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Welcome to the AFP Connecticut Chapter

AFP Connecticut Chapter has more than 200 members and is part of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) representing more than 30,000 members in 230 chapters throughout the world. AFP members work to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. They foster development and growth of fundraising professionals and promote high ethical standards in the profession.

Monthly Scheduled Program:

May 21, 2015. 8:15-10:30 am. Sheraton Hotel South, 100 Capital Blvd, Rocky Hill, CT.

More information about this program will be available shortly.

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Apr 3 - Development Director
The W. L. Gilbert Trust Corporation in Winsted, CT has an immediate opening for a part-time Development Director. Responsibilities include: fundraising, facilitating donor outreach events, conducting a capital campaign to address the campus Master Plan, work in collaboration with the Head of School and the Director of Alumni Communications to develop an Advancement Office for The Gilbert Trust. Five years’ experience in development/advancement, fundraising and conducting a capital campaign is desired. ... more >
Apr 3 - Capital Campaign Manager
Gifts of Love seeks a Capital Campaign Manager, a newly-created, part -time, 1-year position responsible for implementing and completing a $1.5 million capital campaign. This fundraising effort will continue to expand existing programs and support the purchase of a new building and other capital projects at Gifts of Love and the Community Farm of Simsbury. The Campaign Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and other staff to carry out a broad-based fundraising plan targeting individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies. ... more >
Mar 31 - Development Officer
The Development Officer creates and implements strategic and ethical approaches to fundraising to support The Amistad Center’s priorities. Approaches may include but are not limited to major gifts, corporate sponsorships, grants, individual gifts, events, membership enrollment, online fundraising and in-kind donations. ... more >
Mar 31 - Director of Development and Communications
Connecticut Voices for Children seeks a Director of Development and Communications, a senior staff position responsible for the planning and execution of fundraising and communication goals. The individual in this key role will work closely with the Executive Director and key Board members, leading the design and implementation of strategic development and communication initiatives. ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >
May 21, 2015 - AFP CT Program
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October 15, 2015 - AFP CT Workshop
November 6, 2015 - National Philanthropy Day