About the Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in over 230 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For more information or to join the largest association of development professionals, visit AFP at http://www.afpnet.org.
About the Florida Caucus
The AFP Florida Caucus is a coalition of the 18 AFP Florida Chapters and the Puerto Rico Chapter. The AFP Florida Caucus is dedicated to advancing philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy; and under an informal joint relationship, convene as a group to conduct statewide business of interest to the chapters as well as sponsor and conduct a statewide educational event Planet Philanthropy.
The Nonprofit Sector in Florida:
• Is the fourth largest employer among Florida industries
• Between Nonprofits and Foundations, it holds assets exceeding $91 billion
• Generates more than $48 billion in total revenue, expending over $44 billion
• Generates more than $61 billion in total economic activity
AFP Florida Caucus Executive Committee
President: Meredith Feder, CFRE (Ft. Lauderdale/Broward Chapter)
Treasurer: Lisa Maldonado (First Coast Chapter)
Secretary: Christina E. Criser (Greater Polk County Chapter)
Vice President: Eric Combast (Ft. Lauderdale/Broward Chapter)
Vice President: Sue Hutcheon (Palm Beach County Chapter)
Vice President: Bryn Warner, CFRE (Suncoast Chapter)
Immediate Past President: Heather R, Corey, CFRE (First Coast Chapter)
AFP International Liaison: Lisa Blackwelder (Central Florida Chapter)
Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. The event will be June 17-19, 2018 at The Westin in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Planet Philanthropy Chairs: