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About AFP DC

AFP DC is the leading organization for fundraisers in the nation’s capital. We are the largest U.S. chapter of AFP International and the only organization committed to equipping and empowering fundraisers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Our membership of more than 1,000 fundraisers from nearly 600 organizations - and hundreds more working with consultants - includes representation from diverse backgrounds and sectors that enables rich cross-sector learning. From first-year fundraisers to seasoned professionals to executive directors of nonprofits, we are a community of problem solvers, strategic thinkers and innovators, united in our desire to advance philanthropy in our region.


The mission of AFP DC is to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.


A world of generosity and social good where fundraisers are recognized and celebrated as valuable agents of change.

Learn more about joining our community of fundraisers.