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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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Aug 29 - Community Development and Events Manager
The Community Development & Events Manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of events as well as marketing Harvest Hope Food Bank to churches, civic organizations, and both community and business partners. This position will also work closely with the Director of Donor Relations to help build and manage strategic relationships to increase and maintain major gifts to support Harvest Hope Food Bank’s mission. Events include but are not limited to food drive events, corporate events, media events, signature special events, etc. The incumbent will assure appropriate printed, electronic and media contact is made to assist in the promotions of the event. ... more >
Aug 11 - National Philanthropy Day 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:30am-1:00pm The Thornblade Club 1275 Thornblade Blvd. Greer, South Carolina 29650 ... more >
Aug 4 - Statistical & Research Analyst III
Reporting to the Director of Prospect Research Analysis, the Prospect Research Analyst proactively identifies and qualifies individuals/corporations/foundations as major donors consistent with the priorities of the University and ensures that the fundraising staff has an ongoing supply of prospects and information to meet the University-wide fundraising goals. ... more >
Jul 22 - Special Events Coordinator, Meals on Wheels Greenville
The purpose of the Special Events Coordinator position is to introduce, engage and foster community support for Meals on Wheels and its mission through successful events planning, organizing and management. ... more >
Jul 10 - Director of Membership and Special Events, Upstate Forever
Upstate Forever seeks a full-time Director of Membership and Special Events to work in the organization’s Development Department. ... more >
Aug 28 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Aug 26 - Top Ten (Week of August 25, 2014): 6 Signs of a Well-run Nonprofit Organization
(Aug. 25, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how slactivists aren’t so bad afterall, which digital campaign tools you should be using (and the ones you should be forgetting), how to inspire action from tragedy, who is making the ‘overhead’ pledge (and how you can too!), how to cash-in on #GivingTuesday, what a nonprofit infographic should look like (and do) and why your nonprofit needs to be using LinkedIn! ... more >
Aug 26 - Want An Endowment? Plan For it—Ask For It
(Aug. 26, 2014) Among the excuses your nonprofit has for why you don’t have endowment donors, the only real excuse you can have is that you didn’t ask. Don’t let asking for an endowment gift intimidate you! Helen Monroe, head of Endowment Development Institute, gives you a step-by-step process (and a free checklist!) for every aspect of ‘the ask’—from identifying the donor, to your plan of attack, to your successful ask. ... more >
Aug 19 - Top Ten (Week of August 18, 2014): 7 Favorite Topics of Boring Fundraisers
(Aug. 18, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on learning how to tell stories from children’s books, what kind of year-end fundraising decisions you should be making NOW, an appeal list you should be checking (and checking twice), how to control others so they don’t ruin your nonprofit’s reputation, why corporations are partnering with nonprofits to boost their value, how to make the most out of email pre-headers and so much more! ... more >
Aug 13 - Stick With Us—We’ll Carry You Through Your Entire Fundraising Career!
(Aug. 13, 2014) From the first moment you realize you want to be a fundraiser, to the moment you reach that highest achievement that you’ve modeled your entire fundraising career over—AFP is there for you. As a study buddy, an endless pool of fundraising information, a place to meet fundraising fanatics like yourself and a place to help you grow. Use our Development Pathway to plan your fundraising career chock-full of AFP offerings! ... more >