chattanoogaSince 1987, this active group has been supporting the philanthropic landscape in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the surrounding area. Whether you are a seasoned fundraiser, new to the field or an executive director of a small to mid-sized nonprofit charged with the development efforts of your organization, we would like to see you at an upcoming meeting. 

We focus on delivering innovative educational programs and events to help you reach your goals. AFP is your link to professional networking events, roundtable sessions, programs for advanced executives, mid-career professionals, and those new to the field. We also offer opportunities for volunteering, sponsor special events like National Philanthropy Day Chattanooga, and much more. Contact us to learn more and get involved!

Please check out our programs, volunteer opportunities and get to know your Chapter leaders. If you're not a member, join today and be connected!


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  • 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.

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