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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!

As we work to better serve you, keep an eye on this website for continued services and information.

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Sep 3 - Director of Development, School of Music
nder limited supervision, reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Development, the Director of Development for the School of Music will be responsible for coordination and management of an effective, comprehensive and ongoing development program through major gifts fundraising. Responsibilities include planning, implementation, promotion, coordination and administration of a comprehensive development program with an emphasis on major gifts for the School of Music. ... more >
Sep 3 - Annual Fund Manager
The Annual Fund Manager is responsible for initiating, developing and executing long-term philanthropic partnerships to raise funds for the mission of Make-A-Wish South Carolina. Specifically, the Annual Fund Manager is responsible for growing annual revenue generated from individual donors and implementing systems for identification, cultivation, solicitation and gift renewal. He or she executes all individual giving programs for the chapter, including donor clubs, appeals, donor recognition and stewardship, and development and management of leadership giving programs. The position will also identify and manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. He or she researches, applies for, and manages grant opportunities. Preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to negotiate and close successful partnerships, have knowledge of current fundraising best practices, have demonstrated past fundraising success and possess a strong commitment to the mission, vision and values of Make-A-Wish South Carolina. This is a newly created position. ... more >
Sep 2 - New Horizons for Canada: Formal Governance Structure, Senior Staff, and Much More
After listening to AFP chapters and members for more than a year, the Canada New Horizons Task Force is ready to present its recommendations to the AFP Board. Learn what’s in store for the AFP Canada community in the years to come! ... more >
Sep 2 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Sep 2 - New Charity Platform/Fact Sheet Available for Chapters, Members to Highlight Sector
(Sept. 1, 2015) With the October election quickly approaching, AFP is encouraging members to highlight the new federal charity platform developed by a coalition of charitable organizations and associations. ... more >
Sep 1 - Chatting about Donor Retention with John Greenhoe, CFRE
(Sept 1, 2015) Last year, AFP's most popular webinar was presented by John Greenhoe, CFRE, on discovery calls, so naturally we invited him back to present again this year. The topic for his webinar this year is Donor Retention, including how discovery calls play a part. We got to chat with John recently about donor retention, discovery calls and how he plans on topping his webinar from last year. Click here to register for his AFP webinar on September 16. ... more >