Community Announcements

  • Register for the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon

    Join us for the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Elliott Davis, on November 13, 2019, where will honor philanthropists who are having a profound impact on the Chattanooga community through their generous work.
  • AFP TN, Southeastern Again Named Ten Star GOLD Chapter

    AFP TN, Southeastern Chapter is proud to announce it has received for the second time the Ten Star Gold recognition from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Thanks to our members for everything they do to make our chapter stand out among the best! Read more at this link.
  • Generational Giving in March

    Please welcome Georgia Center for Nonprofits Executive Vice President, Programs & Senior Consultant Kathy Keeley on Wednesday, March 20 at the Mountain City Club. Keeley is traveling from Atlanta to share best practices for reaching different generations with innovative development efforts. From her experience with many kinds of organizations across the country and in dozens of countries, Keeley will offer members nationally and internationally recognized expertise to benefit their organizations locally. Please register to attend and learn the kind of insights that have earned her the attention of 60 Minutes, The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC Evening News, BBC News, and Voice of America Radio.
  • Congratulations McClarty Scholarship Recipients

    Congratulations to our McClarty Scholarship recipients!
    • Alyssa Cooper, Erlanger Health System Foundation
    • Jennifer Holder, The Chattery
    • Raquetta Dotley, The Net Resource Foundation
    • Susan Day, Hospice of Chattanooga
    • Chelsea McCarty, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

    Scholarship recipients are new to professional fundraising (2 years or less) and will receive mentoring opportunities and a complimentary year-long membership to the the AFP Chattanooga Chapter.

    Please say hello to our new members at upcoming meetings!
  • Join Us to Talk Community Trends in February

    AFP TN, Southeastern Chapter will host Metro Ideas Project Executive Director Joda Thongnopnua about the results of the recently released Community Indicators Project. Commissioned by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, the study identifies community trends development professionals can use to help effect the biggest issues facing the Chattanooga community and better inform fundraising strategies.
  • Scholarship Deadline Extended!

    If you are new to the fundraising profession, please consider applying for the AFP TN, Southeastern Chapter’s McClarty Scholarship. The Jack McClarty Scholarship(s) are awarded each year based upon a competitive application process. Jack McClarty was a founding member of the chapter and development director at Southern Adventist University. Scholarship applicants must be employed full-time and be individuals newly employed in the field of fund raising (less than 2 years). Scholarships may be renewable subject to decision of the Executive Committee of the AFP Tennessee, Southeastern Chapter. Introductory scholarships may be awarded for no more than two (2) years. Applications are due to Jennifer Nicely at

    DEADLINE: Extended to February 11, 2019.