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Nominations are now being accepted for National Philanthropy Day Awards! Categories this year include Outstanding Individual, Outstanding Business or Corporation, Outstanding Community Organization or Foundation, and Future Philanthropist Award. More information and nomination forms are available.


Webinar: Using Neuroscience to Improve Your Fundraising Results

Thursday, July 20, 8:30 - 11 a.m.
Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC
Free for members, $15 for nonmembers.

Details/registration found here.


Save the Date!

2017 NPD art


More NPD details found here.



Thank you to our Summer Institute Presenting Sponsor:

 The Winkler Group


Need some advice, guidance, a sounding board? One of the best benefits of membership in AFP, S.C. Lowcountry is its Mentor program. To find a trusted friend and adviser, contact Mentor Chair Cindy Hay Johnson.


See videos and photos of the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

AFP Quick Poll


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Jun 14 - Grant Writer
Dorchester Children’s Center, a Non-Profit Child Advocacy Center in Summerville, SC is currently looking for an Experienced Grant Writer. Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years grant writing experience is required. ... more >
Jun 12 - Development Coordinator
As a member of the development team, the development coordinator works with the director of development to ensure fundraising success. He/she will execute fundraising activities including, but not limited to: annual and one-time events; daily gift processing, donor acknowledgement, stewardship, and solicitation; Raiser’s Edge database management. This position requires management of high-level volunteers, volunteer committees, and the recruitment, management, and stewardship of event sponsors and vendors. ... more >
Jun 7 - Director of Financial Stability
The Director of Financial Stability is responsible for leading Trident United Way’s (TUW) Financial Stability (FS) Impact Area in the Community Impact Division. The Director is responsible for 1) overseeing the financial stability investment strategy, 2) using the Collective Impact discipline to affect community level change, and 3) providing the global vision and supervision of staff for financial stability-focused initiatives, namely the strategic direction and partnerships of the Berkeley and Dorchester Prosperity Centers. ... more >
Jun 7 - Prosperity Center Operations Specialist
The Prosperity Centers Operations Specialist is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations in their respective center (Berkeley, Dorchester) through collaboration with our key partners and performing outreach in the communities we serve. ... more >
Jun 6 - Development Database Coordinator (Administrative Coordinator I) # 1751
This position provides support for the Development Department's fundraising activities including coordinating and managing the database of supporters, generating and distributing reports, donor listings and written/electronic communications, and tracking/cultivating special event and donor appreciation activities. ... more >
Jun 27 - Leadership Society Members
Leadership Society members actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada as board and committee members, mentors, and advisors. Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitments to the profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. ... more >
July 14, 2017 - Board Meeting
July 20, 2017 - July Webinar
September 15, 2017 - Board Meeting
November 10, 2017 - Board Meeting
November 16, 2017 - National Philanthropy Day