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Welcome to AFP Oklahoma!  

The AFP Oklahoma Chapter advances and promotes philanthropy by empowering people and organizations to practice ethical and effective professional fundraising. 

We do this through:

  • Education & Training                                                                                Join AFP today!
  • Promoting Credentialing
  • Providing Resources
  • Networking 
  • Mentoring 
  • Advocacy
  • Recognition

We are a very successful and effective mid-size chapter in existence since 1980, serving the Oklahoma City metro area and Oklahoma County. The chapter is known for quality monthly educational luncheons and for providing top-notch conferences, including our annual National Philanthropy Day event. Membership has steadily grown since our Chapter's inception and currently stands at approximately 140 members. For more information, contact Becky Taylor at 528-3663.

We have monthly chapter meetings featuring speakers and topics that are relevant to you as a fundraiser. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, 11:30am - 1:00pm (meetings are not held in July and the month of our National Philanthropy Day conference).


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Sep 30 - Development Director
The primary function of the Development Director at Parent Promise is to support the ED in meeting the short-term and long-term fundraising goals of the organization and ensure the annual fiscal goals of development are reached each year. Parent Promise is a 501c3 nonprofit with the primary goal of preventing child abuse and neglect through the delivery of preventative family support programs by trained providers to expectant and new parents. ... more >
Sep 30 - Chief Executive Officer
The CEO must be a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and visionary leader with experience scaling an organization, leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals. The successful CEO will serve as the “face of the agency” throughout the state and will have the oral and written communications skills necessary to articulate the vision at a very high level to the Board, staff, corporate and civic leaders, individual donors and agency partners. ... more >
Sep 30 - CEO
We are an Executive Search firm that specializes in seeking top talent for nonprofits. We have been retained exclusively to find a new CEO for Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma (MAW-OK). I am writing to you to see if you are interested in taking a look at this opportunity, please also feel free to extend this to your circle of professional contacts. Founded in 1987, MAW-OK is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. The chapter has an annual budget of $2.6M and is governed by a dedicated and diversified volunteer Board of Directors. The board is passionately engaged and committed to 100% giving and introducing personal network relationships. MAW-OK currently has 12 staff in two offices located in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The CEO may reside in either city. The chapter currently grants 150 wishes per year but it is estimated that more than 342 Oklahoma children are diagnosed each year with a medical condition that would qualify them for a wish experience. MAW-OK is committed to raising more funds in order to grant a wish for every eligible child in Oklahoma. MAW-OK has a calendar of proven events both in OKC and Tulsa which provides a steady stream of annual income. Many MAW chapters over the last few years have successfully built a major gift fundraising program. MAW-OK is ready to embark on major gift fundraising and with complimentary support from the national office, which provides wealth screening of up to 10,000 names per annum, they are geared for a significant increase in revenue. The Board of Directors is seeking a CEO who will lead a team and program ready for significant growth in revenue and wishes. The CEO must bring a passion for MAW-OK and visionary leadership capabilities for staff, board and volunteers. The CEO must show a demonstrated track record of managing and leading a successful fundraising department as well as a focus on program excellence. In the opinion of the Search Committee, MAW-OK’s projected growth is dependent on the CEO’s ability to l ... more >
Sep 10 - Area Director
Reporting to the Director of Resource Development – Western Region, the Area Director for Norman conducts local resource development. The Area Director is responsible for developing and cultivating partnerships and donors, area board development, local fund raising and volunteer recruitment. The Area Director leads in the fulfillment of the mission, growth and stability of the organization at the local level and serves as the “face of the agency” in the community. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Oct 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Oct 1 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >
Sep 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 30, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Sept. 30, 2015) It’s time to change the way you communicate with donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including seven drivers of donor loyalty; creating a visual case for support; four key lessons in charitable giving through bequests; words that will make or break your subject lines; and how to turn first-time visitors to your website into long-time donors. ... more >