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The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Florida Big Bend advances fundraising careers, connects members to a community of support, and educates nonprofit professionals on best practices and ethical standards in fundraising.


Successful fundraisers stay on top of trends and best practices, are knowledgeable and creative thinkers, and adhere to the highest ethical standards.

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By becoming an AFP FL Big Bend member, you are given the tools and skills to succeed as a fundraising professional that will not only help you grow in your career but find success for your organization!

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Planet Philanthropy 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024 - Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The Rosen Centre - Orlando, Florida

Join fund development professionals from across the state at Florida’s premier philanthropy conference on June 3rd through the 5th at Rosen Centre in Orlando.

Learn industry-leading best practices from national experts across a variety of specialties. New this year will be a conference launch party on Monday afternoon and additional educational hours.


2023 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy, Ken Boutwell

Philanthropists of the Year, the Johnson Family

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Urielle Laurent

Outstanding Fundraising Professional, James McGowan

Outstanding Philanthropic Business, Holland & Knight

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, Consortium of Florida Education Foundations

Outstanding Media Personality, Staci Inez

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