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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. 

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

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Oct 19 - National Philanthropy Day 2017
National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is celebrated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and hundreds of non-profit and for-profit organizations throughout North America. On this special day, we recognize the great philanthropic contributions to the community of philanthropy and those active volunteers who devote their time to advance the efforts of various organizations. ... more >
Oct 18 - Major Gifts Officer
The SC Chapter is seeking an energetic and dedicated professional to serve as its full-time Major Gifts Officer out of our Greenville, SC office. An individual with proven success in relational philanthropy, who works best in a fast-paced environment and enjoys being on the go and out with donors. ... more >
Oct 16 - Senior Vice President of Resource Development
With the collaboration of the entire organization, the Senior Vice President of Resource Development is responsible for establishing comprehensive resource development plans to realize a greater share of the market potential, building relationships with key donors and prospects, ensuring that campaign volunteers and staff are prepared for duties and coordinating messaging around community impact and the campaign. ... more >
Oct 10 - Wofford on Call Program Manager
The Office of Advancement invites applications for the Wofford On-Call Program Manager position. Reporting directly to the Director of Annual Gifting, the Wofford On-Call Program Manager is responsible for the successful design, implementation, and management of the Wofford On-Call annual giving campaign. The Wofford On-Call is a targeted gifting campaign where current Wofford students solicit for donations by calling friends, family and alumni of Wofford. ... more >
Oct 5 - Fund Development & Marketing Director
Position Summary: Responsible for development, fundraising, membership, and marketing activities supporting Urban League branding, operations, and programs. ... more >
Oct 23 - Comment on the New Tax Reform Plan That Could Reduce Giving by Billions
(Oct. 18, 2017) AFP is calling on U.S. members to provide comments online about the new GOP Tax Reform Framework that could reduce by giving by $13 billion every year. ... more >
Oct 18 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (Oct. 18, 2017): Donor Storytelling, Volunteer Retention, Major Gifts, Checkout Donations Programs & More!
(Oct. 18, 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 >
Oct 18 - AFP Board Adopts New Approach to Diversity and Inclusion
The AFP International Board approved a series of changes to the association’s diversity and inclusion efforts, including a new focus on access and equity and new resources to support each chapter’s diversity efforts. ... more >
Oct 11 - Member Spotlight: Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
AFP talks with Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, long-time fundraiser and nonprofit leader, about becoming a CEO, Hispanics in fundraising and the importance of mentoring. ... more >