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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 26 - Development Officer – College of Arts & Sciences
UAA is seeking an experienced fundraising professional for a Development Officer position in the Office of University Advancement. The Development Officer will work with university leadership and executive-level volunteers to build private support for a variety of high priority initiatives which reinforce the university's strategic vision and extend UAA's brand. This individual will be responsible for managing a portfolio of major gift and planned giving donors. ... more >
Jul 23 - Development Director - Fairbanks
Responsible for leading community fund development efforts in Fairbanks through acquisition, cultivation, recruitment, and stewardship of individual and business donors. Responsible for managing local fundraising events to include Bowl for Kids Sake and Dream Big event. Works to develop and steward the local leadership council. Assist Community team with recruitment of volunteers. This includes presentations at local groups, businesses and events. ... more >
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 28 - AFP’s National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... 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 >