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Welcome to the Idaho Chapter of AFP

A statewide, membership-based, nonprofit organization that encourages a culture of philanthropy in Idaho by providing fundraising professional education opportunities and networking in a supportive environment.

AFP Idaho is proud to be a part of the international organization with over 57 members from throughout Idaho.

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Oct 30 - Development Director
We are looking for a dynamic professional fundraiser and development team leader for the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Located in south-central Idaho, Sun Valley is an idyllic mountain resort destination, with a strong community commitment to arts and culture as a driver for quality of life and attracting residents and tourists alike. The largest non-profit arts organization in Idaho, The Center’s nearly $4M budget relies on maximizing contributed revenue as well as strengthening our ties to the community we serve. This unique opportunity is for a select candidate who has a proven track record of growing contributed revenue and can lead our development efforts to new levels of success at a time when the organization is keenly focused on growing it’s impact in the community. The Director of Development, working closely with the CEO and the board, is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive fund raising and development plan based on a relational driven process. The Director of Development will work closely with the Chief Executive and the Board of Directors and serve on the senior management team. A solid network of relationships in the Wood River Valley and/or Idaho, or experience in fundraising in resort communities is preferred. Knowledge and abilities needed to be successful in this position: • Demonstrated success in building a giving culture and engaging key players in major fundraising activities; translating broad goals into achievable steps; Clear knowledge of and adherence to best practices in fundraising and fund development process. • Exceptional communication skills in both 1:1 and group settings • Excellent organizational abilities and able to handle complex concepts and translate into action; detail-oriented; efficient in managing projects and programs from plans to evaluation of results • Proven capability of working with database driven information (Tessitura or RE knowledge extremely helpful) • Ability to lead, influence, and ne ... more >
Oct 23 - Director of Marketing & Community Development
Teaching Health Center and FQHC seeks dynamic and experienced Director of Marketing & Community Development. ... more >
Oct 6 - Executive Director
Family Safety Network (FSN) is seeking a seasoned and full-time Executive Director (ED). Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for our resources and the implementation of our mission. ... more >
Development Manager at Bishop Kelly High School ... more >
Jul 16 - Development Manager
Bishop Kelly currently has an opening for the position of Development Manager. This person will be responsible for assisting the Development Director, management of the Kelly Pride (annual) Fund, assisting in our major gifts and capital campaigns and planned giving program . This is a full-time 40 hour/week position Monday thru Friday with some nights and weekends required. ... more >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >
Nov 18 - Celebrating National Philanthropy Every Day
In a moving tribute to National Philanthropy Day, Roger Ali, CFRE, chair-elect of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada, shares how we all can make a difference through small acts and a giving heart. ... more >