The Association of Fundraising Professionals operates with a mission to empower individuals and organizations practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. 

The AFP Alabama Chapter offers a number of educational and networking opportunities available for free to our members. 


  • Congratulations to our 2021 Volunteers in Philanthropy!

    Please join us in recognizing our National Philanthropy Day VIPs:

    William Howell, MD

    St. Martin’s in the Pines


    Henry King and King Acura

    Glenwood, Inc.


    William R. Ireland Jr.

    The Nature Conservancy Alabama

    K. Wood Herren

    Honored by Civitan International


    IPC Foundation & Volunteers

    STAIR of Birmingham


    Jeanna King Westmoreland

    Samford University


    Marvell "Chip" Bivins

    United Way of Central Alabama


    Renaissance Scholarships, Inc.

    The Altamont School


    The Phillip Rumore Family

    Birmingham Boys Choir

  • Congratulations 2021 National Philanthropy Day Award Winners!

    Each year, AFP Alabama honors donors, volunteers, fundraising executives, and professionals whose gifts of time, expertise, and resources contribute significantly to the success of the nonprofit agencies in our community.​ 

    Please join us in recognizing this year's award winners:

    William M. and Virginia B. Spencer Outstanding Philanthropist
    Lee Styslinger III
    Nominated by University of Alabama at Birmingham

    United Way of Central Alabama Outstanding Civic Leader
    Jeff and Linda Stone
    Nominated by United Way of Central Alabama

    Outstanding Corporate Citizen
    Tito’s Handmade Vodka
    Nominated by STAIR of Birmingham

    William S. Roth Outstanding Fundraising Executive
    Morgan Emahiser, CFRE
    Nominated by Childcare Resources

    The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Outstanding Professional Advisor
    Tanya Shunnara, Dentons Sirote
    Nominated by Alabama Association of Charitable Gift Planners

    Outstanding Charitable Organization
    TumTum Tree Foundation
    Nominated by Mitchell’s Place

    Bill Moran Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
    Callie Chapman
    Nominated by Children’s of Alabama

    AFP Alabama Chapter IDEA Award
    The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham
    Nominated by Childcare Resources 

    The National Philanthropy Day (NPD) ceremony to be held virtually on Friday, November 12, 2021, will recognize this year's award recipients.

    The event would not be possible without the support of partners and sponsors in the community: The Birmingham Business Journal, Bloomerang, The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Swell Fundraising, United Way of Central Alabama, and WBHM. 

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