects necessary to bring about sustainable neighborhood revitalization and economic development. Purpose of Position: The Development Manager position will advance organizational progress by creating and implementing a development strategy, educating neighbors, partners, and funders about ACLT’s estimable work, and advancing organizational fund development and a culture of philanthropy that is transformative for the Land Trust and the neighborhoods it serves. ACLT’s goal is to focus on the whole donor cycle to increase impact and revenue streams with a focus on individual donor and philanthropic giving. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: The Development Manager oversees development plan creation and implementation. This person works strategically with the Executive Director and Board to create important organizational outcomes that advance the mission. In years 1 and 2, the Development Manager will research and create a time-limited fundraising plan that is tied to an education and communication strategy. The Development Manager will cultivate donor relationships and educate on ACLT’s values and change-making. In years 3, 4 and 5, the implementation of the plan culminates with measurable outcomes building value in Anchorage neighborhoods. What you can expect of ACLT: The Development Manager can expect a supportive work environment, professional development training and quality supervision from the Executive Director. ACLT employees receive a strong benefits package. ... more >
Jul 1 - Programs Manager
The Anchorage Park Foundation is a nonprofit organization that builds Healthy Parks & Healthy People by mobilizing public support and financial resources for Anchorage parks, trails, and recreation opportunities. The Anchorage Park Foundation is seeking a permanent, full-time Programs Manager. ... more >
Jun 17 - Director Membership Engagement
Alaska Public Media announces an exciting new opportunity for an entrepreneurial, highly motivated, team-oriented development/membership professional to join one of Alaska’s most successful non-profit fundraising and marketing shops. We offer a highly competitive compensation benefits package and a friendly and supportive work environment. ... more >
Jun 15 - Development Director
The Development Director works under the guidance of the Executive Director to design, implement and manage all aspects of resource development and marketing in order to positively position Habitat for significant growth and expansion in the coming years. ... more >
Jun 5 - Philanthropy Advisor
The Alaska Community Foundation is seeking to hire a Philanthropy Advisor ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 1 - Top Ten (Week of July 1, 2015): 13-Step Process to Building and Strengthening Your Mid-Level Giving Program
(July 1, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Jul 1 - Canada: First Federal Platform Proposal for Charities Includes New Minister, Federal Department
A coalition of charities and nonprofit associations, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, has developed the first-ever federal platform proposal for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector. ... more >
Jul 1 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >