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Welcome to the AFP South Carolina Piedmont Chapter website! We are committed to supporting development professionals throughout the Upstate region of South Carolina. Our chapter has over 100 active members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy. 

If you are a development professional, a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process, interested in fundraising as a career, or just want to know more about AFP, we welcome you!

We hold regular educational meetings at Thornblade Club in Greer, SC. 

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Aug 16 - Development Officer
The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks a full-time Development Officer whose primary focus is to position the Foundation as a charitable option for individuals, charitable organizations and corporations by providing philanthropic counsel to existing and potential donors and developing relationships with professional advisors and their clients. This individual will develop and grow the Foundation’s asset development program, including prospect identification and research, donor cultivation and stewardship, and various development initiatives as assigned. The Development Officer is a Team Leader and works with the President & CEO, Chief Operating Officer, other Team Leaders and staff to carry out the mission, vision and strategies of the Foundation. Candidates must possess the following: four-year college or university degree; previous development experience with thorough understanding of planned giving; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Access); and excellent interpersonal, time management, communication, and leadership skills. ... more >
Aug 7 - Development Specialist
The YMCA of Greenville is seeking a cause-driven leader who desires to make a major impact in the community to join our team as a Development Specialist at our GHS Family YMCA. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to help advance the mission of the YMCA in a committed and supportive community! ... more >
Aug 3 - Development Manager
Loaves & Fishes is a non-profit food rescue organization rescuing food that would otherwise be wasted from grocers and restaurants and delivering the food to agency that feed the hungry throughout Greenville County. ... more >
Aug 2 - Director of Individual Giving
The Peace Center, South Carolina’s premier performing arts venue located in downtown Greenville, is seeking applicants for an exciting opportunity as Director of Individual Giving. As a key member of the Development team, the Director of Individual Giving is responsible for developing, planning, and managing the Peace Center’s individual giving programs and initiatives. ... more >
Jul 21 - Development & Communications Director
A Child’s Haven is seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill the role of Development & Communications Director. ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >