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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 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 >
Mar 19 - Executive Director - Alaska Museum of Science and Nature
The Alaska Museum of Science and Nature, located in Anchorage, is seeking a new Executive Director. ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >
Apr 14 - Giving USA 2015
(April 15, 2015) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 13 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada Receives $400,000 Boost to Expand Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
From diversity to inclusion 2.0! The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship has funded the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada for a second project to create a fundraising fellowship program. ... more >
Apr 13 - Alberta Plan Lowers Charitable Tax Deduction Rate
A proposed reduction in Alberta's charitable tax credit is a concern for charitable causes in the province. Read on for AFP's response and action plan. ... more >