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!
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.
Saving the World with a Giving Heart
November 19-20, 2014 Bonus Training Opportunity!
Fundamentals on Fundraising
Geared to professionals in the fundraising field for four years or less
Pricing: Regular rates: $250 for AFP members, $350 for non-members
As we approach National Philanthropy Day, think back about your year and how far you, your nonprofit and your community have come. It’s likely that these successes didn’t come easy…or alone. Think about the volunteer fundraiser that got you through an event. Or a corporation or foundation that gave you that extra push. What about the youth in your community that reminded you what philanthropy was all about?
They sound like some really incredible people and organizations—we want to know more! SHOW us your passion and thanks for those outstanding corporations, foundations, philanthropists, volunteers and youths in philanthropy. Find past award winners here.
All nominations must be in by September 19th, 2014. Voting for the awards will then commence , and honorees will be selected by the AFP Awards Committee. From there, the nominators (i.e. you) will be contacted for further information and additional steps. The final selected honorees will be recognized during AFP’s National Philanthropy Day® celebration in November 2014.
Nominations are being accepted in recognition of outstanding philanthropic and volunteer contributions in five categories. The categories are:
- Outstanding Business or Foundation in Philanthropy
- Outstanding Small Business in Philanthropy
- Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy
- Outstanding Individual or Family Philanthropist
- Outstanding Youth or Youth Group in Philanthropy
This is your opportunity to recognize and thank those who have demonstrated outstanding support and community involvement.
The goal of the AFP Scholarship Program is to create and connect a thriving community of leaders who fundraise. Each year we award scholarships for membership, with a preference for diversity in any form and/or applicants who represent under-represented populations. We seek scholar candidates at every phase of their fundraising career who desire the opportunity to engage in the sector and to work with peers to foster their own and others' leadership ability. Click here to learn more about the scholarships we offer.
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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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