membership meetings

Many thanks to Winkler Group for being our educational sponsor!
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Upcoming Membership Meetings

  • Thurs, October 18th: Tax Bill Changes and their Effect on End-of-Year Giving with Bill Yaeger of The Citadel Foundation
    Location: The Citadel Foundation **breakfast will be provided**

    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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  • Tues., November 13th: Allies for Good Fall Gathering 
    Co-presenting with Together SC, opportunity to volunteer at Lowcountry Food Bank followed by networking with peers.
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  • November: Webinar TBD

  • Thurs, December 6th: Annual Meeting
    Location: Blackbaud
    4:00 - 6:00 PM
Contact 2018 AFP Lowcountry Education Chair Helen Wolfe

Chamberlain Scholarship 

The Lowcountry Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is again proud to announce the Chamberlain Scholarship program for the 2019 AFP International Fundraising Conference.

The scholarship covers the recipient's conference registration fee to the AFP International Fundraising Conference on Philanthropy to be held March 31 - April 2, 2019 in San Antonio, TX.

The scholarship is available to individuals who have never attended an AFP International Conference. Applications for this program are due Friday, October 12, 2018 at 5:00pm EST.

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Please contact Lauren Whiteside Mann, Scholarship Chair, with any questions.

IDEA Fellows Program

The AFP Lowcountry Chapter is delighted to announce a call for applicants for the 2019 IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access) Fellows Program. Applications for this program are due by November 9, 2018. The program will begin in January 2019.

AFP is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse organization that reflects, is responsive to, and embraces the diversity of the communities we serve throughout the world; respecting and valuing all people. We are committed to promoting an inclusive, equitable and accessible organization where every member, volunteer, staff and board member can realize their potential and have their contributions valued. Please click below to learn more about the program and access the application.
Click here to apply for the 2019 IDEA Fellows Program!

Each year, in conjunction with the celebration of National Philanthropy Day, the S.C. Lowcountry Chapter of AFP recognizes outstanding achievements by local individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists who form a vital partnership with nonprofit organizations to ensure that the needs of its citizens are being met. 
These awards recognize individuals and organizations whose achievements have had a significant impact in the Lowcountry.


This year's award winners are

Corporate Philanthropist of the Year:  Nucor Steel
Small Business Philanthropist of the Year:  Coastal Expeditions
Individual Philanthropist of the Year:  Martha Rivers Ingram
Organization Philanthropist of the Year: Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community
Outstanding Professional Fundraiser: Elliott DeMerell

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals seeks to strengthen our profession and help members gain valuable knowledge to advance their organizations' missions, as well as their personal careers. Members of the S.C. Lowcountry Chapter of AFP have access to the resources of the world's largest fundraising organization at their fingertips, including the AFP International Online Reference Center. AFP keeps you connected, informed and always moving forward.


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