Upcoming Programs
[Image]Setting Up Your Board for Success: Recruitment and Retention Tactics That Work
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 pm
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Join AFP and Foundation For The Carolinas for an hour and a half virtual program about tactics for recruiting and retaining effective board members. The moderated panel discussion will feature insights from Tina Postel, CEO of Loaves & Fishes/ Friendship Trays, Jim Warren, Executive Director of Carolina Raptor Center, Joan Zimmerman, Civic Leader and Founder & CEO of Southern Shows, and Devirè Robinson, Vice President of Philanthropic Advancement at Foundation For The Carolinas.

National Philanthropy Day - Sponsorship Opportunities

Registration is open for National Philanthropy Day - and the event is already halfway to selling out!

Don't miss your chance to join us on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 11:45 am to 1:00 pm.  Sponsorships, tables, and tickets can be purchased on www.AFPCharlotte.org/NPD. Please email Sydney.Hammond@SafeAlliance.org with any questions. We look forward to celebrating the Power of Community with you!

Scholarships are Available

AFP Charlotte is pleased to offer scholarships to recruit new members, retain current members, and to assist with learning opportunities and professional development. Funds are available now! Visit https://www.afpcharlotte.org/professional-development/scholarships/ to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship through the AFP Charlotte chapter.

Members on the Move

Penny Hawkins, previously a Senior Consultant at PMA, has joined the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the Senior Director of Development - Strategic Planning & Gifts.

After seven years at UNC Charlotte, Alicia Morris-Rudd has joined the Jimmie Johnson Foundation as Executive Director.

AFP Board Member Holly Whitfield is on the move. The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte Executive Director has accepted the role of Executive Director with the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) headquartered in Charleston, SC. The AFFA is a social justice non-profit working focused on the LGBTQ+ community - striving to achieve equality and acceptance through advocacy while empowering and strengthening the LGBTQ+ community through grants, programs, events and workshops across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. 

We are excited to highlight our Members on the Move in future AFP newsletters. Please email Brittany Jenkins, VP of Membership, and share where you will be working, your new job title, and some highlights about your new role. We want to celebrate your success!

AFP Member Benefit

[Image]Don't forget that AFP Global is offering all AFP members a $40 credit toward an online AFP learning opportunity, redeemable through September 30!

How to redeem: Simply log into Blue Sky (our learning management system) and select the items you'd like to purchase. When checking out, remember to enter the coupon code THANKYOU40 in the promo code box to enjoy your savings!

Charlotte Family Housing
Development & Communications Manager

Proverbs 31 Ministries
Donor Relations Manager

NC State University
Director of Development, Central Major Gifts

YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Financial Development Director 2

Historic Charleston Foundation
Chief Philanthropy Officer

Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Charlotte
Donor Database Coordinator

Carolina Breast Friends
Executive Director

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Freedom School Partners
Donor Systems & Volunteer Manager



Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays, Inc.
Part-time Grants Coordinator

NC State University
Park Scholarships

Assistant Director, Development

The Relatives
Philanthropy Officer

Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County
Executive Director & CEO

Chief Revenue Officer

Tosco Music
Business Operations Manager

High Point University
Advancement Officer

Teen Health Connection
Development Officer

NC State University
Assistant Director of Corporate Foundation Relations



AFP Charlotte has built a reputation for getting the word out for the premier fundraising jobs across the Carolinas. Click here to read more and apply for a posted position.

In order to promote gender and racial pay equity, AFP is leading the way and will be requiring salary ranges for all new positions posted on the AFP Charlotte Job Board effective May 10, 2021. We understand this might be a significant change for some organizations, but AFP Charlotte strongly believes this is an important shift in increasing equity, inclusion and fairness in the fundraising profession.

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