The Association of Fundraising Professionals operates with a mission to empower individuals and organizations practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. The AFP Alabama Chapter offers a number of educational and networking opportunities available for free to our members.

Upcoming Events List


  • ✨ Register Now! February Chapter Meeting

    Join AFP Alabama for our February Chapter Meeting with Nancy Rieves, a fundraising coach and the creator of Fundraising Maximized® — Your Ultimate Guide to Major Gift Fundraising.

    As a fundraiser, you know that securing large gifts is essential to the success of your organization. So why are so many fundraisers hesitant to focus their efforts on major gift fundraising? It's time to change that! In this presentation, Nancy will share what major gift fundraising is and why it's so important. She will also provide her 6-step process and tips for how you can raise more money through major gifts.

    Whether you're just getting started in this area or you're looking for ways to increase your results, join us for tips and advice from Nancy!

    Register below to reserve your spot!  Lunch will be served at 11:30am and the program will begin at 12noon. Complimentary parking vouchers will be provided when you arrive.

  • ✨ Register Now! December Chapter Meeting

    Join AFP Alabama for our 
    December Chapter Meeting with Birgit Smith-Burton, incoming Chair for the AFP Global Board of Directors and Executive Director of AADO (the African American Development Officers Network), who will share her vision for the future of AFP, her thoughts on the direction of our profession, and how this impacts all of us who give so much to benefit the nonprofits we serve each day.

    Birgit Smith-Burton has been a member of AFP for 32 years, joining when it was the National Society of Fundraising Professionals (NSFRE) and has worked in fundraising for over 35 years. This year, Birgit marks her 10th year on the AFP Global Board and will step into the role of Board Chair on January 1, 2023 as the first African American woman in AFP's 62 year history.

    Register below to reserve your spot!  Lunch will be served at 11:30am and the program will begin at 12noon.

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