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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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Oct 18 - Communications and Partner Relations Manager
The Ten at the Top (TATT) Communications & Partner Relations Manager is responsible for coordinating and growing relationships with existing community & funding partners, securing new funding partners & sponsors, and implementing community & funding development campaigns. Reporting directly to the Executive Director and working closely with the board development officers, this position will coordinate aspects of organizational marketing campaigns, funding relations, and will be the main point of contact for all TATT board members and media. The successful candidate will also have general oversight of TATT internal and external communications. This is a managing position overseeing the work of 1-2 TATT employees or contractors. ... more >
Oct 13 - Campaign Director
The Campaign Director is charged with growing and strengthening our relationships with a select group of organizations and employee market segments within those organizations. The position objectives are to maximize giving growth through a concerted effort to establish and grow meaningful relationships with company leadership, key influencers / stakeholders and priority donors in order to retain our current donor base and develop new business and new donor relationships. (S)he will be responsible for creating and executing the short- and long- term account plans for each organization to realize substantial revenue growth. This outward-facing role will require the candidate to be a leader who has the demonstrated ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships. ... more >
Oct 13 - Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Under general supervision, reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director of Annual Giving develops and coordinates a comprehensive student giving program, including recent graduates, graduating classes and student philanthropy education. Responsible for the preparation for solicitations, ongoing stewardship, and philanthropy education of recent graduates and students through direct mail, email, phone calls, and personal solicitations and events. In charge of recruiting, managing and training volunteers for both recent graduate and student campaigns. In addition, administers the university's crowdfunding platform. Responsible for soliciting project ideas and concepts and oversees the development of all assigned projects. Serves as part of the University's Development team and will operate, within the system and procedures of Development to ensure consistent and well-coordinated activities. ... more >
Oct 13 - Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences
Under limited supervision, and reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Development, the Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences will be responsible for the execution, management and oversight for fundraising priorities for all health-related schools and colleges. The AVP will build a prospect portfolio and solicit major and principal gifts in support of those priorities. Responsibilities include the management of professional and administrative development staff in planning, implementing, coordinating and administering comprehensive development programs with an emphasis on major gifts. Works with deans, department chairs, faculty, alumni and volunteers in fundraising efforts to secure major gifts. This position also serves on the USC Development Leadership Team. ... more >
Oct 12 - Corporate Engagement and Special Events Coordinator
The purpose of the Corporate Engagement & Special Events Coordinator position is to introduce, engage and foster community support for Meals on Wheels and its mission through building successful relationships with the corporate community. Primary duties include the solicitation of corporate sponsorships and engagement in both program initiatives and events. In addition this position is responsible for the successful planning, organizing and management of Meals on Wheels’ annual events. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >