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Welcome to the AFP TN, Southeastern Chapter

Since 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. 

Learn more about us and what we have to offer!

To receive email notification of upcoming events, please email Cathy Mendez.   


For membership information, contact Geovanny Ragsdale or Dawn Hjelseth

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Announcements

AFP TN Southeastern Chapter Mentorship Program now open for applications. Click here for more information. 

AFP's 2017 Meeting Schedule is Now Available. Visit Meetings/Events to mark your calendars.

AFP now offers new membership categories! Check them out here!

National Philanthropy Day was November 11, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:00PM. The 2016 honorees included:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist - The Clarence Harris Foundation
  • Leadership Fundraiser - Charlie Arant
  • Corporate Philanthropist - Publix Super Market Charities
  • Youth in Philanthropy - Jack Skowronneck

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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 >