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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.

SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 Philanthropy Day Conference and Awards Luncheon!

Friday, November 21, 2014 - Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center

2014 Award Nominations Coming Soon. Find past award winners here.

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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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Jul 20 - Database Manager
Statewide Database Management for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska. Position located in Anchorage. Database Manager will manage the details of Sphere fundraising database and it's components as well as processing and reporting incoming gifts. Salary DOE. Full Time; Non-Exempt ... more >
The Municipaliyt of Anchorage welcomes applications for the position of Development Director with the Anchorage Public Library. This is an executive level position and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Mayor ... more >
Jul 15 - Grants Officer
Providence is calling a Grants Officer to Providence Alaska Foundation in Anchorage, AK. ... more >
Jul 9 - Senior Development Opportunity
The Senior Development Position (title and responsibilities commensurate with experience) will foster a culture of philanthropy in the organization and advance philanthropy on behalf of Girl Scouts of Alaska. She/he is responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and oversight of certain fundraising and donor relations activities. Key skills include; grant writing, corporate donations and professional interaction with Board of Directors. ... more >
Jul 7 - Development Officer
Bean’s Cafe, Inc. is seeking a development officer to lead our next phase of sustainable fundraising and sponsorship generation. We operate two main programs; Bean’s Cafe which is a day shelter and provides breakfast and lunch 365 days per year to those needing assistance and The Children’s Lunchbox which serves nutritious meals to children in safe community settings. Last year our two programs combined to serve over 630,000 meals in Anchorage. This is an ideal role for a strategic thinker, exceptional communicator, and results-oriented individual with a passion for service to the most vulnerable in our community. The development officer will have the opportunity to work with a passionate team of staff and volunteers in developing and implementing a fund development strategy that will position the organization for significant growth and expansion in the coming years. ... more >
Jul 22 - Top Ten (Week of July 23, 2014): How Storytelling Defines Your Brand and Helps You Reach New Audiences
(July 23 2014) Learn about storytelling and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on the impact of crowdfunding (in a great infographic); engaging millennial donors; running a small shop; monotasking—not multitasking!; thanking everyday heroes and how Jean Case instills the value of giving back. ... more >
Jul 22 - Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come
(Apr. 7, 2014) The newest AFP Canada toolkit walks you through the process of working with government officials on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents. Now, the question is, are you ready to start using the information to further GR public policy relevant to the nonprofit sector? ... more >
Jul 21 - Fundraising Professional Hail New York Case Settlement, Encourage Donors to Take Wise Giving Steps
AFP applauds the work of the New York State Attorney’s General Office and reminds donors of the importance of direct mail, while cautioning charities to be careful with their donor lists. ... more >
Jul 17 - Big Vote in the House on Thursday for IRA Rollover, Other Charitable Provisions
(July 15, 2014) The House of Representatives is expected to vote this Thursday legislation that would make the currently expired IRA Rollover provision permanent. AFP is encouraging members to contact their Congressperson TODAY! ... more >