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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 the Thornblade Club in Greer, SC. The January and February 2017 meetings will be held at the Marriott Greenville, 1 Parkway East, Greenville, SC (next to Michelin) while Thornblade Club undergoes renovations.

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


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Jan 13 - Executive Director – Greenville, South Carolina
In addition to enhancing community presence through key media and community partner relationships, you will steward the local board of directors. The population served in the chapter will be at least 1M. ... more >
Dec 20 - Donor Concierge
The Peace Center, South Carolina’s premier performing arts venue located in downtown Greenville, is seeking applicants for an exciting opportunity as Donor Concierge for the Development Department. The Donor Concierge provides personalized service to the Peace Center’s individual and institutional donors and patrons through administering donor benefits including event ticketing, event access and management, stewardship, and general support. The Donor Concierge has a strong commitment to the Center’s high level of customer service. Please send resume and cover letter to HR@peacecenter.org to apply. ... more >
Dec 20 - Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
The Peace Center, South Carolina’s premier performing arts venue located in downtown Greenville, is seeking applicants for an exciting opportunity as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. As a key member of the Development team, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for developing, planning, and managing the Peace Center’s institutional giving programs and initiatives. Key responsibilities include: 1) setting and achieving corporate, foundation and government funding goals; 2) creating fundraising collateral and campaign materials; and, 3) cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of philanthropic support from institutional donors and prospects. Please send resume and cover letter to HR@peacecenter.org to apply. ... more >
Dec 20 - 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. Key responsibilities include: 1) setting and achieving goals for individual fundraising programs; 2) budgeting and internal reporting; 3) creating fundraising collateral and campaign materials; and 4) cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of philanthropic support from individual donors and prospects. ... more >
Jan 19 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >
Jan 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 16, 2017): Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy, More on the Overhead Myth, Storytelling More!
(Jan. 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 >
Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 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 >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >