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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 Lana Ivy at 405.271.7803.

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, 11:45am - 1:00pm (meetings are not held in July and the month of our National Philanthropy Day conference).


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Jan 20 - Associate Director of Philanthropy
The Oklahoma Chapter of The Nature Conservancy is looking for a seasoned fundraising professional for their Oklahoma City office. Individual should have a Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or related field and minimum 5 years related work experience or an equivalent combination. Major gifts fundraising experience required. Must apply on line by going to the careers link at Search job postings be either title (Oklahoma Associate Director of Philanthropy) or job id# 42787. Job will be posted until February 6, 2015. ... more >
Jan 13 - Volunteer & Development Coordinator
Open Arms Clinic is a non-profit, charitable clinic in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma seeking a Volunteer & Development Coordinator. This person would be responsible for the direction, coordination and consultation for all volunteer functions within Open Arms Clinic and is responsible for the establishment, development, execution and maintenance of an annual and long-term development plan for Open Arms Clinic. The Volunteer & Development Coordinator is expected to serve as ambassador at large for Open Arms Clinic effectively communicating our mission and vision in such a manner that raises awareness of the clinic and increases the pool of potential volunteers and donors. ... more >
Jan 13 - Profile & Information Manager - is the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s online database of non-profit and charitable organizations. It features detailed profiles of more than 250 charities and includes governance, program, financial, and management information which allows donors and other funders to learn about the operations of each organization. The Profile and Information Manager will be responsible for maintaining and updating nonprofit profiles, recruiting new organizations to participate, working with other OCCF staff to review data and update OCCF files and promoting the website for use by donors, funders and media resources. Please view the website, to learn more about the project. ... more >
Jan 29 - Giving USA 2014
(July 16, 2014) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jan 28 - Top Ten (Week of January 26, 2015): Helping Volunteers Fall in Love with the Mission
(Jan. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including why you should start peer-to-peer fundraising this year; why selling alone can’t close your first “sale;” a cautionary case study on board management; monthly giving programs for the small shop; and more! ... more >
Jan 28 - Call for Research Papers in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015. Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015. ... more >
Jan 28 - Technology: Fundraisers and Donors Not Yet on the Same Page
(Jan. 28, 2015) A new report by Give Central, a web-based donation platform, underscores the disconnect between the increasing ability and eagerness of nonprofits to take advantage of rapidly evolving technology—and the reluctance of donors to take advantage of the same. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >