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Welcome to the Rhode Island Chapter!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter (AFP-RI) is dedicated to improving the skills of fundriasing professionals, increasing the participation of members and non-members alike in chapter activities and expanding our professional and career opportunities to embrace diversity.

2018 Grant Opportunity from Collette

Collette, a RI based global tour operator, has established a signature program, Learning Explorers, within its current philanthropy giving program. The focus of this special grant will be youth literacy.  

Deadline for submission is March 1, 2018

Please click here for more information.

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Mar 14 - Vice President, Engagement
Buzzards Bay Coalition Vice President, Engagement New Bedford, MA “The restoration, protection and sustainable use and enjoyment of our irreplaceable Bay and its watershed." Buzzards Bay Coalition mission ... more >
Mar 12 - Executive Director
The Executive Director of the Providence Singers is the hands-on manager of the organization while also serving as the chief executive officer of the Providence Singers. The Executive Director works in partnership with the Artistic Director and several volunteer committees to provide leadership and overall direction for the organization in accordance with the long term direction and mission articulated by the Board of Directors. ... more >
Mar 2 - Development Administrative Assistant
Overview: The Development Administrative Assistant will be a member of the Administrative Support Team at the URI Foundation, and report to the Associate Vice President of Principal Gifts with a dotted line to the Executive Assistant to the President ... more >
Feb 28 - Events and Marketing Coordinator
This position offers an exciting and meaningful opportunity to join a highly effective team-based Development office charged with fundraising and communication to support the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Newport, RI. The Marketing and Events Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, Assistant Director, Director of Development and Development team to design, market and execute internal and external events and programs offered by The Center. The Marketing and Events Coordinator will interact with staff, clients, and donors; it is essential that the Development and Events Coordinator be courteous, highly organized, professional, and meticulous with detail and protocol. As a member of a small staff that relies heavily on teamwork, it is also necessary that the Marketing and Events Coordinator have a positive attitude, a respectful demeanor, and a good sense of humor. ... more >
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Mar 13 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 12, 2018): Fundraising Letters, Time Management, Making the Ask & More!
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Mar 13 - AFP Board for 2018
AFP membership has approved the association's proposed slate of board of directors for 2017. ... more >
Mar 8 - AFP Launches New Campaign to Address Gender Inequity in Fundraising
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