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The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of nonprofit, charitable organizations. Founded in 1960, AFP (formerly the National Society of Fund Raising Executives) advances philanthropy through its nearly 30,000 members in 231 chapters throughout the world.

For nearly 50 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. Learn more about AFP, its activities and people, and how you can be involved.


Apr. 23 -
AFP Staff List and Contact Information
The AFP staff is always ready to help you with your requests. Find the right staff person you need and ask away. Don't know whom to speak with? No problem! We will direct you to the right contact. ... more >

Apr. 23 -
Call for Nominations for the AFP 2015 Board of Directors
AFP Leadership is governed by the Board of Directors. Call for nominations are made in the spring of each year and nominations are reviewed by the AFP Committee on Directorship in August. The nomination form is attached below to submit your candidate. ... more >

Apr. 16 -
AFP Expands to Reach More Communities
At the recent AFP board meeting held in conjunction with the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising, we were delighted to announce the chartering of two new AFP chapters: the AFP Bermuda Chapter and the AFP BC, Okanagan Chapter. The new additions bring us to 235 chapters worldwide, extending our reach beyond 30,000 members and countless nonprofit organizations. ... more >

Apr. 7 -
Changing Canada, Changing The World: Special National Report In The Globe and Mail And GlobeandMail.com
AFP is excited to be working again with The Globe and Mail to launch a special integrated, multi-media project on "Changing Canada, Changing the World." Read on for more information on how to get involved. ... more >

Apr. 7 -
Measuring Impact, The Donor’s Perspective, And More: Fundraising Day In Toronto—May 28
(Apr. 7, 2014) What do donors want? How do we truly measure our organizations’ impact? Those questions and more will be answered at Fundraising Day in Toronto, May 28. ... more >


AFP Membership - An Investment in Yourself

In these challenging times, remember that you and your organization are not at the mercy of the economy. The decisions you make have more influence on your organization’s fundraising success than anything the economy might do. Now, more than ever, you must invest in yourself!