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Welcome to the Central Virginia Chapter

The Central Virginia Chapter of AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people to practice effective and ethical fundraising. The service area covers Fredericksburg south to the North Carolina line and from Charlottesville to Williamsburg. Most events are held in the Richmond area.

Please note our new address and phone number:

P.O. Box 6605
Richmond, VA 23230
T/F: 804.585.3150 

Our e-mail address is still

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May 19 - Associate Director of Gift Planning
The University of Virginia is hiring an Associate Director of Gift Planning. ... more >
May 11 - Fund and Development Assistant
The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU-VA) seeks a part-time data enthusiast to join its team as the Fund and Development Assistant. This is an opportunity to help enhance civil liberties and civil rights in the Commonwealth, bring the protections of the Bill of Rights truly to everyone, and build the political power necessary to energize the fight for civil liberties and protect our hard won victories by assisting with fund development. Formally established in 1969, the ACLU-VA is Virginia’s premier guardian of civil liberties and a recognized champion of civil rights for all Virginians. The ACLU-VA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes civil liberties and civil rights for everyone in the Commonwealth through public education, litigation, and advocacy with the goal of securing freedom and equality for all. The ACLU-VA is an affiliate of the national ACLU, the leading defender nationally of civil liberties guaranteed by our nation’s Bill of Rights. To learn more about our work, please visit and The Fund and Membership Development Assistant supports the affiliate’s development and advancement initiatives primarily through efficient and effective use of technology to facilitate our donor-centered fundraising and membership/supporter development. This part-time position provides essential support to the Director of Philanthropy and Executive Director in implementing the development and fundraising plan of the affiliate and in accomplishing the affiliate’s fundraising goals. 20 hours a week will be expected from this position. To read the complete job description visit our website, ... more >
May 9 - Development Specialist
Commonwealth Catholic Charities currently accepting applications for a Development Specialist in our Richmond office. ... more >
May 3 - Senior Associate Director of Alumni & Donor Relations
The School of Nursing at the University of Virginia is hiring a Senior Associate Director of Alumni & Donor Relations. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >