AFP SC, Lowcountry Chapter Community Blog



Dear AFP Lowcountry Chapter Family, 

ICON is here! Blackbaud has partnered with the AFP to offer a $10 match for every gift (not pledge) of $20 or more that is made towards BE the CAUSE. Please consider giving, and help us reach our goal of $2,500 for 2021! 

When you give to the BE the CAUSE Campaign, benefiting both our chapter and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy, you are investing in the future of our profession and advancing philanthropy for the greater good.

Your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy will help support local, national, and international programs.

  • Diversity & Inclusion – This is a pillar of the AFP Strategic Plan; scholarships for people from diverse communities are a priority for the Foundation.
  • Professional Development - Professional development scholarships provide fundraisers and nonprofit leaders with education, training, and leadership development opportunities.
  • Research – provides an increased knowledge of fundraising, philanthropy, and social innovation and includes the Growth in Giving Initiative.

You can go online to to make your online donation.

Thank you for all you do in support of your colleagues, AFP Lowcountry,  and the AFP Foundation. BE the CAUSE reflects your commitment to and passion for our rewarding profession. Together we are creating societal impact.

If you would like more information, please visit or contact me with questions at or (803) 261-4925. 

Thank you for your support!

Samantha Scott
Foundation Chair 



AFP SC Lowcountry's National Philanthropy Day will be held on November 16, 2021, at the Grand Ballroom at the Gaillard Center. 

Submit your Chapter Nominations Here!
UPDATE: Submissions close on September 17th. 

Upcoming Programs:
September 15, 2021 – Inclusive Recruiting by Shawn Edwards from The Citadel
October 20, 2021 – Engaging Pandemic Donors by Jim Bush of the Winkler Group
November 17, 2021 – National Philanthropy Day
January 19, 2022 – Anne Kelley Russell on Legal Q&A

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