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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!

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Sep 8 - About AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter
About AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter ... more >
Sep 8 - Director of Development, A Child's Haven
The Director of Development serves as a key leadership team member and is an active participant in making strategic decisions that affect ACH. Reporting to and in collaboration with the ED, the Director of Development is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The successful candidate will be able to systematically develop strategies and techniques to forge new relationships to build ACH’s visibility, impact and financial resources. ... more >
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 >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >