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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 2018 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 8, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00PM. The 2017 honorees included:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist - Weldon F. Osborne Foundation, Inc.
  • Leadership Fundraiser - Dr. Dane and Sheila Boyington
  • Corporate Philanthropist - Adman Electric, Inc.
  • Youth in Philanthropy - Kaitlyn McAfee

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Dec 6 - Senate Passes Bill Tax Reform Bill Without Universal Charitable Deduction
(Dec. 6, 2017) Despite intense lobbying from the nonprofit sector, the universal charitable deduction was not included in the final Senate tax reform bill, which could lead to drops in charitable giving of $20 billion or more every year. ... more >
Dec 6 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (December 6, 2017): Crowdfunding, Lifestyle Giving, Year-End Giving & More!
(Dec. 6, 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 >
Dec 6 - Donor Perceptions: Larger Charities More Effective, Smaller Charities More Efficient With Funds
(Dec. 6, 2017) The size of a charity does influence perceptions for most donors, according to the latest survey in the Donor Mindset Study, a series of research reports about American donors. ... more >
Nov 29 - Blackbaud Institute Reveals Key Factors Dramatically Transforming the Donor Marketplace
(Nov. 29, 2017) Fewer donors are giving to fewer organizations, and new in-depth analysis from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact examines the drivers behind this shift. ... more >