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Since 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s nearly 30,000 individual and organizational members raise over $100 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America and millions more around the world.

For over 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.

Nov. 24 -
Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >

Nov. 18 -
2015 Leadership Academy in Kansas City
AFP members continually strive for new learning opportunities and best practice sharing. Long-time Canadian AFP leader Derek Fraser, CFRE shares a bit of what happened at this year's Leadership Academy in Kansas City. ... more >

Nov. 18 -
AFP Canadian Council Announces Members for 2016
The AFP Canadian Council has announced its roster of members for 2016 with Karen Mercier, CFRE continuing as chair. ... more >

Nov. 18 -
Call for Members: National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Canada Committee
Calling on all past National Philanthropy Day chairs/committee members for input on NPD communications plan! ... more >

Nov. 18 -
Celebrating National Philanthropy Every Day
In a moving tribute to National Philanthropy Day, Roger Ali, CFRE, chair-elect of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada, shares how we all can make a difference through small acts and a giving heart. ... 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!