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Welcome to the Brandywine Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals!

Founded in 1984, the AFP Brandywine Chapter strives to advance the profession of fundraising and the institution of philanthropy for the public good. We serve the communities of the Brandywine Valley, including Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Eastern Maryland, and Southwestern New Jersey.

Members include development professionals of all levels, executive directors, funders, and volunteers. Our members represent educational institutions, the arts, health and human services, and environmental agencies.

We welcome you to learn more about the AFP Brandywine Chapter!

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Aug 17 - Vice President for Community Engagement and Investments
The Delaware Community Foundation seeks an experienced philanthropic and community-focused leader to lead its community engagement and civic leadership efforts, including oversight of various grant making and community investment programs. ... more >
Aug 12 - Grant Writer
The Grant Writer is a full-time member of the Development Department and reports to the Director of External Affairs. The position is responsible for the researching, writing, and reporting of all grant initiatives including government, foundation, and corporate support. The Grant Writer must be able to collaborate with fellow staff members, be highly organized with the ability to carefully follow instructions, be able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. ... more >
Aug 12 - Development Director
Manage fundraising, communications and marketing program for human service organization. Grant writing, direct mail, events, and development of relationships with individuals, corporations, government, and foundations. Resume and salary requirements to: Lutheran Community Services, Wilmington DE, info@lcsde.org ... more >
Aug 4 - Special Events Coordinator
Nonprofit Service Dog org. seeks Special Events Coordinator. for 40hr/week with benefits. Relevant experience required. Resume, cover letter and salary expectations should be faxed to 610-869-9785 or emailed to info@k94life.org. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email paffairs@afpnet.org with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >