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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.


Mar. 25 -
AFP Texas Lobbying Event a Huge Success
AFP chapters from across Texas came together in Austin at the State Capitol building in early March to raise awareness of philanthropic and fundraising policy issues at the second AFP Texas Legislative Action Day. ... more >

Mar. 7 -
AFP Business Membership
AFP's Code of Ethical Principles and Standards had been amended and expanded to apply to for-profit businesses involved with or supporting Fundraising. The changes, which include the addition of seven new standards and the alteration of one standard, now allows for-profit businesses to join AFP as members and actively promote ethical and effective fundraising. ... more >

Feb. 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 >

Feb. 11 -
AFP/Globe and Mail Special National Report to Focus on Donors and Volunteers
AFP is excited to be working again with The Globe and Mail to launch a special integrated, multi-media project on "Donors and Volunteers: The Heart of Philanthropy." Read on for more information on how to get involved. ... more >

Feb. 11 -
Cessna, Watts Earns Highest Professional Fundraising Credential from AFP
Ann Charles Watt and Cathy Cessna have earned the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive (ACFRE) credential, becoming just the 103rd and 104th fundraisers to earn this distinction! ... 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!