Community Announcements


  • ✨ Register Now! June Chapter Meeting

    Join our panel of local leaders of prominent funding organizations, corporations, and foundations as they share the inside scoop on the "do's" and "don'ts" of funding requests. Bring your questions and let’s learn from each other in this interactive panel discussion.


    Ruby Fenton MBA, Social Impact Specialist at Wells Fargo Bank

    Jennifer Foster, Endowments and Foundations at Regions Bank

    Zac Riddle, Assistant Controller at Medical Properties Trust

    Jera Stribling, Executive Director of Alabama Giving

  • ✨ Register Now! February Chapter Meeting

    Join AFP Alabama for our February Chapter Meeting with Nancy Rieves, a fundraising coach and the creator of Fundraising Maximized® — Your Ultimate Guide to Major Gift Fundraising.

    As a fundraiser, you know that securing large gifts is essential to the success of your organization. So why are so many fundraisers hesitant to focus their efforts on major gift fundraising? It's time to change that! In this presentation, Nancy will share what major gift fundraising is and why it's so important. She will also provide her 6-step process and tips for how you can raise more money through major gifts.

    Whether you're just getting started in this area or you're looking for ways to increase your results, join us for tips and advice from Nancy!

    Register below to reserve your spot!  Lunch will be served at 11:30am and the program will begin at 12noon. Complimentary parking vouchers will be provided when you arrive.

  • ✨ Register Now! December Chapter Meeting

    Join AFP Alabama for our 
    December Chapter Meeting with Birgit Smith-Burton, incoming Chair for the AFP Global Board of Directors and Executive Director of AADO (the African American Development Officers Network), who will share her vision for the future of AFP, her thoughts on the direction of our profession, and how this impacts all of us who give so much to benefit the nonprofits we serve each day.

    Birgit Smith-Burton has been a member of AFP for 32 years, joining when it was the National Society of Fundraising Professionals (NSFRE) and has worked in fundraising for over 35 years. This year, Birgit marks her 10th year on the AFP Global Board and will step into the role of Board Chair on January 1, 2023 as the first African American woman in AFP's 62 year history.

    Register below to reserve your spot!  Lunch will be served at 11:30am and the program will begin at 12noon.

  • OPEN NOW! Chapter Scholarship Applications

    Chamberlain Scholarship
    and Chapter Membership Scholarship applications are open NOW for submission! Click Here to Learn More
  • How will you recognize your organization's most appreciated supporter?

    It's always nice to show appreciation to your best supporters. The National Philanthropy Day Volunteer in Philanthropy (VIP) Award is a fantastic way to do just that! This event honors the kind and generous individuals amongst us here in Birmingham! There's no nomination process - just an impactful way to show your appreciation and recognition for your special VIP!

    For more information or questions, please contact the NPD VIP Co-Chair:

    Connie O’Brien
    Vice President of Mission Advancement
    Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School

  • SAVE THE DATE: 2022 National Philanthropy Day

    Join us in-person as we celebrate philanthropic leaders from across Alabama on November 10, 2022, at The Harbert Center!

    National Philanthropy Day is a special day we celebrate to recognize the extraordinary impact of philanthropy in the world around us. This day honors those who believe that making the world a better place starts with philanthropy in the community. National Philanthropy Day offers an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and celebrates the daily contributions individuals and organizations make to the causes that are most special to us.