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Welcome to the Idaho Chapter of AFP

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 30,000 members in more than 235 chapters around the world by working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.

AFP Idaho is proud to be a part of this international organization with over 52 members from throughout Idaho.

Click Here  to register for the NPD Idaho Philanthropy awardees breakfast on November 12, 2014 at the Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd. Boise, ID

Click Here to register for the Wednesday, October 8th Social Media - Education Session at the Boise Public Library, 715 S. Capitol Blvd.  1st floor Gates Training Room.

Click Here to see the 2014 Board Members

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Sep 30 - October 8th, 2014 Education Session
Everyone knows that non-profits like yours need an online presence ... more >
Sep 30 - Chief Executive Officer
The Board of Directors is seeking a Chief Executive Officer who will lead a team and program ready for significant growth in revenue and wishes. The Chief Executive Officer must bring a passion for Make-A-Wish® Idaho and vi-sionary leadership capabilities for staff, Board and volunteers. The Chief Executive Officer must show a demon-strated track record of managing and leading a successful fundraising department as well as a focus on program ex-cellence. In the opinion of the Search Committee, MAW-ID’s projected growth is dependent on the Chief Execu-tive Officer’s ability to lead a high-performing team and execute a more diversified fundraising program. There-fore, the Chief Executive Officer must be capable of managing and implementing a successful, robust fundraising program. This individual must possess intellectual horsepower and be persuasive, fair, and accountable. The new Chief Exec-utive Officer’s leadership must be focused on the core ethics of collaboration, self-improvement, and the drive for excellence, to ensure that the best services are being delivered to the children Make-A-Wish® Idaho serves. Make-A-Wish® Idaho offers excellent compensation, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. ... more >
Sep 15 - 2014 Heroes in Philanthropy Announced
AFP honors heroes in Philanthropy at an awards breakfast on November 12th from 7:30 a.m. ... more >
Oct 1 - Top Ten (Week of September 29, 2014): Can a New Governance Model Help Your Organization?
(Sept. 29, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to prevent your donors from hitting information overload; the best ways to approach Millennial donors; great examples of videos that inform and inspire; and 112 (yep, 112!) tips to raise more money through direct mail. ... more >
Oct 1 - Boosting Fundraising Skills with Assessments and Training
(Oct. 1, 2014) To survive and thrive in the charitable environment, the American Red Cross is becoming more proactive in its approach to development and positioning fundraising as a science and skill-driven process within the organization. ... more >
Oct 1 - October 20 – 26: National Estate Planning Awareness Week
With more than 120 million people across North America not possessing updated estate plans, AFP and Financial Awareness Foundation are working together to promote National Estate Planning Awareness Week, Oct. 20-26. ... more >
Oct 1 - National Philanthropy Day®—Tell Us YOUR Philanthropic Idol!
To help celebrate National Philanthropy Day® (NPD), AFP is asking people to submit short videos about their philanthropic idol (and how their idol inspires them to get involved), with the top five most popular videos earning the submitters $500 each for their favorite charity! Learn more. ... more >
Sep 30 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2012
(May 13, 2013) Average salaries for fundraisers increased in the U.S. and Canada in 2012, with 66 percent of respondents to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2013 Compensation and Benefits Study reporting salary increases of up to 10 percent. Twenty-seven percent reported no change in salary, and less than 10 percent reported a decrease. ... more >