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Welcome to the AFP East Texas Chapter website!

We are committed to supporting development professionals throughout the greater East Texas area and we hope our website helps to do this. We have nearly 70 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, nonprofit executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

The AFP East Texas Chapter has regularly scheduled educational lunch meetings featuring local and national speakers on topics relevant to everyday development work. The chapter also offers additional educational and networking opportunities including member socials, local roundtables, fundraising seminars and a National Philanthropy Day® celebration. 
 
As we work to better serve you, keep an eye on this website for continued services and information. 

 

 

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Feb 20 - Director of Philanthropy
Do you care about nature and enjoy the outdoors? Do you want to get things done and make a difference? If so, then we want to meet you! We are The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas and we are looking for a Director of Philanthropy to lead our staff and board team. Please visit our website to learn more at www.nature.org/careers and to apply to Job #45214. All applications are confidential. Deadline is March 2, 2017. EOE ... more >
Jan 4 - Director of Development
The Director of Development is responsible for assisting the Congregational Leader in fulfilling the vision and mission of the Congregation; working to broaden and deepen the relationship of the community with the faithful; driving the efforts to engage lay and Congregational leaders in advancing the work of the Sisters of the Holy Family through the meaningful contribution of gifts and talents; and advocating the mission of the Congregation within our own communities and beyond. Reporting to the Congregational Leader, the Director of Development is responsible for coordinating and directing the fund-raising initiatives that engage donors and leaders throughout the communities the Sisters serve. The Director of Development works in concert with the Congregational Leader - providing the corporate expertise and lay understanding to complement the future direction of the Congregation. ... more >
Feb 22 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >