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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. 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
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 >

Apr. 7 -
National Financial Literacy Month, April 2014
AFP and The Financial Awareness Foundation are again forming a strategic relationship in the U.S. to help support and promote improving financial awareness and financial literacy. Together, along with leading nonprofits, government agencies, and other organizations, we’re celebrating National Financial Literacy Month (April). ... more >

Apr. 7 -
WEBINAR – "What Canadian Donors Want" Available Online
(Apr. 7, 2014) If you haven't read the report, or downloaded the fact sheets, don't despair. Now, the webinar presentation on "What Canadian Donors Want" is available for download. ... 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!