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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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Oct 17 - Director of Development
The Delaware Museum of Natural History seeks a Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, execution and management of fund development, and membership activities for the Museum. ... more >
Sep 14 - Director of Major Gifts
General Description of the Job The Director of Major Gifts reports to the Executive Director of Development in the University’s Office of Development and is responsible for planning and implementing a successful program of cultivation and solicitation for individual major gifts prospects within a given portfolio. The individual also assists in cultivating major donors through planned giving as well as plays a critical role in helping to reach the University’s campaign goals. ... more >
Sep 14 - Fundraising - Annual Fund and Grant Coordinator - Lewes, DE
Beebe Healthcare has become the premier healthcare facility in Sussex County, serving a thriving beach and vacation resort area and a growing year-round population. Beebe Healthcare offers you a unique opportunity to not only love what you do, but love where you live and work! Located in beautiful historic Lewes, Delaware, near Rehoboth Beach, Beebe Healthcare offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >