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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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Apr 27 - Marketing & Communications Intern
Anchorage Park Foundation is seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern to assist in raising awareness of the organization and mission and assisting with summer engagement events. This paid internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a non-profit organization that is making a difference in quality of life for Anchorage. The Marketing & Communications Intern will report directly to the Director of Philanthropy, and also work closely with program staff for Youth Employment in Parks as well as city park planners. ... more >
Apr 7 - Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator
Are you ready to make lasting change in Anchorage? To build strong families, successful and prepared kids and a healthy community? United Way of Anchorage is seeking a motivated individual for a summer position to help drive change. The Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator position will engage with donors and volunteers on a specific plan to drive change. Applicants should be flexible and able to self-manage. Required skills include knowledge and experience with online platforms, including fundraising platforms and social media tools; strong writing and speaking skills. Desired skills include fundraising and donor or volunteer management. Position requires 15 hours a week, with a flexible schedule. Is this you? Apply today. See job description for details and instructions on how to apply. ... more >
Apr 3 - Annual Giving Manager
Under the general supervision of the Chief Development Officer, the Annual Giving Manager plans, directs, and implements effective annual fund-raising efforts for the Anchorage Museum Association (AMA) ... more >
Apr 3 - Development Coordinator
Alaska Center for the Environment (ACE) and Alaska Conservation Voters (ACV) are seeking an enthusiastic and talented individual to serve as our Development Coordinator. The Development Coordinator will design and implement ACE & ACV donor engagement strategies, leveraging investments to advance our vision and build a powerful Alaska conservation movement. The Development Coordinator will inspire, grow, and cultivate our base of supporters through ongoing stewardship. The right candidate will believe that individual investments in our mission will lead to positive social change; be able to inspire others to contribute resources we need to successfully advocate on critical issues; possess skills and knowledge in managing fundraising programs; and have the personality and drive for establishing and strengthening relationships. This position would be shared between Alaska Center for the Environment and Alaska Conservation Voters, with the hired employee tracking hours spent on each organization's mission. ... more >
Apr 3 - Development Officer Major Gifts
Providence is calling a Development Officer – Major Gifts to Providence Alaska Foundation in Anchorage, AK. ... more >
May 27 - 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 >
May 27 - Finalists Selected for National Philanthropy Day® Honors Recognizing Top Donors, Volunteers
You’ve chosen the finalists in each category of AFP’s National Philanthropy Day Honors. Check out the new NPD website and learn more about their stories. ... more >
May 27 - Top Ten (Week of May 27, 2015): You're Fired Until You Have A Solid Monthly Giving Program Launched
(May 27, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how smartphones are taking over the world (and what to do about it); why crowdfunding isn’t the “Hail Mary” you think it is; integrity in storytelling; social fundraising campaigns; exhorting fundraisers to actually lead; and more! ... more >
May 27 - Take Part in a New Survey: What’s Your Nonprofit’s Major Gift Potential?
Have you ever wondered how much you could really raise in major gifts? Are major gifts a realistic source of fundraising revenue for YOUR organization? A new survey by fundraising academic Professor Adrian Sargeant and fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE aims to deliver the answers to these questions. ... more >
May 22 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >